Delicate pear and aromatic maraschino over a dry wine base.
Bourbon and apricot are a well-established match, and everybody who drinks Manhattan's will recognise how well sweet vermouth and bitters work with bourbon.
Brandy and brandy fortified apple sit harmoniously with rich herbal vermouth complexity.
Bitter grapefruit oils replace the quinine bitterness in the original 1930s version of this refreshing aromatised wine and tequila aperitivo.
Bittersweet, fruity and complex. A summery aperitivo.
This cognac-laced herbal and chocolatey bite-sized libation may leave you glazed but pleased - pleasured even.
Serious yet approachably subtle with hints of vermouth and elderflower dominated by absinthe and gin.
Gin-based and bittersweet, this bright orange drink has a foamy head which may mislead some into thinking it is sweet and easy.
A light and fragrant Sweet Martini style drink with elderflower liqueur and peach bitters.
Overdo the smoke and your cocktail will start to resemble a cigar. Too little and you may find a tad sweet.
Rye whiskey tamed and flavoured by elderflower, Punt E Mes and maraschino.
Take a Moscow Mule and make with apple brandy in place of vodka and you've a Washington's Applejack Mule. Tasty – arguably tastier than a Moscow Mule.
Pucker-up for this bittersweet, gin-laced and aromatised grapefruit sour.
A lightly ginger beer spiced, bittersweet aperitivo or digestivo...
Tangy sweet and sour marmalade flavours combine with the distinctive grassy notes of cachaça.
This bittersweet, orange-pink cocktail may prove challenging for some.
A drink for fans of Chartreuse and aniseed.
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