A Festive Twist: Noosa Students mix their own Christmas Cocktails on their Friday Afternoon!
The holiday season is upon us, and Lexis Noosa students are adding a dash of festive spirit to their afternoon activities. In a delightful blend of cultural exchange and culinary creativity, students recently came together to craft Christmas cocktails that not only showcased their mixology skills but also fostered a sense of community.
On a warm Friday afternoon, the Lexis Noosa campus transformed into a lively hub of excitement. Students from various corners of the globe gathered to participate in a special Christmas-themed activity – cocktail making. The goal? To infuse a bit of holiday cheer into their beverages while learning about each other’s traditions.
With ingredients in hand, the students embarked on a mixology journey guided by recipes and a little help from Student Services. From shaking to stirring, the art of crafting the perfect cocktail was unveiled. Each student took turns donning the mixologist’s hat and experimenting with various combinations to create their signature Christmas drink.
As the room filled with the delightful aroma of fresh fruits, aromatic spices, and bubbling brews, it was evident that something magical was happening beyond the glasses. Lexis Noosa students were not just making cocktails; they were crafting memories and friendships that would last a lifetime.
Listed below, are the three (3) different cocktails that the students mixed up:
- 45ml Midori liqueur
- 15ml Limoncello liqueur
- 1 cup sprite
- Red sugar
- 1 candy cane
- Wet the glass rim and dip in the red sugar to coat.
- Add Midori, Limoncello and sprite to the cocktail shaker with some ice and shake well.
- Pour into the glass over some ice.
- Garnish with a candy cane on the side of the glass and enjoy!
- 60ml Tequila
- 15ml Triple Sec
- 60ml coconut cream
- 45ml lime juice
- Soda water
- Rosemary sprig
- Lime slice
- Wet the glass rim and dip in the sugar to coat.
- Add the tequila, triple sec, coconut cream and lime juice to a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into rimmed glass. Top with soda water.
- Garnish with cranberries, lime wheels and rosemary sprigs. Enjoy!
- 30ml Vodka
- 30ml Cointreau
- 60ml Cranberry juice
- 15ml lime juice
- Ice cubes
- Desiccated coconut
- White/Pink marshmallows
- Wet the glass rim and dip in the coconut to coat.
- Combine the ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Shake well then strain into a glass.
- Garnish will marshmallows on a toothpick.
Lexis Noosa’s Friday afternoon Christmas cocktail activity was more than just a fun event – it was a celebration of cultural diversity, creativity, and the spirit of togetherness. In crafting their holiday beverages, students not only learned the art of mixology but also discovered the power of shared experiences in creating lasting memories.
As the semester comes to a close, the echoes of clinking glasses and shared laughter will linger, reminding everyone at Lexis Noosa that the true magic of the holidays lies in the connections we make and the traditions we create together. Cheers to Lexis Noosa – where every sip tells a story and every cocktail is a celebration of friendship!
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