Tony C's original recipe calls for 50ml London dry gin, 10ml marsala dolce (sweet marsala), 5ml dry vermouth and 3 dashes 69 Colebrooke Row made almond
Golden honey in colour and also in flavour. An unusual and great tasting Champagne cocktail.
Complex, yet easy to quaff, with a touch of fizz adding some sparkle.
Liquorice dramatically changes the classic Sour, working harmoniously with the Scotch. I have also tried with bourbon and the result is not nearly so pleasing.
A subtley orange twist on a classic Daiquiri.
Delicate, beautifully balanced and subtly flavoured.
Lightly bittersweet and superbly refreshing, a tasty aperitif cocktail.
It's hard to believe this floral, dry, light golden tipple is so loaded with alcohol. Go easy twinkle toes!
Reminiscent of a Sazerac but with gin and triple sec. Delicate, remarkably fruity and very sippable.
A wonderfully fresh herbal Martini with the distinctive taste of Chartreuse. You'll either love it or hate it.
Fire yellow in colour, this drink features the distinctive flavour of Chartreuse with a citrus supporting cast.
On the bitter side of bittersweet, this is something of a cross between the Italian Spritz and Ernest Hemingway's Death in the Afternoon.
Three ingredients combine harmoniously and, depending on your coffee liqueur, perhaps just the merest tad on the sweet side.
A summery aperitif gin cocktail with crisp tonic water and enlivening champagne, flavoured with hints of vanilla and orange.
A light and fabulously refreshing summery aperitivo, that's also perfect for Christmas.
Byrrh combines well with cognac in this variation on the classic Harvard.
A lemon-tastic Caipirovska.
A subtly flavoured cocktail with a dry, almost tannic edge.
The implausible combination works surprisingly well.
American readers might consider this an Apple Martini based on rum.
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