Named for its jeweled appearance, this one really stands out from the rest.
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 version of the Martini uses equal measures of gin and dry vermouth.
East meets west in this delicious Japanese variation on the Martini theme.
Named after the World War II general, or just a good one for the wartime […]
This will go down like silk, especially with the velvety addition of the peach puree […]
The clear sophistication of the Racket Club reflects the suave superiority of the club members.
In this subtle version on the Clover Club, lemon juice is substituted for the lime […]
The grenadine really does give this cocktail the lovely colour of a clover flower.
Beautifully perfumed by the Parfait Amour – yet without the distinguishing purple colour.
Sweetly scented with apricot and pomegranate, this is a great nightcap for all cocktail lovers.
Creamy, light and smooth – and not a magnolia in sight!
There’s definitely an aroma of exotic tropical days and balmy nights in this fruity confection.
Some orange juices are made from the whole fruit and have a very bitter back […]
A stunningly pretty cocktail for blues fans who love the rich flavours of Lillet, a […]
The mandarin liqueur comes through nicely to give this cocktail a good citrus tang.
Only a blue diamond could compete with this.
It’s clear why this was designed for parties – but whatever the reason, go ahead, […]
Definitely deserving of a little attention more than once every four years.
This is a very maidenly blush, so pale as to be unnoticeable. Perhaps drinking it […]
Probably best to have this after the ceremony – it’s usually recommended to remain standing […]
Yellow Chartreuse is slightly sweeter than green Chartreuse, so it does benefit from being really […]
It is difficult to believe that anyone would actually have the stomach to cope with […]
Best to keep this till the end of the party – that pastis could really […]
A fix should contain spirit, sugar, fruit and often a lot of fizz. It works […]
Apple lovers and cider makers will put this at the top of their list, but […]
So simple, so jewel-life. Perhaps this is the original blue bird of happiness.
This might well take you to Paradise…
Which is where you will be after a few of these!