A small bottle of Uisge Source Water from the St Colman's Well in Ross-shire in the Highlands. Three editions are in the Source range, each coming directly from springs and designed to be typical of the region it comes from so as to perfectly compliment the whisky of the same region.
The industry standard cocktail sweetener across the UK bar trade, Monin's gum arabic syrup is lightened by a trace of orange blossom. Essential for all manner of sours, daiquiris and just about any cocktail containing lemon or lime juice.
Another industry standard classic sweetener across the bar trade, Monin's grenadine has a delicious vanilla and red berry flavour. Essential for a classic Tequila Sunrise, and makes the perfect 'mocktail' when combined with orange juice, lemonade and lots of ice.
A bottle of pre made Sour Apple Martini mix from Finest Call. Intended to represent the tartness found in Granny smith apples, the ingredients include pure lemon juice for extra sourness. Simply add vodka for an appletini.
Claytons Kola Tonic is a very unique drink mix first sold in the 1880's. The heart of the drink is genuine West African Kola Nut extract, a well-known natural stimulant. Clayton's can be mixed with gin, rum, vodka, beer and stout, or lemonade, ginger ale, ginger beer, soda water or orange juice.
A superb apricot syrup from Monin, with lovely apricot jam flavours and a slightly dry aftertaste, ensuring it never becomes too cloying. Recommended not just for cocktails - try some in your cakes and fruit smoothies too...
Monin's fabulous blackberry syrup has a wide range of delicious applications, from cakes and summer puddings through to smoothies, trifles and lots of cocktails, particularly those with apple flavours - try with Zubrowka and cloudy apple juice for a real treat.
Blueberries (aka Myrtille) are native to the USA and are widely cultivated in Sardinia where they are made into Mirto, one of Italy's best-loved liqueurs. Sweet with a nice bite of residual tartness, this is wonderful in cakes, banana milkshakes and desserts, especially trifles and fruit compote or summer pudding.