Delicately flavoured and ever so very slightly sweet. Made with Bacardi Carta Blanca (as it originally was) this delicate cocktail has complex notes of
Short for High Proof Rye Manhattan, my only contribution to this cocktail is the name. I have Bob Cook, a Decerning Drinker who on 27th October 2020 left
One sip is never enough of a really good thing – see our Three Gulps Martini.
A beautifully balanced and complex riff on the White Negroni.
A hint of agave syrup sweetness knocks and dilution from the stirred ice knocks back the spirit's fire while opening and releasing agave flavours. If
Tequila and lavender are a match made in heaven, made more complex with herbal wine notes from the vermouth, aromatised by delicately fruity maraschino
Spirit-led and very slightly sweet, this makes for a delicious late-night tipple.
Spirituous, smoky, earthy, bittersweet, floral, herbal and complex. We've reduced the original serve by one-third to produce a complex, serious and most
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.
Mezcal provides the firepower, tamed by sweet vermouth and rich herbal liqueur. A great late-night sipper.
Deliciously simple, boozy, vaguely Negroni-like, very tasty, and perfect for late-night sipping.
Bittersweet and Negro-like with deep herbal, rooty and bark bitterness.
This Negroni-style cocktail riff on the Old Pal, with bianco vermouth which has a more mellowing effect on the whiskey than the dry vermouth traditionally
A great-looking creamy topped after-dinner cocktail.
Tequila, rum, sherry and orange liqueur combine harmoniously in this complex spirit-led, after dinner/late night sipper.
This delicious four to one ratio martini with both vermouth and sherry has a tasty treat to savour with the last gulp.
There's no toffee in this Toffee Negroni in the same way there's no coffee in the Coffee Cocktail yet both drinks are aptly named and delicious.
Boozy yet delicate, beautifully balanced and complex. This Japanese whisky riff on a classic Manhattan benefits from freshening aniseed and minty notes
Like an ultra-smooth and complex Sweet Manhattan served on the rocks.
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