SUMMER COCKTAILS IN ARIA BAR
Inspired by the city’s new wave of spirits distillers and the edgy and distinct neighbourhoods of Melbourne, Aria Bar’s team of mixologists have developed an innovative collection of cocktails to celebrate spring. By teaming ingredients such as local gins with fresh native ingredients, the result is a curated offering of cocktails that are as fresh-tasting as they are eye-catching. From spicy to sweet to salty, everyone’s tastes have been considered.
Royal Botanic Gardens 24
Inspired by Melbourne’s most popular park, this cocktail is fresh, floral and citrusy.
Anther Gin, St Germain Elderflower liqueur, Crème de Violette liqueur, homemade lemongrass syrup, Cloudy apple juice
Essendon Airport 23
Fly into Melbourne and start with a combination of Melbourne’s best coffee paired with Bourbon.
Woodford Reserve Bourbon, Cynar, Aperol, freshly squeezed lemon juice and single origin cold drip coffee
A mellow barrel-aged cocktail, it’s perfect for a sophisticated after work drink.
Diplomantico Mantuano rum, Tawny port and Aperol
A peek into hipster town with the artsy, swanky smashed avocado.
Absolut Vanilla Vodka, Peach schnapps, avocado curd and pineapple juice
St Kilda 22
It’s a tropical and refreshing iced cold drink perfect for a summer’s day.
Ketel One Vodka, strawberry liqueur, freshly squeezed lemon juice, Batch and Co guava and strawberry juice
Evocative of a fruity rum cocktail by the beach, it’s lightly spiced and features a no-waste, sustainable shrub.
Diplomantico Mantuano rum, Aperol, sustainable orange shrub, homemade lemongrass syrup and Cloudy apple juice
Celebrate spring racing with bubbles, berries and raspberry-infused Pinkster gin.
Pinkster gin, Chambord liqueur, Chandon Brut sparkling wine and freshly squeezed lemon juice
This lemon-twisted White Martinez can be made with your choice of vodka or gin.
Vodka or gin (Ketel One & Beefeater), Dolin Dry Vermouth, Maraschino Luxardo and lemon bitters
Collins St 23
Our bartender’s take on a traditional Tom Collins, our version has an Asian twist with lemongrass, yuzu and lychee.
Alchemy gin, lychee liqueur, freshly squeezed lime juice and yuzu soda
Lygon St 23
Enjoy a Bloody Mary with unexpected Italian elements including grappa, bucatini and a mini pizza.
Grappa, Dom Benedictine liqueur, carrot juice, tomato juice, XPA, Worchestershire and Italian herbs
Bourke St 23
This espresso martini pays homage to one of the city’s best loved coffee shops; Pellegrini’s.
Makers Mark, kahlua, fig bitters and single origin cold drip coffee
Famous for its bar scene, we salute this edgy suburb’s bartenders with their favourite spirits; “Straight Up” and “Boozy”!
Glenmorangie 10yr, Olmeca tequila, Absinthe mist, grapefruit and agave bitters and agave syrup
Port Melbourne 24
Set sail to Tasmania with local ingredients; truffles, Tasmanian honey and whisky.
Hellyers Road 10yr, white truffle bitters and leatherwood honey
Langham Pink Taxi 22
Langham’s most popular, classy and sophisticated signature cocktail.
Absolut, Chambord, Jo Catron Caramel, pineapple and cranberry