3 different skill-levels, 3 different drinks. <small> Cover image via SAYS </small>
Johnnie Walker Gold Label recently launched a new cocktail called the ‘Gold & Syiok’, taking the whiskey we all love and adding some Malaysian flavour to it
The cocktail adds some Malaysian flair by featuring a variety of ingredients like pomelo and Calamansi Boh Tea. You can now try the <b></b>'Gold & Syiok'<b> </b>cocktail at a number of watering holes around KL.</p>
We challenged 3 Malaysians to mix their own drinks using Johnnie Walker Gold Label, each with varying skill-levels. Watch what happened below:
We started off with Shaun at Level 1
Shaun: “Nothing too fancy, just on the rocks.”
Being a casual drinker, Shaun loves a simple whiskey – on the rocks. It’s safe to say that most of us are at Level 1 as well!
Shaun: “So, let me teach you how to make this ice. Step 1, add some water. Step 2, we close it. And now, we wait..”
Next, Wei Wen showed us something a little more complex at Level 2
Wei Wen: “I like to regularly host parties, and when I do, I love to call myself the bartender of all of these events.”
It’s pretty clear that Wei Wen has a little more experience concocting her own drinks. Her unique mix consists of Johnnie Walker Gold Label mixed with clear apple juice, soda water, and a few apple slices. Kind of reminiscent of a high-ball, which is a mixture of whiskey and soda water.
Wei Wen: “We’re going to take an apple and slice a few slices for the garnish.”
Though a lot of people tend to view garnishes as an afterthought, they play a huge role in the way a drink tastes! Wei Wen obviously knows this, and with her thinly sliced apple garnish, her Johnnie Walker Gold & Apple will definitely taste super refreshing.
Lastly, Kazi, a professional mixologist, took us through Level 3
Kazi: “I’ve been working at Hyde for 5 years. Today, I’m going to be doing Johnnie Walker Gold & Syiok Highball.”
Of course, the professionals will always have a super tasty mix for us to try. Using a combination of Johnnie Walker Gold Label, nutmeg syrup, and Carbonated Calamansi Boh tea garnished with pomelo pulp and fresh pomelo skin, we have the Gold & Syiok Highball!
Kazi: “Now I’m going to use Johnnie Walker Gold Label, nutmeg syrup, and finish it with carbonated calamansi Boh tea. And then, we lightly mix it.”
There you have it! 3 unique drinks at 3 different skill-levels.
If you want to give the Johnnie Walker Gold & Syiok Highball a try, head over to Hyde at 53M now!
You can also find it at these establishments:
º Locker & Loft
º Top Shelf3
Do you have your own cool way of mixing Johnnie Walker Gold Label? Let us know down in the comments!
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