Described in 3 words: Warm, chilli, kick-ass.
Chilli: Thai red birds-eye chilli.
Why is this a sexy winter cocktail? You combine rum and masala chai tea to create something that is not only warm but also light and compelling with a definite kick to it.
Verdict: Served hot this is an sweet exotic twist on the traditional summery iced tea.
(42below Cocktail World Cup 2012 Team NZ representative)
Described in 3 words: Fresh, Warming, Easy.
Chilli: NZ red & green chillies.
Why is this a sexy winter cocktail? Chilli, Ginger, Rum – 3 sexy things in a glass!
Verdict: This ginger beer spocked with green chillies is what gives it that summer touch.
Described in 3 words: Sofa, King, Good.
Chilli: Sweet smoked paprika.
Why is this a sexy winter cocktail? It’s like winter and sex in a glass. So cold yet so hot.
Verdict: Just like a summer romance the use of paprika in this will give you the warm, fuzzies from the inside out.
(Lewisham Foundation Awards Angostura Outstanding Bartender 2013)
Described in 3 words: Warming, Spicy, Delicious.
Chilli: NZ red chilli.
Why is this a sexy winter cocktail? The flavours are real velvety and develop in your mouth as you go. It’s just really lusty and non-pretentious.Verdict: Like surf, sun and sand this has chilli, chocolate and coffee all rolled into one…need I say