Your choice of genever will make or break this fabulous cocktail, which should be medium dry, rounded and complex with an underlying bready note freshened
Honeyed tequila and aromatic maraschino with complex herbal vinous notes.
A Whisky Sour with honey richness, subtle smoke and enlivening ginger spice.
Some of the biggest flavours on the back bar are corralled, tamed and made to play together nicely to produce an assertive but very quaffable cocktail.
As the name suggests this is an almond flavoured Old-Fashioned with medium dry madeira adding wine notes while three different whiskies also add to the
Rye whiskey and cognac combine harmoniously in this delicious julep.
Like the Pippin No. 1, don't let modern bartending convention misguide you into stirring this delightful bittersweet aperitivo, please shake it to wake
A perfect Manhattan with bittersweet liqueur rather than aromatic bitters and a balancing dash of sweet maraschino liqueur. If you can't obtain Picon
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.
The bitters are crucial in balancing this after-dinner brandy and pineapple cocktail.
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
The flavour of the overproof rum greatly adds to the character of this Old Fashioned. There are many rum Old Fashioned riffs but this is the recipe that
My favourite way to enjoy Chartreuse. Especially good when made with V.E.P Chartreuse.
A rye-based Sweet Manhattan made even sweeter with herbal Bénédictine liqueur and bittered with Peychaud's and absinthe. Originally made with equal parts
Stirred and spirit-forward and Manhattan / Brooklyn-like. Rye whiskey-based with aromatised wine complexity and apricot brandy adding flavoursome fruity
Simple yet complex, this beautifully balanced cocktail has faint saltiness from the manzanilla, delicate pear fruit and well-integrated fortifying tequila.
This tequila riff on the usually gin-based Gimlet harnesses the earthiness of the tequila to add an extra dimension which more than compensates for the
A bittersweet, herbal old-school drink that's in line for rediscovery.
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
If you like an Old-Fashioned and bacon then you'll love the Benton's Old-Fashioned.
The Ford Cocktail is a Martini-style cocktail sweetened by both the use of old tom gin and Bénédictine D.O.M. liqueur (not Bénédictine B&B) served
Añejo tequila rather than American whiskey dominates this Manhattan riff.
Strike a balance between spirituous strength, citrus acidity, herbal complexity, bitterness from the aromatised wine and rich chocolate, and this cocktail
A Sweet Manhattan served on-the-rocks with added herbal complexity and an all-important splash and dash or two of New Orlean's French Quarter. Driven
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