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We have chosen a 5:1 ratio as our 'preferred' stirred Dry Martini specification in deference to David Embury who writes of this drink in his The Fine Art
Bone dry - a superbly cleansing Martini. Through experimentation we have found that 15:1 Martinis are better shaken rather than stirred. Conversely 3:1
Rye whiskey and cognac combine harmoniously in this delicious julep.
Añejo tequila rather than American whiskey dominates this Manhattan riff.
This Bamboo recipe achieves a 'perfect' balance between the dry mineral notes of fino sherry in contrast to both rich bianco and dry vermouths. Classically,
Dry, delicate. Aromatic and complex.
A delectable Manhattan, with a champagne float.
More approachable than a stirred Dry Martini and downright soft compared to a Naked Martini.
The challenge, and indeed the opportunity, with the Bronx is to strike the perfect balance between the botanical flavours of the gin, vermouths and zesty
Reminiscent of a classic champagne cocktail with cognac, champagne and zesty orange flavours dominating. It’s surprising how little cherry brandy notes
Delicately enriched whisky, sake and coco water – a trio that sits together harmoniously.
There's something about shaking a Dry Martini (as opposed to stirring a Martini) that amplifies the vermouth notes meaning that shaken Martinis need less
A Dry Martini named after Franklin Roosevelt and garnished with two olives.
Readers of Embury will know he had a bone dry palate and Martinis made to his specification are just that, and with the correct dilution, fabulous.
A refreshing riff on a Mezcal Margarita with enlivening chili heat.
While the name may suggest aggression this aperitivo is gentle, caressing, and only moderately flinted in alcohol.
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
Fragrant apricot eau-de-vie nestles alongside piney gin botanicals with faint sweetness from herbal vermouth.
A Gin Salad is made like a regular Dry Martini but with three olives and two cocktail onions as garnish. They should be pushed onto the stick in the following
Brilliantly balanced and composed, this is a rum-forward boozy digestive with herbal complexity and enlivening ginger to contemplate a great meal and a
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