Cocktail Hall of Fame


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Hanky Panky

This is basically a Sweet Martini influenced by the addition of bittersweet and aromatic fernet liqueur.

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Old-school, but approachably so. Dry and herbal. A great apéritif.

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Harvey Wallbanger

Like the Screwdriver, the Harvey Wallbanger has sadly waned in popularity, probably due to it being served with packaged orange juice. When made with freshly

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Hemingway Special Daiquiri/Papa Doble

This drink is also known as a Papa Doble for good reason, it's twice the size of a regular cocktail. Hence the above recipe will fill one oversize Martini

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Honeysuckle Daiquiri

A Daiquiri made with flavoursome honey in place of sugar, or a Bee's Knees with rum in place of gin. However you view this, it's damn tasty.

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Hot Buttered Rum

In his The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks, David Embury says, The Hot Spiced Rum is bad enough, but the lump of butter is the final insult. It blends with the

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Hot Whisky Toddy

The faintly smoky flavours of Scotch add spice to this warming drink that's great when you're feeling down with a cold or the flu.

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Hotel Nacional

A fruity but sophisticated riff on the classic Daiquiri with fresh pineapple and apricot liqueur. It would appear the Hotel Nacional was originally made

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Hunter Cocktail

An after-dinner cocktail with spirituous bourbon, sweetened and mellowed by rich cherry. (We previously had this cocktail served straight-up but it's better

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A strong, tangy, refreshing drink packed with fruit and laced with rum.

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Income Tax Cocktail

A Bronx with equal parts rosso and dry vermouths and with Angostura in place of orange bitters.

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Irish Coffee

Sometimes called a Gaelic Coffee and properly known by its Irish name 'Caife Gaelach', the Irish Coffee is traditionally served in a stemmed heatproof

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Jack Rose

In his 1948 The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks, David Embury says, a Jack Rose is nothing but a Pink Apple Car and when made with just calvados, lemon juice

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Jack's Godfather Highball

Three popular ingredients combine to make the ultimate Italian American highball. Named, appropriately, after the most famous Italian American of the silver

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Jamaican Mule

A spicy rum lime sour, lengthened and invigorated with ginger beer.

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Japanese Cocktail

Lightly sweetened and diluted cognac flavoured with almond and a hint of spice.

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A slightly sour bittersweet riff on the Pegu Club. The original is just on the tart side of balanced without our addition of the optional spoon of sugar

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Jet Pilot

A lightly spicy blend of three characterful rums with citrus mellowed by blending with crushed ice.

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John Collins/Gin Collins

A refreshing balance of sour lemon and sugar, laced with gin and lengthened with soda.

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Jungle Bird

Bittersweet and fruity with pungent rum notes sipped through crushed ice. Properly Tiki-tastic.

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Kir Apéritif

Traditionally made 1/3 cassis to 2/3 wine, that's too sweet for most modern palates. We recommend a ratio of one part cassis to between five and seven

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Fruity and refreshing – a party drink with rum and raspberry flavours predominating. At its best when made with homemade raspberry syrup.

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Last Word

Chartreuse devotees will love this balanced, tangy drink. I'm one.

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Left Bank Martini

An aromatic, dry blend. Modern bartending convention would suggest that this drink should be stirred. However, it's much better shaken. Go easy with the

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Limoncello Spritz

Zesty, almost creamy, lemon enlivened with fizz.

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London Calling

A gin-based sour with fino sherry adding distinctive, almost salty celery, notes. Orange bitters and a grapefruit zest twist contribute to this cocktail's

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Long Island Iced Tea

A cooling, combination of four different white spirits, triple sec, lemon and lime, crowned with a splash of cola.

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Lynchburg Lemonade

Tangy, light and very easy to drink.

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