Beautifully balanced, fruity and complex with just enough gin to add a spirituous bite.
Delicately smoky mezcal forms the backbone of this delicious, bittersweet refreshing cocktail.
Fresh, clean and fruity with honeyed notes. Choose your honey wisely. If using honey rather than honey syrup, stir 2 spoons of honey with the lemon juice
Concentrated lightly herbal apple with subtle zesty citrus. Quick to make and stupidly simple yet delicious.
Well-balanced, complex and refreshing.
Sure to warm and fairly good.
Fresh, juicy cucumber and elderflower with Irish whiskey and zesty lemon.
Subtle, fruity and one of my favourite champagne/sparkling wine cocktails.
Aptly named - it is indeed blossom-like with subtle floral elderflower, yet also balanced and serious.
A long, easy drinking summer cooler.
The floral notes of elderflower combine wonderfully with the herbaceous tequila and citrusy lime.
A mint-influenced Whiskey Sour.
Tequila-based, zesty and bitter before turning bittersweet. In March 2022, I cut the volume of gentian liqueur from 15ml (½oz) back to 7.5ml (¼oz) so
This Reverse Martini-style cocktail originally featured a floating salted cherry blossom as a garnish. This is not just for looks, the hint of saltiness
Imagine a delicately clove influenced Daiquiri but with the bready influence of poitín, then you are some way towards imagining the taste of this refreshing
The light green colour comes from the sugar snap peas and their delicate flavour sits well in this floral Aviation-style cocktail.
Rhubarb flavours shine in this tall floral lavender sour.
Gently bitter rhubarb - a very tasty aperitivo.
Surprisingly tasty and very refreshing. Forget rhubarb & custard.
Sprays of oils from both orange and lemon zest twists aid the fine balance of this bittersweet aperitivo, which fittingly has become known by many as an
Basically, a gin and juice but the orange juice is of the bloody variety and amplified by orange curaçao and orange bitters with vermouth adding rich
Adapted from a recipe created circa 1950s by Don The Beachcomber.
A riff on a Royal Daiquiri with lemon juice in place of lime.
This mustard coloured, medium dry, cognac-based drink harnesses the uniquely herbal edge of Bénédictine.
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