Monthly Archives: April 2017

The Old Fashioned

The Old Fashioned We’re going to carry on keeping things simple for a little bit longer. Today we look at the wonderfully spartan Old Fashioned, which may have a fair claim to being the first cocktail. Especially if we’re being very … Continue reading

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The Gimlet

The Gimlet Let’s make something simple. You’ve got gin, right? If not we’re really wasting each others’ time here and I suggest you leave. Sugar? Thought so. You can get you hands on a lime, right? Excellent – there can be … Continue reading

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Navy Grog

Navy Grog It’s about time we got back to Tiki and what better way to get there than with a Navy Grog. The Grog has a fair number of variations but, in my option, to call it a Navy Grog it … Continue reading

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Witches Jelly + cinnamon syrup

Witches Jelly The Witches Jelly is one of my own recipes that seems to go down well with my guests. It’s a nice bittersweet drink that really showcases Amaro Montenegro (familiar from The Ottoman), one of my favourite Amari. The … Continue reading

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La Medicina Latina

La Medicina Latina This is the twin sister of The Penicillin. We talked all about that drink here and all of that jibber-jabber also applies to the Latina. Along with the Paper Plane and many others these recipes are to … Continue reading

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The Penicillin + ginger syrup + honey syrup

The Penicillin A little while ago we talked about Sam Ross and the Paper Plane. Sam’s other famous creation is the Penicillin – another modern classic, even more so than the Paper Plane. It’s a creation that owes its existence to … Continue reading

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The Ottoman + Veld tulip vodka

The Ottoman – Veld tulip vodka Bit of a long story this one so if you’re just here for the recipe scrolly on down to the end. A little while ago I was put in touch with a couple of … Continue reading

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