A historic vermouth brand, Dolin has been made to the same recipe in the Alpine hills around Chambéry since 1821, and was awarded the only Appellation d'Origine for vermouth in 1932. The style is on the lighter and drier side, being sugared to around 130g/l.
A historic vermouth brand, Dolin has been made to the same recipe in the Alpine hills around Chambéry since 1821, and was awarded the only Appellation d'Origine for vermouth in 1932. The style is on the lighter and drier side, with this red variant being coloured by the herbs used, rather than by with a red wine base.
A splendid red aperitif hailing from the Bordeaux region of France, Lillet Rouge is less famous than its Blanc sister (so beloved of James Bond) and will add welcome pep to your Manhattans and Negronis.
A 37.5cl bottle of arguably the world's greatest red vermouth, the sublime Antica Formula from Carpano. Antica's big, gutsy, multi-layered flavour means it should be used sparingly in Manhattans and Negronis made with regular spirits, but it's best when paired with equally big-boned ryes and gins for a real taste sensation.
A new product for the 21st century from Lillet, on release their first in over fifty years. It's a blend of red and white Bordeaux wines mixed with herb and fruit liqueurs before aging in oak. A fantastic aperitif in the same vein as their rightly famed blanc and rouge.
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The classic English summer drink, Pimm's No.1 is an institution in the UK, where it is enjoyed with lemonade, mint and various fresh fruits. The quintessential ingredient for a successful garden party, Pimm's No.1 is gin-based and by far the most popular of the original six 'Cups'.
A magnum bottle of Martioni Extra Dry Vermouth . This bestseller includes the usual Martini white wine base and herbal ingredients, but with a much reduced level of additional sugar for a dry, but not bitter, vermouth.
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A limited edition fruit cup from Pimm's, combining their knowledge of fruity spirits with a love of blackberry and elderflower to produce a fantastic summery drink. Serve over ice, topped up with twice as much lemonade as Pimm's.
A cunning Pimm's variant, cleverly designed to pick up the demand in the colder moths when garden parties don't really work, the brandy-based Winter Pimm's is in fact superb all year round when mixed with cloudy fresh apple juice and served either warm or cold.
Milan-based Bisleri's Ferro-China was created by Felice Bislieri, who in addition to making liqueurs was a pharmacist and a freedom fighter under Garibaldi. It is an alcohol infusion with cinchona bark, herbs and iron salts.
A famed French aperitif liqueur flavoured with gentian root, giving a spicy, fruity and delicately bitter drink. Traditionally it's served neat, with tonic or with orange juice as well as a flavour in many cocktails. According to the manufacturers in Switzerland it's also enjoyed with Coke...
The luxurious end of Byrrh's aperitif range, based on Catalan wines (mainly Carignan and Grenache grapes) and aged for 10 years with added quinine. A rich and fruity aperitif with a balanced bitterness.
Chamberyzette is a French Aperitif made with Dolin's vermouth and flavoured with wild strawberry juice. The Dolin company is a historic brand and have been making spirits and liqueurs in the Savoy region of France since the 18th century.
Sending the UK's cocktailist mixologalian types into a frenzy of anticipation, the famed Cocchi Americano has finally hit these shores. It's acclaimed as the most credible alternative to the long-discontinued Kina Lillet due to its high levels of cinchona, the fiercely bitter bark used to make quinine. This makes Cocchi Americano essential in recreating James Bond's Vesper Martini and the legendary Corpse Reviver #2 from The Savoy Cocktail Book.