Cream and a touch of rich dark chocolate smooth scotch whisky and gin without smothering them. This may be a creamy drink but it remains 'serious' and
This riff on a classic Espresso Martini has great depth of flavour with cacao and currant notes.
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.
Zingy, sweet and sour, fruity and bourbon laced.
Normally we'd follow convention and honour the Martini name with a V-shaped glass. However, due to the splash of champagne, a coupe seems more in keeping
Peat smoky whisky subtly influences this complex and silky-smooth rum flip.
As the name suggests this slightly sweet citrusy apricot cocktail is best enjoyed after a hearty meal.
Bittersweet with cider harmoniously combining with Italian red bitter liqueur and rosso vermouth.
There's a touch of Tiki to this pineapple rum sour that's made distinctive by peppermint and herbal flavours.
Balanced tangy citrus, fresh basil and gin botanical complexity.
The combination of honey and lemon suggests flu relief but don't wait for an ailment before trying this soothing concoction. The beneficial addition of
Assam tea adds delicate tannins and a touch of smoke to this honey gin sour.
Floral, honeyed, herbal and vodka laced.
Brandy-based, bittersweet and herbal. A good after-dinner digestif.
The variation, the non-combusted merely Edison or The Edisonian, which calls for all the ingredients (inc. brandy) to be stirred together with ice, is
A dry bourbon-based citrussy sour lifted by rich aged rum complexity. Perhaps also try the regarded riff on this classic by Scott Kennedy of Café Cancale,
This three equal part cocktail makes for a perfect aperitivo.
This gin, Barolo Chinato and Peychaud's bitters trio is remarkably reminiscent of a Negroni.
Due to a lack of orange liqueur, this is not strictly a Margarita. However, the red wine float fits the name and sipping the underlying 'margarita' through
Chocolate and coffee flavours from the spiced rum are central to this spirit-forward aperitivo/digestivo.
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