Explore Tough Mudder’s Top Five Lockdown Cocktails Author: Tough Mudder Share on Facebook Share on Twitter We may all need to stay home, but no one said we couldn’t make lockdown as fun as possible. It’s also a well known fact that Mudder Nation likes to party, so get your cocktail shaker at the ready and give our five top lockdown cocktails a try (just maybe not all five at once). GET ME THROUGH THE QUARANTINI Ok you caught us, it’s an Espresso Martini but you know how much we love a pun at Tough Mudder so we couldn’t resist changing the name. Rumour has it that this cocktail was originally created in 1983 by bartender Dick Bradshell for a famous model. Supposedly, she walked up to the bar and asked for something that would wake her up then f*** her up. Much like our Mudder Nation, this cocktail is quoted as being sophisticated, edgy and unexpectedly strong 💪 How to Mix Grab a cocktail shaker 1 part Kahlúa or Tia Maria 1 part Vodka 1 part Espresso Plenty of Ice Shake Shake Shake (yes, this does count as your arm workout for the day) Pour and enjoy NEGRONLY LEAVE THE HOUSE IF YOU ABSOLUTELY HAVE TO Salute Mudders. A popular Italian cocktail, Negroni’s are definitely one of our favourites to make whilst travelling IRL is off the table. Put your feet up and imagine you’re on holiday in a small local bar whiling away the lazy summer evening. Unlike 007’s Martini preference, this cocktail benefits from being stirred, not shaken. How to Mix Glass with plenty of ice 1 part Sweet Vermouth 1 Campari 1 London Dry Gin Briefly Stir Finish with a slice of orange and enjoy MAI TAI HAVE SOME HAND SANITISER PLEASE Mai Tai is tahitian for “good” and we think Mudder Nation deserves a bit of good right now. End of. How to Mix Grab a cocktail shaker 1 ½ parts White Rum 1 part Dark rum ½ part Contreau ¼ part Lime Juice 1 ½ parts Pineapple Juice 1 ½ parts Orange Juice Dash of Grenadine Plenty of ice Shake Shake Shake (this counts as your second arm workout for the day) Pour and enjoy FIZZICAL ACTIVITY IS KEY Squats and star jumps are great exercises for you, but so is slowly lifting a glass full of this delicious non-alcoholic tropical fizz cocktail to your mouth and bringing it back down again. As many reps as you like. Chop up… A handful of strawberries 1 kiwi fruit 2 pineapple rings Add to glasses and then pour over… Apple juice Tropical juice Soda water WE CAN’T WAIT TO MUDSLIDE We couldn’t get to the end of this list without mentioning mud. We miss it, we know you miss it, but we can’t wait to see Mudder Nation back out there when the time is right. In the meantime, this Mudslide recipe definitely tastes nicer than the mud at our events so sit back, relax and enjoy. How to Mix Grab your cocktail shaker 1 part Kahlúa 1 part Vodka 1 ½ parts Irish Cream Liqueur Plenty of ice Shake Shake Shake (……shake your booty) Pour over ice and enjoy Chocolate flakes on top are optional, but highly recommended We hope you enjoy these tasty cocktail recipes but please remember to drink responsibly even when you’re at home. Why not share the recipes and throw a virtual cocktail party with loved ones to help celebrate those everyday things we’re otherwise missing out on? Make sure you’re following us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to keep up to date with other great ideas we’ve got coming your way on how to make a difference in people’s lives and spread positivity. We’ll be using the hashtag #HelpAHundred and we’d love it if you did it too, to share your stories, questions and ideas with the community.