Fruity, light, well-balanced and easy-drinking.
Citrusy fresh and herbaceous, particularly caraway from the Kummel, with tequila providing the backbone.
Lightly or well-aged rum invigorating with dry champagne, freshened by a touch of lime and balanced by honeyed richness. Described by some as being a
This short sharp cocktail is best described as a Banana & Fino Sherry Gin Sour. The fino and banana notes are subtle, so subtle that it is not obviously
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.
A Daiquiri that is light on lime and elongated with coconut water. Delicious and very refreshing.
Mouth-puckeringly dry this is a great aperitivo with quinine, fino sherry, gin botanicals and citrus all singing harmoniously.
Medium-dry, herbal, fruity, refreshing and delightfully different. Best served as an aperitivo.
Best described as A vodka daiquiri with a hint of herbal peppermint courtesy of Galliano.
Full-on tangy fresh blood orange with a subtle gin backbone, bittersweet herbal notes and vermouth complexity.
Vivid blue with a pale blue head, this is a striking cocktail. It also packs a whopping 45ml (1½oz) of blue curaçao but is far from being a disco drink.
The cinnamon dusting which crowns this cocktail adds light spice to what is a mellow Aged Rum Daiquiri with subtle herbal complexity.
Bittersweet and complex with underlying cachaça character. Perfect as an aperitivo.
A rye whiskey-based Whisky Sour without egg white but with a red wine float. One of a family of Whiskey Sours - see also New York Sour. This Sour has
Crisp dry apple with delicate quinine tonic bitterness.
Sweet 'n' sour, salt 'n' vinegar served with dry celery gin crunch – a cocktail to awaken your senses.
A gin sour with faint smoky mezcal, saline and vegetal notes.
A riff on the White Negroni with the cognac replacing half of the gin. Fittingly 'Charente' references the Cognac area of France.
A suitably Italian riff on the classic Corpse Reviver with Strega liqueur.
The Cosmopolitan was originally made with citrus vodka but this recipe works just as well with unflavoured vodka, and when a good quality cranberry juice
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