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Florence Cocktail

Floral and aromatic grapy shines in this citrusy fresh cocktail.

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Jet Pilot

A lightly spicy blend of three characterful rums with citrus mellowed by crushed ice.

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Jean Harlow

Adapted from a recipe in the 1933 book Hollywood-Cocktail published by Buzza-Cardozo, a Hollywood-based company that specialised in illustrated cards and

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Tearful Chocolate Mojito

Adapted from a recipe created in 2019 by Din Hassan, Brand Ambassador Black Tears; Singapore.

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Daiquiri cocktail

My quest to find the perfect Daiquiri and the recipe to replicate it started in 1997 when Dick Bradsell, England's most famous bartender, said I needed

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Bartenders' guide to foraging: Cleavers (stickyweed)

Cleavers are among the earliest green shoots of the year, imparting a cool, refreshing and slightly sweet flavour to cocktails, with notes of cucumber,

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No.3 Gin

The evolved No.3 London Dry Gin bottle was launched in 2019 inspired by the passionate artisans behind the brand.

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Jesse Harris

By the time I was graduating high school, snowboarding was the only thing I could focus on, says Jesse Harris, currently GM of Wall Street's The Transcript

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Acqua Bianca

Inspired by a 1800s recipe for Planter's Punch that included ambergris and observing that most liqueurs have a one-dimensional flavour profile, bartending

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Silent Tears

Adapted from a recipe created in 2019 by Colin Chia at Nutmeg & Clove, Singapore.

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A floral riff on a classic Cosmopolitan. The quality of rose liqueur used makes or breaks this romantically themed cocktail. Photographed in a glass from

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Jack Rose Cocktail

The first known Jack Rose recipe appears in Jacob Abraham Grohusko's 1908 Jack's Manual with the following recipe: 1 teaspoon sugar 10 dashes Raspberry

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Daiquiri De Luxe

Adapted from a recipe in David Embury's 1948 The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks which calls for 1 part Orgeat or Crème d'Ananas; 2 parts Citrus Juice made

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Air Mail

This is a potent little drink and the name could be a reference to airmail being the quickest way of getting a letter from A to B. It could date back to

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Carl Wiman

Bartender at award-winning Oslo cocktail bar HIMKOK, Carl Wiman is well-travelled, speaks five languages including Swedish, his mother tongue, and still

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Events Calendar for Discerning Drinkers

Our yearly calendar of events, seminars and tastings which we consider of interest to discerning drinkers. Those events which are drinks industry specific

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Burnt Fuselage

The Burnt Fuselage first appears in the Cocktails Around Town section of Harry MacElhone's 1927 Barflies and Cocktails where he lists cocktails of regulars

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Maple Rum Old-Fashioned

Well-aged rum mellowed and sweetened by maple syrup. A spirit-forward sipper that's rich and easy.