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The Harvey Wallbanger is thought to have been invented in the 1950s but its exact origins are not clear cut and there is much speculation and disagreement amongst historians. One thing is certain, it’s a cocktail that most people will have heard of, but few will know its content.View recipe
The Cinderella is a fruity and delicious sparkling mocktail that makes a fabulous non-alcoholic garden party drink.View recipe
A popular drink served at weddings and events and one of only a handful of alcoholic drinks that is considered acceptable to be drunk at breakfast! The Buck’s Fizz is named after London’s Buck’s Club, where it is said to have been invented as an excuse to begin drinking early. Containing fresh orange juice, it’s virtually a breakfast staple!View recipe
Similar to the H.P.W, but the amount of each ingredient is reversed. The velocity is heavy on the gin, whereas the H.P.W is heavy on the vermouth.View recipe
The Americano is an International Bartenders Association official cocktail containing Campari, sweet vermouth and club soda. It is thought that the cocktail was first served in the 1860s in creator Gaspare Campari′s bar, Caffè Campari. An interesting fact: it was the first drink ordered by James Bond in Ian Fleming′s Casino Royale.View recipe
A Vodka Sunset is a pretty summer cocktail that is so easy to make at home; a great party drink.View recipe
It is thought that a lady called Audrey Saunders, owner of the Pegu Club in New York City and former bartender at Bemelmans Bar in New York′s Carlyle Hotel created the Earl Grey Martini. Gin and Earl Grey tea are combined to make this unusual and rather sophisticated cocktail that is sure to be a hit with your friends. The UK is a nation of tea lovers and gin lovers, so this Earl Grey Martini cocktail is the perfect combination.View recipe
The Screwdriver is a popular alcoholic highball cocktail made with vodka and orange juice. The basic drink is just the two ingredients, but there are many variations. It is an official International Bartenders Association cocktail and it is suggested that its name derives from the original tool used to stir the drink, a screwdriver!View recipe
A Whisky Sour is a cocktail containing whisky, lemon juice, sugar syrup and a dash of egg white. It is traditionally garnished with a slice of orange and a maraschino cherry.
The oldest historical mention of a whisky sour was published in the Wisconsin newspaper, Waukesha Plain Dealer, in 1870. Still popular today, the Whisky Sour is a cocktail that has stood the test of time.View recipe
The Hurricane is an iconic tropical cocktail that is once tried, never forgotten. It is easy to make, using rum and fruit juices. It is thought the cocktail originated in 1939 during the World′s Fair in New York City and was named after the hurricane lamp-shaped glasses that the first drinks were served in.View recipe
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An elegant drink that was created in the 1890s by Louis Eppinger, manager of the Grand Hotel in Yokohama, Japan. The recipe includes both orange and Angostura bitters which gives the cocktail a unique flavour and works perfectly with the dry sherry and dry vermouth.
A popular drink served at weddings and events and one of only a handful of alcoholic drinks that is considered acceptable to be drunk at breakfast! The Buck’s Fizz is named after London’s Buck’s Club, where it is said to have been invented as an excuse to begin drinking early. Containing fresh orange juice, it’s virtually a breakfast staple!
Created by Salvatore Calabrese, this is a great way to start the day – with a mixture of gin, marmalade and orange. Try this beautiful combination and kick start a birthday, anniversary or special occasion.