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The Vodka Cranberry is so simple to make, with tart cranberry and fresh lime combined with sweet orange juice.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
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
The Sicilian Sunset is a refreshing citrus cocktail that is made with Prosecco; the perfect summer drink.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
A Cherry Bomb mocktail is a drink that the whole family can enjoy. Fruity and sweet, it makes the perfect summer party offering. If you are looking for an alcoholic Cherry Bomb, please go to our Cherry Bomb Cocktail recipe.View recipe
The Aviation Cocktail was created in the early twentieth century by Hugo Ensslin, who was head bartender at the Hotel Wallick in New York.
Using Crème de Violette gives the cocktail a very distinctive blue hue and delicate violet floral notes.View recipe
A gin-based cocktail that was listed on the menu of the Detroit Athletic Club in 1916. It fell out of favour but enjoyed a renewed popularity after being rediscovered by the bartender Murray Stenson in 2004 during his tenure at the Zig Zag Café.
The Last Word is made up of equal amounts of gin, green Chartreuse, maraschino liqueur and freshly pressed lime juice and has a pretty pale green hue. It’s a sharp, pungent drink and a good palate cleanser.View recipe
A simple cocktail made with London Dry Gin, lime juice and fizzy water – the Gin Rickey is refreshing and quick to rustle up.View recipe
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A Pineapple Fizz is a refreshing mocktail with just 5 ingredients that you can rustle up in minutes. It’s a delicious sparkling fruit drink that is sure to be a hit at any summer party.
A Hot Toddy is also known as a Hot Whisky in Scotland and is a drink made of liquor, water, honey, herbs and spices and is served hot.
There are many differing Hot Toddy recipes and they are traditionally drunk before retiring for the night or in wet or cold weather. Some believe the drink has medicinal properties, relieving the symptoms of the cold and flu.
It is said that this cocktail was named after the high velocity bombs of WW1; all that was heard was a ‘whizz’ followed closely by a ‘bang’. This recipe was created by Tommy Burton of the Sports’ Club, London in 1920.