A smokin' Margarita. Depending on your palate, you may want to vary the amount of agave syrup – from 2.5ml or even no agave syrup for dry palates to
A Whisky Sour with honey richness, subtle smoke and enlivening ginger spice.
Think gin-based Mojito – refreshing and easy drinking.
The success or failure of this tangy drink is partly reliant on the quality of marmalade used. For ease of use, choose fine cut or even no peel/shredless
A hint of agave syrup sweetness and dilution from the stirred ice knocks back the spirit's fire while opening and releasing agave flavours. (If you don't
Likened to a Vodka & Red Bull for the discerning, the caffeine-loaded Espresso Martini consists of generous shots of vodka and espresso with coffee liqueur.
The flavour of agave is king in this simple Margarita, made without the traditional orange liqueur.
Añejo tequila rather than American whiskey dominates this Manhattan riff.
If you like an Old-Fashioned and bacon then you'll love the Benton's Old-Fashioned.
This pink/rust red drink is bittersweet with underlying bourbon character and lemon zestiness.
Salmon pink in colour. Mezcal adds earthy smoky complexity to this bittersweet, citrusy fresh, aperitivo Last Word riff. And indeed, getting naked can
Tart, dry and lightly bitter, but with just enough underlying sweetness to stroke the palate and make another sip so very desirable – a complex, bittersweet
Peaty smoky whisky subtly influences this complex and silky-smooth rum flip.
Well-aged rum mellowed and sweetened by maple syrup. A spirit-forward sipper that's rich and easy.
Think Negroni but with citrus freshness and grape fruitiness.
Named after the capital city of Trinidad, the home of Angostura Bitters, and fittingly this cocktail calls for a monster half an ounce of bitters. Despite
A wonderfully aromatic flower-powered Aviation. Sweeter than some Aviation renditions, including my own Aviation and if, like me, you like yours a tad
Fragrant apricot eau-de-vie nestles alongside piney gin botanicals with faint sweetness from herbal vermouth.
A cachaça sour given additional bittersweet herbal depth of flavour by a dash of fernet.
Delicately smoky and, depending on your mezcal and agave syrup, a touch meaty with cleansing lime juice.
Just as it says on the tin – a smoky malt and cola. This simple but delicious drink perhaps doesn't need bitters or even a twist but it's better with
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. When made with
The holy trinity of rum, coconut and pineapple served in a well-balanced, not overly sweet Tiki-style cocktail.
One of the best and most popular drinks to come out of the 1980s.
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