Cocktails & mixed drinks

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Combustible Edison

Adapted from a recipe by Robert Brother Cleve Toomey, a regarded bartender, DJ and musician. Brother Cleve was a member of the band Combustible Edison

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Adapted from a recipe in Lucius Beebe's 1946 The Stork Club Bar Book.

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Barbary Coast

A Prohibition-era cocktail (1920-1933) of unknown origin, the term Barbary Coast referred to a nine-block area was cantered around Pacific Street (now

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Absolute Gangster

Adapted from a recipe created in 2016 by Ricardo Dynan, global brand ambassador for Absolut vodka. Naturally, the name is a reference to this cocktail

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STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled glass.

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El Patron

Adapted from a recipe created in 2019 by Jorge A. Conde at Smoke & Mirrors, Singapore.

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Vodka Cocktails – the 20 best vodka based cocktails

Vodka's success is partly due to it being marketed from the 1940's as a clear, pure, clean spirit that will mix with anything. Accordingly, it is regarded

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Callahan's Painkiller

Adapted from a recipe created in 2019 by Michael D Callahan at The Compound Collective, Singapore.

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Coffee Cocktails

In 1947, an American journalist, Stanton Delaphane visited the bar at Ireland's Shannon Airport where the bartender made him an Irish Coffee. Stan was

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Bartenders' guide to foraging: Crab apples

Ever tasted a crab apple? These miniature apples may be sour and dry-tasting when raw, but their complex flavour makes them a superb drinks ingredient.

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Public Enemy No.1

Adapted from a recipe created in 2019 by Kiki Moka at Union Group; Jakarta. Kiki's original recipe comprised: 30ml Black Tears Spiced Rum, 20ml Cherry

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Autumn / Fall Cocktails

Summer is fading, leaves are starting to scatter the ground and the weather is turning noticeably chillier. It's not yet time for full-on winter warmers,

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Punch – The history of punch

Punch is widely considered to be the earliest cocktail – the drink all other cocktails emanate from. A great punch is a fine balance between spirit,

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Rum Punch

The classic proportions of this drink are one of sour (lime juice), two of sweet (sugar syrup), three of strong (rum) and four of weak (water/juice/cold

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Cuban Love

Adapted from a recipe created in 2019 by Boo Jing Heng, Tess Bar & Kitchen, Singapore.

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Verdita ('little green') is best described as a green Sangrita and like its blood-coloured cousin, Verdita is traditionally served in Mexico as an accompaniment

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Queen Mother

Adapted from a recipe created in 2014 by Jake Burger at The Portobello Star, London, England. Naturally, Jake's original recipe calls for Portobello Road

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Cachaça Cocktails

As great as the classic Caipirinha is, there's more you can do with Brazil's national spirit. Here are twenty cocktails to make which don't involve muddling

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Sweet Tears of Mine

Adapted from a 2019 recipe created by Shavinraj Gopinath at The Iron Fairies, Bangkok, Thailand.

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Adapted from a recipe by Pip Hanson at Marvel Bar at The Bachelor Farmer, in Minneapolis, USA.