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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.

  • This name of the cocktail aptly describes its pretty color. Drink too many, however, and Maidenly modesty may be abandoned and blushing could become compulsory.

  • The classic version of this cocktail is based on gin, but other spirits are also used, mixed with lime or lemon juice and soda water with no sweetening.

  • Simple, Elegant, Subtle and much more powerful than appearance suggests, this is the perfect cocktail to serve before an al fresco summer dinner. Ingredients: 2 measure gin 1 measure triple…

  • It is disappointing to discover that the pretty name of this cocktail is derived from the practice of adding fresh orange juice to bathtub gin during the years of prohibition…

  • This creamy, chocolate flavored, gin- based cocktail, decorated with grated nutmeg, is the head of extended family of cocktails, which continues to grow.

  • Like Manhattan, the New York boroughs of the Bronx – and also the river of the same name- have been immortalized in cocktail bars throughout the world.

  • Hardly surprisingly, several classic cocktails have been named after this classic marquee. This version was created by author H.E.Bates in his popular novel The Darling Buds of May.

  • This little number combines several tastes and flavors to produce a very lively drink. Don’t drink it when you are thirsty, you might want too many!

  • The Comtesse Du Barry, the Mistress of King Louis XV of France, was renowned for her extraordinary beauty. The Guillotine brought an abrupt ending to her life – be careful…

  • Groucho Marx is well known for claiming that he wouldn’t want to belong to any club that was prepared to accept him as a member. This Club and its many…

  • The original absinthe was a popular cocktail ingredient and digestif. However, in the early 20th century absinthe was banned in many countries, as wormwood (one of the main ingredients) was…

  • Pimm’s No.1 is a long, deliciously dry but fruity concoction, with a gin base flavored with herbs. It was devised by James Pimm, a London restaurateur, in the late 19th…

  • In the days of British Empire, the privileged would rather at their clubs in the relative cool of the evening and sip a Singapore sling. Times may change, but it…

  •   This long cooling drink is a celebrated cocktail and was the inspiration of several generations of the Collins drinks family scattered around the globe.