Thai-inspired cocktails combine an alcoholic mixed drink with other local ingredients, creating crave-worthy drinks designed to satisfy the guests’ drinking needs in Bangkok. Here are the top three Thai cocktails guests can drink in Bangkok and how to prepare them.
Thai Pearl Cocktail – relish blissful sips of an exotic cocktail
Visitors who are looking for something exotic can mix up a Thai Pearl. This delicious tropical cocktail takes around 3 minutes to prepare. The ingredients include sprig mint, a squeeze of lime, three-quarter ounce coconut milk, one-and-a-half ounce white rum and a glass of ice. Take a highball glass and fill it with ice, then add pineapple juice, rum and coconut milk one after another. Stir the mixture, then garnish with a sprig of mint and a squeeze of lime.
Sabai Sabai – try this exotic, refreshing and easy to mix up cocktail
Also known as Thai welcome drink, Sabai Sabai features a unique Thailand liquor called Mekhong. The ingredients for making this cocktail include 1 to 4 ounces club soda, 3/4 ounce simple syrup, 1 1/2 ounces of fresh lemon juice, pinch basil (sweet Thai) and 1 1/2 ounces Mekhong. To start preparing, pour the syrup, juice, basil and Mekhong into a mixing glass, then add ice. Shake the mixture vigorously for approximately 10 seconds. Pour into a chilled cocktail glass and top off with club soda.
My Thai – tropical and fruity
Combining cooling coconut milk and spicy Thai chile, My Thai is a rum cocktail that is tropical and fruity. Ingredients in the My Thai cocktail are 1/2 ounces of Thai coconut milk, 3/4 fresh pineapple juice, 3/4 fresh lime juice, 2 ounces of Banks 5-Island rum, 3/4 ounces of Grand Marnier and 1 Thai chile pepper. When it comes to preparation, muddle the Grand Marnier and Thai chile pepper in a shaker. Add the other ingredients, then fill with ice before shaking the mixture. Strain into a cocktail drinking vessel filled with ice. Lastly, garnish with Thai chile pepper and a pineapple leaf. Here is a site with more Thai cocktail recipes
Visitors who would love to taste Thai cocktail while in Bangkok should visit The Landmark wine bar Bangkok. Renowned as one of the top chill-out spots in Bangkok to enjoy fine cocktails, The Landmark wine bar Bangkok is also the ideal place to enjoy live music while dining.