Use an authentic tasting distilled old tom gin that's balanced rather than overly sweet, and you'll have a fabulous cocktail. I've used dry vermouth to
The Ford Cocktail is a Martini-style cocktail sweetened by both the use of old tom gin and Bénédictine D.O.M. liqueur (not Bénédictine B&B) served
I've Colin Field to thank for my French 75 epiphany. One evening in early June 2017 I was sat at his bar (Bar Hemingway) and he showed me the vintage 75ml
The full flavour of Old Tom gin adds an extra dimension to this classic Gin Fizz. Indeed, it is probably the original Gin Fizz.
One of the great classic cocktails. The perfect balance of sweet and sour is enhanced by the incredibly smooth, almost fluffy mouthfeel.
Inspired by the numerous other Tuxedo recipes, this combines the best of them all (besides the sherry) but with a faint hint of sweetness (from the bianco
Made with an Old Tom gin with amplified botanicals and minimal sugar (some are way too sweet) produces a spiritous and, if you hit the right dilution,
A boozy brandy influenced wet and sweet Martini with a hint of orange. The zesty orange notes help the cleansing attributes of this spirit-forward cocktail,
A Gin Fizz with pleasing rich raspberry notes.
The botanicals in gin combine brilliantly with Byrrh to create a cocktail that works as well as an aperitif as it does a digestif.
This recipe is a very broad interpretation of Ensslin's 1916 original and Casino recipes that followed in other classic tomes. Although as Ensslin merely
One of those drinks where the bitter oils from the orange zest twist are crucial to its fine balance.
The botanical notes of old tom with herbal vermouth, zesty citrus and sweet maraschino. Reminiscent of a Last Word without Chartreuse.
Either drink through the layers or stir before consuming. Fabulously old-school in style, this sweetened port and old tom gin drink resembles chilled mulled
Lime green in colour under a frothy head, lemon fresh and botanical with gin, basil and a hint of celery.
A mere spoon of blanche absinthe washes over ten times as much Old Tom gin in this complex sour which is delicately balanced by a splash of raspberry syrup.
Fino sherry adds a slight salty 'surf' note to this riff on the classic Turf Club Cocktail.
A spirituous bittersweet digestif with notes of each of the four ingredients shining in a harmonious way.
Equal parts old tom gin and layers of cherry flavour with a hint of complex bitter-sweetness and zesty sourness.
A medium-dry Gin Collins.
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