A perfect Manhattan with bittersweet liqueur rather than aromatic bitters and a balancing dash of sweet maraschino liqueur. If you can't obtain Picon
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.
Honeyed tequila and aromatic maraschino with complex herbal vinous notes.
Subtly boozy, honeyed and herbal.
Think gin-based Mojito – refreshing and easy drinking.
Citrusy fresh and herbaceous, particularly caraway from the Kummel, with tequila providing the backbone.
An Absinthe Drip without the faff. And as Hunter Newsome, the creator of this recipe, says, it's more convenient and consistent than dissolving a sugar
Substituting vermouths (go high-end) dramatically alters the character of this light and easy aperitivo.
A beautifully balanced and complex alpine-influenced riff on a White Negroni.
Far from being a wreck, this boat is worthy of re-floating, indeed cruising upon. Its displacement is perfectly balanced and it handles well. However,
Dry, with bittersweet undertones, and aromatic. I've tried this recipe with modern-day Caperitif but prefer the above blend of two apéritif wines in its
Spirituous and herbal. A great alternative to an Old-Fashioned , as a late-night sipper.
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
Dry, sour, delicately smoky and delicious.
Beefeater Crown Jewel, a suitably regal 50% alcohol-by-volume gin, provides the flavoursome backbone to this honeyed pineapple and Chia tea-flavoured cocktail
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
My favourite way to enjoy Chartreuse. Especially good when made with V.E.P Chartreuse.
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
Becherovka sits brilliantly in this Czech Last Word.
Spirituous, sour, balanced and delicious with herbal notes, two brandies, and citrus freshness.
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