SHAKE all ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled glass.
Made with vodka as a base this drink would be called a Madras. Overproof rum adds both strength and flavour.
POUR ingredients into chilled glass and two-thirds fill with crushed ice. SWIZZLE with a swizzle stick (or churn with a barspoon). Add more crushed ice to fill and SWIZZLE some...
Method; SHAKE first 6 ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled (cubed ice) tiki mug (or large Collins glass). Top with crushed ice and then top with prosecco.
Shaking not only mixes a drink, it also chills, dilutes and aerates it. Along with stirring shaking is the most common technique employed to mix cocktails.
When straining a shaken drink, a Hawthorn strainer tends to be used, but when straining a stirred drink it is traditional to use a Julep strainer. Both designs of strainer allow...
Vodka is a clear spirit which can be produced from anything containing starch or sugar - including potatoes, sugar beet molasses and, most commonly, grain. Over the past forty...
The spectrum of rum ranges from light, vodka-like extra-light white rums through to characterful cognac-like aged rums with Navy, Dunder and such like in between. If that were not...
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
With its earthy herbaceous flavours, tequila makes for a both versatile and interesting cocktail base spirit. Traditionally mixed with orange (think triple
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