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Like most great ideas, this one is very simple. Coffee with a whiskey kick.
A splash of cachaça adds some Latin flavour, lime adds a citrusy bite while a splash of fresh cream makes this Piña Colada creamy white.
One of the great classic cocktails. The perfect balance of sweet and sour is enhanced by the incredibly smooth, almost fluffy mouthfeel.
So smooooooth but still retains a tequila bite and a hint of chocolate and fruit.
This Tiki classic looks a little like frozen stagnant pond water but tastes minty fresh and rather good.
Creamy but not sweet with tequila character shining through. (Añogo is Spanish for 'yearn'.)
Apricot liqueur flavours and sweetens this tasty riff on a classic Bourbon Julep.
A G&T with artistic flourishes adding delicate elderflower floral and berry notes.
A Gin Fizz with pleasing rich raspberry notes.
Peach and bourbon are a match made in heaven, presented here with a touch of citrus (also classically great with black tea) and zesty orange. A classic
This aptly named drink is beautifully balanced with delicate celery flavours.
This classic cocktail remains as popular as ever. Starts bone dry and becomes slightly sweeter as you reach the dissolving cube at the bottom, depending
Subtly citrusy and piney with delicate caraway. Clearly refined.
Easy drinking, fruity, summery and gin laced with caramel vermouth freshened by zesty orange.
Sadly, there are few contemporary cocktails using crème de menthe, but this refreshing gin-laced, apple and mint cocktail is one of the stand-out exceptions.
Rich honeyed Irish whiskey freshened by orange.
Medium-dry sherry lightly sweetened and aromatised with sweet vermouth and maraschino liqueur. If you prefer a tad drier, then sub 15ml / ½oz of amontillado
Bénédictine and sweet vermouth add richness and herbal complexity to this scotch whisky highball.
Liquorice, chocolate, black tea and citrus. Equally as good enjoyed as an aperitif or digestive.
Champagne is made to go with strawberries.
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