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,
There’s no glossing over it, the 1980s were grim for cocktail culture. Bar owners opted for mechanical solutions to a bartending skills deficit. Rather
The 1990s was the decade when what has been dubbed “the cocktail renaissance” started and what some describe as “craft cocktails” became fashionable.
STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.
Iconic cocktails mark every decade as much as charting songs, fashion and design. People remember, or think they remember what they were drinking and these
Possibly from Alabama and usually served too long to slam but with a good, rhythmic, rhyming name. The Alabama Slammer has numerous recipes but all contain
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
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