Cocktails, on the road to Vallis Gourmet Bistrot
By the time you come to Vallis Gourmet Bistrot to find out and enjoy the amazing cocktails which are served, you can just hear a few things about the cocktails…
I had the impression that they got their names from the cock’s tail which is colorful just like the cocktails – but I was mistaken! They named cocktail horses or just cocktails the horses whose tail was raised to look like a horse breed. However this was not the case. So, at the beginning of the nineteenth century, the cocktails were named after, probably disparagingly, because they contained alcohol – but it was diluted, and it was considered to be an inferior choice.
However it doesn’t matter, the cocktails were loved everywhere around the globe, they became a trend, they were evolved and they are not only savory but also a pleasure for everyone.
Why do everyone adore cocktails?! Because they have an incredible taste, they have as much alcohol as someone can and wishes to drink, they are filling, they have a great look, they have cool names and they are colorful. And their variety is endless.
Just to evoke memories to the elder ages and to help the younger to get ideas…
In the 80s when the way of entertainment changed completely, the cocktails we knew were Alexander, Singapore, Sling, Bloody Mary, Cuba Libre, Screwdriver, Cosmopolitan, Pina Colada, Negroni, Margarita. In the late 80s it was a tendency to serve cocktails with a shot, with the most popular B52 and “the watermelon”. The B52 is made of layers of Kahlua, Baileys Irish Cream and Grand Marnier – some people light it o fire as well!!! The “watermelon” contains Southern Comfort or Whiskey, Amaretto, orange juice, Cointreau, Grenadine and it is usually served in a jar with shot glasses next to it.
Over the last few years, the cocktails have come to the front with the Mojito being on top. However among the most popular cocktails are Old Fashioned, Martini, Daiquiri, Sidecar, Whiskey Highball and Flip.
Just to know…
Analyzing the data from Google Search in 115 countries, the most popular cocktail is Margarita. It is the first one in 30 counties – among them the USA and Great Britain. Followed by Mojito, Pornstar Martini with a lot of friends in Russia, India, Philippines, Pina Colada, Old Fashioned, Moscow Mule and Sangria.
Vallis Gourmet Bistrot Cocktails are a whole chapter in the history of cocktails.
Of course you can order your favorite cocktail, we will serve it perfectly made in its classic version or the variation you prefer. Old Fashioned, Mai Tai, Zombie, Manhattan, Moscow Mule, Negroni, Paloma always remaining unforgettable choices – because we prepare then in the right way!!!
However you should definitely taste and enjoy our unique cocktails. They are inspired, tested and approved by Vallis Gourmet Bistrot and you will surely be thrilled.
- Tropical pearl, based on rum, passion fruit, ginger, lime, the next classic summer cocktail.
- Pistachio Ice, frozen cocktail which resembles Pistachio ice cream with coconut flavor – but be careful, it is not as innocent as it sounds…
- Cucumber Gin Spritz, the breezy aperitivo cocktail based on Gin and the scents from cucumber and ginger as amazing as… You can’t imagine how much!!!
- Spicy Mexican based on white tequila, a spicy cocktail for those of you who adore spicy flavors.
Your own cocktail…
Everyone can make a cocktail. You will find classic recipes on the Internet, you will find hundreds of variations, you can also experiment with the ingredients to make your own cocktail.
By definition a cocktail contains at least an alcoholic drink and juice, liqueur or anything else. The alcoholic drink is gin, bourbon, whiskey, vodka, brandy or cognac, rum, tequila. To mix them we use: cola, fizzy water, grenadine, sour mix, tonic, vermouth, lemon juice or punch. The ice is a basic ingredient for certain cocktails.
To make them it is necessary to have a shaker, a barspoon, the Boston shaker and a jigger. The cocktails are served with a special glass based on the occasion. We usually add slices of lemon, orange and other fruit as well as umbrellas, muddlers and strange straws, for decorative reasons.
But if you want to taste your cocktail ideally you should come to Vallis Gourmet Bistrot. Because everything matters, the glasses, the decoration, the music, the space, the atmosphere created by people around you…
Every year we renew our summer menu with original cocktails and you will surely find amazing ideas and extraordinary creations you will enjoy.
So, what are you going to choose from our menu?