Have you ever asked yourself “what is a cocktail? What does this word mean?” The actual answer is the word “cocktail” was first defined in 1806 by The Balance and Columbian Repository of Hudson, New York as “a stimulating liquor composed of any kind of sugar, water and bitters, vulgarly called a bittered sling.”
The first time the word “cocktail” is recorded as being used in the U.S. was on April 28, 1803 in a publication called The Farmers’ Cabinet and in the UK there is a reference to the “cock-tail” even earlier in The Morning Post and Gazetteer in London, England on March 20, 1798.
We decided to share with you how we make our cocktails at Kanika Hotels. We went to Alexander the Great Hotel in Paphos and asked our barmen to share with you our secrets. Our barmen are well known for their passion in making refreshing and awesome cocktails. From hundreds of cocktails we picked five cocktails that we absolutely love:
There you have it, enjoy a refreshing Hugo Cocktail with a Mediterranean Sea breeze.
Here’s how we make Mai Tai here at Kanika;
Dark rum with Apricot brandy makes the taste unique. Enjoy a Mai Tai while you enjoy your view.
Here is how we make our special cocktail:
Why on earth would you add a cucumber to a drink? Well, you will be surprised that cucumber goes very well with Pimms, for some weird reason it tastes delicious! While you let this idea soak in let’s see try a cocktail that is full of love.
The cocktail is made from the following:
Here you have it, a light and sparkling cocktail. Strawberry puree makes the cocktail more elegant to drink. Let’s share with you our last but definitely not least cocktail.
The cocktail consists of the following:
This is the Red Is Hot cocktail, for those of you that want something much stronger than the Hugo, this is the perfect cocktail for you.
So there you have it, here at Kanika Hotels & Resorts we make our cocktails in a unique way for you to enjoy them. Next time you are in one of our hotels; whether it be Alexander The Great in Paphos or any other resort, try one of our cocktails and let us know what you think.
Today, the world “cocktail” is used to describe the collective group of mixed alcoholic drinks that we see on bar menus around the world. For us “cocktail” means that our guests enjoy and have the best experience of their lifetime in one of our hotel or resorts.
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