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This subtly mandarin orange-influenced Sweet Manhattan is made drier and all the more complex, not by dashes of bitters, but by a slug of Italian amaro.
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 sweet and sour almond daiquiri. Like other daiquiris, this cocktail benefits from dilution so, depending on your ice, consider adding 7.5ml (¼oz) or
Whisps of characterful whisky lace this spirit-forward bittersweet late-night sipper.
Basically, a classic Manhattan with amaro in place of sweet vermouth. Heavier in style and with distinctive bitter chocolate and light spice.
Raspberry and rich almond tamed by lime with underlying cognac character.
There may be some chocolate in your coffee liqueur and perhaps cocoa beans play a role in the amaro, but like the Coffee Cocktail (which has no coffee)
Bittersweet with zesty citrus and subtle carbonation lifting and enlivening deeper rooty and herbal notes.
We do like a pun and this one is a particularly tasty aperitivo.
Big flavours combine harmoniously in this Manhattan riff which substitutes bitters for an amaro.
Negroni in name and Negroni in style with the sweetness of Aperol countered by the use of amaro.
Bittersweet and spicy this is a warming, comforting winter aperitivo.
A delicious stirred down, grappa laced aperitif or summertime digestif.
A refreshing Pimm's Cup-like. A great long drink to come home to.
A hardcore but sublime drink.
With a whopping 15ml of bitters on top of 15ml amaro (Italian for bitter) and a punchy 45ml high-proof rye whiskey, this cocktail perhaps would have been
Spirit-forward and bittersweet.
Cognac, amaretto and amaro, aromatised with vanilla bitters and Islay single malt.
Smoky peaty notes from Islay single malt whisky dominate this spirit-forward and bittersweet sipper of a cocktail.
Bittersweet with rich jammy apricot and a touch of tart citrus freshness, this cocktail teeters on being sweet but manages to remain balanced.
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