Grappa is made to go with espresso coffee and adds its distinctive flavour to this cocktail originally made with vodka.
Fresh grapefruit and gin soured with a splash of grapefruit and balanced with the merest touch of sugar.
The recipe may look sweet, but this fruity cocktail is dried by a splash of lemon and brut sparkling wine.
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 Bloody Mary Cocktail with a hint of bell pepper freshness and a touch of sherry.
Select the right glass [a highball glass means no larger than 10oz], appropriate and delicious rums, and take time to properly dissolve your powdered sugar,
This grapefruit fresh and light cocktail is equally suited to the aperitivo moment as it is breakfast.
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
Run and coffee with zesty lemon. A drink to challenge the Espresso Martini.
Sip brandy-laced chocolate coffee through a velvety layer of cream. For best results use a milk frother (e.g. Nespresso Aeroccino) to whip and heat your
Tequila notes shine with delicate berry fruit (and depending on your ingredients subtle vanilla) in this delicious 1930's version of the Sunrise.
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
A tequila-laced wake-up call.
A well-balanced sour with brandy and orange zestiness shaken with a whole egg. Try it. This combo is tastier than it sounds.
Fizz is made to go with strawberries.
Fresh lime juice replaces cordial in this vitamin C-loaded, almost healthy gin-laced sugar-free version of a classic Gimlet.
This traditional New Orleans hangover cure beats your bog-standard vanilla milkshake.
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
A Blood & Sand with the smoky influence of Islay single malt whisky and the rounding citrus notes of blood orange juice.
This classic, sour and aromatic cocktail is traditionally considered a morning after a pick-me-up / rejuvenative 'hair-of-the-dog'.
A mint-influenced Whiskey Sour.
Very slightly sweet tequila and lemon, lengthened and dried with brut sparkling wine.
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
Rich maraschino balances tart grapefruit in this vodka-laced aperitivo. Perhaps more interesting with gin in place of vodka.
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