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Californian Margarita image

Californian Margarita

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

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Left Bank Martini

An aromatic, dry blend. Modern bartending convention would suggest that this drink should be stirred. However, it's much better shaken. Go easy with the

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Mezcal Margarita

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

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Dry Martini (15:1 ratio) Montgomery's

Bone dry - a superbly cleansing Martini. Through experimentation we have found that 15:1 Martinis are better shaken rather than stirred. Conversely 3:1

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Daiquiri (Difford's recipe)

Crisp, light and refreshing. Delicately simple yet with perfectly balanced complexity of flavours. For an even better Daiquiri: In place of sugar syrup,

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The Last Word cocktail

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.

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Penicillin cocktail

A Whisky Sour with honey richness, subtle smoke and enlivening ginger spice.

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Difford's Fruit Cup No.1 (gin based & Pimm's Cup-like)

This long refreshing fruity cocktail mimics the characteristics of a Pimm's Cup but with the punch and fullness flavour, reminiscent of distant decades

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Negroni Cocktail

Glowing red, the Negroni manages to be both sophisticated and simple at the same time and is definitely for a grown-up palate - for many it's simply too

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Poet's Dream

Subtly boozy, honeyed and herbal.

Margarita on-the-rocks (Difford's recipe) image

Margarita on-the-rocks (Difford's recipe)

This is how we prefer our margaritas to be served. Tangy citrus and tequila with a hint of balancing sweetness and a faint salty undertone. We also prefer

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Martinez

Your choice of genever will make or break this fabulous cocktail, which should be medium dry, rounded and complex with an underlying bready note freshened

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Dry Martini 'Preferred' (5:1 ratio)

This is my go-to Dry Martini, although I arrive at the same 5:1 ratio with a generous 75ml (2½oz) gin to 15ml (½oz) dry vermouth. I chose a 5:1 ratio

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Affinity

A spirituous aperitivo-style cocktail, or an after-dinner sipper, which can be made with numerous different sweet vermouths or indeed a vermouth amaro

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Caipirinha

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 small cubes

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Bradford Martini

I do like a shaken Dry Martini! Sorry, I should say Bradford. For some a shaken martini is blasphemous but the aeration generated by the more vigorous

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Manhattan (Sweet)

I prefer my Manhattans served Sweet or Perfect at a push. The Manhattan is complex, challenging and moreish. Best of all, it's available in a style to

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Irish Coffee

Sometimes called a Gaelic Coffee and properly known by its Irish name 'Caife Gaelach', the Irish Coffee is traditionally served in a stemmed heatproof

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Honeysuckle Daiquiri

A Daiquiri made with flavoursome honey in place of sugar, or a Bee's Knees with rum in place of gin. However you view this, it's damn tasty.

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Gimlet (Difford's recipe)

The Gimlet is classically equal parts gin and lime cordial stirred in the glass it is to be served in, with added ice being optional (but actually optimal).

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Gin & Tonic

One of the simplest and best mixed drinks ever devised, hence its lasting popularity. To serve as a Highball use a smaller 10oz (295ml) Highball glass

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Garibaldi

A fabulous brunch cocktail. How you squeeze (and blend) your oranges is key to achieving the fluffy orange juice that makes this drink special. At New

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Espresso Martini

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.

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Margarita (straight-up)

If desired, for the perfect salt rim you can liquidise or grind sea salt to make it finer, then run a cut slice of lime (or orange) around the outside

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