Traditionally made with equal parts gin, Green Chartreuse, maraschino liqueur, and lime juice but, like like many others, (when using a 40%-43% alc./vol.
This is how we prefer our margaritas to be served. Tangy citrus and tequila with a hint of balancing sweetness and a faint salty undertone. We also prefer
A smokin' Margarita. Depending on your palate, you may want to vary the amount of agave syrup – from 2.5ml or even no agave syrup for dry palates to
Tony C's original recipe calls for 50ml London dry gin, 10ml marsala dolce (sweet marsala), 5ml dry vermouth and 3 dashes 69 Colebrooke Row made almond
A 2:1 Dry Martini that's like no gin or vodka comparison – it's arguably better.
Añejo tequila rather than American whiskey dominates this Manhattan riff.
Using a genuinely malty oude genever produces a deliciously retro take on the modern Dry Martini.
Chocolaty bourbon with a freshening herbal blast of Fernet Branca, smoothed by sipping through a Chartreuse cream head. Like meeting the devil hidden beneath
Amaro takes the place of aromatic bitters and adds bitter-sweetness in this riff on a Dry Manhattan.
I tried making my usual Sweet Manhattan but with añejo tequila as the base spirit and it was not half bad, but there's something about tequila that says
Scotch malt whisky, and particularly Islay single malt, balance and work brilliantly with rich crème de cassis and full-bodied vermouth, helped by a generous
As befits a great Sazerac, The JP is boozy with rich silky cognac smoothing spicy rye whiskey.
Sweet white vermouth and generous maraschino liqueur mellow the usual Tuxedo bone dryness while also adding aroma and flavour.
Boozy yet delicate, beautifully balanced and complex. This Japanese whisky riff on a classic Manhattan benefits from freshening aniseed and minty notes
Usually, we'd follow convention and honour the Martini name with a V-shaped glass. However, due to the splash of champagne, a coupe seems more in keeping
With is trio of rums at a full measure a piece, this maritime sour is one of the punchiest on the classic roster of Tiki cocktails.
If you are going to shake, rather than stir, a Martini (yes, it then becomes a Bradford) then this 10:1 ratio works rather well as there's something about
This delicious four to one ratio martini with both vermouth and sherry has a tasty treat to savour with the last gulp.
With its delicate but assertive caraway-led herbal undertones, this a delicious Martini-style cocktail.
The honeyed botanical notes of Bénédictine combine brilliantly with añejo tequila to amplify pleasing earthy notes in the agave. A brilliantly simple
My preferred five-to-one Dry Martini ratio but with the fortified wine split between dry vermouth, bianco vermouth and fino sherry.
A rye whiskey and mezcal-based Old Fashioned that's made special by a splash of amaro.
Whisps of smoky mezcal mingle with herbaceous tequila, rich vinous vermouth and delicate aniseed and liquorice.
As Robert Vermeire says in his 1922 Cocktails: How to Mix Them, The Blackthorn is a very old cocktail, which is made in two different ways. The most popular
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