My favourite way to enjoy Chartreuse. Especially good when made with V.E.P Chartreuse.
Tequila shines in this delightfully honeyed and herbal cocktail.
Jason Clapham, the creator of this tasty aperitivo, considers the Chorus Girl A far more decadent drink than its prehistoric ancestor, the Martinez. I
Made with an Old Tom gin with amplified botanicals and minimal sugar (some are way too sweet) this is a spiritous and, if you hit the right dilution, tasty
This dry, amber coloured, fruity cocktail carries a pisco punch.
A splash of floral red curaçao, raspberry syrup and the merest touch of maraschino delicately flavour and slightly sweeten this spirit-forward brandy-based
This powerful, straw yellow cocktail offers a myriad of flavours. Benefitting from the dilution of a long stir and/or the addition of a dash of water.
Despite the no missus Frankie Howerd-like, English seaside postcard humour name, this is a very tasteful cocktail – pear and cognac is a delicious flavour
Watermelon fruit shines in this medium-dry riff on a Vodka Martini.
Grainy vodka with dry, wine-like notes. The garnish makes the drink.
When served straight-up the Monte Carlo fits into the Scaffa family of cocktails but it's much better and more usually served on-the-rocks, so best described
Fruity and easy, perhaps not what you would expect.
Vodka both fortifies this complexly spiced honeyed and herbal cocktail.
It is not uncommon to see this drink stipulated with equal parts gin, Chartreuse and sweet vermouth, as called for in Harry Johnson's Bartender's Manual.
Who'd have thought cachaça and apple brandy would make such good bedfellows with herbal liqueur and Creole-style bitters.
A boozy sipper of a cocktail that's medium dry with honeyed richness. Gin-based with zesty orange freshness and sweet vermouth adding deep herbal complexity.
Almost creamy with vanilla, bittersweet rootiness and cognac.
A nutty riff on a Negroni with a lingering bittersweet hazelnut finish. The dark (high cocoa content) chocolate and orange slice garnish brilliantly befits
Spirituous with apple brandy leading a trio of aromatic cachaça, herbal Bénédictine and bittersweet Ferro China.
When it comes to riffs on the Last Word, this may not be the Very Last but at very least it has more ingredients. Why settle for a Last Word when you can
Cherry may be upfront in the name of this Sweet Manhattan riff but the cherry notes are far from dominant – garnish excluded.
Just as it says on the tin, banana-flavoured rum with aged rum and vermouth to create a deliciously banana-flavoured rum Manhattan.
The bittersweet lovechild of the Rob Roy and Rusty Nail.
Don't be tempted by bartending convention to stir this late night sipping cocktail, it's classically shaken and all the better for it.
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