A perfect Manhattan with bittersweet French amaro rather than aromatic bitters and a balancing dash of sweet maraschino liqueur. If you can't obtain Picon
Delicately flavoured and ever so very slightly sweet. Made with Bacardi Carta Blanca (as it originally was) this delicate cocktail has complex notes of
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
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
Spirituous and herbal. A great alternative to an Old-Fashioned as a late-night sipper.
Manhattan-esque, boozy and delicately spiced.
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
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.
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.
A cherry brandy influenced Sweet Manhattan with extra complexity courtesy of a dash of absinthe.
Bittersweet and Negroni-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.
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