Bourbon and apricot are a well established match made in Heaven, and everybody who drinks Manhattan's will recognise how well sweet vermouth and bitters
Delicate pear and aromatic maraschino over a wine base.
This Martini-style drink doesn't take any prisoners. Go easy.
Serious yet approachably subtle with hints of vermouth and elderflower dominated by absinthe and gin.
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.
Gin-based and bittersweet, this bright orange drink has a foamy head which may mislead some into thinking it is sweet and easy.
Rye whiskey tamed and flavoured by elderflower, Punt E Mes and maraschino.
Maraschino and Campari balance perfectly. Fruity yet dry and complex.
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.
Tangy sweet and sour marmalade flavours combine with the distinctive grassy notes of cachaça.
A drink for fans of Chartreuse and aniseed.
This bitter-sweet, orange-pink drink may prove challenging for non-Campari drinkers.
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