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Johann Gottlieb Benjamin Siegert (1796-1870) was a German doctor who sought adventure. He tended troops in the Napoleonic Wars, including the Battle of

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Unwrapped Sessions

Watch the William Grant & Sons UK Brand Ambassador team as they inform and entertain in this series of digital masterclasses.

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Horse with No Name

Having conquered the gin world with his Monkey 47, in 2020 Alexander Stein founded The Horse's Spirit Company. As with his gin, this harnesses the centuries-old

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London Cocktail Week

A city-wide celebration of cocktails in Europe's biggest and best cocktail capital screams out for more than a mere week to properly explore. Happily,

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Difford’s Guide to Cocktails Fifteenth Edition

More than twenty years in the making, our monster 2kg, 52mm (2 inch) thick hardback cocktail book includes 3,000 recipes (in both ml and ounces) all accompanied

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Bar-Band are re-useable food-grade coloured silicone bottle neckbands designed to stretch to fit any bottleneck.

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Savoia Americano Rosso

Positioned as a mid-point between Italian bitters liqueurs and rosso vermouths, Savoia Americano is a bittersweet (amaro dolce) vino aperitivo made with

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Finist Vodka

Made with wheat neutral spirit (some specific batches may be made with barley or rye but the grain base is indicated on the bottle along with a QR code

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Algonquin Special

A dash of bitters added to this originally two-ingredient cocktail helps tone what is a tasty aperitif or digestif.

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Luigi Cocktail

If you don't have tangerines/mandarins then regular orange juice will do, as will triple sec (as per the original recipe) in place of mandarin liqueur,

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Iron Negroni

Black in colour and with a flavour that's recognisably part of the Negroni family but with a flat Coke-like smoothness that makes a classic Negroni taste

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Best enjoyed as an alternative to a dry martini and best as a nightcap. The classic recipe is equal parts tequila, curaçao and dry vermouth, but I like

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Your choice of honey will greatly impact this bite-sized honeyed Tommy's Margarita with bitters, but whether light floral honey or a more robust dark honey,

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Last of the Oaxacans

A classic equal parts Last Word but with mezcal in place of the usual gin.

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I've used a 50/50 mix of dry and bianco vermouths to add some (I believe) much-needed honeyed richness to the all-dry vermouth vintage recipe. Depending

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New York City Cocktails

The world city of cocktails is, and pretty much always has been, New York. (I'd argue London during Prohibition and the 1990s). NYC comprises five boroughs,

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Last Word cocktail

Made with gin, Green Chartreuse, maraschino liqueur, and lime juice, traditionally in equal parts, shaken with ice and served straight-up, the Last Word

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Portobello Road Vanilla Vodka

Made from British potatoes, this vodka is first distilled in a continuous column still before being re-distilled in a copper pot still. It is then flavoured

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Daniyel Jones

Daniyel Jones is the global brand ambassador for the House of Angostura and before the pandemic, he'd visited over 75 countries and cities evangelising

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One of the best and most popular drinks to come out of the 1980s.

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Blackberry Martini

Berry nice! Was the comment from the other side of the bar when this lightly fruity, botanically influenced fruitini was first bar tested.

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Especial Day

Rum-laced, very fruity, and toned by vermouth and generous dashed of bitters. If you like a French Martini you'll also like this.

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Berry Caipirinha

A fruity version of the popular Brazilian drink.

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Bartenders' guide to foraging: Blackberries

'Blackberrying' is a long-held British pastime and the familiar hedgerow fruits evoke memories of childhood summers berry-picking in the countryside. The