Crisp, light and refreshing. Delicately simple yet with perfectly balanced complexity of flavours. Grind white caster sugar in a mortar and pestle to
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
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
A float of Kirsch eau-de-vie adds wonderfully fruity aromatics to an otherwise classic Natural Daiquiri.
Sweet and sour with rich apple flavours and a brandy backbone.
Some folk make this cocktail with honey syrup rather than maple syrup. Honey does indeed make for a tasty cocktail and is stipulated in the Brown Derby
Like a rum-laced pineapple cream soda served with a wedge of lime.
Freshly pressed sugar cane syrup and the French elixir, Chartreuse, add complexity to the classic Daiquiri.
A Daiquiri No.1 with a tang of grapefruit and hint of maraschino. Essentially a Hemingway Special Daiquiri (Papa Doble) Daiquiri for folk without the great
Allspiced pineapple fruit with delicate caramel-like agave richness and grape fresh pisco spirituous spice.
Scotch new make spirit replaces light rum in this Daiquiri riff which also benefits from a combination of lime and lemon juices.
This tequila riff on the usually gin-based original Gimlet harnesses the earthiness of the tequila to add an extra dimension which more than compensates
Dry sparkling wine dilutes and adds pleasing biscuity notes to this apricot gin sour.
Apple brandy is possibly the best spirit on which to base a sour.
A Monkey Wrench is classically just rum, grapefruit juice and bitters – my version's a little different. Monkey 47 gins complex botanicals sit with a
Delicately bittersweet with balancing citrus sourness and rich floral rose which combine brilliantly with the agave notes of the blanco tequila.
A full-flavoured, tangy Daiquiri with faint clove spice.
A delicious trio of flavours meets in harmony. Tart ruby grapefruit and lemon, subtle bitterness, and rich elderflower.
This drink is sadly often overlooked in favour of the bourbon-based Whiskey Sour. Depending on the peatiness of the whisky, I don't tend to add bitters
A wonderfully aromatic flower-powered Aviation. Sweeter than some Aviation renditions, including my own Aviation and if, like me, you like yours a tad
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