Tequila, rum, sherry and orange liqueur combine harmoniously in this complex spirit-led, after-dinner/late-night sipper.
Dry, spirituous and zesty, this is a cocktail that lends itself equally to apéritif or after-dinner occasions.
A vodka charged bittersweet aperitif with herbal notes laced with grainy vodka.
A cleansing Martini-style cocktail with sophisticated citrus, rose and mint notes.
A couple of dashes of bitters adds balance and complexity to this herbal gin-laced cherry flavoured after-dinner cocktail.
A bittersweet after-dinner digestif with lightly a smoky hint of mezcal.
Martini-esque in style but gin's juniper-led botanical character is replaced by a Greek grape distillate (Tsipouro). Enhanced vinous notes and flavoursome
Irish stout and Irish whiskey combine harmoniously in this rich but balanced flip.
Elf (elderflower liqueur), On (orange liqueur), The (tequila), Shelf (sherry) is for naughty elves to share while planning mischievous enactments. Judicious
As the name suggests, reminiscent of alcoholic crème anglaise.
I've combined classic recipes from both Jacques Straub (1914) and Harry Craddock (1930) in this gin-laced, vinous, late-night sipper with delicate mandarin
The name refers to this sweet 'n' sour, zesty ginger drink's golden hue. Bourbon provides the base while lemon and lime balance the flavoursome and delicately
Cognac and rich aromatised wine with a touch of maraschino soured by a splash of lime.
Sue may not be particularly saucy, but she certainly has spirit – equal parts calvados and cognac with the merest splash of apricot liqueur and a dash
Smoky peaty notes from Islay single malt whisky dominate this spirit-forward and bittersweet sipper of a cocktail.
Spirit-forward and bittersweet.
Gin-laced sweet and tart sloe berry sit over a sweet 'n' savoury base, this Eclipse's final treat.
This low alc./vol. riff on Dick Bradsell's Espresso Martini may lack the oomph of a base spirit but generous amaro does add pleasing herbal bittersweetness.
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