Traditionally made with equal parts gin, Green Chartreuse, maraschino liqueur, and lime juice but, like like many others, (when using a 40%-43% alc./vol.
Medium dry, rounded and superbly complex. Your choice of genever will make or break this fabulous cocktail - choose with care. I prefer a combination of
A Whisky Sour with honey richness, subtle smoke and enlivening ginger spice.
Honeyed tequila and aromatic maraschino with complex herbal vinous notes.
A perfect Manhattan with bittersweet liqueur rather than aromatic bitters and a balancing dash of sweet maraschino liqueur. If you can't obtain Picon
As the name suggests this is an almond flavoured Old-Fashioned with medium dry madeira adding wine notes while three different whiskies also add to the
Rye whiskey and cognac combine harmoniously in this delicious julep.
Some of the biggest flavours on the back bar are corralled, tamed and made to play together nicely to produce an assertive but very quaffable cocktail.
Like the Pippin No. 1, don't let modern bartending convention misguide you into stirring this delightful bittersweet aperitivo, please shake it to wake
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
My favourite way to enjoy Chartreuse. Especially good when made with V.E.P Chartreuse.
I must confess to preferring my Manhattans served Sweet, or Perfect at a push. The Manhattan is complex, challenging and moreish. Best of all, it's available
Achieving the right dilution and a good chill are essential to the enjoyment of this sublime classic.
Dry and gin laced with subtle notes of chocolate, dry vermouth and lemon.
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
If you like Sidecars then you'll love the Frank Sullivan. Just on the tart side with a touch of quinine bitterness which makes sipping through a sugar-crusted
Añejo tequila rather than American whiskey dominates this Manhattan riff.
The Ford Cocktail is a Martini-style cocktail sweetened by both the use of old tom gin and Bénédictine D.O.M. liqueur (not Bénédictine B&B) served
This formula for the vintage classic emerged and became popular in London in early 2008 with the introduction of Antica Formula. Martinez cocktail history
This tequila riff on the usually gin-based original Gimlet harnesses the earthiness of the tequila to add an extra dimension which more than compensates
A bittersweet, herbal old-school drink that's in line for rediscovery.
If you like an Old-Fashioned and bacon then you'll love the Benton's Old-Fashioned.
The flavour of the overproof rum greatly adds to the character of this Old Fashioned. There are many rum Old Fashioned riffs but this is the recipe that
Stirred, strong and boozy - very boozy. Manhattan/Brooklyn-like. Rye whiskey-based with aromatised wine complexity and apricot brandy adding a touch of
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