Brandy Vermouth Cocktail

By on August 3, 2016 in Brandy, Cocktails with 0 Comments
Brandy Vermouth Cocktail

Ingredients 2 measures brandy ½ measure sweet vermouth 1 dash Angostura bitters Method Put some crushed ice in a and pour in the ingredients, then sShake well and strain into a small cocktail glass.






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Calimero Cocktail

By on August 1, 2016 in Brandy, Cocktails with 0 Comments
Calimero Cocktail

Ingredients ¾ measure brandy ¼ measure Grand Marinier ¼ measure Tia Maria ¾ measure orange juice A few dashes lemon juice 1 teaspoon egg white Method Pour some ice cubes in a cocktail shaker and pour in the ingredient then shake very well and strain into a balloon glass. Garnish with a slice of orange.






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Benedict Cocktail

By on July 13, 2016 in Whiskey with 0 Comments
Benedict Cocktail

Ingredients ¾ measure scotch ¾ measure Benedictine Method Put some ice cubes in an old fashioned glass and pour in the ingredients, and stir well and top up with ginger ale, then stir again lightly and serve.






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Scotch Is An Old Drink For A Young Crowd

By on July 11, 2016 in Whiskey with 0 Comments
Scotch Is An Old Drink For A Young Crowd

Why is it that scotch always seem to be left alone in the bar scene? It is understandable that most people find scotch to harsh to drink while dancing the night away but couldn’t it be introduced in some mild cocktails? Generally it is assumed that the sweeter drinks tend to give you the staying […]






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R’s, S’s Drinks Glossary

By on July 10, 2016 in Drinking with 0 Comments
R’s, S’s Drinks Glossary

R  Raspberry liqueur made from macerating raspberies in spirit. If the spirit is a grape brandy and the mixture is distilled twice, the result is a raspberry brandy. Ratafia a mixture of fresh prape juice and brabdy from the Champange area.  Ricard (BN) aniseed-flavoured spirit; see Pastris Rock and Rye (BN) an American liqueur based […]






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On Top Of The World With Scotch Whisky

By on July 10, 2016 in Whiskey with 0 Comments
On Top Of The World With Scotch Whisky

In terms of export, Scotch whisky amasses approximately 90% of all export sales combined in England and is also a principle export commodity.  For England, this income is in great part foreign currency.  This trend has been followed since the turn of the 19-century as the value of overseas marketing was discovered Believe it or […]






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Why Use Cocktail Umbrellas

By on July 9, 2016 in Drinking with 0 Comments
Why Use Cocktail Umbrellas

The humble cocktail umbrellas ancestry can be traced back to a Japanese, Chinese and Indian heritage.  Generally it will be used as a garnish or just decoration in cocktails, desserts and other foods, it’s a small umbrella or parasol. Usually the umbrella is made out of paper, paperboard and a toothpick, where the paper is […]






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Grand Orgasm

By on July 9, 2016 in Cocktails with 0 Comments
Grand Orgasm

Ingredients 150 mls. Grand Marnier 30 mls  Baileys Irish Cream. Method Mix with milk for a sensation that will last forever, pour over ce.






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Barrier Reef

By on May 12, 2016 in Gin with 0 Comments
Barrier Reef

Pour into an electric blender: Ingredients 1 measure of gin ¾ measure Cointreau 1 dash Angostura bitters 1 scoop vanilla ice cream Method Blend for several seconds. Pour into a champagne saucer without straining. Sprinkle with top with a little blue curacao.






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Ambassador Cocktail

By on May 9, 2016 in Cocktails, Tequilia with 0 Comments
Ambassador Cocktail

Put some ice cubes in a Collins glass and pour in Ingredients 1 measure tequila 1 teaspoon sugar syrup Method Top up with orange juice and stir to mix.  Decorate with an orange slice and a cherry.  Serve with a swizzle stick and straws.






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