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A perfect Manhattan with bittersweet liqueur rather than aromatic bitters and a balancing dash of sweet maraschino liqueur. If you can't obtain Picon
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
When made with Bacardi Carta Blanca (as it originally was) this delicate and so very slightly sweet cocktail has complex notes of blue cheese with faintly
With thanks to Bob Cook, a Discerning Drinker, who on 27th October 2020 left a comment with the recipe for this delicious high-proof whiskey, equal parts
As the name suggests this is an almond flavoured Old-Fashioned with medium dry madeira adding wine notes while three different whiskies also add to the
Tony C's original recipe calls for 50ml London dry gin, 10ml marsala dolce (sweet marsala), 5ml dry vermouth and 3 dashes 69 Colebrooke Row made almond
One sip is never enough of a really good thing – see our Three Gulps Martini.
A 2:1 Dry Martini that's like no gin or vodka comparison – it's arguably better.
A beautifully balanced and complex alpine-influenced riff on a White Negroni.
A hint of agave syrup sweetness and dilution from the stirred ice knocks back the spirit's fire while opening and releasing agave flavours. (If you don't
Spirituous and herbal. A great alternative to an Old-Fashioned , as a late-night sipper.
Tequila and lavender are a match made in heaven, made more complex with herbal wine notes from the vermouth and aromatised by delicately fruity maraschino
This recipe combines elements from the world's most respected writers of vintage recipes – the base formula comes from Craddock's 1930 The Savoy Cocktail
Manhattan-esque, boozy and delicately spiced.
Spirit-led and very slightly sweet, this makes for a delicious late-night tipple.
Delicately enriched whisky, sake and coco water – a trio that sits together harmoniously.
Spirituous, smoky, earthy, bittersweet, floral, herbal and complex. I've reduced the original serve by one-third to produce a complex, serious and most
My favourite way to enjoy Chartreuse. Especially good when made with V.E.P Chartreuse.
A bittersweet, herbal old-school drink that's in line for rediscovery.
Mouth-puckeringly dry this is a great aperitivo with quinine, fino sherry, gin botanicals and citrus all singing harmoniously.
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