Cocktail Hall of Fame


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Ultima Palabra

Named after the direct Spanish translation of Last Word, hence the use of mezcal in place of the gin in a classic Last Word cocktail. Pineapple juice,

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Vesper Dry Martini

Many bartenders advocate that a Martini should be stirred and not shaken, some citing the ridiculous statement that shaking will bruise the gin. If you

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Vieux Carré

A Sweet Manhattan served on-the-rocks with added herbal complexity and an all-important splash and dash or two of New Orlean's French Quarter. Driven

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Vodka Collins/Joe Collins

A Tom Collins with vodka - a refreshing balance of sweet and sour.

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Vodka Sour

The bitter contribute greatly to this tasty vodka-based sour.

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Vodkatini/Vodka Martini

Temperature is key to the enjoyment of this modern classic. Consume while icy cold and you'll enjoy a clean and crisp Martini.

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Ward Eight

This is a spirited, sweet and sour combination - like most politicians.

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Watermelon Fresh Fruit Martini

So fruity, you could almost convince yourself this is a health drink.

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Whiskey Collins/Colonel Collins

A whiskey-based twist on the classic Tom Collins.

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Whisky Mac (Whisky MacDonald)

Subtly spirituous with whisky notes tamed by rich green wine, which also adds mild warming ginger spice.

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Whiskey Smash

A mint-influenced Whiskey Sour.

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Whiskey Sour

Smooth with a hint of citrus sourness and an invigorating blast of whiskey.

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Whisky Highball

Simple, refreshing and brilliant. One of the best ways to appreciate a good scotch whisky.

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White Lady

A simple, silky and delicious gin-laced classic with a sour finish. My White Lady recipe is true to Harry Craddock's 1930 recipe (see below) in using

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White Negroni

Wayne Collins, this drink's creator, originally used equal parts as is usual for a classic Negroni and after trying various other formulations we've found

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White Russian

A Black Russian smoothed with cream.

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Widow's Kiss

Herbal with hints of apple, mint and eucalyptus. This classic is also often made with green Chartreuse but we prefer as per classic recipes with half Yellow

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Woo Woo

Fruity, cranberry laced with vodka and sweet peach liqueur. A quaffable cocktail from the 1980s.

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Powerful funky rum and delicate cinnamon spice partially tamed by rich fruit and sweetened clove.

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