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The showy way to make a simple hot whisky punch.
As the anonymous writer of the 1887 edition of the Professor's book comments, The name of this drink is a misnomer, as coffee and bitters are not to be
A balanced – not sweet, nor sour or strong – refreshing short whisky cocktail.
Bready genever with a hint of orange curaçao adding flavour and the merest touch of sweetness balancing Boker's Bitters. If you don't have Boker's to
Lightly sweetened and diluted cognac flavoured with almond and a hint of spice.
This brandy-influenced Sweet Manhattan is best mixed by throwing and enjoyed when the odd bubble still rests on its surface.
This age old cocktail is said to have been the drink for which the waxed paper straw was invented. To quote Harry Johnson, from his 1882 Bartender's Manual,
A warming and filling winter's meal in itself. This recipe will fill six small toddy glasses or Tom & Jerry mugs (each 20cl capacity to brim), and given
The rich style of genever combines wonderfully with orange liqueur in this balanced classic.
Fruity yet complex with the oak maturation of both spirits and liqueurs adding depth of flavour.
The classic randy – port and brandy combo – with tart freshening lemon balanced with a touch of sugar.
Adapted from the first-known appearance of this recipe in Jerry Thomas' 1862 The Bar-tenders Guide and then repeated in his 1876 and 1887 editions. Jerry
This aniseed-flavoured mix tastes surprisingly tame but includes a shot of the notorious green fairy.
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