A bittersweet Manhattan-style lightly sparkling cocktail.
This pink/rust red drink is bittersweet with underlying bourbon character and lemon zestiness.
Salmon pink in colour. Mezcal adds earthy smoky complexity to this bittersweet, citrusy fresh, aperitivo Last Word riff. And indeed, getting naked can
Smoky, tangy and complex with layers of flavour, although happily mezcal dominates.
Spirituous, smoky, earthy, bittersweet, floral, herbal and complex. I've reduced the original serve by one-third to produce a complex, serious and most
There's no toffee in this Toffee Negroni in the same way there's no coffee in the Coffee Cocktail yet both drinks are aptly named and delicious.
A delicious trio of flavours meets in harmony. Tart ruby grapefruit and lemon, subtle bitterness, and rich elderflower.
A riff on Sam Ross' Paper Plane this makes for a delicious aperitivo. I like to add 2 drops saline solution.
A Monkey Wrench is classically just rum, grapefruit juice and bitters – my version's a little different. Monkey 47 gins complex botanicals sit with a
This appropriately sunset-coloured cocktail serves a cacophony of flavours that combine to deliver a symphony of surprisingly harmonious sips.
Rust coloured and bittersweet with cachaça and elderflower.
Slightly sweet, herbal, refreshing and quaffable. The good folk at Aperol, the aperitivo liqueur brand most identified with the Spritz, recommend equal
A tasty Danish riff on the Negroni.
A bittersweet, salmon-pink, light, delicate balance of gin, herbal complexity, grapefruit and dry sherry.
Negroni in name and Negroni in style with the sweetness of Aperol countered by the use of amaro.
A mezcal inspired variation of the Last Word with a refreshing, spirit-forward blend of ingredients.
Eric Tecosky's original recipe for this drink called for 1.25oz of Jack Daniels Single Barrel in place of the ¾oz of both Tennessee and rye whiskey used
Wonderfully floral – flavours of rose and raspberry dominate with dry vermouth adding balance and complexity.
Stirred, spirituous and bittersweet, this aperitif-style cocktail reflects Montreal's French and English influences with London dry gin and gentian liqueur.
Bittersweet and complex with underlying cachaça character. Perfect as an aperitivo.
Beautifully balanced bitter-sweetness with tequila and mezcal sitting harmoniously with cherry and aperitivo liqueurs, with lemon freshness. A perfect
Bittersweet and boozy with a dry finish. Striking the right degree of dilution is key to the success of this cocktail – stir a little longer than usual
This appropriately named boozy cocktail is a cross between a Last Word and a Paper Plane.
Amaro's distinctive flavours shine through alongside the dark rum in this aperitivo cocktail.
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