The crisp dry apple freshness that calvados brings to this fruity long drink makes it one of the best base spirits in a fruit cup.
While some struggle to appreciate mezcal its robust, slightly smoky character adds depth and complexity to this delicious summery cocktail.
One of the best classic Scotch cocktails, the Blood & Sand is said to be the Scotch whisky-based cocktail that whisky haters will like. Some may find this
Spirit-led and very slightly sweet, this makes for a delicious late-night tipple.
The pungent flavours of naval rum contribute to this tasty, fruity rum punch and will warm your cockles – m' hearties!
To quote our friends at Hawksmoor, where we discovered this delicious and indulgent cocktail, Our take on a drink that doesn't take itself too seriously
For information on the history and other variations of the Caipirinha, please see our Caipirinha cocktail page.
Tangy pineapple fruit laced with characterful rums. Yumm!
There's a lot of Daiquiri going on in this very tasty vodka-based cocktail – indeed so much that we couldn't help trying the same drink with a rum base
A tangy, balanced combination of rich flavours. The quality of pisco used is crucial to the success of a Pisco Punch.
Tangy, fruity and packed with flavour. Clove spice, fragrant floral pisco and elderflower with a hint of sweet pineapple and sour grapefruit.
Beautifully balanced, fruity and complex with just enough gin to add a spirituous bite.
Rhum Agricole and Allspice Dram play a huge role in what is one of the most complex of all classic Tiki drinks.
This boozier Spanish take on a Mimosa is authentically made with the juice of oranges from the Valencia region. Perfect for a lazy hot afternoon, preferably
This Tiki classic looks a little like frozen stagnant pond water but tastes minty fresh and rather good.
A fantastic combination of adult flavours in a long, thirst-quenching drink. Also great served straight-up.
A crisp apple flavoured sour.
The apricot preserve adds a flavoursome tang to the contemporary classic.
All editorial and photography on diffordsguide.com is copyright protected
© Odd Firm of Sin 2021