“Spion Kop” By now you may have noticed that many of the original Caperitif cocktails from the Savoy Cocktail Book have names in reference to Boer War battles or heroes. This weekend (23-24 January) is the 121st anniversary of the Battle of Spioenkop and hey, there is a cocktail for that… According to that wealth of knowledge, [...]
Negroni 2020 may have been different in many (many!) ways but we still had #negroniweek and since a South African Negroni is a firm favourite for some of us (me...) here are two unique versions of the iconic cocktail we loved this year. Julian Short's Rooibos Negroni 30ml Primal Union Gin 15ml Suze 15ml Campari [...]
Caperitif and tonic Q: How do you drink Caperitif? A: How ever you want to. We start with ice and tonic water (which is why we make a Cape version called Swaan). It is a Vermouth so it is low in alcohol ('cause of the wine base), quenching ('cause of the bitters and citrus), refreshing [...]
10 They do say time flies when you are having fun... and that sure does seem true when you realise that we are busy infusing the tenth batch of Caperitif. For almost a century this golden liquid was nothing but a mysterious ingredient in a few old cocktail books, but since 2012 we've taken [...]
Zesty Spotted in Woolworth's Taste online recipe book.
Cacophony incoming On November 5th we will be hosting a first and very unique Caperitif Cacophony here on Kalmoesfontein. Attendees can expect to find out more about the product, the process and more. Look back into history, smell the fynbos and shake up some new and interesting cocktails. By invitation only, but if you [...]
Punched Finding out the Editor-in-Chief (and ‘the office’) of Punch is really into you right now is a great way to start the week. Says Talia Baiocchi: “The latest entry into the category, Caperitif (Cape Aperitif), has become my go-to on-the-rocks drink in the office.” Drinking in the office, what a life... Read the full quote here. And have a happy [...]
Cocktails Truly South African Caperitif cocktails as featured in Graham Wood’s article in the July issue of Business Day’s Wanted Magazine. With beautifully styled pictures and glasses to add to the xmas wish list.
have you seen me lately? We may have been a bit quiet on here, but we share lots of cocktails, recipes and pretty pictures from all over the world on our Instagram page. Follow our journey on there and keep asking every bar you visit for some Caperitif, you may be surprised to see where [...]
so what is in there? rooibos Caperitif – as we know it – is a constant experiment as we play around with interesting indigenous Cape ingredients. Recently we did a photo shoot with some twigs and things in order to spread some information about a few of the things we use in this wonderful product. [...]