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This is how we prefer our margaritas to be served. Tangy citrus and tequila with a hint of balancing sweetness and a faint salty undertone. We also prefer
Tony C's original recipe calls for 50ml London dry gin, 10ml marsala dolce (sweet marsala), 5ml dry vermouth and 3 dashes 69 Colebrooke Row made almond
A smokin' Margarita. Depending on your palate, you many want to vary the amount of agave syrup – from 2.5ml or even no agave syrup for dry palates to
Chartreuse devotees will love this balanced, tangy drink. I'm one.
Añejo tequila rather than American whiskey dominates this Manhattan riff.
Scotch malt whisky, and particularly Islay single malt balance and work brilliantly with rich crème de cassis and Antica Formula, helped by a generous
There's something about shaking a Dry Martini (as opposed to stirring a Martini) that amplifies the vermouth notes meaning that shaken Martinis need less
Chocolaty bourbon with a freshening herbal blast of Fernet Branca, smoothed by sipping through a Chartreuse cream head. Like meeting the devil hidden beneath
Using a genuinely malty oude genever produces a deliciously retro take on the modern Dry Martini.
I tried making my usual Sweet Manhattan but with añejo tequila as the base spirit and it was not half bad, but there's something about tequila that says
Normally we'd follow convention and honour the Martini name with a V-shaped glass. However, due to the splash of champagne, a coupe seems more in keeping
With is trio of rums at a full measure a piece, this maritime sour is one of the punchiest drinks on the classic roster of Tiki cocktails.
As befits a great Sazerac, The JP is boozy with rich silky cognac smoothing spicy rye whiskey.
With its delicate but assertive caraway-led herbal undertones, this a delicious Martini-style cocktail.
This delicious four to one ratio martini with both vermouth and sherry has a tasty treat to savour with the last gulp.
Boozy yet delicate, beautifully balanced and complex. This Japanese whisky riff on a classic Manhattan benefits from freshening aniseed and minty notes
Sweet white vermouth and generous maraschino liqueur mellow the usual Tuxedo bone dryness while also adding aroma and flavour.
Mezcal and cognac fuel this stirred and strong nightcap sipper.
A boozy brandy influenced wet and sweet Martini with a hint of orange. The zesty orange notes help the cleansing attributes of this spirit-forward cocktail,
Apple and orange laced with bourbon, harmonized by dry vermouth. Spirit-forward and eminently sippable.
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