The Black Russian cocktail is made of 5 parts vodka and 2 parts coffee liqueur. It is served simply over ice, in a short tumbler and originates from Brussels in Belgium.
The cocktail gets its name from the main ingredient - vodka, a typical Russian spirit and the blackness of the coffee liqueur.
There are several versions of the Turf Cocktail, the one we particularly like dates back the furthest and was a Harry Johnson creation. A complex mix of flavours that actually works exceedingly well.
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………