East Lothian Cocktails

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Ducks Cocktail Event

08Aug

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Following our successful cocktail menu launch in July we have decided to have a monthly event at Ducks!  The next one will be Thursday 28th of August  . Again the fun will begin about 7.30pm and continue until 11pm approx. with a selection of favourites from our menu along with some new one off creations for this evening only. We are aiming to run these evenings on the last Friday of each month!

Thank you for the support you gave to the launch night and for the support you have given subsequently, we are delighted to be selling cocktails in Aberlady on a daily basis both in Donald’s Bistro and Ducks Restaurant as well as the Bar, not bad for a wee village in East Lothian.  Thank you!  As a result however it may be worthwhile booking your place om Thursday the 28th just email us at kilspindie@ducks.co.uk and quote ‘Cocktail Night’  We will keep you informed of details via both our website and social media as well as teasing you with pictures of the new creations as they are finalized, we look forward to seeing as many of you as possible on the 28th.

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Gin Smash (cocktail of the week)

07Aug

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Gin Smash (cocktail of the week) – As our menu continues into its 2nd month we felt the need to introduce you all to 1 of the most popular choices over the debut month. The Gin Smash is almost the Eton Mess of the cocktail world however is fast becoming the preferred cocktail of choice in East Lothian with high sales and twice being the selection of restaurant reviews this month at Ducks!!! Smash almost plants the seed of ‘made by accident’ just like many of the great classis.  The combination of NB Gin, Elderflower, Mint and Fresh Lime means it hits a variety of taste buds but delivers a perfect taste and refreshes like no other. So to the ‘accident of creation’, well as many cocktail fans know the majority of cocktails are strained so any ice and fruit is removed prior to serving to give a look and taste of perfect mixology or cocktails to you and I.  However during a training session with staff this fine creation was poured fully into the glass, no straining whatsoever, oops,  but upon tasting was deemed to be exactly right and gave the appearance of the very well known ‘Mojito’; so the Gin Smash was born! Soon you too will hopefully being enjoying a Smash at Ducks, simply a must on a sunny day!

50ml – NB Gin
15ml – Elderflower Cordial
10 Fresh Mint Leaves
1 Fresh Lime cut into quarters and lightly squeezed
10ml – Mint Syrup

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New Cocktail Menu at Ducks

17Jul

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Cocktails @ Ducks

The aim of the menu is to bring together traditional classics along with some of our own modern twists and creations. so for lovers of the vodka classics we have a cosmo and french martini to die for and gin lovers have local gin NB infused White Lady or Gin Sin and for those with more imagination why not come and try our Fuzzy Duck or even a Dirty Secret.

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Love-a-Duck
Hazelnut, strawberry, cranberry, vodka, lime
£5.50

Mojito
Bacardi, lime, mint, soda, garnish
£8.50

Whiskey Sour
Bourbon, lemon, garnish
£7.50

Disaronno Sour
Disaronno, lemon, bitters, garnish
£7.50

French Martini
Vodka, chambord, pineapple
£8.50

Cosmopolitan
Vodka, Cointreau, lime, cranberry, garnish
£8.50

Espresso Martini
Vodka, Kahlua, Espresso, garnish
£8.50

Margarita
Tequilla, lime, garnish
£7.50

Mint Julep
Whisky, mint, lime
£7.50

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Fuzzy Duck
Gin, cointreau, advocaat, lime,
£8.50

White Lady
Gin, cointreau, lemon
£8.50

Dirty Secret
Amaretto, Midori, Cranberry
£8.50

Strawberry & Kiwi Crush
Vodka, strawberry, kiwi
£7.50

Electric Blue
Gin, archers, blue bols, lemonade
£8.50

Mafia Martini
Rum, chambord, apple
£8.50

Banoffi Martini
Vanilla vodka, banana, butterscotch, cream, £8.50

G & Tea
Gin, lemon, cranberry, tea, raspberry
£7.50

Gin Smash
Gin, elderflower, lime, mint
£8.50

Watermelon & Rose Petal Martini
Vodka, watermelon, lime, garnish
£8.50

 

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Drinks

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Ducks Bellini
Fizz, archers, puree
£8.50

Pimms Original
glass £4.75 jug £17.75

Pimms Blackcurrant
glass £4.75 jug £17.75

Kir Royale
Fizz, chambord, garnish
£8.50

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Berry Fizz
Fizz, mixed berries, garnish
£8.50

Prosecco
glass £6.25 bottle £26

Prosecco Rose
glass £6.95 bottle £29.90

Champagne
£9.50

Champagne Rose
£9.50

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Eggs are used in the making of some cocktails

01875 870 682

kilspindie@ducks.co.uk

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Cocktail Menu Launch Event

16Jul

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The Ducks Team invite customers New & Old to come on down and sample our new and comprehensive Cocktail list, brought to you by our newly built cocktail team. As part of our launch night we will be offering the full new menu with every cocktail available at only £5 each. Mocktail’s (non alcoholic) will also be available so even the drivers can enjoy, we really do have something for everyone.

The evening would be an ideal way to celebrate a Birthday or simply a girly night out without costing a fortune.

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We have also teamed up with our amazing kitchen team to bring you complementary petit fours and other nibbles for those who book in advance just quote #cocktailevening.
Want to make an evening of it, why not also consider booking to dine with us in Donalds bistro?

For those who are new to ducks we are on the main bus route between Edinburgh and North Berwick as well as having our very own 8 seater bus or for those in smaller groups we can recommend many reliable taxi firms.

To book for this amazing night simply –
Call 01875 870 682
or
Email kilspindie@ducks.co.uk
and don’t forget to quote #cocktailnight

We look forward to seeing you all.

Cocktails will also be £5 on Wednesday and Thursday of that week, normal menu price otherwise stated.

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