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Sherry is often regarded as a tipple that only older folk enjoy, but it is a great cocktail ingredient, bringing a unique flavour. Adding a smoothness and subtle hints of marcona almonds, the sherry gives this cocktail an unexpected savoury nuttiness.View recipe
The Paloma is a tequila-based cocktail that is very popular all over Mexico. Its history is unclear, but some credit Don Javier Delgado Corona, owner of La Capilla bar in the town of Tequila, Mexico as its creator.
A mixture of tequila, grapefruit juice, fresh lime juice and sugar syrup, some Paloma recipes call for salt to be added to the rim of the glass.View recipe
An Orange Blossom is a simple gin-based cocktail that includes orange juice and sweet Vermouth. Easy to make with just a few ingredients, this cocktail is sure to be a crowd pleaser.View recipe
A Lemon Drop cocktail is a vodka-based drink with a lemony flavour that is both sweet and sour. Using vodka, fresh lemon juice, triple sec and sugar syrup, it is classy cocktail both in appearance and taste.
It is believed that the drink was first created in the 1970s by Norman Jay Hobday, who was the proprietor of Henry Africa′s bar in San Francisco, California.View recipe
A Fluffy Duck is a creamy cocktail containing gin, advocaat and orange liqueur and some consider it to be a good hangover cure. Served in a highball glass, it packs a punch; try it the next time you are feeling delicate after overindulging.View recipe
A Woo Woo is a cocktail made from vodka, peach schnapps and cranberry juice. Typically served in a highball glass over ice with a wedge of lime, it is simple to make and delicious.View recipe
As with so many cocktails, the origins of the Margarita are cloudy, with various tales existing about its creator and place of birth.
There aren’t many pubs and restaurants where the Margarita won’t feature; it’s a simple and elegant cocktail that is perfectly balanced. The classic Margarita cocktail brings together sweetness and acidity in perfect harmony.View recipe
Traditionally made with cognac, orange liqueur and lemon juice, the Sidecar cocktail is a boozy drink that is slightly on the sour side. A sugared glass rim or the addition of some sugar syrup seems to be increasingly popular today; probably because of our sweet tooth.View recipe
The Moscow Mule is a cocktail made with vodka, spicy ginger beer, and lime juice. Traditionally the Moscow Mule Cocktail is served in a copper mug and records indicate that it was created in Manhattan around 1948. A non-alcoholic version can be found in our mocktail section and is called a Virgin Moscow Mule.View recipe
A non-alcoholic version of the Moscow Mule cocktail. Refreshing, slightly spicy and delicious.View recipe
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The Larchmont cocktail was created by David Embury and first appeared in his 1948 book; “The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks.”
A tropical treat created by Ian Burrell, founder of RumFest. A punch is an old style of cocktail, that traditionally incorporates alcohol, sugar, lemon, water and tea or spices. It is often made in big batches and served in jugs to share. Rum is often the preferred alcohol in a punch, although they can also be non-alcholic and made with gin and vodka.
A Silver Fizz is similar to a Royal Fizz, but requires only the egg white, rather than the whole egg.