A riff on a Dry Manhattan given extra depth by the addition of dessert wine and whiskey bitters.
In Mexico the quality of the homemade Sangrita can make or break a bar. This recipe is spicy and slightly sweet and perfect for chasing tequila.
An ostentatious little number.
Verde is Spanish for green and Verdita is best described as being a green herbal Sangrita with pineapple adding a hint of tropical fruit and sweetness.
Cachaça-laced, bite-sized, and delicious with rich smoothing honey balancing sharp zesty lime.
Peated whisky replaces mezcal in this riff on the bartenders' favourite M&M.
My own preference is to sip half-sized serves of CIA from a Copita cup – it's too tasty to appreciate in a gulp.
When you get to the end of the beer the shot glass lifts and the whiskey is released as a chaser. I should point out that in these days of discernment,
Damson and amaretto sharpened by lemon juice.
A 57 T-bird, or 1957 Ford Thunderbird to give it its full title, immortalised in the Beach Boys' song 'Fun Fun Fun', was the classic car for any 1950s'
Far from sophisticated but appropriately named.
Essentially a gin and tonic bomb. To quote a Portobello Star regular, the thinking man's Jager Bomb.
Moreish combination of coffee and raspberries topped with cream.
Custardy, strangely enough.
Irish cream liqueur adds a creamy mocha note to this Shaft version but some make with cream and others milk, either combining all ingredients prior to
In Mexico the quality of the homemade Sangrita can make or break a bar. The Sangrita in this trio is spicy and slightly sweet.
Nutty sweetness sharpened with lemon.
Coffee and orange spiked with tequila. The trio layer well and combine to make a tasty shot (perhaps stir together and sip to savour the experience rather
A great way to start the day, or end a meal.
A bite-sized vodka take on the Margarita.
A great liquorice and coffee drink to sip or shoot.
Probably the best-known and most popular shot.
A surprisingly palatable and balanced shot.
The use of a dry, or at least not so sweet, espresso-style coffee liqueur is essential to the flavour and balance of this rum-laced nutty coffee shot.
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