Cocktail Recipes

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Queens

The Queen’s Cocktail is similar to a Perfect Martini, but with the addition of pineapple juice.

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Perfect

This cocktail is actually named “Perfect”, but whether it is your perfect cocktail, you will have to make it and see.

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Princess Mary

Created in the 1920s by Harry MacElhone of Ciro’s Club in honour of Princess Mary’s wedding to Lord Lascelles in 1922.

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Paradise

One of the more lesser known classic cocktails, the Paradise is sweet and fruity and makes a great pre-dinner summer drink.

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Monkey Gland

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.  

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Millionaire

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.

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Mikado

A slight variation on the “Japanese Cocktail”, try them both and see which one you prefer.

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Meehoulong

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.

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Rosington

A two-ingredient cocktail – they don’t come much simpler than this! No fuss, no long list of ingredients; a fine cocktail none-the-less.

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Martinez

A Martinez is very similar to a Manhattan but uses gin rather than whisky. It’s a sophisticated cocktail, proceeding the Martini and also hugely popular. There are many differing recipes; see what you think of this one………

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Cocktails & Mocktails

Wht not try this selection of cocktails & Mocktails

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Mimosa

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.

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Ches Revolution

A cocktail created in honour of Che Guevara, famous for his role in the Cuban Revolution. A sweet and tropical drink that smells as good as it tastes.

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Cuba Libre

The Cuba Libre is a cocktail that was created in celebration of Cuba gaining its independence. A rum-based drink with cola and lime; a perfect combination of flavours

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