Hit the perfect proportions and you will strike a wondrous balance of flavoursome rum, gin botanicals, limey sourness and fruity sweetness.
A creamy and slightly sweet dessert-style cocktail that's made more serious by the addition of a transformational spoon of raspberry eau-de-vie. (If you
Basically, a whisky sour served over crushed ice with a dash of rich crème de mûre. For whisky drinkers this Scotch whisky riff on Dick Bradsell’s
Raspberry and pineapple laced with vodka. Easy drinking and very fruity.
The broadside firepower of navy rum balances sweet pineapple and coconut in what is an all too delicious Tiki-style libation.
Deliciously simple, fruity and ridiculously easy to drink. The quality and freshness of your pineapple juice is key to the success of this cocktail, which
Galliano adds the wall (as in Harvey Wallbanger) and some herbal peppermint to this Slow Comfortable Screw. Yes, the name's corny but made with fresh orange,
If you're the kind to opt for a splash of flavoured syrup at the coffee shop, then this variation on Dick Bradsell's original Espresso Martini is for you.
Dependent on your raspberry syrup (homemade is best) you'll either have a beautifully fruity and refreshing drink, or one that's a tad on the sweet side.
Probably the best-known and most popular shot.
Dessert by name and dessert by nature: naughty but nice.
Not too sweet. The gin character shines through the fruit.
As the name suggests, reminiscent of alcoholic crème anglaise.
This apéritif-style cocktail perfectly fits its name. That said, fans of Italian fizz will be interested to learn how well this spritz works when made
This vodka laced cocktail is indeed tangy and golden (well light orange) with a pleasing banana chew flavour.
A Blood & Sand made with tequila. A classic Scotch whisky based Blood & Sand is made with equal parts of all four ingredients, but the cherry brandy, vermouth
Reminiscent of a well-known coconut rum liqueur but very much drier and more complex with lime adding sourness and bitters playing a crucial role.
If you haven't got to grips with Scotch but like amaretto, try this delicately ginger almond combination.
A contemporary spicy twist on the American classic Long Island Iced Tea.
Perhaps best summarised as being an 'Apple and Grape Margarita, the flavours combine harmoniously in what is a well-balanced drink.
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