Cocktails & mixed drinks - search results
Light and refreshing. No one flavour predominates - sweet and sour are in harmony with the rum.
Gin & Tonic
This cocktail, classified as a Highball, is one of the simplest and best drinks ever devised, hence its lasting popularity.
Old Gran's Punch
Irish whiskey shines in this brilliantly balanced easy-drinking cocktail that will appeal to a wide range of palates.
In Jamaica, the spiritual home of the Rum Punch, they like their rum overproof and many prefer this cocktail served over crushed ice to further dilute
Aigua de València
This boozier Spanish take on a Mimosa is authentically made with the juice of oranges from the Valencia region. Perfect for a lazy hot afternoon, preferably
Slightly sweet, herbal, refreshing and quaffable. The good folk at Aperol recommend equal parts prosecco and Aperol topped with a splash of soda. However,
Basically a rum and coke with a squeeze of lime, but Cuba Libre has much more of a ring about it. And it is much more of a drink, the squeeze of lime and
Blended scotch and sherry underpin this tangy fruit cobbler.
Ginger spice invigorates this long refreshing cocktail with a splash of genever adding to the Dutch influence.
Genepi and celery add herbal and vegetal flavours (in place of triple sec) to this Margarita riff.
Long Island Iced Tea (no added sugar* & low-calorie)
* BEWARE: Although free of cane sugar and beet sugar, this cocktail contains small amounts of fructose sugars from the agave nectar used in the Agave Sec
As the name suggests, this is a tequila based version of the Moscow Mule - simple as that. And very tasty.
Mojito (no added sugar & low-calorie)
Adapted from the classic serve by yours truly (Simon Difford) in January 2019. For more recipes, its origins and history, see the Mojito Cocktail.
Rhubarb & Tonic Highball
Surprisingly tasty and very refreshing. Forget rhubarb & custard.
A very simple cocktail, but when made with freshly squeezed oranges straight from the refrigerator this is a great brunch drink. (Be sure to fine strain
The name of this popular Cuban drink literally means 'stained Cuba' and there is just enough cola in this rum and soda to stain the drink brown.
Dark 'N' Stormy (Difford's recipe)
A Daiquiri made with pungent dark rum, topped and made refreshing with spicy ginger beer. Part of the Mule family - but is distinctive due to the strong
A hint of elderflower adds interest to the classic Collins cocktail - long, balanced and refreshing.
As the name suggests, the orange of Grand Marnier heavily influences this drink. Basically a Mimosa or a Buck's Fizz (orange juice and champagne) with
This recipe is light on elderflower liqueur to make a relatively dry drink. Those after a sweeter version may prefer to follow the standard 3:2:1 Spritz