A contemporary spicy twist on the American classic Long Island Iced Tea.
While some struggle to appreciate mezcal- its robust, slightly smoky character adds depth and complexity to this delicious summery cocktail.
Vodka's clean neutrality allows the fruity flavours in this summery cocktail to shine. Of the original line-up of seven different Pimm's spirit bases,
Does indeed taste reminiscent of alcoholic root beer.
A fruit cup is just not as fruity when made with any other spirit – yes cachaça is distilled from fermented sugar cane juice rather than fruit, but
This dog's bite is hidden by cream.
The crisp dry apple freshness that calvados brings to this fruity long drink makes it one of the best base spirits in a fruit cup.
Whiskey and cola with extra interest courtesy of several other spirits and lemon juice.
Aged rum's sweet notes add a richness to this flavoursome fruit punch, seemingly adding tropical fruitiness.
Something of a student drink, this tastes better than it sounds.
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).
Light, floral and, due to the tannins in the jasmine tea, refreshingly dry.
* BEWARE: Although free of cane sugar and beet sugar, this cocktail contains small amounts of fructose sugars from the agave nectar used in the Agave Sec
Basically a Cuba Libre made with tequila in place of rum and an all-important pinch of salt.
We were recommended this cocktail with the comment that it tastes like an alcoholic cola cube sweet. It does.
Hard to hate but the cola and lime dominate the subtle gin flavours.
Just as it says on the tin – a smoky malt and cola. This simple but delicious drink perhaps doesn't need bitters or even a twist but it's better with
Sip through orange and coffee liqueur to a gin-laced orange cola drink.
Tennessee is rich in musical heritage with Nashville often referred to as music city. Jack in Black is a tribute to the Man in black himself: Johnny Cash,
Not for the faint-hearted.
Not quite the root of all evil, but tasty all the same.
A punch-like long drink.
'Brandy' and cola with a hint of Angostura bitters. Try and see why the Chileans enjoy it.
Despite being in a relatively small proportion to all the other ingredients in this summery cocktail, tequila's distinctive notes shine through in the
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