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Luscombe’s New Devon Christmas Cocktail Edit

ByOlivia Venn

Nov 18, 2021

New for Christmas, premium organic soft drinks producer Luscombe Drinks has launched its limited edition ‘Devon Christmas Cocktail Edit’. Perfect for gifting or simply enjoying at home with a loved one, the luxury edit features two original seasonal cocktail recipes ‘Open Fire’ and ‘The Sicilian’ created exclusively for Luscombe by master mixologist Louis Xavier Lewis-Smith. Showcasing Devon’s finest soft drinks and spirits, Luscombe’s ‘Devon Christmas Cocktail Edit’ contains all the ingredients you’ll need to recreate two servings of each of the festive cocktails including ingredients, glassware, garnishes and a recipe booklet. Presented in a beautiful recyclable box, ‘Devon Christmas Cocktail Edit’ is available from luscombe.co.uk, £38.   

Combining the warmth of Luscombe’s famous multi-award-winning Hot Ginger Beer with Hattiers Rum and the sweetness of honey and chestnuts, with the zing of lime, ‘Open Fire’ is perfect for kicking off the festive season. To create this stunning tipple at home ‘Devon Christmas Cocktail Edit’ includes a 270ml bottle of organic Hot Ginger Beer, two 50ml miniatures of either Hattiers Resolute Navy Strength Rum or Hattiers Egremont Premium Reserve Rum, 30ml Chestnut Liqueur, natural Devon honey from Stone’s Honey and a dehydrated lime wheel.

Blending Devon Distillery’s SloeD Gin, Campari and sweet vermouth with Luscombe’s traditional Sicilian Lemonade, ‘The Sicilian’ is pure joy. Simply Christmas in a glass. Ingredients included in the kit are two 50ml miniatures of Devon Distillery’s SloeD Gin, 40ml Campari, 40ml sweet vermouth and a 270ml bottle of Luscombe’s organic Sicilian Lemonade, plus two delightful branded Luscombe glasses.

Royal Warrant holder Luscombe, is passionate about making the very best tasting organic drinks. They source the finest quality organic whole fruits from trusted growers around the world and blend these with Dartmoor spring water, drawn from a source on the farm where they craft their drinks. Founder and owner, Gabriel David, has become renowned for his pursuit of perfection and no compromise approach to creating an elegant and multi award-winning range of soft drinks including fruit juices, crushes, bubblies, sparkling waters, tonic waters and mixers. The Luscombe range can be purchased online at luscombe.co.uk with free UK delivery on orders over £50.

Cocktail Recipes

Open Fire

Ingredients

35ml Hattiers Resolute Navy Strength Rum or Hattiers Egremont Premium Reserve Rum

15ml Chestnut Liqueur

15ml freshly squeezed lime

15ml runny honey 

Top with Luscombe Hot Ginger Beer

Garnish – Lime wheel

Suggested glass – Rocks or tumbler 

Method

Combine the first four ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. After a good shake to dissolve the honey, strain into an ice-filled tumbler and top with Luscombe Hot Ginger Beer. Garnish with a chunky lime wheel.  

The Sicilian

Ingredients

35ml Devon Distillery SloeD 

20ml Campari 

20ml sweet vermouth 

Top with Luscombe Sicilian Lemonade 

Garnish – Clove-studded orange peel

Suggested glass – Rocks / tumbler 

Method

Stud a long slice of orange peel with cloves. Don’t be shy with the cloves. Put the sloe gin, Campari and sweet vermouth in a mixing glass with ice and stir for a good 15 seconds. Strain into a rocks glass with the studded orange and lots of ice, and top with Luscombe Sicilian Lemonade. Give the drink one last little stir for luck and to get the cloves working.  

Notes to Editor

1.  Luscombe Drinks is based in a valley of Dartmoor, South Devon. Unlike most soft drink’s producers, all the products in the range are made by the Luscombe team onsite, blending the finest organic fruits sourced from the very best farmers and growers in the world, with its own source of Dartmoor spring water. 

2. The range includes organic fruit juices, crushes, bubblies, tonic waters and mixers plus a traditional organic Devon cider. Between these products, the Luscombe Drinks range has won 90 Great Taste Awards, alongside many others.

3.  Luscombe Drinks is a proud member of the Soil Association.

For further information on Luscombe Drinks please visit www.luscombe.co.uk, email info@luscombe.co.uk or call 01364 643036.  Follow Luscombe on Twitter: @luscombedrinks, Instagram: luscombedrinks or ‘Like’ on Facebook.  

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