To quote a long time Californian and frequent visitor to America's Southwest, this recipe is a classic Margarita but with a few tweaks. Usually a silver/blanco
Crisp, light and refreshing. Delicately simple yet with perfectly balanced complexity of flavours. Grind white caster sugar in a mortar and pestle to
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
A smokin' Margarita. Depending on your palate, you many want to vary the amount of agave syrup – from 2.5ml or even no agave syrup for dry palates to
Rich flavoursome honey replaces sugar syrup in this delicious Daiquiri. The fuller the honey, perhaps the bigger the rum.
Sweet and sour with rich apple flavours and a brandy backbone.
The success or failure of this tangy drink is partly reliant on the quality of marmalade used. For ease of use, choose fine cut or even no peel/shredless
Some folk make this cocktail with honey syrup rather than maple syrup and honey does indeed make for a tasty cocktail but when made with honey this cocktail
Your choice of honey and indeed rum will greatly affect the flavour, and indeed the success of the finished cocktail. More flavoursome honey demands a
Light and refreshing. No one flavour predominates - sweet and sour are in harmony with the rum.
Traditionally a Daiquiri should always be based on light rum but if I should feel like breaking with tradition and using aged rum, I find Embury's 8:2:1
A riff on the classic Last Word cocktail substituting Irish whiskey for gin. Named after Frank Fogarty, a vaudeville performer known as The Dublin Minstrel.
Zingy candied sherbet lemon with hints of botanical complexity and herbal bitters. This drink is better with the addition of dashes of aromatic bitters
The Gimlet is usually stirred but unless you've super strained/clarified your freshly squeezed citrus juice then even if stirred this cocktail won't be
If desired, for the perfect salt rim you can liquidise or grind sea salt to make it finer, then run a cut slice of lime (or orange) around the outside
When well made, this Cuban cousin of the Mint Julep is one of the world's greatest and most refreshing cocktails.
With is trio of rums at a full measure a piece, this maritime sour is one of the punchiest drinks on the classic roster of Tiki cocktails.
A full-flavoured, tangy Daiquiri with faint clove spice.
A delicious trio of flavours meets in harmony. Tart ruby grapefruit and lemon, subtle bitterness, and rich elderflower.
This drink is sadly often overlooked in favour of the bourbon-based Whiskey Sour.
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