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We're remembering Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

One of Jacqueline Kennedy's first acts as First Lady was to replace the routine of punch before dinner with cocktails – and to install bars in the White

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Old Fashioned Cocktail

The Old-Fashioned is delightfully simple, just whiskey, sugar, bitters and dilution from melting ice. That's three ingredients that can be swapped out

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Gin Basil Sour

As the name suggests, a basil-flavoured gin sour. Yum.

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Honolulu Cocktail No. 1

Gin is hardly Hawaiian, but its botanical bite sits well in this tropically fruity cocktail.

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Ting 'n' Sting

Overproof rum sits well with anything fruity, in this case, with a zing of zesty grapefruit. Bring on the sun, sand and the sounds.

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This excellent cocktail's taste is a little reminiscent of Earl Grey tea. It's equally good shaken and served straight-up in a coupe.

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Delicately herbal, effervescent and refreshing.

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20 best Mezcal cocktails

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

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20 best Tequila cocktails

With its earthy herbaceous flavours, tequila makes for both a versatile and characterful base spirit in cocktails. Contemporary pairings with tequila include

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Stars & Garters

An agave-laced example of harmonious bittersweet and sweet 'n' sourness. Reminiscent of a Naked & Famous.

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Espresso Margarita

The Espresso Martini meets the Margarita.

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Charming Man

A delicious riff on a Mezcal Negroni created by a particularly charming, talented and fabulous host. Depending on your mood/occasion, you may instead prefer

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Old Pal No. 2

On the dry bitter side of bittersweet, it may take three sips before your palette appreciates this Negroni-style aperitivo.

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Cameron's Kick

Faintly peaty honeyed whisky with a cleansing hint of lemon, rounded by almond. Classically, egg white is not used, but like many sours, the Cameron's

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Orange Crush

A Screwdriver for a hot summer's afternoon.

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Marmalade Cocktail

As Harry Craddock says of his own drink, By its bitter-sweet taste this cocktail is especially suited to be a luncheon aperitif.

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Kiss the Boys Goodbye

A sour showcasing how well cognac and sloe gin play together.

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Famous Last Word No. 2

Americano Bianco replaces maraschino liqueur to bring quinine notes to this aperitivo rendition of the classic Last Word.

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Dynamite Dew Drop

Gin and brandy combine harmoniously and are the backbone of this spirit-forward cocktail – as befits the name. Chocolate bitters play a crucial role

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Ketel One Garnished with Good

Ahead of King's Day 2024, the Dutch Ketel One team challenged bartenders to create Garnished with Good cocktails and invited everyone participating to

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