Cocktails & mixed drinks

House of Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge

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

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Cachaça Cocktails

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

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Sweet Tears of Mine

Adapted from a 2019 recipe created by Shavinraj Gopinath at The Iron Fairies, Bangkok, Thailand.

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Adapted from a recipe by Pip Hanson at Marvel Bar at The Bachelor Farmer, in Minneapolis, USA.

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Improved Dunlop Cocktail

A 2018 riff on the classic Dunlop Cocktail from The Savoy Cocktail Book by Lulu Martinez of LunaDrinks Inc., USA.

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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

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Ad Astra

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

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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

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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

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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,

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Adapted from a recipe created in 2019 by Sufian Mahmoud, Sugar Sand (Hotel Indigo Seminyak), Bali, Indonesia.

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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

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Spiced Rum Negroni

Adapted from a recipe created in 2019 by Rogerio Igarashi at Trench Bar in Tokyo, Japan.

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Moonwalk Cocktail

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

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Little Cuba

Created in 2019 by Lisa Kempen, Head Bartender at Deadshot in Auckland, New Zealand.

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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

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Double Black

Adapted from a recipe created in 2019 Wilson Hernandez at El Del Frente, Havana, Cuba.

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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

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Singapore Sling

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,

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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