Try this creative vodka & pear cocktail inspired by Jay-Z's '99 Problems'

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Have a taste of Jay-Z with this exclusively designed '99 Truffles' cocktail...

99 Problems cocktail Jay- Z
Jay-Z is a billionaire music producer, rapper, headliner and businessman, but now he can add 'immortalised in cocktail form' to his bulging CV.

This '99 Truffles' cocktail has been created by expert mixologist and Creative Director at 'All About the Cocktail', Charlie McCarthy.

He's referenced Jay's amazing jewellery collection with Stolichnaya Gold vodka combined with notes of pears and ginger, which is perfectly off-set by the surprisingly savoury tones of basil and truffle.

'99 Truffles' inspired by Jay-Z

This luxurious, smooth and confident cocktail reflects Jay-Z's complex and multi-faceted personality. Shake the following ingredients, then double strain over ice into a rocks glass. Top with ginger beer and garnish with two basil leaves and a slice of ginger.

• 40ml Stoli Gold
• 20ml pear puree
• 10ml; fresh lime juice
• 2 basil leaves
• ½ tsp truffle oil
• 2 dashes Angostura Bitters



The full range of 'Headliner Cocktails' has been commissioned by travel retailer World Duty Free in collaboration with Charlie McCarthy and glassware artist Melissa Bailey, to celebrate its Summer Drinks Festival. Find the recipes here.

Will you be giving this a try?

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