The Bacardi Legacy final 2019 is drawing nearer and nearer and with so many people inbound to the city of Amsterdam, we look at 6 of its top bars, bartenders
The bittersweet almond and vanilla flavour of amaretto mixes brilliantly with dark spirits – particularly whisk(e)y and aged tequila. This versatile
Created in 2017 by Giffard USA to celebrate the launch of Giffard Rhubarbe liqueur in the USA.
Sadly Kummel, a liqueur flavoured with caraway seeds, cumin and other spices is about as fashionable in cocktail recipes as crème de menthe. Indeed, kummel
Found on many bar menus around the world, this contemporary classic cocktail was created in the mid-80s by Dick Bradsell at Fred's Club in Soho, London,
Libbey, the glassware folk, challenged bartenders to “go back in time and recreate one of your first ever created cocktails by using one of Libbey's
Cherry blossom has a uniquely floral and almond flavour with a hint of cherry, and the blooms look stunning garnishing a cocktail. The flowering season
Next time you reach for that cheap, squeezy bottle of honey, stop for a minute and read the label. There’s a 99% chance that what you have in your hands
Adapted from a recipe created in 2019 by Jameson Ambassador, Ronan Collins.
Mint = fresh and delicious. Think mojitos, juleps, mint candy, chewing gum and even toothpaste. Sadly, crème de menthe hasn’t fared well in the liqueur
Gorse flowers impart a distinctive coconut, floral-vanilla flavour to infusions, tonics and syrups. The petals can also be used as a decorative garnish.
We sadly say goodbye to former World Class NL winner, and one of the main surgeons at DR, Rotterdam, Alberto Matallana. In the past years he has been a
Created in November 2018 at FAM Bar, London, England in memory of Mark Ridgwell, author of Spirits Distilled, respected educator and creator of the Taste
Created February 2019 by yours truly (Simon Difford), this is a riff on the Palermo, a cocktail I came across in 2001 and the first cocktail I encountered
Created February 2019 by yours truly (Simon Difford) at the Cabinet Room, London, England.
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