Hit the perfect proportions and you will strike a wondrous balance of flavoursome rum, gin botanicals, limey sourness and fruity sweetness.
A Bloody Mary Cocktail with a hint of bell pepper freshness and a touch of sherry.
Honey and vanilla laced with white rum and charged with champagne. Perfect for Valentine's Day.
Rich apricot and apple with a backbone of botanical gin. Balanced rather than dry or sweet. This drink looks better when stirred but the Harry Craddock's
A fabulous drink, especially when VEP Chartreuse, family reserve cognac and 20 year old tawny port are used as per the original Starlight Room recipe.
Classic proportions to this drink are most often quoted as being: 1 rum, 1 cognac, 1 triple sec and 1/4 lemon juice but three shots of 40% alcohol and
Fruity in every sense of the word – not to mention estery with namesake dundery rum notes taking centre stage. (Flavours are somewhat reminiscent of
Fruity, very slightly sweet and suitably pink in colour.
This is basically a Sweet Martini influenced by the addition of bittersweet and aromatic Fernet Branca.
This lavender pink drink is everything you (or your partner) might want for a Valentine’s tipple. It is the right colour, includes parfait amour liqueur
Simple but tasty, harnessing the flavour of passion fruit.
Creamy chocolate vanilla fudge with faint orange and a hint of gin.
Looks stunning and gives the drinker the option to sip or swirl to mix the sweet liqueur base into the body of the drink.
A floral riff on a classic Cosmopolitan. The quality of rose liqueur used makes or breaks this romantically themed cocktail. Photographed in a glass from
Sweet and sour and very fruity - like a good Valentine’s date.
Perhaps serve with a shot glass of champagne on the side so this cocktail literally contains a glass and a half. The picture of the glass and a half of
A flirtatious little number that slips down easily.
Champagne replaces Bourgogne Aligoté white wine in this 'Royal' rendition of Mayor Canon Kir's classic aperitif. Easy to make, easy to drink.
Serious yet approachably subtle with hints of vermouth and elderflower dominated by absinthe and gin.
Delicate, complex and balanced with enough fruit and veg to make your five-a-day.
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