PONY Journal — cocktail flavours

Make It Yours: The Cassis & Rose

Make It Yours: The Cassis & Rose

A quick sip of this ruby coloured cocktail brings a certain sense of familiarity. The taste of cassis, also known as blackcurrant, is reminiscent of Ribena, that much-loved childhood treat.

While the soft drink is mostly sweet and linear in taste, the Cassis & Rose is its own tasteful grown-up version. The familiar tangy sweetness of the cassis is encapsulated in a deliciously complex tipple that rounds off with a floral aroma of roses, and finishes with a lingering smokiness.

With Suntory Chita Whisky at its heart, it imbues the buttery notes in this cocktail, and pulls all the various...


In Full Bloom: The Sakura Martini

In Full Bloom: The Sakura Martini

Every spring, Japan lights up in a sea of pink and white with the blooming of the cherry blossom, or sakura. A much adored season, the sakura is symbolic of renewal and the fleeting nature of life and beauty – inspiring popular hanami sakura viewing parties in Japan. 

This beautiful flower takes prominence in the Sakura Martini, with its distinctively floral note and more visibly, actual sakura flowers floating within. The most popular cocktail in PONY's current collection, the Sakura Martini is the only cocktail with its own garnish.

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December Cocktail Launch: Chocolate Boulevardier

December Cocktail Launch: Chocolate Boulevardier

We wrap up the year 2020 with the launch of our new signature cocktail, the Chocolate Boulevardier.

This signature tipple is a twist on a classic Boulevardier - a cocktail that bears resemblance to the Negroni, but uses whisky in place of gin. A strong and bittersweet cocktail, the Boulevardier's flavours are reminiscent of a delicious dark chocolate. 

With this thought, bartenders Aki and Gento decided to pair the two, using chocolate bitters and cocoa nibs that add warmth and complexity to this cocktail.

Perfect for the festive season, the Chocolate Boulevardier is both a celebratory and a comforting drink. With flavours...