A Daiquiri made with flavoursome honey in place of sugar, or a Bee's Knees with rum in place of gin. However you view this, it's damn tasty.
Traditionally a Daiquiri should always be based on light rum but if I should feel like breaking with tradition and using aged rum, I find Embury's 8:2:1
Readers of Embury will know he had a bone dry palate and Martinis made to his specification are just that, and with the correct dilution, fabulous.
Both fresh and refreshing. A subtle hint of peppermint gives zing to this cognac-based cocktail.
Almond and lemon flavoured gin. Subtle, citrus and, despite generous orgeat, fairly dry.
A very wet gin martini dried with a splash of cognac and two dashes of bitters.
I share Embury's appreciation of this fine, delicate Orange Daiquiri. However, I've tweaked his formulation as we found the original somewhat rich and
As Embury says, there would seem to be some sense in using a Scotch-based liqueur and although this version of the Bobby Burns is rarely seen, it is worthy
Rum-laced zesty citrus with an appealing hint of subtle cognac richness.
Looks and tastes great but is a load of hassle to make.
Tastes reminiscent of Cough Candy with a quintet of big-flavoured ingredients combining harmoniously, including a whopping 5ml (1/6oz) of bitters.
A beautifully balanced, flavoursome medley of sweet and sour.
Dry and incredibly aromatic. A perfect aperitif.
A Natural Daiquiri with a refreshing, clean, citrusy, minty edge.
Peach combines wonderfully with bourbon and this drink benefits from that marriage.
Please don't judge this recipe until you have experienced this fruity Daiquiri made homemade grenadine (1 part freshly pressed pomegranate juice and 2
Rum-laced and slightly sweet with hints of apricot fruit.
Salmon pink in colour, the Mañana has a subtle and delicate rum laced apricot flavour.
Grenadine adds a pink-red hue but absinthe ensures this Martini remains dry. Nonetheless, this drink may chase your gloom (blues) away.
Tangy Swedish Punch freshened with orange and lemon juice.
A characterful Daiquiri - pungent Jamaican rum combines with tangy Swedish Punch balanced by lime juice.
Vodka-laced, delightfully clean and cleansing with kummel's distinctive rich caraway and cumin flavour combining well with lime.
Unusually, maple syrup sits with gin in this sour from yesteryear. It sits surprisingly well.
As Jason Clapham, the discerning drinker who brought this cocktail to my attention, says, it's a Champs-Élysées crossed with Sidecar. What could go wrong?
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