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The gimlet cocktail is typically made of 2 parts gin, 1 part lime juice and some sodaView recipe
Gin Martini is a quick and easy cocktail to make, with Dry Gin and Dry VermouthView recipe
A Negroni cocktail is made with gin, sweet vermouth and Campari and is garnished with orange peel. It is thought it originates in Florence, Italy.View recipe
A drink typically drunk in the winter; give sloe gin a kick with this sloe gin fizz cocktail.View recipe
Elderflower Collins is a summery fruity cocktail made with elderflower cordial. Don’t worry about making your own cordial, you can get hold of some very good ones from most supermarkets.View recipe
A cocktail made from gin, Champagne, lemon juice, and sugar. Known also as 75 Cocktail, and in France as a Soixante Quinze.View recipe
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We tend to be creatures of habit and stick to the same cocktails, partly because we already have the necessary ingredients in our cupboards. The key ingredient in an Army and Navy is Orgeat syrup, a delicious combination of almonds, orange flower water, rosewater and sugar. It’s a fairly unknown ingredient but is definitely worth purchasing and will make a welcome addition to any drinks cabinet.
The Dream Cocktail is often consumed after dinner and combines 3 strong flavours; brandy, orange and aniseed.
The Bloodhound is a simple cocktail that is surprisingly dry and very potent. Made with fresh raspberries, gin, dry vermouth and sweet vermouth, it makes a great party cocktail.