The basic Flip recipe incorporates a spirit or fortified wine, whole egg and sugar whilst a Fernet Flip incorporates both the very bitter and herbaceous liquor, Fernet-Branca, and sweet vermouth, in equal parts.
The Old Hickory consists only of vermouth & bitters. It was first mentioned in print back in 1937 and is the perfect cocktail for experimenting with different vermouths to understand the different botanicals used.
The classic Bijou cocktail dates back to the late 1800s. It’s full of flavour from herbs, spices and botanicals from the gin, green Chartreuse and sweet vermouth.
The botanicals in the sweet vermouth enhances the sweeter-style Old Tom gin. The addition of maraschino liqueur and orange bitters rounds out the drink.
The Adonis was first created back in the 1880s and was named in honour of the Broadway musical of the same name. The musical ran for over 500 successful shows. This drink is an ideal aperitif due to its low alcohol content as it contains vermouth & sherry.
The quintessential classic cocktail comprising of only 3 ingredients, rye whiskey, sweet vermouth (also known as Italian vermouth) and Angostura bitters. Experiment with different vermouth’s to make your perfect Manhattan.
Don’t let the colour fool you with this drink, it really packs a punch. The Bronx cocktail is essentially a perfect martini with a splash of sweet vermouth and orange juice.
A balance of dry gin, sweet vermouth and bitter Campari. This Italian cocktail has been around almost 100 years and will be staying for many more.
The Boulevardier is essentially a bourbon-based Negroni. A bitter cocktail that transforms into a smooth & unique drink after a few weeks on oak. You’ll notice changes develop after a week but it will be at it’s prime after 4-5 weeks.