It seemed not so very long ago that, if asked to name an Australian spirit, an average drinker’s response would have extended only as far as Bundaberg
The cocktails we came across during July and liked enough to add to Difford’s Guide, plus those recipes we’ve revisited and updated.
Lemon is one of the most used cocktail ingredients, so it stands to reason that a liqueur flavoured with prized Italian Amalfi coast lemons should be part
Likened to a vodka & Red Bull for the discerning, the caffeine loaded Espresso Martini consists of generous shots of vodka and espresso with coffee liqueur
A Mai Tai is basically a Daiquiri based on aged rum with orange curaçao liqueur and orgeat syrup contributing to its flavour and sweetness. The Mai Tai
Stirring is the most basic way of mixing a cocktail. You might not give much thought to a technique used to stir a cup of tea or even a pot of paint, but
With its earthy herbaceous flavours, tequila makes for a both versatile and interesting cocktail base spirit. Traditionally mixed with orange (think triple
Dick Bradsell, the creator of the Bramble, Russian Spring Punch and the Espresso Martini was the 20th century's most important bartender. He taught and
Of the nearly 4,000 cocktails on our database the following 73 stand out as the most eminent. We have particularly selected drinks which:
Shaking not only mixes a drink, it also chills, dilutes and aerates it. Along with stirring shaking is the most common technique employed to mix cocktails.
When Wimbledon kicks off the British summer has officially begun. Cue hordes of tennis fans making their annual pilgrimage to sit on Aorangi Terrace in
That irritating waitress who wants to be a singer? That “resting” actor who does odd shifts behind the bar? Sometimes they do really make it. After
Amaro is both the Italian word for bitter and the name of a bittersweet style of liqueurs traditionally from Italy. Amari (the plural of amaro) are usually
Inspired by untold stories, The American Bar A Perfect Ratio is a short documentary exploring life behind the scenes at this iconic London hotel bar.
Elderflower liqueurs are delicately flavoured, aromatic and floral. Elderflower mixes brilliantly with pretty much every spirit, both white and brown,
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