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
Sweet and sour with rich apple flavours and a brandy backbone.
Some folk make this cocktail with honey syrup rather than maple syrup and honey does indeed make for a tasty cocktail. However, a Brown Derby is better
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
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.
A wonderfully aromatic flower-powered Aviation. Sweeter than some Aviation renditions, including my own Aviation and if, like me, you like yours a tad
Smooth with a hint of citrus sourness and an invigorating blast of whiskey.
This Margarita-like drink demonstrates what a great combo tequila and Strega are.
Chris originally garnished this Calvados Sidecar/Applecart-like cocktail with brandied cherries but Strega's excellent chocolates seem a far more fitting
As the name suggests this slightly sweet citrusy apricot cocktail is best enjoyed after a hearty meal.
Sweet 'n' sour - frothy with an almond buzz. An extra couple of dashes of bitters help balance the drink and add an extra burst of flavour.
As the name suggests, this drink is dominated by amaretto, with lemon juice providing the sour balancing element and a slug of bourbon giving backbone.
Sour by name - balanced sweet and sour apple by nature.
Rich honey balances zesty lime in this flavoursome gin and apple sour.
A splash of apple liqueur helps balance this otherwise overly sour calvados-based Sidecar.
Apple, orange and tart lemon enriched with maple syrup.
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