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Crisp, light and refreshing. Delicately simple yet with perfectly balanced complexity of flavours. Grind white caster sugar in a mortar and pestle to
Daiquiri No.1 (6:2:1 recipe)
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
Margarita on-the-rocks (Difford's recipe)
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
Apple Jack (by Sasha Petraske)
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
Royal Bermuda Yacht Club Daiquiri
A full-flavoured, tangy Daiquiri with faint clove spice.
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
Whiskey Sour (Difford's recipe)
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.
Rich honey balances zesty lime in this flavoursome gin and apple sour.
A sweet with sour combination of apple and orange.
An Italian influenced riff on the classic Aviation with fragrant grappa in place of the usual gin base and floral crème de violette very slightly dialled
Assam tea adds delicate tannins and a touch of smoke to this honey gin sour.
More golden than black in appearance, this Daquiri takes its name from the black rum (well dark brown rum) it’s made from. Pungent rum notes sit well
Vivid blue with a pale blue head, this is a striking cocktail. It also packs a whopping 45ml (1½oz) of blue curaçao but is far from being a disco drink.
Bourbon whiskey soured with lemon juice and smoothed by egg white.