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
One of the great classic cocktails. The perfect balance of sweet and sour is enhanced by the incredibly smooth, almost fluffy mouthfeel.
A delicious, spilt base, equal parts, Sweet Manhattan-style cocktail suited to late-night sipping.
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
Use an authentic-tasting distilled old tom gin that's balanced rather than overly sweet, and you'll have a fabulous cocktail.
Inspired by the numerous other Tuxedo recipes, this combines the best of them with a faint hint of sweetness (from the bianco vermouth and old tom gin)
The full flavour of Old Tom gin adds an extra dimension to this classic Gin Fizz. Indeed, it is probably the original Gin Fizz.
This recipe is a very broad interpretation of Ensslin's 1916 original and the Casino recipes that follow in other classic tomes. Although, as Ensslin merely
Fino sherry adds a slight salty 'surf' note to this riff on the classic Turf Club Cocktail.
Reminiscent of a Martini but sans vermouth, sweetened with dash of sugar and balanced by heavy use of bitters.
A medium-dry Gin Collins based on old tom gin. There is much confusion between Tom Collins and John Collins; arguably, the two names are interchangeable
The botanicals in gin combine brilliantly with Byrrh to create a cocktail that works as well as an apéritif as it does a digestif.
Made with an Old Tom gin with amplified botanicals and minimal sugar (some are way too sweet) this is a spiritous and, if you hit the right dilution, tasty
One of those drinks where the bitter oils from the orange zest twist are crucial to its fine balance.
The judicious dashing of bitters makes or breaks this Gimlet-like cocktail which tastes good when made with a dry gin but better when made with an old
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.
Delicate anise and peppermint with citrus freshness. Old Tom gin fortifies and adds piney juniper while amplifying pleasing liquorice notes. A cleansing
This is a cocktail that likes dilution, hence the shot of water in my recipe. And, a spoon full (or ½ spoon) of sugar certainly helps the medicine go
Simple but very tasty, equal parts old tom gin and sweet vermouth with aromatic bitters. Winter's original 1884 recipe calls for Peruvian bitters - I found
Old tom gin with layers of cherry, a hint of bitter-sweetness and a balancing zesty sourness.
A Gin Fizz with pleasing rich raspberry notes, discovered by Charles H. Baker at the Strangers Club in Panama.
I've tried this recipe with 2 to 3 dashes of Angostura and also orange bitters, but I prefer it with 2 dashes of both aromatic (Angostura) and orange bitters,
The botanical notes of old tom with herbal vermouth, zesty citrus and sweet maraschino. Reminiscent of a Last Word without Chartreuse.
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