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Do try this at home: All the agency recipes from Blis Golden Shaker 2016

If you missed out on all the action from this year’s Blis Golden Shaker 2016 in Singapore, you can catch up on all the action on our page.

While the judges decided that the winner this year was Vizeum’s The Rule Breaker, many other agencies created cocktails worthy of making at home. Here’s all the recipes from the teams, so you can try them yourself – or even practice before trying your hand next year’s competition.


Blis Golden Shaker Recipes 2016

Team APD: Grab them by the chilies


  • 1,5 shots of Mezcal
  • 30ml Lime syrup
  • 30ml Sugar Syrup
  • 3-4 Leaves coriander
  • 1 x chilli
  • 1cm Lemongrass
  • Lemongrass sugar


  1. De-seed and finely chop a 2cm of a birds-eye chilli
  2. Finely chop a 3cm piece of lemongrass
  3. Roughly chop a 10-20 coriander leaves
  4. Set aside
  5. Combine in a shaker 2 shots of mescal
  6. 1 shot of lime juice
  7. Add ice
  8. Add chilli, lemongrass & coriander
  9. Garnish with sugar, chilli, strawberry and coriander
  10. Insider tip: A piece of dark chocolate

Team Vizeum: The Rule Breaker


  • A dash of Angostura bitters
  • 10 ml raspberry liqueur
  • 20 ml vermouth
  • 45 ml scotch
  • Raspberries
  • Orange


  1. Dash of Angostura bitters
  2. 10 ml raspberry liqueur
  3. 20 ml vermouth
  4. 45 ml scotch
  5. 2 fresh raspberries smashed up
  6. Add ice
  7. Stir (push & pull motion)
  8. Double strain the drink into a glass
  9. Cut a coin size of the orange peel then spritz over the glass
  10. Garnish with 1 whole fresh raspberry on a toothpick

Team Mindshare: The Madonna


  • Dash of Angostura bitters
  • 10ml Almond liqueur
  • 20ml Cherry liqueur
  • 50ml Vodka
  • 25ml Lime juice


  1. Add a dash of bitters
  2. 10ml Almond liqueur
  3. 20ml Cherry liqueur
  4. 25ml Lime juice
  5. 50ml Vodka
  6. Then place all with some ice in a shaker
  7. Shake it
  8. Pour it in a glass
  9. Garnish with a slice of lime
  10. Annnnd….enjoy

Team MEC: The Bold Fashioned


  • 50ml Tequila (Mezcal)
  • Agave Syrup
  • Angostura Bitters
  • Grenadine
  • Grapefruit to garnish


  1. Mix together 50ml of Mezcal tequila, half a bar spoon of Agave Syrup, a dash of Angostura bitters and two bar spoons of Grenadine. Add one scoop of ice to the mix and stir.
  2. Add one large piece of ice to a tumbler glass and add the mixture.
  3. Cut a strip of peel from a fresh grapefruit – squeeze the peel over the Bold Fashioned to extract the fruit’s essential oil and garnish the glass with the peel.
  4. Serve, drink and enjoy.

Team Carat: Raspberry Flip


  • Raspberries
  • Angostura Bitters
  • 20 ml Grenadine
  • 30ml Cherry liqueur
  • 20ml Lemon
  • 45ml Scotch
  • 1 whole Egg
  • 1 raspberry to garnish


Phase 1:

  1. 5x Raspberries
  2. Add a dash of bitters
  3. 20ml of Grenadine
  4. Muddle all together

Phase 2:

  1. 30 ml Cherry liqueur
  2. 20 ml Lemon
  3. 45 ml Scotch
  4. 1x egg

Phase 3:

  1. Shaker once without ice
  2. Then, shake with ice
  3. Strain one time (small holes)
  4. Strain another time (big holes)
  5. Pour into 2 glasses
  6. Garnish each with one raspberry on a toothpick
  7. Swirl dash of bitters

Team OMG: Another One


  • Vodka – 2 parts
  • Orgeat syrup – 1 part
  • Lemon – 1 part
  • Raspberry – 6 pieces
  • 1 whole egg


  1. Crush the raspberries
  2. Add one part almond syrup
  3. Add one part lemon juice
  4. Add two parts vodka
  5. Add ice to the cocktail shaker
  6. Add cocktail ingredients and shake for 15-30 seconds
  7. Sieve the cocktail into glass

Team Xaxis: The Verbier


  • 45ml Cognac
  • 20ml Sweet Vermouth
  • Bar spoon Orgeat syrup
  • 2 dashes Angostura Bitters


  1. Simply put all ingredients into the shaker and shake it up with ice.
  2. Insider tip: Best served with a piece of rich dark chocolate.

Team MediaCom: Tom Yumski


  • 50ml Vodka
  • 15ml Simple syrup
  • 20ml Lemon
  • a third of a chilli padi
  • 6x half a centimetre pieces of Lemongrass
  • egg white (amount 1 full egg)
  • A dash of Angostura bitters


  1. Add the Chilli padi, lemongrass and lemon juice into the Shaker and muddle.
  2. Next, add in the egg white and shake mixture vigorously, without ice.
  3. Next, add in the vodka, simple syrup and ice then shake vigorously.
  4. Double strain into a martini glass and add 3 drops of angostura bitters to finish off.

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