A riff on Sam Ross' Paper Plane this makes for a delicious aperitivo. I like to add 2 drops saline solution.
Spirituous, smoky, earthy, bittersweet, floral, herbal and complex. I've reduced the original serve by one-third to produce a complex, serious and most
A bittersweet Manhattan-style lightly sparkling cocktail.
A Monkey Wrench is classically just rum, grapefruit juice and bitters – my version's a little different. Monkey 47 gins complex botanicals sit with a
Salmon pink in colour. Mezcal adds earthy smoky complexity to this bittersweet, citrusy fresh, aperitivo Last Word riff. And indeed, getting naked can
This pink/rust red drink is bittersweet with underlying bourbon character and lemon zestiness.
A delicious trio of flavours meets in harmony. Tart ruby grapefruit and lemon, subtle bitterness, and rich elderflower.
This appropriately sunset-coloured cocktail serves a cacophony of flavours that combine to deliver a symphony of surprisingly harmonious sips.
There's no toffee in this Toffee Negroni in the same way there's no coffee in the Coffee Cocktail yet both drinks are aptly named and delicious.
Smoky, tangy and complex with layers of flavour, although happily mezcal dominates.
Bittersweet zesty orange with deep herbal complexity. Great for a summer afternoon or an evening aperitivo.
Slightly sweet, herbal, refreshing and quaffable. The good folk at Aperol, the aperitivo liqueur brand most identified with the Spritz, recommend equal
A bittersweet and lightly chili spicy aperitivo to awaken your taste buds.
Bittersweet and complex with underlying cachaça character. Perfect as an aperitivo.
Rust coloured and bittersweet with cachaça and elderflower.
Easy drinking, neither sweet or sour, this cocktail with its subtle coffee notes suits breakfast, teatime or aperitivo but was originally created as a
Mezcal-forward, but in flavour rather than a spirituous way, indeed this bittersweet aperitivo s relatively restrained on the boozy front.
Tequila charged, delicately bittersweet undertones sit with rich almond syrup.
A mezcal inspired variation of the Last Word with a refreshing, spirit-forward blend of ingredients.
Beautifully balanced bitter-sweetness with tequila and mezcal sitting harmoniously with cherry and aperitivo liqueurs, with lemon freshness. A perfect
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