The Sexpert

The SexpertThe drink, not me.Recipe from Smugglers Cove.Martin Cate. 15ml Fresh Lemon Juice15ml Passionfruit Syrup15ml Taylor’s Velvet Falernum45ml Peruvian Pisco-we have Cruz del Camino15ml Gin-Bombay Sapphire6 drops Bittermans Burlesque Bitters- which I don’t have so used Elemakule Tiki, as that was what I thought was the closest to what I had. Combine all ingredients in…

Puebla Peche

Puebla Peche AgainBy Chad AustinEveryone Has a F*cking Cocktail Book. I guess he thinks Gin and Vodka a bit boring .Chad opens this by saying, and I quote:“ Gin Fucks and Vodka sucks, but I have always done my best to even give the boring fucks who drink Vodka a great cocktail.” And a great…

Summer’s Negroni

Recipe by thehobbydrinkchefOn Instagram This was the third and final show closer for the day. I’ve made this little delight before. It’s such a refreshingly delightful drink. Filled with the floral notes of the strawberries, and the taste, counterbalanced by the Campari and the rhubarb.A perfect finish for a great day. It was a very…

Summer’s Negroni

Summer’s NegroniRecipe by thehobbychef on Instagram. I saw he posted the recipe for the Strawberry Rhubarb cordial, and promised the drink recipe as well. So as I had copious quantities of both strawberries and rhubarb, I thought I would give it a go. It’s fruity, but not sweet at all. Very summery and refreshing. There’s…

Heaven is a Place/This is the Place

I think at times I live in a sort of heaven. Retired, can travel again, to some places, great neighbours and friends, an awesome life partner. What more can a person want really? So, heaven can be where you want it to be. Make it happen!! Again from Imbibe MagazineRecipe by Paul McGee of Lost…

Groceries for the Queen!

From Karen MacLeod, via Craft Cocktail Club. Is Karen trying to tell me something? She tagged me in this post of hers, and said“I made this drink a while ago but I used grapefruit instead of orange juice. It was good, but now we are in peak navel orange season and I made a much…

French 75 – original

Recipe from Mixel, from the Canon Cocktail Book 60ml Gin – Beefeater15ml Lemon Juice7.5ml Simple Syrup90ml Champagne, or other dry sparkling wine. Shake first 3 ingredients with ice, until chilled, strain to glass (a bigger than Coupe) add 90ml Champagne. Garnish with a lemon twist. I started making cocktails over a year ago now, and…

Green River Cocktail

Recipe from Imbibe Magazine 45ml Dry Gin-Beefeater7.5ml Yellow Chartreuse15ml Sloe Gin-Sipsmith’s30ml White Port Combine ingredients in a mixing glass with ice. Stir until chilled and strain into a Nick and Nora glass. Garnish with a cherry

Not sure what to call it, but it’s quite good

Andrew Hunt posted this in Craft Cocktail Club, and saidNot sure what to call it, but it’s quite good.So I think that’s a good enough name anyway. 45ml gin (I used St George Terrior) I used Bombay22.5ml lemon juice7.5ml homemade allspice dram7.5ml Benedictine10ml rich simple1 dash cardamom bitters It’s come I’m foggy already, here in…

Watego’s Sour

In August and September, we went for a trip to France. It’s back in the day when it was still ok to cross borders, but not necessarily mingle with the locals. We first spent a week in Normandy, the. The next week in Brittany, then the 3rd in Burgundy. Each week was at an isolated…