Honeyed tequila and aromatic maraschino with complex herbal vinous notes.
Cream and a touch of rich chocolate smooth scotch whisky and gin without smothering them. This may be a creamy drink but it remains 'serious' and far from
A hint of agave syrup sweetness and dilution from the stirred ice knocks back the spirit's fire while opening and releasing agave flavours. (If you don't
This superb drink is better if the shaker and its contents are placed in the refrigerator for several hours prior to mixing with ice. This allows the mint
A bittersweet, herbal old-school drink that's in line for rediscovery.
This recipe combines elements from the world's most respected writers of vintage recipes – the base formula comes from Craddock's 1930 The Savoy Cocktail
Tequila and lavender are a match made in heaven, made more complex with herbal wine notes from the vermouth and aromatised by delicately fruity maraschino
Spirituous and herbal. A great alternative to an Old-Fashioned , as a late-night sipper.
The use of a good Pedro Ximénez sherry and achieving the correct level of dilution is key to the success of this potentially brilliant cocktail.
Rich cherry is balanced by botanically complex dry gin and citrus freshness, and further dried and deepened by vermouth.
Medium-dry, spiritous aromatised apple with delicate grape/berry fruit and faint orange.
Aged rum sweetened, softened and flavoured with pineapple and amaretto. A crowd pleaser.
Rosemary and sweet elderflower combine wonderfully with the gin botanicals to make an interesting and approachable, if slightly sweet Martini.
Rum-laced, very fruity, and toned by vermouth and generous dashed of bitters. If you like a French Martini you'll also like this.
Basically, a Tequila Old-fashioned, it's even better when made with añejo tequila.
The classic pineapple and coconut combo with a touch of rum funk and subdued apricot. Smashes are usually short drinks that include muddled mint. Strictly
Rust coloured and bittersweet with cachaça and elderflower.
With its blend of gin and vodka this fruity floral Martini is entering Vesper territory.
It's common to pair Scotch whisky with apple, and Bison Grass vodka with apple juice, but combining these three with acidic wine and rich honey adds sweet
Turkish and Arabic coffee is made with lightly roasted coffee beans that are very finely ground and boiled in water, usually with a little sugar, in a
It's hard to believe this floral, dry, light golden tipple is so loaded with alcohol. Go easy twinkle toes!
Subtly spirituous with whisky notes tamed by rich green wine, which also adds mild warming ginger spice.
A sweet, wet Vodkatini invigorated with vanilla and grapefruit.
Sure to warm and fairly good.
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