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Discovering Moutai's cocktail masterclass with Irish bartenders

The classic Chinese spirit has endless possibilities. Brought to you in association with Moutai.

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Kweichow Moutai is a legendary spirit from China with a rich history. Moutai recently invited Ireland’s top bartenders to get creative and came up with some inspiring new cocktail recipes using one of its series - Moutai Prince.

Moutai is the best-known premium baijiu in the world. It is a distilled Chinese spirit with a complicated and distinctive taste. It has been around since the Qing Dynasty is made in the town of Moutai in the Guizhou province where the climate, water quality, soil and microorganisms vividly combine to create a unique brewing environment for Moutai.

The drink is distilled from fermented sorghum and is characterized by its aroma and complex yet delicate notes. Unsurprisingly, it has become a favourite with mixologists as its multifaceted taste blends itself perfectly to cocktails, creating a unique character.

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During the stay home period, Moutai Ireland launched the campaign 'Have you created a Moutai cocktail yet?'. The aim was to encourage bartenders to create their own exotic cocktails with the spirit. A number of experienced bartenders from well-known bars, hotels and restaurants around Dublin took part. They teamed the spirit with simple ingredients including fruit juices, coffee, elderflower tonic, gin and many more to unleash their creativity with exciting results.

The campaign was very successful and has encouraged people to mix their personalized Moutai cocktails. Let’s get inspired and try to make one at home for yourself.

See some of Dublin's best bartenders' take on their Moutai cocktails below...

'Mango Me Home' by Benjoe Jeyarajah

Recipe: 

  • Mix 55 ml Moutai Prince, 30 ml Mango Acid Solution and 20 ml Sugar.
  • Garnish with fresh mint leaves. 

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Mango Me Home by Benjoe Jeyarajah
Mango Me Home by Benjoe Jeyarajah

'Moutai Coffee' by Jamie Blair 

Recipe: 

  • Mix 30 ml Moutai Prince, 10 ml Butter Biscuit Syrup and freshly brewed coffee. 
  • Serve topped with whipped cream (optional). 

Moutai Coffee by Jamie Blair
Moutai Coffee by Jamie Blair

'Prince Paradise' by Marco Fratta

Recipe:

  • Mix 30 ml Moutai Prince, 40 ml gin of your choice with 30 ml of fresh orange juice.
  • Garnish with dried orange and a fresh grape or blueberry.

Prince Paradise by Marco Fratta
Prince Paradise by Marco Fratta

In Dublin, Moutai stockists including Asia Market, Celtic Whiskey, James Fox Cigar and Whiskey Store, and Redmonds of Ranelagh. You can find a full list of stockists on the website.

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