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Classically a three-equal parts Perfect Martini is called the Queen. My Jubilee rendition of a Queen Martini uses Dubonnet Red (said to be one of the Queen's
Medium-dry, spiritous aromatised apple with delicate grape/berry fruit and faint orange.
Chocolatey notes emerge from this Rob Roy-like cocktail.
Bittersweet with herbal botanical complexity.
Two-parts cognac to one-part aromatised wine with the faintest note of rich aromatic rose. A late-night libation.
Cognac stirred with rich herbal and heather honey Drambuie, along with aromatised wine. Aromatic bitters add complexity depth.
Boozy and complex with delicate fruit, spice and bitterness. A very agreeable late-night tipple.
Gin-forward with a kiss of aromatised wine and maraschino. For a more delicate Kiss, cut the gin back to 45ml or even 30ml and add one or two dashes respectively
Cognac with red berry and red wine notes with faint honeycomb.
A balance between citrus and berry sweetness forms the heart of this cognac-based cocktail.
Dry and spiritous but rounded and mellowed by subtle red grape and maraschino cherry fruitiness. Best enjoyed as a late-night sipper.
Rust-coloured, spirituous and bittersweet with assertive fernet herbal notes. Good as an aperitivo but brilliant as a digestivo.
Pot still Jamaican rum adds delicate but distinctive funky notes to this lightly sweet fruity gin-laced cocktail.
Rich and voluptuous with cognac-laced cherry and vinous complexity.
Fruity yet dry, almost earthy, with a delicate smokiness.
Equal parts gin, aromatised wine and vermouth combine harmoniously in this pleasant, clean sippin' stirred down aperitivo.
Vinous bittersweet vanilla massaged oak rum.
This aromatic Martini with a florish has rich orange notes followed by a dry fino sherry finish.
Dry, spiced wine impregnated with apple - pretty damn good.
This drink benefits from a long, chilling and diluting stir. The result is Martini in style, fruity yet dry.
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