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You've almost certainly enjoyed the modern classic that is the Espresso Martini but switch the base spirit from vodka to aged grappa and you've an even
A Bloody Mary Cocktail with a hint of bell pepper freshness and a touch of sherry.
I've Colin Field to thank for my French 75 epiphany. One evening in early June 2017 I was sat at his bar (Bar Hemingway) and he showed me the vintage 75ml
A fabulous brunch cocktail. How you squeeze (and blend) your oranges is key to achieving the fluffy orange juice that makes this drink special. At New
Grappa is made to go with espresso coffee and adds its distinctive flavour to this cocktail originally made with vodka.
This grapefruit fresh and light cocktail is equally suited to the aperitivo moment as it is breakfast.
Fresh grapefruit and gin soured with a splash of grapefruit and balanced with the merest touch of sugar.
This flavoursome mix of coffee and chocolate is further enhanced if vanilla-infused rum is used.
A Blood & Sand with the smoky influence of Islay single malt whisky and the rounding citrus notes of blood orange juice.
With vitamin loaded tomato and lemon juices, this sugar-free, low-calorie Mary is almost a healthy option. Be sure to use a tomato juice with no added
This traditional New Orleans hangover cure beats your bog-standard vanilla milkshake.
A well-balanced sour with brandy and orange zestiness shaken with a whole egg. Try it. This combo is tastier than it sounds.
Light and fragrant with black tea, elderflower and the botanical influence of gin.
Naturally, this also works well with well-aged rums, but I prefer the cleaner bite of a rum with a mere three years or so age in this delicious cocktail.
Fresh lime juice replaces cordial in this vitamin C loaded, almost healthy gin laced sugar-free version of a classic Gimlet.
Refreshing pink grapefruit citrusy bite enlivened and freshened with a splash of sparkling water.
Like the Screwdriver, the Harvey Wallbanger has sadly waned in popularity, probably due to it being served with packaged orange juice. When made with freshly
Elderflower and dry sparkling wine are a match made in heaven with the bitters-soaked cube seasoning the cocktail with faint bittersweet pineapple and
Champagne is made to go with strawberries.
Chartreuse fans will appreciate this drink, which is also an approachable way for novices to acquire a taste for the green stuff. It's also a great brunch
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