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The Dorian Gray is a rum-based cocktail that is both fruity and citrussy. Apparently, the cocktail takes its name from an Oscar Wilde novel.View recipe
The Larchmont cocktail was created by David Embury and first appeared in his 1948 book; “The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks.”View recipe
The Playmate is a delicious brandy-based cocktail that goes down very smoothlyView recipe
A classic cocktail, the Millionaire is a drink that has stood the test of time and has been adapted into many forms. You will find various recipes exist, here is just one.View recipe
The Mai Tai is a rum based cocktail and there are many different recipes to be found, the earliest dating back to 1933. There is controversy over its exact origin, but one thing that is not in doubt – it’s an elegant and delicious cocktail. Here is one version of the vintage Mai Tai cocktail.View recipe
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Certainly not for everyone, a Devil’s cocktail is a mixture of Cognac and Crème de Menthe. Not the prettiest, a muddy green drink that could be confused for dirty pond water!
Created in the 1920s by Harry MacElhone, owner of Harry′s New York Bar in Paris, the Monkey Gland is a gin-based cocktail made with orange juice, grenadine and absinthe.
Apparently, the cocktail was inspired by the experiments of Russian scientist Serge Voronoff. Long before Viagra, Voronoff was experimenting with various implants, the most famous of these was the grafting of monkey testicle tissue to human testicles. His hopes were to increase longevity, but his rather shocking technique only received considerable ridicule.
The overriding flavour in the Tanglefoot cocktail is rum, with a lovely citrusy sharpness from the lemon to follow. The orange juice adds some sweetness to the drink and compliments the other ingredients perfectly.