How to Make a Flip Cocktail

A Flip Cocktail is a category of mixed cocktail drinks and the term was evolved in 1695 when a mixture of two different drinks was created along sugar i.e. rum, beer and sugar and then the mixture was put on heat by adding hot iron as it made the drink to fizzy and hence the term flip evolved for mixed drinks.

There are many types of flip cocktails that can be made easily including cold brandy flip, cold rum flip, cold gin flip, port wine flip, cold whiskey flip, sherry wine flip, hot brandy flip, hot gin flip, hot whiskey flip, hot rum flip, hot English rum flip, hot English ale flip, sleeper flip and manuka flip. All of these are just a slight variation of ingredients used. In this step by step recipe to make manuka cocktail is discussed.

Utensils Required: Highball glass, a stirrer
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Serving Size: One serving


– 1 part of 42 below honey vodka
–  ½ part of Benedictine
– 1 part of pear juice
– 4 finely chopped figs
– A pinch of cinnamon
– Half of an egg yolk
– Nutmeg for garnishing purpose


  • 1

    Take a cocktail shaker and add figs and cinnamon in it and turn on the shaker to muddle both of them.

  • 2

    Now add vodka, Benedictine and pear juice into the cocktail shaker.

  • 3

    Add some ice cubes in the cocktail shaker along with an egg yolk an turn on the shaker to mix all of the contents thoroughly. Crushed ice will be most suitable option to use.

  • 4

    Take an old fashioned glass and strain the ingredients of cocktail shaker into it.

  • 5

    Take nutmeg to dust the drink for garnishing.

  • 6

    Your manuka flip cocktail is ready to give you a refreshing and memorable taste, sit back and enjoy your drink.

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