For the 20th time, the Pantone Color Institute has chosen the color of the year: PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral. According to experts donates the “joyful, life-affirming coral red with golden undertones energy […] and revives in a gentle way”.
In choosing the color of the year, the institute considers color trends in the entertainment, art and film industries as well as in fashion. Also popular travel destinations and nature itself can influence the choice of the Pantone color of the year.
For trend-conscious bartenders and hobby bartenders at home, this means to start getting creative: It’s all about mixing and serving drinks in Living Coral. To inspire you, we stepped behind the bar and present you here our favorite drinks in the color of the year 2019. Have fun mixing:
Taste: bitter, classic, herbal
50 ml Tanqueray No Ten
1 tea bag of your choice
Thomas Henry Tonic Water
GLASS: Long drink glass
Put tea bags into the glass, pour in gin and leave for about 2 minutes. Fill up with ice cubes and pour in with Thomas Henry Tonic Water.
40 ml vodka
20 ml of fresh lime juice
60 ml cranberry nectar
Thomas Henry Ginger Ale
GLASS: Longdrink glass
Add the vodka, lime juice and cranberry syrup to the longdrink glass filled with ice. Add ginger ale elegantly.
Taste: exotic, sweet
30 ml San Cosme Mezcal
10 ml Argalà Pastis
20 ml fresh lemon juice
10 ml sugar syrup
Thomas Henry Cherry Blossom Tonic
GLASS: Tumbler | GARNISH: Orange zest, Peychaud’s Bitters
Shake all ingredients except the Cherry Blossom Tonic on ice and strain into the glass on fresh ice. Infuse with Thomas Henry Cherry Blossom Tonic. Finally, sprinkle with five Dashes Peychaud’s Bitters and garnish with an orange zest.
Taste: classic, fruity
50 ml Calle 23 Blanco Tequila
15 ml Cointreau
15 ml fresh lime juice
150 ml Thomas Henry Elderflower Tonic
GLASS: Longdrink Glass | GARNISH: 2 strips of red pepper
Pour all ingredients over ice cubes in the glass. Stir gently and garnish with the pepper strips.
Taste: strong, fruity
50 ml Madame Geneva Gin Blanc
10 ml pink grapefruit juice
Thomas Henry Elderflower Tonic
GLASS: goblet | GARNISH: edible flowers
Add gin and pink grapefruit juice over ice cubes to the guest glass.
Fill up with Thomas Henry Elderflower Tonic.