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Champagne Snowball

Deliciously silky, the Snowball cocktail was huge in the 1970s and is now enjoying a well-deserved renaissance. This champagne enhanced recipe is by yours

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Mujer Negra

Adapted from a recipe created in 2019 by Ian Burrell, London, England.

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Tootsie Roll

Adapted from a 2015 recipe created by Aisha Sharpe, New York City, USA. For non-USA readers, a Tootsie Roll is chocolate-flavoured caramel candy that's

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Good Cork

Adapted from a recipe created by Phil Ward at Mayahuel, New York City, USA.

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Grapefruit Drop Crusta

Created in October 2019 by yours truly (Simon Difford) at the Clocktower, Rye, Sussex, England.

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Mattia Pastori

I've met exceptional people through bartending, says Mattia Pastori, the bartender behind Italy-based consultancy company Nonsolococktails.

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Norden Aquavit

Robyn Cleveland, a career bartender and founding president of the Detroit Chapter of the USBG, fell in love with aquavit when he first tried it while in

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Vecchia Romagna Tre Botti

A blend of brandies aged in three different types of cask: French oak barriques, large Slavonian oak casks and tonneaux previously used to age Italian

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December events for discerning drinkers

The Holidays are upon us. And while many of us are surrounding themselves with family at home, there are certainly still some fun events to turn to. Also,

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Tears of Jungle Bird

Adapted from a recipe by David Hans at Three X Co. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. David's original recipe calls for 10ml Giffard Caribbean Pineapple liqueur and

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Honey & honey syrup

Honey predates sugar as a sweetener and is a delicious alternative to sugar to balance citrus acidity in sour cocktails, particularly when flavoursome

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Andy Keir

We're kind of the grandfather bar of Dundee in terms of we were the first ones there and we're still going, says Andy Keir, owner of Bruach, a cocktail

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Bartenders' guide to foraging: Flowering quince

Not many know that the hard, yellow fruits of the flowering quince, a popular garden shrub, make a fragrant ingredient. This edible ornamental brings an

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A ryeny day

A delightful day of tasting a new and exciting Jack Daniels rye whiskey. Bar industry people from all over the country were invited for a true experience.

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Camus Port Cask Finish Cognac

The second limited edition of Camus' Port Cask Finish was released in September 2019 and this second edition was finished in casks previously used to age

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Caperitif

Caperitif is an aromatised wine made by infusing Chenin Blanc and Muscat wines with Quinchona bark (quinine) and 34 other botanicals, many of which are

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Black Corn & Oil

Adapted from a recipe created in 2019 by Uwe Christiansen at Heart of St. Pauli in Hamburg, Germany.

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Ginger 'Martini'

Created by yours truly (Simon Difford) at the Clocktower, Rye, East Sussex, England.

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Clockwork Orange No.2

Adapted from a recipe created by Taylor Hall at Tandem Bar, Newtown, Sydney, Australia. Taylor was inspired to create this dessert cocktail after eating

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Old Cuban Highball

Adapted from a 2017 recipe discovered at Boilerman Bar, Hamburg, Germany.

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Bon Vivant's Martini

Adapted from a recipe created in 2018 by Tim Sipos in Austria. This cocktail was the winning Elit Art of Martini 2018 Global Final in Bilbao, Spain.

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Tom & Jerry cocktail

Once a wintertime staple served in taverns and saloons across America, the Tom & Jerry cocktail/punch was relegated to obscurity until recent years when

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Claudia Newman

I'm German and grew up in the former east part of it, says Claudia Newman, a bartender at London's The Library Bar at The Ned. I have always been interested

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The Vero Bartender

The Vero Bartender – The Global Talent came to an exciting conclusion, bringing together 12 finalists from around the world to Milan on 19 November 2019.