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Easy Jigger

The “Easy Jigger” is a measure designed for use when making cocktails, primarily in the home but also by professional bartenders. It has a unique design

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Ice Forward Clear Ice Box

Ice Forward’s ingenious Clear Ice Boxes enable you to make your own clear large ice cubes (5 x 5 x 5cm) and tower-like spears (13.5 x 3.5 x 3.5cm) in

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20 best Scotch whisky cocktails

Before addressing what are the 20 best Scotch whisky cocktails, it's perhaps worth addressing the reputation, both blends and single malts, have for not

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Buck's Fizz & Mimosa Cocktails – history & recipes

The Buck's Fizz and Mimosa are very similar cocktails, the Buck's Fizz is made with two-parts champagne to one-part orange juice, while the Mimosa is made

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Girolamo Luxardo

Established by Girolamo Luxardo in 1821 to produce Luxardo Maraschino liqueur, 200 years later this highly regarded liqueur is still made by this family.

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Rother Valley Levers Alone

Rother Valley Brewery makes this beer for the Kent & East Sussex Railway whose steam-powered trains pass a stone's throw away from the brewery as they

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Corn'n'Oil Cocktail

Rum slightly sweetened and flavoured with the lime and clove flavours of falernum. There is much debate over the Corn 'N' Oil, particularly over the type

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Falernum (pronounced 'Fah-Learn-Um') is a sweet liqueur from Barbados. Syrupy in consistency, falernum is always made with lime and sugar but is usually

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Difford's Falernum

We chat a lot with our mate Bob (of Bitters fame) and we got talking about what a great falernum should taste like. Weeks passed (as we sampled numerous

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20 best Falernum cocktails

Falernum is a versatile and flavoursome cocktail sweetener. Spiced (but not hot spiced) falernum is a characterful yet delicate liqueur with a high sugar

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Ice - clear, cubed & crushed

With the exception of toddies and a handful of other cocktails, a plentiful supply of ice is essential to making good cocktails. Like other ingredients,

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French Martini

The French Martini is one of a few contemporary classic cocktails that boasts worldwide broad consumer appeal. Not actually a Martini at all, it comprises

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Bartenders' guide to foraging: Cherry blossom

Cherry blossom has a uniquely floral and almond flavour with a hint of cherry, and the blooms look stunning garnishing a cocktail. The flowering season

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Ronan Collins

Not just a Collins made with Irish whiskey but a Ronan Collins. There's some Irish logic as to why this cocktail is garnished with a pineapple wedge but

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Tomas Estes

Back in 1997 our office was a small room on Gower Street, London and most evenings I walked through Covent Garden to catch my train home and I'd often

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Ramblin Rascal Tavern

There's only one place in Sydney where you'll find a horse head mask, an inflatable sex doll, a lucha libra mask and an Aboriginal flag all in one room,

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Glenfiddich Grand Cru 23 Year Old

This Grand Cry Glenfiddich was matured for 23 years in American and European oak casks before blending and a finishing maturation period in French cuvee

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Tia Maria Matcha Cream

Tia Maria, long a named famous for its coffee liqueur, has created a new product and category with the 2021 launch of its Matcha cream liqueur.

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20 best Amaretto cocktails

The bittersweet almond and vanilla flavour of amaretto mixes brilliantly with dark spirits – particularly whiskey but this versatile liqueur also mixes

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The Godfather cocktail and its siblings

Traditionally equal parts Scotch blended whisky and amaretto, the Godfather is one of the enduring classics to emerge from the 1970s. It's basically an

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Kummel is a herbal liqueur flavoured with caraway seeds, cumin, fennel, orris and other herbs. The origins of this liqueur's name lie in the generic names

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Spritz Le Fizz

Crisp grassy Sauvignon Blanc wine balances rich zesty orange invigorated with sparkling soda water.

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Martinis & Pints by Thomas Moore

Thomas Moore is an artist whose works will appeal to discerning drinkers who like the people-watching aspect of hanging out in bars, and who have an eye

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Equiano Light Rum

Equiano Light is a lightly aged molasses rum from the Caribbean blended with fresh sugar cane juice rum from Africa.