Blend with too much ice and you will have a tasteless slushy drink that will give you brain-ache if you drink it too fast. However, made correctly and
This pale pink cocktail looks delicate and indeed is delicately balanced with a wisp of mezcal smoke. Even if you forgo the infusion and use unflavoured
Tangy pineapple fruit laced with characterful rums. Yumm!
Fruity, aromatic and complex. This is one of our favourite sloe gin cocktails. Photographed in a gorgeously delicate Nick & Nora glass from Artesian Bar,
Arguably, when numbering my fruit cups, I left the best till last. (I skipped number 16 because the number 7 so befits a Tennessee whiskey-based cocktail).
This boozier Spanish take on a Mimosa is authentically made with the juice of oranges from the Valencia region. Perfect for a lazy hot afternoon, preferably
A tasty combination of coffee, chocolate and cream, laced with vodka.
Rusty gold in colour, this is a flavoursome threesome for bourbon lovers.
A crisp apple flavoured sour.
A banana flavoured after-dinner sipper of cocktail with coconut water subtly flavouring and smoothing cognac.
Vodka-laced rich blackberry fruit with faint zest orange.
Berry nice! Was the comment from the other side of the bar when this lightly fruity, botanically influenced fruitini was first bar tested.
Ideally, this Martini should be accompanied by a cigar which compliments the tobacco liqueur.
One of the best and most popular drinks to come out of the 1980s.
This after-dinner classic is rich, creamy and subtly chocolaty.
Deliciously creamy pineapple and coconut enlivened by champagne with rum notes shining through. Variables such as the coconut sorbet used, the pineapple
A cleansing, delicately minty, bittersweet and very complex after-dinner digestivo.
One of those drinks where the bitter oils from the orange zest twist are crucial to its fine balance.
Just three ingredients – rum-laced coffee liqueur topped by a velvety layer of indulgent chilled cream. Basically, a rum-based White Russian but that
Take one per day in the hope it will aid your health, wealth and happiness. Ok, its efficacious effect is most likely to benefit the latter at a cost to
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