East 8 Hold Up

East 8 Hold Up
East 8 Hold Up

East 8 Hold Up Cocktail Recipe

The East 8 Hold Up was created by London's Milk & Honey bartender, Kevin Armstrong back in 2010. The name comes from the London area (E8) where muggings were common.
Read the full (and funny!) story of how the East 8 Hold Up got it's name: East 8 Hold Up
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  • 45 ml Vodka 1.5 oz
  • 15 ml Aperol 0.5 oz
  • 22.5 ml Pineapple Juice 0.75 oz
  • 15 ml Fresh Lime Juice 0.5 oz
  • 15 ml Simple Syrup 0.5 oz
  • 5 ml Passionfruit Syrup 0.2 oz


  • Combine all the ingredients into your cocktail shaker
  • Shake with ice
  • Strain over fresh ice into a double old fashioned glass
  • Garnish with half a passionfruit and a mint sprig
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