An aromatic, dry blend. Modern bartending convention would suggest that this drink should be stirred. However, it's much better shaken. Go easy with the
My recipe remains pretty true to Craddock's classic 1930's proportions but, in line with modern bartending conventions, I now disregard Craddock's instructions
As the name suggests, a floral, lavender-influenced margarita.
A great summer afternoon drink. Fresh lemon with elderflower and tonic.
Borrowing its name from both BA High Life magazine and the highball glass it is served in, this refreshing long drink combines the botanical complexity
It's hard to believe this floral, dry, light golden tipple is so loaded with alcohol. Go easy twinkle toes!
A simple, silky and delicious gin-laced classic with a sour finish. My White Lady recipe is authentic to the proportions in Harry Craddock's 1930 recipe
Elderflower liqueur mellows and boosts floral notes in the cognac, while dashes of absinthe dries and adds a robust hint of aniseed.
Subtle, fruity and one of my favourite champagne/sparkling wine cocktails.
Brother, forgive me, I've tweaked your cocktail in the quest for harmony between whiskey, elderflower, falernum, and lime. Ideally, I also add 5ml (1 spoon)
Dry (but far from bone dry), aromatic and floral.
Floral, minty and herbal with a dry finish.
Dry but not bone dry with aromatic hints of grass and elderflower.
Light and fragrant with black tea, elderflower and the botanical influence of gin.
Fabulously light, almost creamy, floral and slightly sweet.
A long, easy drinking summer cooler.
The floral notes of elderflower combine wonderfully with the herbaceous tequila and citrusy lime.
A slightly sweet, hopefully crowd-pleasing, combo of gin, elderflower and white wine.
Floral elderflower and tequila with bittersweet gentian and refreshing lemon.
Tequila replaces gin in this riff on the classic Last Word, with the amount of maraschino slightly reduced to accommodate the introduction of lavender
Spirituous apple and rich elderflower with herbal dry vermouth and gentian complexity, finished with the merest hint of anise courtesy of a dash of absinthe.
This rum-laced cocktail has attractive savoury flavours with a tangy sourness and floral elderflower.
Funky rum and coconut water enveloped in zesty orange, rose and faint minty freshness.
Rhubarb flavours shine in this tall floral lavender sour.
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