Five Cocktails in Geelong to Kick Off Your Weekend

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Five Cocktails in Geelong to Kick Off Your Weekend

If you’re currently hanging for the weekend, time to make some plans: mainly, working your way through this list of fancy-sounding and super-tasting cocktails in Geelong. It’s not all about pints of beer and sugary ciders, don’t forget the coloured umbrella!
The Workers Club’s Fire in the Hole (pictured above)
A dandy mix of Fireball Cinnamon whisky, Cointreau, lemon juice and egg white that’ll have you remembering it for days! No, not over the toilet bowl, just from how purely amazing the flavours all work together. Who would think egg white in anything other than pancakes would work?
Come for the cocktail, stay for the music.
Where: 90-92 Little Malop St, Geelong
12115587_1040828022595704_383435721630474935_nAmbrosia on Pako’s Mozart Chocolate Martini
Mozart once said that chocolate goes best in a Martini, shaken not stirred. Okay, so maybe he didn’t, but it’s hard to deny that those two ingredients are a match made in heaven. Ambrosia’s in particular has just the perfect amount of chocolate shavings to liquid ratio we like. Friday night dessert anyone?
Mozart also said journalists are highly deserving of free cocktails…
Where: 208A Pakington St, Geelong West
11693945_1652006465022331_7405837474082528060_nQuban’s Batida De Misturar
What is this fine sounding thing you may ask? It’s a little piece of Brazil that means “beat” or “smash”. Intrigued? Inside is a delicious sounding mix of condensed milk, passionfruit, strawberry, banana, coconut and a bit of white rum. There’s always something about those Brazilians…
Where: 9-11 Malop St, Geelong
1796534_517776414921262_1954247240_nOpium Cocktail Bar’s Most Unusual Cocktail
With a mixture of West Winds gin, honey and yoghurt it’s the strangest sounding cocktail we’ve ever laid eyes on, call it love. Only catch is, this was a cocktail featured last year at the venue, though we want to bring it back for it’s unusual ingredients and ability to make our stomachs scream yes at the same time as no. This could only taste all kinds of wonderful. Let’s bring it back!
Where: 15 James St, Geelong
11813395_929464473766582_3257179093029866662_nStrasse Bar’s Vietnamese Inspired Cocktails
Yes, guilty, we couldn’t decide so we picked them all! Now that Aunty Alma is looking after Strasse bar and injecting some Vietnamese flavour into the joint, there’s plenty of interesting cocktails on offer. More notably, they come in interesting containers. Who wouldn’t want their cocktail to rock up in a teapot? Only thing that’d be better is if we could take it home with us…
Where: Inside the Barking Dog, 126 Pakington St, Geelong West
Images from individual venues.