Glastonbury, the ultimate British summer music festival occurs annually on what is usually a rainy weekend in late June. Dreadlocked folk, celebrities
Gin challenges even vodka for its cocktail versatility, and as the leading spirit in vintage cocktail books there are plenty of great gin based cocktails
The cocktails we came across during May and liked enough to add to Difford’s Guide, plus those recipes we’ve revisited and updated.
My interest in cocktails began when the craft cocktail scene started to explode. I was fascinated by the ingredients and techniques bartenders were using
Iain Griffiths and Kelsey Ramage “make drinks out of would-be garbage”. They recently presented their Trash Tiki concept as part of Bacardi Brown-Forman's
Pronounced 'Kai-Pur-Een-Ya', this traditional Brazilian cocktail is made by muddling limes with sugar and then adding cachaça and ice. It's a simple rustic
Of the nearly 4,000 cocktails on our database the following 73 stand out as the most eminent. We have particularly selected drinks which:
The cocktails we came across during April and liked enough to add to Difford’s Guide.
The bittersweet almond and vanilla flavour of amaretto mixes brilliantly with dark spirits – particularly whiskey and aged tequila. This versatile liqueur
Cobblers are shaken drinks served with straws in a goblet or Collins glass filled with crushed ice and decorated with fruit and a sprig or two of mint
The cocktails we came across during March and liked enough to add to Difford’s Guide.
Sometimes called a Gaelic Coffee and properly known by its Irish name ‘Caife Gaelach’, the Irish Coffee is traditionally served in a handled or stemmed
Irish whiskey tends not to be peated so usually lacks the subtle smoky notes associated with Scotch whisky, so making its presence somewhat subtler in
You may have thought that winter months in the northern hemisphere were confined to the likes of cauliflowers, leeks and brussels sprouts but it's also
Our friends at Patrón Tequila gave us something of a challenge, “What classic cocktails work well with tequila instead of their original base spirit?
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