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The Casino is an official IBA cocktail that consists of gin, maraschino liqueur, fresh lemon juice and orange bitters. The earliest mention of the Casino cocktail was in the Savoy Cocktail Book, by Harry Craddock in the 1930s.View recipe
The Metropole cocktail originates from the hotel of the same name, that used to be situated just off Time Square. The Hotel Metropole was a rather seedy establishment with a very eclectic mix of clientele. The drink is somewhat dark and moody and a touch dry and dates from around the 1800s.View recipe
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.View recipe
The White Cocktail is made with anisette (anis), an anise-flavoured colourless liqueur that is popular in Mediterranean countries.View recipe
A simple cocktail that is thought to have originated in British Columbia. A drink that is sure to warm your cockles.View recipe
A light and very pleasant cocktail that is slightly sweet. Perfect for serving at a dinner party when you aren’t quite sure of your guests’ tastes. A crowd pleaser, for sure.View recipe
There are several versions of the Turf Cocktail, the one we particularly like dates back the furthest and was a Harry Johnson creation. A complex mix of flavours that actually works exceedingly well.View recipe
There are so many differing recipes for a Sunshine cocktail, here is just one……View recipe
The word “Meehoulong” apparently means “Fire Eating Devil” in Chinese. Why it was named this is unclear, but it’s a great tasting cocktail. It’s like a lollipop that is both sweet and sour, with a hint of citrus.View recipe
Quite a potent little number; a dry and sophisticated cocktail.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 Vodka Martini is a cocktail made with vodka, vermouth and ice. It is made by combining the vodka, dry vermouth and ice in a cocktail shaker or mixing glass and then it is shaken or stirred. Traditionally it is garnished with a twist of lemon peel or olive.
James Bond’s drink of choice, he famously preferred his "shaken, not stirred"
Originating in Boston Massachusetts in 1898, when the city was divided into 8 wards. The Ward Eight cocktail contains rye whisky, lemon and orange juice and grenadine syrup.