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,
Traditionally based on cognac or rye whiskey, as David A. Embury says of the Sazerac in his seminal 1948 Fine Art of Mixing Drinks, “essentially it is
Spring has sprung – well at least it has here in the northern hemisphere. It’s time to dust off the lawn mower and rediscover the delights of floral
James Bond drank a negroni when he wasn’t in the mood for a martini, and when Orson Welles tried his first one in 1947 he commented, “The bitters are
So many cocktails end up looking the same. Those based on light spirits shaken with citrus juice tend to have grey green appearance for example. Not if
Sustainability is a massive trend in the drinks industry right now – and rightly so, given the volume of waste bars generate, and the greenhouse gas
Back in August 2013, Jamie Oliver and Jimmy Doherty turned up at our Beertails Cocktail Competition with a TV crew in tow. Andrea Montague won the competition
Traditionally made with bourbon or rye whiskey, lightly sweetened with sugar and aromatised with bitters this most classic of vintage cocktails is served
The cocktails we came across during March and liked enough to add to Difford’s Guide.
One of the best-known cocktails of the modern era the White Russian presents vodka and coffee liqueur served on the rocks, sipped through a silky layer
Easter Sunday is the day that Christians believe Jesus rose from the dead, named, not altogether coincidentally, for the pre-Christian festival of Eoster.
The Cosmopolitan is one of those cocktails that has had various incarnations through the ages - some of them, quite probably, independent of one another.
Iconic cocktails mark every decade as much as charting songs, fashion and design. People remember, or think they remember what they were drinking and these
Like so many cocktails, the origins of the Manhattan are lost in time. And, as neither the name nor the ingredients are so unusual as to prevent inadvertent
“The vodka drink with a kick” is simply vodka and ginger beer with a squeeze of lime served over ice, traditionally served in a copper mug. The Moscow
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