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20 best Mezcal cocktails

Mezcal is often used to add a touch of its distinctive lightly smoky character to cocktails based on other spirits particularly tequila. However, it's

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National Calvados Week

Now in its eighth year, National Calvados Week returns with celebrations across the UK between 19th - 25th October 2020.

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Avallen

Avallen is a Calvados made from 40 varieties of apple grown in La Manche, a Calvados Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée region of Normandy that has been

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20 best Calvados cocktails

Calvados is a wonderfully flavoursome base spirit in cocktail recipes, particularly with a young calvados that retains the fresh crisp notes of apple with

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Calvados

Calvados is a French brandy made from apples (though it can also contain pears). The name is an Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée, meaning that calvados

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3 Ingredient Cocktails

Most of the enduring classic cocktails comprise just three ingredients e.g. rum+lime+sugar=Daiquiri. A few, such as the Negroni consist of three equal

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20 best alternatives to a G&T

With the 100s of new gin distilleries that have sprung up and the numerous variations of tonic, there are now thousands of possible different combinations

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Italicus

Award-winning aperitivo brand Italicus Rosolio di Bergamotto launch their 2020 Aperitivo Challenge as a global platform to support bartenders, involving

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Sir Walter Cocktail

The Sir Walter (or Swalter) first appears in Harry MacElhone's 1927 Barflies and Cocktails and is repeated in other regarded tomes such as The Savoy Cocktail

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Amaroni

A cocktail promoted by The House of Angostura.

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Black Fashioned

Adapted from a recipe created in 2019 by Vasilis Kyritsis at The Clumsies in Athens, Greece.

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Macunaíma

Adapted from a recipe created in 2014 by Arnaldo Hirai at his Boca de Ouro bar in São Paulo, Brazil. According to Arnaldo, his recipe started to take

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Downhill Daring

Named after a piece by American painter and illustrator, Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) and adapted from a recipe created in 2019 by Brian Nixon at the Truxton

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Gin Blossom Martini

Adapted from a recipe created in 2009 by Julie Reiner at the House Martini for the opening menu of her Clover Club bar in Brooklyn, New York City, USA.

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Angostura Cocoa Bitters

The famous Trinidadian bitter makers launched this bitters in 2020, made with Trinitario cocoa grown on the islands of Trinidad & Tobago.

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Waterlily

Adapted from an equal parts (¾oz each gin, triple sec, Crème de violette and lemon juice) recipe created in 2007 by Richard Boccato at Little Branch

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Queen Elizabeth

Cocktail historian, David Wondrich, discovered this cocktail in an advertisement form Bénédictine liqueur published in the February 1935 edition of Esquire

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Toffee Negroni

There's no toffee in this Toffee Negroni in the same way there's no coffee in the Coffee Cocktail yet both drinks are aptly named and delicious.

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Old Barrel

Rye whiskey spice, herbal liqueur complexity and vinous sherry sit alongside each other in a harmonious trinity with dashes of aromatic bitters and lemon

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Belvedere Heritage 176

So named due to its being made using an 18th-century Polish method of malting rye using fire-kilned drying, Belvedere Heritage is made by blending 98%

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Chase Oak Aged Sloe Gin

Chase GB Gin infused with wild Herefordshire hedgerow sloe berries from and mulberries then aged in Rhône Valley red wine seasoned oak casks.

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Chase Pink Grapefruit & Pomelo Gin

Chase Pink Grapefruit & Pomelo Gin is distilled with pink grapefruit and pomelo peels among the botanicals in a traditional pot still distillation.

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Royal Mash Vodka

Royal Mash Vodka is distilled from fermented Jersey potatoes in a 200-litre copper hybrid still. This vodka is Distilled only once.

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Hendrick's Gin Palace Distillery

Hendrick's, the most unusual gin has been brilliantly marketed as a quintessentially British product, associated with cucumber sandwiches and rose gardens,