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Legend has it that Sir Winston Churchill liked his Martinis served without the vermouth actually being added to the drink, just present in the same room.
Adapted from a drink created in 2002 by Douglas Ankrah at The Townhouse bar in Knightsbridge, London. Douglas also founded London's LAB bar which is also
Adapted from David Embury's 1948 The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks. Pronounced 'Ah-bah-Kah-shee Rich-kah-So', the Portuguese name of this Brazilian drink literally
A detailed history of the Sours family of cocktails is available on our Sours cocktails page.
Created by the legendary Dick Bradsell in 1983, you can read the full story behind this popular cocktail, much of it in Dick's own words, on our Espresso
Formula by yours truly (Simon Difford) in 2004.
A signature cocktail for Ketel One Dutch vodka. A detailed history of the Moscow Mule cocktail, of which this drink is a variant, can be found on our
See our White Lady cocktail page for the history of this drink.
Thought to have been first made in 2001 at Clay, a Korean restaurant in New York City, USA.
One of the best-known cocktails from the 1980s.
An infamous cocktail during the 1980s.
More information on the history and variations of the Bloody Mary can be found on our Bloody Mary cocktail page.
Our Spritz page contains information on the history of, and other recipes for, the Spritz family of cocktails.
The Batida (meaning 'shake') is a traditional Brazilian drink.
Adapted from a 2005 recipe by Sam Ross at Milk & Honey, New York City, USA. Sam's original recipe (below) calls for ¾ oz honey-ginger syrup in place of
The story behind the French Martini.
Named after B-52 bombers in Vietnam.
Adapted from a drink created in 2000 by Audrey Saunders at Beacon, New York City, USA. A detailed history of the Moscow Mule cocktail, of which this drink
For the full story behind the origins of the Collins and its many variations see our Collins page.
A popular cocktail in Jamaica.
The Batida (meaning 'shake') is a traditional Brazilian drink and 'Abacaxi' means pineapple in Portuguese, the official language of Brazil. Batida is
Refrigerate ingredients then LAYER in chilled glass by carefully pouring in the following order.
Adapted from 1930 The Savoy Cocktail Book where Harry Craddock says of this drink, Four of these taken in swift succession will unrevive the corpse again.
For information on the history and other variations of the Caipirinha, please see our Caipirinha cocktail page.
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