Esquire's Cocktail Of The Month: Willy Wonka's Sherbet Pop

Following up his Very Berry cocktail, Gerry Calabrese tackles a weird and wonderful concoction

Willy Wonka's Sherbet Pop

Sure, the skies have dulled and the mercury has dropped – but autumn doesn't need to be all doom and gloom. Have a go at making this weird (and wonderful) concoction which, in a playful twist, is complete with popping candy and sherbet dip. Trust us: the sweetness is balanced with some fantastic citrus notes to give plenty of punch and a truly unique drinking experience.

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15ml lemon juice
15ml cherry syrup
15ml lemon sherbet
dash of sugar syrup
50ml bombay 


1. Mix the lemon juice, cherry syrup
2. Shake and strain into a martini glass
3. Garnish with the popping candy on the rim,cherry and mint spring (Best served with no ice.)

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