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The Piccadilly is a distinctive cocktail that lovers of liquorice will especially enjoy.View recipe
Tennessee Whiskey is a must in this cocktail and the raspberry Chambord and lemonade compliment it beautifully. The freshly squeezed lime gives the drink its fresh and fruity twist; the combinations are just superb.View recipe
Records date this drink to 1862, although little else is known about its place of origin and creator. Sophisticated and smooth, this cocktail is a classy numberView recipe
A Zombie is a cocktail made of rum, liqueur and fruit juices and first appeared in America in 1934. It increased in popularity soon after the 1939 New York World′s Fair and is still ordered around the world today.View recipe
Known for its soothing qualities, honey is an essential ingredient in this cocktail. Combine this with whisky and double cream to create a ‘medicinal’ cocktail to kick into touch those hangover blues.View recipe
Inspired by the Gin Fizz, the Ginger Fizz is peppery and refreshing on a warm summer’s evening. Unlike a lot of cocktails, this one isn’t too sweet and sickly.View recipe
The Vodka Cranberry is so simple to make, with tart cranberry and fresh lime combined with sweet orange juice.View recipe
This is an alcoholic version of the Strawberry Daiquiri mocktail and is best made when strawberries are in season and at their sweetest and ripest.View recipe
Sherry is often regarded as a tipple that only older folk enjoy, but it is a great cocktail ingredient, bringing a unique flavour. Adding a smoothness and subtle hints of marcona almonds, the sherry gives this cocktail an unexpected savoury nuttiness.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
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“Chin Chin” is used to express good wishes before drinking and comes before the obligatory meeting of glasses. The Chin Chin cocktail is a fine mix of flavours with a sweet and floral scent derived from the honey.
The Rum Runner was first created in the late 1950s, at the Holiday Isle Tiki Bar in Florida. A delicious cocktail containing rum, fruit juices and fruit liqueurs, it stirs up images of warm summer holidays and tropical climes.
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.