Olly Smith’s raspberry Watkins cocktail recipe

‘Raspberry Watkins’ would be an excellent pen-name, to be signed with a flourish of a luxurious fountain pen. It’s also the name of this drink, which stands for two of the greatest things in life: refreshment and all things pink.

raspberry Watkins
Matt Russell

ICE Cubed
GARNISH Lime wedge
EQUIPMENT Cocktail shaker, strainer

37.5ml vodka
22.5ml Chambord
15ml freshly squeezed lime juice
7.5ml grenadine
Soda water, to top

  1. Fill a shaker with ice.
  2. Add all the ingredients except the soda water.
  3. Shake vigorously to chill.
  4. Strain into a glass filled with ice and top with soda water.
  5. Garnish with a lime wedge.

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home cocktail bible
Our drinks recipes are taken from Home Cocktail Bible by Olly Smith, to be published by Quadrille on 2 December, price £20. To pre-order a copy for £16 until 28 November, go to mailshop.co.uk/books or call 020 3308 9193. Free UK delivery on orders over £20.