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
Glowing red, the Negroni manages to be both sophisticated and simple at the same time and is definitely for a grown-up palate - for many it's simply too
Despite the generous dose of Italian 'sweet' vermouth, rye whiskey shines in this harmonious Sweet Manhattan-like dry cocktail.
Spirituous, smoky, earthy, bittersweet, floral, herbal and complex. I've reduced the original serve by one-third to produce a complex, serious and most
This tequila riff on the usually gin-based original Gimlet harnesses the earthiness of the tequila to add an extra dimension which more than compensates
Orange curaçao adds a touch of zest orange to this riff on a Gimlet.
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.
Rich and slightly sweet but dried and balanced by herbal bitterness, perhaps the ultimate digestivo.
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
Stirred, strong and boozy - very boozy. Manhattan/Brooklyn-like. Rye whiskey-based with aromatised wine complexity and apricot brandy adding a touch of
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
Banana liqueur and brandy go shockingly well together, here toned with sherry and bitters.
Banana fruitiness subtly flavours and lightens a base of rye whiskey and cognac with absinthe adding delicate anise notes.
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