**THANKS FOR ALL YOUR ENTRIES. THIS GIVE AWAY IS NOW CLOSED.**
Thanks to The West End at Crown, we have a fabulous giveaway worth $2000 where you and a friend can win a trip to Melbourne to explore The West End and stay at the luxurious Crown Metropol.
The West End at Crown is an experience like no other in Melbourne. Combining the perfect mix of places to dine, bars, gaming and live entertainment, it’s the new destination in the heart of the city. With so much to discover, where do you begin?
We would like to send you +1 to Crown, staying at their luxurious Crown Metropol Hotel, giving you the chance to explore their brand new West End precinct.
WIN – Worth $2000
- Flights from any Capital City for two people
- Accommodation at Crown Metropol for 1x night
- Late check out at 2pm
- Wifi in your hotel room
- Breakfast at Crown Metropol
- Limo transport to pick you up and take you back to Melbourne Airport
- Dinner and drinks at The West End
All you need to do is have a look at the Lumia Shrub cocktails below and write a short blog post letting us know which is your favourite and why. Leave a link in the comments section below.
Devised in the late 18th Century, Shrub was a technique used to preserve summer berries and fruits for consumption year round. Now, in the 21st Century, Lumia have taken Shrub and mixed it with modern spirits to produce cocktails which are, well, a little bit glamorous.
Russian Standard Vodka, shaken with cloudy apple juice, lemon juice, dandelion and apple shrub and floated in dry cider.
Coconut Husk Punch
Appleton Golden Rum shaken with coconut syrup, ginger shrub, lime and pineapple juice and finished with a couple of dashes of bitters.
White Chocolate Martini
Russian Standard Vodka shaken with pistachio shrub, white cacao and lemon juice, then topped with bitters and ginger beer.
Banana Sherbet Smack
Russian Standard Vodka shaken with banana Demerara shrub, lemon juice, lemon curd and banana skin sherbet.
Plymouth Gin shaken with juniper and cherry shrub, sweet vermouth and topped with Angostura Bitters.
Rosehip Cream Fizz
Plymouth Gin shaken with pink grapefruit juice, rose shrub, milk, cream, lemon and lime juice, and then filled with grapefruit soda.
Watermelon Sherbet Martini
Russian Standard Vodka shaken with watermelon oleo saccharum, pomegranate, lime sugar, fresh watermelon finished with a watermelon wedge.
White Peach Martini
Russian Standard Vodka shaken with Lemon Oleo Saccharum, vanilla and peach syrup, topped off with peach liqueur and cream.
Strawberry Shiraz Cobbler
Makers Mark shaken with orange chunks, red wine ‘burnt orange and pink peppercorn shrub’ and strawberry liqueur.
Green Pear Reviver
José Cuervo Gold Tequila shaken with Lemon Oleo Saccharum, orange, lemon and pear chunks, topped with fennel sugar syrup, served tall with a cinnamon sugar rim.
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