Honeyed tequila and aromatic maraschino with complex herbal vinous notes.
A perfect Manhattan with bittersweet liqueur rather than aromatic bitters and a balancing dash of sweet maraschino liqueur. If you can't obtain Picon
Citrusy fresh and herbaceous, particularly caraway from the Kummel, with tequila providing the backbone.
Some of the biggest flavours on the back bar are corralled, tamed and made to play together nicely to produce an assertive but very quaffable cocktail.
Think gin-based Mojito – refreshing and easy drinking.
Subtly boozy, honeyed and herbal.
A beautifully balanced and complex alpine-influenced riff on a White Negroni.
Medium-dry, herbal, fruity, refreshing and delightfully different. Best served as an aperitivo.
It's obvious that this Blood & Sand-like cocktail contains Fernet, it has an almost smoky herbal influence. Maple syrup is an inspired sweetener and flavour
Salmon pink in colour. Mezcal adds earthy smoky complexity to this bittersweet, citrusy fresh, aperitivo Last Word riff. And indeed, getting naked can
This recipe combines elements from the world's most respected writers of vintage recipes – the base formula comes from Craddock's 1930 The Savoy Cocktail
Use an authentic-tasting distilled old tom gin that's balanced rather than overly sweet, and you'll have a fabulous cocktail.
Spirituous and herbal. A great alternative to an Old-Fashioned , as a late-night sipper.
With its delicate but assertive caraway-led herbal undertones, this a delicious Martini-style cocktail.
Rich and slightly sweet but dried and balanced by herbal bitterness, perhaps the ultimate digestivo.
Substituting vermouths (go high-end) dramatically alters the character of this light and easy aperitivo.
Dry, with bittersweet undertones, and aromatic. I've tried this recipe with modern-day Caperitif but prefer the above blend of two apéritif wines in its
My favourite way to enjoy Chartreuse. Especially good when made with V.E.P Chartreuse.
Tequila shines in this delightfully honeyed and herbal cocktail.
Spirituous, sour, balanced and delicious with herbal notes, two brandies, and citrus freshness.
Just as it says on the tin – a smoky malt and cola. This simple but delicious drink perhaps doesn't need bitters or even a twist but it's better with
The Ford Cocktail is a Martini-style cocktail sweetened by both the use of old tom gin and Bénédictine D.O.M. liqueur (not Bénédictine B&B) served
A Sweet Manhattan served on-the-rocks with added herbal complexity and an all-important splash and dash or two of New Orlean's French Quarter. Driven
Fruity, aromatic and complex. This is one of my favourite sloe gin cocktails, made all the more appealing by its bijou serve.
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