Cocktails & mixed drinks

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La Cola Nostra

Adapted from a recipe created in 2018 by Don Lee, New York City, USA.

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Saturn

BLEND all ingredients with 8oz scoop crushed ice.

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Nui Nui

Adapted from a 1930s recipe by Don Beach at his Don The Beachcomber, Restaurant.

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Cuban Sarsaparilla

Adapted from a recipe created in 2019 by Andrew Augustine Lugiman, Barong Bar; Fairmont, Jakarta.

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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

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Count Mast

A signature cocktail promoted by J├Ągermeister.

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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,

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Five Keys

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.

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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

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Persepolis

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

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Drop By Drop

Adapted from a recipe created in 2019 by Katalin Bene at Voodoo Reyes - Potions & Botanicals, Geneva, Switzerland.

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Mean Fiddler

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

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Iron Negroni

Created March 2018 by yours truly (Simon Difford) at the Cabinet Room, London, England.

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Algonquin

One of several classic cocktails accredited to New York City's Algonquin Hotel in the 1930s. Its true origins are lost in time.

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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

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Devil's Margarita

SHAKE first 3 ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass. Carefully FLOAT wine.

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La Familia (by Ian Burrell)

Adapted from a recipe created in 2019 by Ian Burrell, London, England.

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Combustible Edison

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

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Cotillion

Adapted from a recipe in Lucius Beebe's 1946 The Stork Club Bar Book.

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Barbary Coast

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