As the name suggests this is an almond flavoured Old-Fashioned with medium dry madeira adding wine notes while three different whiskies also add to the
A Sweet Manhattan with cognac substituted for the whiskey.
Spirituous, smoky, earthy, bittersweet, floral, herbal and complex. We've reduced the original serve by one-third to produce a complex, serious and most
Tequila and lime are divine, and this riff on the usually gin-based original Gimlet is as good, although very different with the earthiness of the tequila
Brilliantly balanced and composed, this is a rum-forward boozy digestive with herbal complexity and enlivening ginger to contemplate a great meal and a
An Old-Fashioned improved by the addition of maraschino liqueur.
Mezcal provides the firepower, tamed by sweet vermouth and rich herbal liqueur. A great late-night sipper.
Deliciously simple, boozy, vaguely Negroni-like, very tasty and perfect for late-night sipping.
A cherry brandy influenced Sweet Manhattan with extra complexity courtesy of a dash of absinthe.
Achieving the right dilution and a good chill are essential to the enjoyment of this sublime classic.
The flavour of the overproof rum greatly adds to the character of this Old Fashioned. There are many rum Old Fashioned riffs but this is the recipe that
If you are rightly concerned about chucking expensive absinthe down the drain then consider straining into a shot glass and serve on the side. The seven
A quartet of whiskies: bourbon, rye, blended Scotch and Islay single malt, stirred with, and lightly sweetened and flavoured by amaretto liqueur. The result
Powerful funky rum and delicate cinnamon spice partially tamed by rich fruit and sweetened clove.
Bourbon's sweet notes are lifted and amplified by amaretto's almond flavours. For a slightly drier, more complex version of this drink try a Toasted Almond
Sazerac-like but with fruitiness.
Described by some as being a Brooklyn but perhaps more a bourbon whisky-based Godfather with vermouth.
Cognac and Grand Marnier are well-suited bedfellows in this spirit forward stiff steadier. Dry vermouth combines with these surprisingly well. Adding balance
Almost creamy with vanilla, bittersweet rootiness and cognac.
An Old-Fashioned made with cognac instead of whiskey. Works well.
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