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Alexandra Gibson4 years ago

Don't just act like a boss, drink like one too

For those of you who run the show like no other, we have three ultimate drink recipes which are bound to show your colleagues who's boss. Sometimes it can be hard being a woman, we are expected to raise a tribe of children, have a fantastic career and also run the world at the drop of a hat. It can be tedious making challenging decisions day in and day out, so we have made it just that little bit easier and discovered the three best cocktails for women who are in control. If one of these innovative drinks tickles your fancy, head to Airlie Beach bottleshop to spice up your cocktail experience.

For those of you looking to try these drinks at home, head to an Airlie Beach bottleshop that will provide you with most of the ingredients before you start making those drinks.

Tequila Mockingbird

Boss type: Sheryl Sandberg – COO of Facebook

Tequila Mockingbird
Tequila Mockingbird

The Tequila Mockingbird is a lovely drink for those boss ladies who want to remain classy while letting their hair down. A quick and easy cocktail to make, simply place everything into a mixer and shake for 10 seconds before draining it over ice in a nice glass.

Cocktail Recipe
1 Jalapeno pepper slice
59 mls Patron Silver Tequila
44 mls Watermelon-Basil Puree
22 mls fresh lime juice
22 mls Agave syrup

BWS Airlie Beach

To create this tasty concoction for your female work colleagues in Airlie Beach, you can head to BWS which is located at Whitsunday Village. Whether you’re a tourist or local, this bottleshop is extremely handy for popping in and grabbing the ingredients you need to become your very own mixologist at home.
Where: Whitsunday Village 371 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach QLD 4802

The Devil Wears Papaya

Boss type: Anna Wintour – Editor-in-chief of Vogue

Devil Wears Papaya
Devil Wears Papaya

Inspired by the most influential woman in the fashion industry, this cocktail is bound to impress even your male counterparts from work. With the perfect balance between sweet and savoury you can enjoy interesting flavours which include papaya, apple cider and lime which give a strong accent on the drink.

Cocktail Recipe
177 mls vodka
147 mls apple cider
5-6 pieces of sugar cane
4 fresh limes
1 green apple
2 tablespoons of raw sugar
2 tablespoons of cinnamon

Paluma Cellars

If you have decided to take a short break and are booked in at the Airlie Beach Hotel, you can find Paluma Cellars right at your doorstep with a wide variety of alcoholic beverages and ingredients stocked and ready-to-go. Pick up your vodka from this establishment before attempting to make The Devil Wears Papaya.
Where: Centro Whitsunday Shute Harbour Road, Cannonvale QLD 4802

French 75

Boss Type: Marissa Mayers – CEO of Yahoo

The French 75
The French 75

If you really enjoy mimosas then order this refined delight which is for those who love a few bubbles in their drink. Combining citrus and champagne, it is a light cocktail that can go perfectly with a lunch meeting or after work celebrations. Simply place all the ingredients into a shaker and pour slowly over ice. Enjoy!

Cocktail Recipe

59 mls of gin
1 tablespoon of sugar
14 mls lemon juice
59 mls of Brut champagne

Denman Beer Cafe & Bottle Shop

Denman Beer Cafe & Bottle Shop is one of the best places to enjoy food and drinks at Airlie Beach. Combining the love of alcohol with good quality food means that you can sample tasty meals then head to the bottleshop to buy gin and champagne. If you want to have a social gathering before creating drinks in the comfort of your own home, order off their gourmet menu.
Where: 33 Port Drive, Airlie Beach QLD 4802

What type of CEO are you and what is your favourite drink?

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