The French 75 cocktail celebrates the firepower of the WWI French 75-millimetre field gun. In recent decades, this has become a potent gin based champagne
The cocktails we came across during July and liked enough to add to Difford’s Guide, plus those recipes we’ve revisited and updated.
Lemon is one of the most used cocktail ingredients, so it stands to reason that a liqueur flavoured with prized Italian Amalfi coast lemons should be part
Created by Chris Amirault at Otium, Los Angeles.
We are seeking more cocktail recipes using Suze for this website and a Suze cocktail book we’ll be publishing early in 2018. The kind of drinks we are
With its earthy herbaceous flavours, tequila makes for a both versatile and interesting cocktail base spirit. Traditionally mixed with orange (think triple
My quest to find the perfect Daiquiri and the recipe to replicate it started in 1997 when Dick Bradsell, England’s most famous bartender, said I needed
Wherever you are in the world, when ordering a Daiquiri you need to convey to the bartender exactly what Daiquiri you desire. It is essential to be specific
The Daiquiri bears a close relationship to the Canchanchara, a 19th century Cuban blend of rum, lemon, honey and water, but the Daiquiri’s creation is
In my formative Daiquiri drinking years I followed the convention that a Daiquiri No.1 should be served 'straight-up'. However, I have now reverted to
New Orleans is the spiritual home of the cocktail, and its history is intertwined with grand saloons, fine drinks and jazz. The Ramos Gin Fizz and the
Two cocktails are synonymous for their use of cherry brandy: Blood & Sand and Singapore Sling, and as illustrated by these two classics, cherry brandy
Maraschino is as a delicious a word as it is a liqueur made from sour Marasca cherries. The cherries’ flavour, along with that of its pit (stone) are
When Wimbledon kicks off the British summer has officially begun. Cue hordes of tennis fans making their annual pilgrimage to sit on Aorangi Terrace in
The exact origins of the Mojito and its name are lost in the mists of time. Some trace it back to 1586 and a medicinal drink named after Sir Francis Drake.
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