We're not quite into the summer yet, so some
spice from Tanqueray Malacca and sweetLuxardo cherries won't go amiss, but for those
missing the sun, a Belvedere Vodka with
Mediterranean Tonic should evoke some beachy
memories in preparation for later in the year.
50ml Hendrick's Gin
50ml Apple Juice
25ml Bramley & Gage
12.5ml Fresh Lime Juice
Cucumber to garnish
1. Add 2 measures of Hendrick's gin, 2 measures
of apple juice, 1 measure of Bramley & Gage
Elderflower Liqueur and 1/2 a measure of freshly
squeezed lime juice (about half a lime's worth)
to a cocktail shaker.
2. Add lots of ice and shake.
3. Fine strain into two teacups full of ice,
garnish with slices of cucumber and serve
on the veranda.
50ml Tanquery Malacca
12.5ml Lemon Juice
12.5ml Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur
Luxardo Maraschino Cherries to garnish
1. Add 2 measures of Tanqueray Malacca,
1/2 a measure of lemon juice and 1/2 a measure of
Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur to a cocktail shaker.
2. Fill with ice and shake well.
3. Fine strain into a chilled martini glass and
garnish with a proper Luxardo cherry.
For a more classic Aviation try adding 1/4 of
a measure of Briottet Crème de Violette
50ml Copper House Barley Vodka
Celery Salt, Black Pepper,
Tabasco, Worcestershire Sauce
Lemon wedge to garnish
1. Fill a tall highball glass with ice cubes,
add 2 measures of Copper House Barley vodka
and top up with tomato juice.
2. Add Tabasco, Worcestershire Sauce, celery salt
and black pepper to taste and stir gently.
3. Garnish with a lemon wedge.
To make things more interesting add half a
measure of dry red wine or try using
Adnams's North Cove Aged Vodka
40ml Irish whiskey
(we recommend Bushmills Black Bush)
Freshly brewed coffee
1 tsp brown sugar
Whip the cream to a thick, but pourable, consistency, then refrigerate.
Pour the whiskey into a tall, thick-walled glass (ideally with a handle or a thick stem).
Top up with freshly-brewed coffee to an inch below the top of the glass.
Stir in the sugar – this helps the cream to float.
Gently pour the cream over the back of a spoon onto the top of the drink.
50ml Irish Whiskey
(we recommend Jameson Select Reserve)
Pour the whiskey into a tall tumbler glass filled with ice.
Top up with the ginger ale.
Garnish with a large slice of lime.
40ml Irish Whiskey
(we recommend Powers Gold Label)
1 tsp honey
Pour the whiskey into a tall, thick-walled glass (ideally with a handle).
Top up with hot (not boiling) water and stir in the teaspoon of honey.
Garnish with a large slice of lemon, studded with cloves. Cinnamon sticks are another popular garnish.