An aromatic, dry blend. Modern bartending convention would suggest that this drink should be stirred. However, it's much better shaken. Go easy with the
Pisco (and Peruvian bitters) add a distinctive south American touch to this summery drink. Ripe grape notes emerge and add to the drink's citrussy fruitiness.
Citrusy fresh and herbaceous, particularly caraway from the Kummel, with tequila providing the backbone.
Tart lemon and orange citrus notes are balanced by rich and flavoursome honey with the gin fortifying and adding botanical complexity.
It's obvious that this Blood & Sand-like cocktail contains Fernet, it has an almost smoky herbal influence. Maple syrup is an inspired sweetener and flavour
Richly flavoured and lusciously bittersweet with rye whiskey, bitter porter and sour lemon juice balancing hazelnut liqueur and brown sugar.
Icewine has fabulously rich concentrated flavours due to being made using grapes frozen on the vine in Canada's harsh and early winters. Thanks to icewine,
Bready genever and zesty orange curaçao dried, lengthened and flavoured with the cold black tea tannins. Simples by Simon!
A Gin Salad is made like a regular Dry Martini but with three olives and two cocktail onions as garnish. They should be pushed onto the stick in the following
Basically, a bitter orange and clove daiquiri. We found this recipe really sung when we added a splash of water for some extra dilution and half a bar
With its delicate shade of pink from a splash of raspberry liqueur, this cocktail is feistier than it appears with salty gherkin flavours combining brilliantly
A great aperitif drink which uses bready genever and gentian liqueur as its backbone with spoons of herbal Galliano, genepi and chocolate liqueurs adding
I moved to Wanaka to find my place in the world, my passion and direction. Just as Don Facundo found his calling refining the rum making process, I've
Honey lifts and enhances this blend of Scotch whisky, single Islay malt and dry vermouth.
A subtle, delicately floral Martini.
Zesty lemon, bitter liqueur and tangy IPA makes for a zippy, refreshing drink. A characterful IPA and nailing exactly the right amount of honey are key
Apple, vanilla and a hint of Scotch and cinnamon- reminiscent of the dessert but a good deal drier.
Hints of apple and liquorice combine to make a very moreish cocktail.
The apricot preserve adds a flavoursome tang to the contemporary classic.
Just as it says on the tin. Rich tropical and orchard fruit, but not overly sweet with balancing lemon citrus acidity, orange bitters and underlying gin
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