Newly-opened Hyde Bar & Lounge in Ho Chi Minh City has a number of signature cocktails with a story behind them. Mostly they act as metaphors related to our existence and the lifecycle.

The Butterfly cocktail is a gin-based drink that represents beauty, rebirth, metamorphosis and change, elements to which anyone living in this day and age of rapid development and change should be able to relate.



50ml gin

1 x bar spoon sake lees

30ml Aperol

45ml sparkling wine

liquorice powder


Method – Stir & Strain

1. Add all ingredients to mixing glass with ice

2. Stir down until sake lees as dissolved

3. Strain into rocks glass with hand-made ice ball

4. Dust with liquorice powder