Cocktails & mixed drinks
La Cola Nostra
Adapted from a recipe created in 2018 by Don Lee, New York City, USA.
BLEND all ingredients with 8oz scoop crushed ice.
Adapted from a 1930s recipe by Don Beach at his Don The Beachcomber, Restaurant.
Adapted from a recipe created in 2019 by Andrew Augustine Lugiman, Barong Bar; Fairmont, Jakarta.
Bartenders' guide to foraging: Rose hips
These small, striking, scarlet fruits introduce a unique sweet, fruity and deliciously tangy flavour, with warm butterscotch and vanilla notes, to autumnal
A signature cocktail promoted by Jägermeister.
Glee Club Cocktail
The Glee Club Cocktail first appeared in Tim Daly's 1903 Daly's Bartenders' Encyclopedia and comprised 2 dashes of orange bitters, 1 dash of yellow Chartreuse,
STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.
Lemon Drop Crusta
This riff on a vodka sour, inspired by the hard candy sweet, may have earlier origins but rose from the popularity of the Lemon Drop Martini during the
Adapted from a recipe created in 2018 by Sergio Leanza at Funkidory, Peckham, London, England. Sergio describes his drink as being a Middle Eastern version
Drop By Drop
Adapted from a recipe created in 2019 by Katalin Bene at Voodoo Reyes - Potions & Botanicals, Geneva, Switzerland.
Adapted from a recipe created in 2015 by Jack McGarry at the Dead Rabbit, New York City, USA. Jack originally based this cocktail on Green Spot single
Created March 2018 by yours truly (Simon Difford) at the Cabinet Room, London, England.
One of several classic cocktails accredited to New York City's Algonquin Hotel in the 1930s. Its true origins are lost in time.
Gin Spider Highball
As part of his long section on Highballs, in his 1948 The Fine Art Of Mixing Drinks David Embury notes, Gin and ginger ale, with a dash of Angostura, is
SHAKE first 3 ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass. Carefully FLOAT wine.
La Familia (by Ian Burrell)
Adapted from a recipe created in 2019 by Ian Burrell, London, England.
Adapted from a recipe by Robert Brother Cleve Toomey, a regarded bartender, DJ and musician. Brother Cleve was a member of the band Combustible Edison
Adapted from a recipe in Lucius Beebe's 1946 The Stork Club Bar Book.
A Prohibition-era cocktail (1920-1933) of unknown origin, the term Barbary Coast referred to a nine-block area was cantered around Pacific Street (now