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Chocolate and mint is a match made in heaven, there's no
This classic cocktail is perfect for after dinner, with its
sweet, minty and refreshing taste, you can’t really go wrong!
The name derives from its green colour which is from the
inclusion of crème de menthe. In New Yo...
El Diablo – a ginger
spiced spring delight
The El Diablo (translated to English ‘The Devil’) was
created in the early 1940’s, but the original recipe featured brandy. There
have been many recipes since then with different combinations of alcohol.
recipe that follows is from 2008. The iconic yet under-the-radar drink is named after a comic ...
This famous cocktail dates back to World War I, and an early form was created in an American Bar named ‘Harry's New York Bar’ by barman Harry MacElhone. In 1926, Harry was supposedly inspired by a gun, 75mm in length that was used by the French and the Americans in WW1.
The gun was known for its accuracy and speed, and the French 75 is said to have such a kick that it felt like being hit...
The Scarlett O’Hara cocktail is a sweet and tart cocktail, perfect for after dinner. Created in 1936 when the film 'Gone with the Wind' was released – full of passion and with a vibrant pink colour, this is a classic valentine’s day cocktail.
The recipe is simple:
If you’re partaking in ‘Dry January,’ you’re more than half
way through. So first things first, congratulations on staying off the alcohol!
Now, it must start to get tiresome when you are out with
friends who aren’t joining in the challenge, enjoying their mojitos, champagne
or a cheeky G & T and you aren’t even aloud close enough for a sniff. So we come