Thames y Loyola cocktail by Meli Manhattan

Thames y Loyola is a tasty cocktail flavoured with lavender, by bartender Meli Manhattan. It is made with lemon juice, ginger syrup and whiskey that extends the range of flavours.

Meli Manhattan is bartender at Bar 878 in Buenos Aires Argentina. Previously, Meli worked at various institutions such as El Quinto, or the Verne Club where she was Head bartender.

The bartender also hosts the Drink Me and Chicas Barra blogs, which deal with themes related to cocktails. Today, Meli is also promoting the website “How To Mix Drinks At Home”.


The Thames y Loyola cocktail



  • 1 oz of pumpkin syrup
  • 1 oz oz of ginger syrup
  • 1  3/4 oz Monkey Shoulder whiskey

Glass type: old fashioned glass

Garnish: lemon twist


Mix all the ingredients and perfume with smoked lavender. Garnish with a piece of lemon peel and serve in a whisky glass.


Don’t drink and drive. Enjoy responsibly.