Level up your iso weekend in Geelong with these takeaway cocktails

Level up your iso weekend in Geelong with these takeaway cocktails

It's beginning to look a lot like cocktails.

It’s a wild world we live in. The way we live has changed exponentially of late and honestly, it’s not all bad. Mostly yes, it’s bad, but things we never dreamed of having and doing are now a normal way of life and the best of those things is the deliveries and takeaway options that would never have even been considered, or needed, prior to COVID-19.

One such option that has caught our eye and has been wreaking havoc on our bank accounts these past few months is takeaway cocktails. Something we’ve never before experienced but that we now absolutely adore and hope stays in our lives always and forever.

Here’s where you can find some goodies in town:

Wah Bah
These guys were quick to pick up on the allure of takeaway cocktails, slinging these babies since the first lockdown.

So far, there are six creations on the menu alongside some rotating specials. For $15 each, you can indulge in the Espresso Quarantini (with Manuka honey vodka, Licor 43, Little Dripper & Coffee liquor), the Licor 43 Sour, the Strawberries & Cream, or their famous Tokyo Moon made with Blue caracao, Pavan & Apple juice. There’s also a Garden Mojito made with Raspberry Gin AND the Great Ocean Berry complete with Raspberry Gin, Strawberry liquor,lemon juice & fresh strawberries.

This weeks special is worth a look though, coined the Snap Crackle Pop. This baby is a blend of tequila, blue curacao, popping candy syrup, pineapple and lime juice… plus some sweet toppings!
Not bad, not bad at all.

And each cocktail is equivalent to two standard drinks so that in itself is a big win.

Currently available for phone orders only (5222 6377).

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We're very excited to be bringing you a BRAND NEW COCKTAIL MENU when we re-open! ⁠ ⁠ But we know you'll want one last taste of your old faves before you try our new goodies! So we're bringing you take-away cocktail specials each week! ⁠ ⁠ This week we've got 𝑺𝒏𝒂𝒑 𝑪𝒓𝒂𝒄𝒌𝒍𝒆 𝑷𝒐𝒑 – a blend of tequila, blue curacao, popping candy syrup, pineapple & lime juice + all the toppings ⁠ ⁠ PLUS, 𝑾𝒂𝒉 𝑩𝒂𝒉 𝑺𝒍𝒊𝒏𝒈 – A tropical cocktail infused with passionfruit, pineapple, malibu & tequila!⁠ ⁠ These take-away cocktails are $15 each and available for phone orders only, so call us on 5222 6377 to order yours now ⁠ ⁠ Get your fave before it's gone forever

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Sailors Rest
Located just steps away from the heart of the Geelong Waterfront, Sailors’ Rest has become a serious hot spot for a night out – especially with their expert bartenders and lengthy cocktail list.

Thankfully we’ve just got word that the clever team are also doing their bit to make your iso nights fun and flavoursome with their takeaway cocktails… and the best thing about these ones is that they come in 330ml and 700ml batches so you’ll be able to make multiple cocktails!!

On their dedicated takeaway menu, you’ll find an espresso martini, Sailors Spritz, Sunflower cocktail (with Wyborowa vodka, Elderflower liqueur, passionfruit monin, lemon and sugar), or the Pornstar martini, which is a tasty mix of vanilla vodka, passionfruit, lemon juice, pineapple juice and prosecco. Truly delish!

Sailors Rest is located at 3 Moorabool St, Geelong and you can order via their website. You’ll only be able to get these for pickup from midday or delivery between 4pm-7pm on Friday and Saturdays.

Since having to revert back to takeaway only the team at Edge have been busy thinking of ways to make our Friday knock offs that little bit sweeter, and they aced it with their new takeaway cocktails.

For $12, you can score a takeaway G&T, with 60ml of the gin of the week, a Fever-Tree tonic, even a dehydrated garnish, or you can pull out the shakers and get their famous brambles or espresso martinis in a gar! Simply shake the jar contents with ice and pour/strain, and you’ve got yourself a classic Edge cocktail.

Oh, and you’ll also get a free drink card with every cocktails which you can use when they swing their doors back open!

FriYAY indeed. Find them at 6/8 Eastern Beach Rd, Geelong.

Recess Bar + Eats
Recess is Central Geelong’s only Gluten Free Restaurant offering you a space to run around, have a snack, play with friends and make new ones! While their food is A+, it’s also one of our favourite places to go for a cocktail night all year-round, including through iso.

Available to order online, you can choose from the Amaretto sour, espresso martini, ‘naughty corner’, Rum… paper… scissors, sour puss, strawberry cheesecake (made with vodka, strawberry and egg white), a whisky sour and more. So many options, all the cocktails.

Simply order online and pickup at 247 Moorabool Street, Geelong, or get them delivered.

Geelong really scored big when chef Jesse Hughes (formerly Vue Grand Queenscliff) opened up ALMA, a contemporary South American shared-style restaurant back in 2017. In what was Hughes’ first venture, ALMA has become one of Geelong’s best dining destinations, earning a solid reputation for their South American flavours featuring the best produce served in an unadulterated way, edgy styling and exceptional service.

Thankfully you can still get your Alma fix throughout lockdown, and even indulge in some delicious takeaway cocktails too. For $15, you can choose from the Pisco Sour, the Pomegranate Sour, Espresso Martini, Old Fashioned and/or the Negroni.

You can order online or call them on 0498012622.

Cheers to the freakin’ weekend…