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Concorde's Atlantic crossing anniversary

Oh Concorde! How we miss you. On this day in 1973, Concorde slashed the transatlantic air-crossing record, making the journey between Washington and Paris

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Savoia Orancio

Savoia Orancio is a delicately bittersweet aperitif vino with bitter and sweet oranges alongside fragrant bergamot and lime.

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Douglas Fairbanks

Potent, sour, fruity, and surprisingly tasty.

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Spirit-forward rye whiskey (especially if you are following my preference for 50% alc./vol. straight rye) with a hint of spiced apricot fruitiness. If

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Lento Negroni

A riff of a Sloegroni/Slow Negroni with sloe gin replaced by Spanish pacharán, which adds a delicate aniseed note.

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Negroni Cocktail

One of, if not the simplest of classic cocktails has formed the base for so many contemporary variations.

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Oh My Word

The lime bitters and lemon oils from the garnish are key to the balance of this riff on the Last Word.

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Spring Green

A floral and herbal aperitivo.

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Described by its creator as a sort of a 50/50 Martini meets a Bamboo.

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Passoã Porn Star Martini Competition

Passoã passionfruit liqueur is one of the original ingredients Douglas Ankrah used when he created the Porn Star Martini in 2002. His cocktail has become

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Navy Grog

With is trio of rums at a full measure a piece, this maritime sour is one of the punchiest on the classic roster of Tiki cocktails.

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Beachbum Berry’s Navy Grog cone kit

In the post-Prohibition era, Don The Beachcomber was a visionary bartender who pioneered the concept of the Tiki bar and introduced the world to the enchanting

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Between The Sheets No.1 (gin + rum + triple sec)

Light rum and gin freshened and invigorated with citrus. This is the bright, youthful warm-up act of the Between the Sheets trilogy.

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Between The Sheets No.2 (brandy + gin + triple sec)

It may be the Between the Sheets No.3 (with brandy and light rum) that's most identified with this suggestive cocktail's name but as with The Godfather

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Between The Sheets

The classic proportions for a Between the Sheets are most often quoted as being: 30ml (1oz) Light rum 30ml (1oz) Cognac brandy 30ml (1oz) Triple sec liqueur

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Lemon oils add mouthfeel and a delightful flavour, which combine with the botanicals of the gin and vermouth to preset as almost floral.

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Amaro Caldo

A winter's hot digestivo or warming late-night toddy.

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A delicious, spilt base, equal parts, Sweet Manhattan-style cocktail suited to late-night sipping.

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Bill Chandler

Rum character shines in this punchy and fruity Daiquiri variation.

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20 best Passion Fruit Syrup cocktails

Passion Fruit syrup combines exotic topical fruitiness with the cleansing acidy of citrus fruit. It suits rum-based and voluptuous cocktails with fresh

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Rum Cow

A wholesome and very tasty milky dessert Tiki cocktail. Be generous with your dusting of nutmeg.

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Hot Pants

Crème de menthe plays a subtle but crucial role in this palate-cleansing and refreshing aperitivo/digestivo.

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Cool Coral

Light and refreshing with a subtle bitter-sour bite.

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As the name suggests, this low-alcohol and refreshing cocktail suits breakfast/brunch but is equally fitting for a sunny afternoon or early evening aperitivo.

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