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.
This long refreshing fruity cocktail mimics the characteristics of a Pimm's Cup but with the punch and fullness flavour, reminiscent of distant decades
Crisp, light and refreshing. Delicately simple yet with perfectly balanced complexity of flavours. For an even better Daiquiri: In place of sugar syrup,
This 6:2:1 (6 parts rum, 2 parts lime and 1 part sugar) Daiquiri recipe emerged after an afternoon's Daiquiri experimentation with five of the UK's most
A float of Kirsch eau-de-vie adds wonderfully fruity aromatics to an otherwise classic Natural Daiquiri.
To quote a long time Californian and frequent visitor to America's Southwest, this recipe is a classic Margarita but with a few tweaks. Usually a silver/blanco
Rye whiskey and cognac combine harmoniously in this delicious julep.
Think gin-based Mojito – refreshing and easy drinking.
Whisky works brilliantly in a fruit cup, arguably even better than gin. The spice and robustness of American rye whiskey adds a pleasing backbone to this
While some struggle to appreciate mezcal- its robust, slightly smoky character adds depth and complexity to this delicious summery cocktail.
Pisco (and Peruvian bitters) add a distinctive south American touch to this summery drink. Ripe grape notes emerge and add to the drink's citrussy fruitiness.
This is how we prefer our margaritas to be served. Tangy citrus and tequila with a hint of balancing sweetness and a faint salty undertone. We also prefer
There's a splash of cola in this fruit cup and the classic marriage of rum and cola sings out in this flavoursome summery, almost tropical, fruit cup.
Perhaps Pimm's chose the number '2' for the Scotch whisky based version of their summer cup because it was the second best – Scotch is certainly one
Spiritous and fresh – if you like Natural Daiquiris then perhaps try this. The unaged rye spirit sits brilliantly with the vermouth and maraschino with
A fabulous brunch cocktail. How you squeeze (and blend) your oranges is key to achieving the fluffy orange juice that makes this drink special. At New
The Tom Collins was originally made with genever, so this is the original Collins. However, old tom gin replaced genever on a Tom Collins, relegating genever
Minty fresh pineapple transports the Caipirinha into the realm of tropical drinks.
The pungent flavours of naval rum contribute to this tasty, fruity rum punch and will warm your cockles – m' hearties!
A superbly refreshing cocktail on a hot day. Blend with too much ice and you will have a tasteless slushy drink that will give you brain-ache if you drink
Hit the perfect proportions and you will strike a wondrous balance of flavoursome rum, gin botanicals, limey sourness and fruity sweetness.
Traditionally a Daiquiri should always be based on light rum but if I should feel like breaking with tradition and using aged rum, I find Embury's 8:2:1
Strike a balance between spirituous strength, citrus acidity, herbal complexity, bitterness from the aromatised wine and rich chocolate, and this cocktail
For information on the history and other variations of the Caipirinha, please see our Caipirinha cocktail page.
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