Rum, lemon, bitter liqueur and basil combine brilliantly with champagne adding biscuity complexity, crispness and enlivening effervescence.
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
A classic Negroni turned festive with added Christmassy flavours. A proper Christmas cracker!
Think Negroni but with citrus freshness and grape fruitiness.
A fabulous brunch cocktail. How you squeeze (and blend) your oranges is key to achieving the fluffy orange juice that makes this drink special. At New
Blended Irish whiskey replaces richer bourbon in this mellow yet dry riff on the classic Boulevardier.
A Negroni lengthened with sparkling wine. Every Negroni drinker should try this variation
Tart, dry and lightly bitter, but with just enough underlying sweetness to stroke the palate and make another sip so very desirable – a complex, bittersweet
This Negroni-style cocktail is a riff on the Old Pal with bianco vermouth, which has a more mellowing effect on the whiskey than the dry vermouth traditionally
A bittersweet Frozen Margarita. While you're at it, double the recipe and make two!
Delicately bittersweet with balancing citrus sourness and rich floral rose which combine brilliantly with the agave notes of the blanco tequila.
A Negroni riff created in October 2021 by yours truly at the Clocktower in Rye, England.
Lighter in colour and more mellow in flavour than a classic Negroni with sloe gin adding richness and subtle berry flavours.
Basically a Spritzer with a generous splash of Italian red bitter liqueur - dry and very refreshing. The perfect aperitivo.
This vintage aperitivo is lightly bitter and wonderfully complex with distinctive Ferro China, vermouth and Demerara rum favours.
Created in 2017 by Luana Bosello in Italy.
Absinthe and gin delicately lead this subtle cherry-flavoured cocktail. Bitter liqueur adds more colour than flavour, while pink grapefruit freshens.
Some describe the Adonis as The sweet version of the Bamboo but that hardly does this brilliant vintage aperitivo/digestivo, that's off-dry and aromatic
Bittersweet, lightly effervescent, long and refreshing.
Adapted from a recipe created by Thalita Alves in Australia for Campari. Thalita says, There's only one thing I adore almost as much as mixing beautiful
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