The Americano is an International Bartenders Association official cocktail containing Campari, sweet vermouth and club soda. It is thought that the cocktail was first served in the 1860s in creator Gaspare Campari′s bar, Caffè Campari. An interesting fact: it was the first drink ordered by James Bond in Ian Fleming′s Casino Royale.
The Blackthorn is a very old cocktail that uses sloe gin. In recent years sloe gin has made a revival and this tasty cocktail will certainly put it to good use
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.