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Named after the well-known wealthy sportsman, Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt I, who died in 1915 on the RMS Lusitania. A sophisticated drink that is worthy of carrying the Vanderbilt name, one of the most well-known and wealthy families of the late 19th and early 20th Centuries.View recipe
A gin-based cocktail that also contains vermouth, cherry brandy and fruit syrup. The Rose was a popular cocktail in 1920s Paris and is said to have been created by Johnny Mitta, barman at the Chatham Hotel in Paris.View recipe
At the start of the 20th Century, the Singapore Sling became the ladies’ cocktail of choice. This elegant, vibrant-pink drink with a fruity taste and a summer vibe was originally created by Mr Ngiam Tong Boon for the Raffles Hotel in Singapore. The Singapore Sling is one of those wonderful drinks that most people have heard of, but perhaps many have never actually tried.
One of the key ingredients is Benedictine and whilst not overly predominate, it gives the drink its unique flavour.View recipe
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A Mimosa Cocktail is one-part champagne and one-part orange juice. Traditionally it is served in a tall champagne flute and is a popular drink served at weddings. It is thought to have been invented at the Hôtel Ritz Paris in around 1925, by Frank Meier.
Apple is the overriding flavour in the Jersey Cocktail and the bubbles from the cider gives the drink a gentle sparkle. The perfect drink to serve during winter holiday gatherings; it’s crisp, light and fruity with a delicate spicy finish.
A Mint Julep is a Bourbon based cocktail that also contains sugar syrup, crushed ice, and of course, fresh mint. It is thought that the Mint Julep originated in the southern United States, during the eighteenth century.
Traditionally, spearmint is the mint of choice used in a Mint Julep, especially if you come from Kentucky. However, there are plenty of recipes that just call for the use of mint leaves, not specifically spearmint.