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Porn Star Martini
A passion fruit and vanilla crowd-pleaser that's balanced with zesty lime, often served with sparkling wine on the side.
Forget the 'Vodka Red Bull', this is the cocktail connoisseur's way of combining caffeine and vodka.
Spirituous and bittersweet with a underlying chocolaty treat.
Sweet 'n' sour - frothy with an almond buzz. An extra couple of dashes of bitters help balance the drink and add an extra burst of flavour.
Raspberry and pineapple laced with vodka. Easy drinking and very fruity.
A minty real lemonade. A seriously refreshing non-alcoholic summery drink.
A classic Daiquiri with a very subtle hint of apple.
Gin Basil Smash
Jörg, the creator of this cocktail, says, Better too much, than not enough basil in this drink. He also specifies that the basil is muddled rather than
Batida de Banana
So thick that this is something of a liquid dessert - surprisingly yummy.
To quote a long time Californian and frequent visitor to America's Southwest, this recipe is a classic Margarita but with a few tweaks. Usually a silver/blanco
White Lady Cocktail
A simple, silky and delicious gin-laced classic with a sour finish.
Cow broth replaces tomato in this Mary for carnivorous drinkers.
Picante de la Casa (Soho House Tonic)
Best described as a Tommy's Margarita with added chilli spice and coriander/cilantro.
A long, very refreshing strawberry drink laced with cachaça.
A standard sour but with tequila zing.
Juicy (freshly squeezed orange, grapefruit and lime) and refreshing slightly salty tequila invigorated with sparkling grapefruit soda. Wetting the porous
A rum based variation on the White Lady, with zingy citrus and sweet maraschino.
A wonderfully aromatic flower-powered Aviation. Sweeter than some Aviation renditions, including my own Aviation and if, like me, you like yours a tad
The Last Word cocktail
Chartreuse devotees will love this balanced, tangy drink. I'm one.
Rich (medium-dry and spirituous this old-fashioned is all too easy to drink and fortunately, easy to make.
The bittersweet herbal notes from the vermouth and Cynar combine harmoniously with the cachaça. Depending on how punchy you like your cocktails you may
A refreshing balance of sour lemon and sugar, laced with gin and lengthened with soda.
This grapefruit fresh and light cocktail is equally suited to the aperitivo moment as it is breakfast.
One of the best and most popular drinks to come out of the 1980s.
Strawberry Smoothie (Alcoholic)
This radiantly coloured creamy strawberry yoghurt drink is sweetened with honey and 'hardened' with vodka.
Probably as fattening as it is alcoholic, this is a huge, creamy dessert in a glass served with generous innuendo.
Vieux Carré Cocktail
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
The flavour of agave is king in this simple Margarita, made without the traditional orange liqueur.
Pina Colada Cocktail (Puerto Rican style)
A wonderful creamy, fruity concoction that's not half as sticky as the world would have you believe. Too much ice will detract from the creaminess and
Fruity by name and taste, blue in colour.
Naked & Famous
Salmon pink in colour. Mezcal adds earthy smoky complexity to this bittersweet, citrusy fresh, aperitivo cocktail. Getting naked can certainly help you
Daiquiri No.1 Natural (Embury's 8:2:1 formula)
Traditionally a Daiquiri should always be based on light rum but if I should feel like breaking with tradition and using aged rum, I find Embury's 8:2:1
The combination of tequila and triple sec make this riff on the classic Corpse Reviver remarkably Margarita-like, only with added complexity and subtlety
Elderflower liqueur replaces aromatised wine in this riff on a classic Corpse Reviver No.2, hence the bitter oils from the lemon zest twist are crucial
Comte de Sureau
Generous sprays of oils from both orange and lemon zest twists, expressed and then placed in the drink are crucial to the fine balance of this bittersweet
If you are European or in North America you're probably used to this drink being served with crushed ice, but until you have tried it with cubed ice you
In Mexico the quality of the homemade Sangrita can make or break a bar. The Sangrita in this trio is spicy and slightly sweet.
Maiden's Blush No.2
A mere spoon of blanche absinthe washes over ten times as much Old Tom gin in this complex sour, delicately balanced by a splash of raspberry syrup.
Bitter and dry, but very tasty. This no namby-pamby drink is traditionally assembled and mixed directly in the glass. There is something about a Negroni
Probably the best-known and most popular shot.
Sweet and sour and turquoise blue.
A superbly refreshing fruity drink, whatever the time of year.
A sickly sweet blackcurrant and berry fruit flavoured drink for the undiscerning.
Fruity Sex on the Beach
Sweet fruit laced with vodka.
Corpse Reviver No.2 (Savoy Recipe)
Well-balanced with zesty lemon and absinthe just shining through. We've cheekily added the merest dash of sugar but depending on your personal tastes,
Long, fruity and refreshing.
'Brandy' and cola with a hint of Angostura bitters. Try and see why the Chileans enjoy it.
Long, creamy and filling banana drink with a 'dirty' flavour and colour courtesy of coffee liqueur. The riper the banana used in this cocktail the better.