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Midori, Cointreau and lemon juice are shaken together to form this sweet and sour, low ABV sipper. The Japanese Slipper is a delicious fruity cocktail and a great option for those looking to serve some low alcohol options as part of their menu.
Midori, Triple Sec, Lemon Juice.
The Japanese Slipper is truly a product of the 80’s, a bright green mixture of sweet melon liqueur, citrusy triple sec and tart lemon juice, this cocktail exudes all the neon flair of a Miami nightclub.
Don’t be put off by its bright colour and sugary ingredients though, when made right, the balance of sweet liqueurs and tangy citrus make this drink balanced and moreish.
The Japanese Slipper is one of those rare cocktail that is made solely using liqueurs and modifiers, without any high ABV spirits, this makes it a great choice for those wanting some low-alcohol options at their mobile bar-hire.
With it’s tropical flavour and bright colour, the Japanese Slipper makes a great partner to other brightly coloured martini style drinks. If you’re planning a colourful cocktail party with a touch of elegance, you may want to consider serving this cocktail alongside something like a Cosmopolitan, this classic vodka drink has a pleasing pink hue and a surprisingly dry and complex cocktail.
If you’re keen on serving some other tropical-fruit flavoured drinks, the Japanese Slipper would slot well into a tiki-based selection. Tiki drinks tend to be rum based though they aren’t always, and they tend to be brightly coloured and flavoured with exotic fruits. Some great tiki drinks to serve alongside the Japanese Slipper include a Mai Tai: a classic mix of rum, triple sec and orgeat and the Hurricane: a long rum-punch style cocktail featuring passion fruit and a blend of rums.
If you’re interested in featuring the Japanese Slipper on your menu and want to know more about what cocktails you could serve alongside it, be sure to speak to your event organiser about your options, or check out some other liqueur based, fruity and Martini-style cocktails from our list.
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Ingredients & Equipment
- 25ml Midori
- 25ml Triple Sec
- 25ml Lemon Juice
- Cocktail Cherry to Garnish
- Hawthorne Strainer
- Fine Strainer
- Mexican Elbow
- Martini Glass or Coupette
- Cubed Ice
- Chill your glass in the freezer or fill it with ice
- Take your Boston glass or small tin
- Using your jigger to measure, add the Midori and triple sec to the shaker
- Using your Mexican elbow and your jigger to measure, squeeze 25ml of lemon juice and add it to the shaker
- Fill your shaker with cubed ice and seal using your Boston tin or lid
- Shake vigorously for 10-15 seconds or until your tin is very cold
- Remove your glass from the freezer or empty of ice if necessary
- Using your Hawthorne strainer and your fine strainer, double strain your cocktail into your chilled Martini glass or coupette
- Drop a cocktail cherry into the drink to garnish
- Serve and enjoy!
LEARN TO MAKE
Fancy learning some of the core techniques that go into making the perfect Japanese Slipper? Join us on one of our range of cocktail making masterclasses.
We’re strong advocates of experience and it’s crucial role to picking up and applying knowledge. That’s why we deliver each of our range of cocktail making classes in as interactive a fashion as possible – providing a fully-equipped bar station for each of our guests, in turn giving them a great opportunity to really get to grips with the professional-standard equipment and ingredients at hand. On top of this, the fact that there will never be more than 5 guests to any one bar limits the time spent standing around as much as possible, meaning nobody’s experience is compromised.
The open-to-the-public variety of our cocktail making classes run every Friday and Saturday at our sister company and permanent home on Shoreditch’s Kingsland Road, TT Liquor, which houses a range of fully-equipped cocktail making studios. Please click the link below to be directed to their website where you will be able to browse a full calendar of dates and purchase redeemable vouchers.
We also offer the option of taking things private if you’re part of a group of 6 or more aspiring mixologists. Our mobile cocktail class service allows us to take our portable bars on the road with us to any location across London, the UK and beyond. We have over a decade of experience and in that time we’ve held classes half way up the Shard, in a client’s back garden, and even as far afield as the Scottish Highlands.
If any of this sounds right up your street, please don’t hesitate to give us a call on 020 8003 7982 and one of our dedicated events organisers will happily talk you through some your options, as well as answer any queries you may have about our services.