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Tio Pepe cocktails

12 August 2016

Enjoy one of these four fino sherry cocktails from some of London's top bartenders.

Pepe Sour
Pepe Sour

Pepe Sour, from 1 Lombard Street

  • 30ml Tio Pepe
  • 30ml Cognac
  • 25ml Sauvignon Blanc
  • 10ml apricot brandy
  • 15ml Nectar Pedro Jimenez
  • 5ml lime juice
  • 1 egg white

Pour all the ingredients into a shaker and shake well. Strain into a copita glass without ice.

Senorita Mermelada

Señorita Mermelada, from The Landmark London

  • 60ml Tio Pepe
  • 30ml orange marmalade shrub*
  • 20ml Lepanto Brandy
  • Splash of Cava

Stir the ingredients in a coupe glass. Garnish with lemon zest and a thyme sprig.

*A shrub is a fruit syrup made with vinegar. You can buy them from specialist shops or make your own.

Med Martini

Med Martini, from The Royal Exchange

  • 20ml Tio Pepe
  • 40ml Gin Mare
  • 10ml lemon juice
  • 10ml sugar
  • 1 egg white
  • Tarragon

Pour all ingredients into a shaker and shake well. Strain into a cocktail glass.

Sunshine in Jerez

Sunshine in Jerez, by The Vault Soho

  • 10ml Tio Pepe
  • 50ml Fords Gin
  • 25ml fresh lemon juice
  • 10ml Dolin Chamberyzette Vermouth
  • 10ml sugar syrup (1:1 golden caster sugar to water)

Shake and double strain into a decorative rocks glass. Garnish with a mint sprig and lemon zest.

Read our guide to fino sherry

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