Finalist, Martin Strobos’ AGCC 2020 Cocktail Recipes that shook the SA Nationals!

Taking third place in the AGCC South Africa National Leg, Martin Strobos is no newcomer to the cocktail industry.  Stationed behind the bar for almost 20 years, he’s mastered the art of mixology in more ways than one while travelling the world and learning from some of the best in the field.

Martin’s experience participating in events such as Finlandia World Finals, KWV National Final and the World Class Regional Finals, has exposed and inspired him to work with brands such as Angostura.

Now working with Slo-Jo innovations and with his witty and charismatic drive, it’s no wonder he could whip these up in under 7 minutes!

Here’s a look at his recipes:

Rum inspired Enigma

martin cocktail Finalist, Martin Strobos’ AGCC 2020 Cocktail Recipes that shook the SA Nationals!

Ingredients

  • 37,5ml Angostura 7 year old
  • 12,5ml rosso vermouth
  • 12,5ml vanilla syrup
  • Lemon juice
  • 2 orange peel
  • 5 dashes Angostura aromatic bitters
  • 2 pinches salt
  • Garnish: Dehydrated orange wheel

Instructions   

  1. Chill Coupe glass. Build all ingredients in a mixing glass. Fill with ice and shake hard and well. 
  2. Fine strain and garnish.                                                                              

Chill Coupe glass. Build all ingredients in a mixing glass. Fill with ice and shake hard and well.  Fine strain and garnish.

Amaro inspired Harmony

martin cocktail2 Finalist, Martin Strobos’ AGCC 2020 Cocktail Recipes that shook the SA Nationals!

Ingredients

  • 37,5ml Amaro di Angostura                      
  • 12,5ml extra dry vermouth            
  • 20ml pineapple rosemary syrup               
  • 12,5ml lemon juice             
  • 37,5ml white grape juice
  • 3 dashes Angostura aromatic bitters
  • Garnish: Roasted rosemary sprig

Instructions                                                                                 

  1. Chill a small wine glass with ice. Build all ingredients in a shaker. Shake well and hard.
  2. Discard ice in a wine glass. Strain into glass and garnish.