An aromatic, dry blend. Modern bartending convention would suggest that this drink should be stirred. However, it's much better shaken. Go easy with the
Light and fragrant with black tea, elderflower and the botanical influence of gin.
It's hard to believe this floral, dry, light golden tipple is so loaded with alcohol. Go easy twinkle toes!
Elderflower liqueur mellows and boosts floral notes in the cognac, while dashes of absinthe dries and adds a robust hint of aniseed.
Floral elderflower and tequila with bittersweet gentian and refreshing lemon.
A slightly sweet, hopefully crowd-pleasing, combo of gin, elderflower and white wine.
As the name suggests, a floral, lavender-influenced margarita.
The floral notes of elderflower combine wonderfully with the herbaceous tequila and citrusy lime.
Floral, minty and herbal with a dry finish.
Dry (but far from bone dry), aromatic and floral.
Brother, forgive me, I've tweaked your cocktail in the quest for harmony between whiskey, elderflower, falernum, and lime. Ideally, I also add 5ml (1 spoon)
Tequila replaces gin in this riff on the classic Last Word, with the amount of maraschino slightly reduced to accommodate the introduction of lavender
Spirituous apple and rich elderflower with herbal dry vermouth and gentian complexity, finished with the merest hint of anise courtesy of a dash of absinthe.
My recipe remains pretty faithful to Craddock's classic 1930s proportions, but in line with modern bartending conventions, I now disregard Craddock's instructions
This rum-laced cocktail has attractive savoury flavours with a tangy sourness and floral elderflower.
Fabulously light, almost creamy, floral and slightly sweet.
A long, easy drinking summer cooler.
A great summer afternoon drink. Fresh lemon with elderflower and tonic.
Funky rum and coconut water enveloped in zesty orange, rose and faint minty freshness.
Elderflower liqueur replaces aromatised wine in this riff on a classic Corpse Reviver No.2. This means the bitter oils from the lemon zest twist are crucial
Rhubarb flavours shine in this tall floral lavender sour.
Dry but not bone dry with aromatic hints of grass and elderflower.
Subtle, fruity and one of my favourite champagne/sparkling wine cocktails.
Borrowing its name from both BA High Life magazine and the highball glass it is served in, this refreshing long drink combines the botanical complexity
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