Cocktails & mixed drinks
House of Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge
The Forbidden Garden in Amsterdam Noord was the stage for the Central Europe finals of the House of Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge. Seven bartenders
As great as the classic Caipirinha is, there's more you can do with Brazil's national spirit. Here are twenty cocktails to make which don't involve muddling
Sweet Tears of Mine
Adapted from a 2019 recipe created by Shavinraj Gopinath at The Iron Fairies, Bangkok, Thailand.
Adapted from a recipe by Pip Hanson at Marvel Bar at The Bachelor Farmer, in Minneapolis, USA.
Improved Dunlop Cocktail
A 2018 riff on the classic Dunlop Cocktail from The Savoy Cocktail Book by Lulu Martinez of LunaDrinks Inc., USA.
The Kingston is a classic cocktail from the 1930 The Savoy Cocktail Book but this recipe is by Frank Caiafa, author of the 2016 The Waldorf Astoria Bar
Created by Ben Simpson of Smoke & Oakum Manufactory Ltd, Wellington, New Zealand and the name behind Gunpowder Rum. Ben shared his spin on the old Aviation
Man O' War
Originating in the mid-20th century, this cocktail is named after an American thoroughbred who was one of the greatest racehorses in history winning 20
Harvest Moon (1930s recipe)
We have Robert Hess and his The Cocktail Spirit podcast to thank for the Harvest Moon and drawing our attention to its being featured in a list of the
Future classic cocktails
'Classic' cocktails are drinks, such as the Daiquiri and Margarita, from a previous bartending age that continue to be made and enjoyed to this day. Contemporary,
Adapted from a recipe created in 2019 by Sufian Mahmoud, Sugar Sand (Hotel Indigo Seminyak), Bali, Indonesia.
Bartenders' guide to foraging: Sloes
Most folk in the British Isles know of hedgerow favourite, sloe gin, even if they've never picked the mouth-puckering little fruits. There's more to sloes
Spiced Rum Negroni
Adapted from a recipe created in 2019 by Rogerio Igarashi at Trench Bar in Tokyo, Japan.
Adapted from a recipe created in 1969 by Joe Gilmore at The American Bar at The Savoy Hotel, London to commemorate the Apollo 11 moon landing on 20th July
Created in 2019 by Lisa Kempen, Head Bartender at Deadshot in Auckland, New Zealand.
Four bartenders on responsible drinking
With low-ABV cocktails taking over menus and initiatives such as oneUNIT challenging bartenders to go low, responsible drinking has become a vital theme
Adapted from a recipe created in 2019 Wilson Hernandez at El Del Frente, Havana, Cuba.
Singapore Sling (Dale DeGroff's recipe)
We're indebted to Dale DeGroff for sharing this recipe, which he, in turn, was given by a former bartender at Singapore's Raffles Hotel. For more Singapore
Convention has it that the Singapore Sling was created sometime between 1899 and 1915 by Chinese-born Ngiam Tong Boon at the Long Bar in Raffles Hotel,
Bartenders' guide to foraging: Blackberries
'Blackberrying' is a long-held British pastime and the familiar hedgerow fruits evoke memories of childhood summers berry-picking in the countryside. The