Pairing The Ultimate #Ocsober Summer Refreshment With Sweet And Salty Nibbles

By now you’ve heard all the talk around low ABV (alcohol by volume) cocktails making the trends for Summer 2020, and with Angostura’s Rock Shandy campaign kicking into full swing, we have just the right snacks to make your home entertaining with family and friends that much better!

 

The Lazy Rock Shandy

An iconic recipe; the Angostura Rock Shandy is the first choice in South African restaurants, country clubs and cocktail bars; and an ambassador for modern home entertaining.

 

Top Cocktail Trends For 2020

What’s that sound? Oh, just the arrival of warmer, longer days filled with cocktails. Now that spring is officially upon us, it’s the perfect excuse to dust off those shakers and get to work whipping up some delicious drinks. And who better to help you on your way than a brand with almost 200 years’ experience? As a staple behind the bar, the House of Angostura’s aromatic bitters is a firm favourite in the industry, adding that extra depth of flavour to every cocktail it encounters. So, we got together with some friends to chat summer trends.

 

The House Of Angostura Adds A Cocoa-Flavoured Bitters To Its Range

Angostura, world renowned for aromatic bitters, has added yet another flavour to its portfolio with the latest innovation- ANGOSTURA® cocoa bitters. It’s made using Trinidad and Tobago’s own Trinitario cocoa which is a unique and untapped resource. In fact, the beans from the Trinitario cocoa are well-known globally for its bold characteristics, its depth of flavour and aroma, which command a premium price on the international market. T&T is designated as a 100% fine or flavour cocoa producer, a status it has held for decades.

 
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Caribbean Cooking With Angostura Rum And Aromatic Bitters

In Angostura’s home country of Trinidad and Tobago (T&T), bitters and rums have been used in the kitchen prolifically for decades – in everything from starters to desserts, breads, soups, and marinades.

 

Gin Punch Bowls That Will Hit The Mark

You’ve stocked up on your favourite gin for those lockdown weekends at home, but instead of mixing your usual, this is the perfect time to try something new.

 

Celebrating World Gin Day With Angostura Aromatic Bitters

Level three of lockdown means that spirit sales are finally opening again – just in time for World Gin Day on 13 June! Visit you nearest liquor store, stock up on your favourite gin and then try these simple gin cocktails to #KeepYourSpiritsUp.

 

Last Round Of Rum Before The World Stopped

At the far end of my plane ticket awaited rum paradise. It’s a long trek from my motherland in Africa to the tropical islands of Trinidad & Tobago in the Caribbean. I was obviously by no means the first of my part of the world to undertake this journey, but unlike some of my enslaved predecessors, I was more than willing.

 

Angostura Holdings Ltd. Donates 70,000 Bottles of Hand Sanitiser to First Responders, Communities and Businesses

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought global economies to its knees, with many grinding to a halt. It has crippled so many industries worldwide, particularly the food and beverage industry such as bars and restaurants, where millions of people around the world are now without a job, since bars have been forced to close their doors and restaurants have limited their businesses to pick-up services only.

 

Bittered Brandy Cocktails (and Chocolate!) For Your 2020 Easter Celebration

Everyone should have a bottle of brandy in the cupboard – whether it’s leftovers from Festive Season trifle making or a weekend drink of choice. And who doesn’t have a slab of chocolate or two stashed away for lockdown, right?