Carefully decorate the rim well in advance for a really good effect.
Cocktails are as much delight to the eyes as to the palate. They are flavorsome, fun, and designed to be shared. They are simply mixed drinks, usually based on one or more spirits or liqueurs and flavoured with fruit juices, syrups, spices and other mixers.
A surprising number of cocktails include cream. This dreamy mixture is creamy, smooth and very […]
Experienced cocktail makers will know that absinthe is an extra strong spirit – making this […]
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A tropical sour that actually bears little relation to the original whisky version.
Get into the rhythm and let your hair down with the assistance of a few […]
What exactly is she praying for? And will this help?
Fresh as a daisy and certainly lighter than a Sailor’s Rum Punch.
Sail in the West Indies and you will come back with this classic recipe.
It may look as dainty as a cup of tea, but there the similarity comes […]
On a really hot evening, the classic punch needs to lose some sweetness and become […]
There is definitely a sting in the tail of this one, so enjoy with caution.
Golden rum brings out the sweetness of the tomatoes, giving this cocktail a warm fruitness […]
Lighter and more delicate than the original, it still manages to pack a punch.
The original, made, naturally with Southern Comfort.
A traditional punch with a tropical touch.
Whoever thought of adding orange to the original deserves a campaign medal.
This cool crystal blue cocktail invites you to think of Caribbean sea and sand, and […]
This old-fashioned drink is making a comeback, drunk either short or long.
Not as wicked as its name suggest, but if you are feeling adventurous, you could […]
This lovely long drink is also great made with gin and should be poured over […]
White around the edges, but definitely red-blooded.
Designed for all those strawberry lovers.
You’ll need more than a straw to drink this with.
A Pina Colada is usually made with light rum – this dark rum version will […]
Golden rum has a mellow, slightly milder taste, but you could use dark rum here […]
Traditionally Daisies weere made with raspberry syrup, but any good sugar or fruit syrup will […]
Sit back and relax with a seriously warming mix of flavours from the Deep South.
The 1960s and 70s saw a meteoric rise in the popularity of this simple long […]
A light and sweet offering from the tropical island.