Cocktail Hall of Fame
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
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
Vodka Collins/Joe Collins
A Tom Collins with vodka - a refreshing balance of sweet and sour.
The bitter contribute greatly to this tasty vodka-based sour.
Temperature is key to the enjoyment of this modern classic. Consume while icy cold and you'll enjoy a clean and crisp Martini.
This is a spirited, sweet and sour combination - like most politicians.
Watermelon Fresh Fruit Martini
So fruity, you could almost convince yourself this is a health drink.
Whiskey Collins/Colonel Collins
A whiskey-based twist on the classic Tom Collins.
Whisky Mac (Whisky MacDonald)
Subtly spirituous with whisky notes tamed by rich green wine, which also adds mild warming ginger spice.
A mint flavoured version of the Whiskey Sour.
Smooth with a hint of citrus sourness and an invigorating blast of whiskey.
Simple, refreshing and brilliant. One of the best ways to appreciate a good scotch whisky.
A simple, silky and delicious gin-laced classic with a sour finish.
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
A Black Russian smoothed with cream.
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
Fruity, cranberry laced with vodka and sweet peach liqueur. A quaffable cocktail from the 1980s.
This is the kind of cocktail that many bartenders will want to stir rather than shake. However, it is classically shaken. Herbal, zesty and spirituous.
Powerful funky rum and delicate cinnamon spice partially tamed by rich fruit and sweetened clove.