The Classics

How to Make the Gin Gimlet

How to Make the Gin Gimlet

The best tasting cure for scurvy there is! Rose’s Lime Cordial was invented for sailors to add to their daily gin allowance. Although there was no more scurvy on the high seas, the sailors developed a penchant for this lime-gin combo and so did the…

How to make Seagram’s Seven and Seven

How to make Seagram’s Seven and Seven

We know if a cocktail had endured decades, there must be something great about it. That’s our cocktail recipe today – the Seven and Seven or 7 & 7 – a whiskey highball that has lingered on since the 1970’s.  So easy with just two…

How to Make the Whisky & Ginger Highball

How to Make the Whisky & Ginger Highball

A Whiskey highball with Ginger Ale is always a pleaser! So easy with just two ingredients: Irish Whiskey and Ginger Ale. That’s it! You’ll need the following equipment: Bar Spoon Jigger High Ball Glass For UK measurements, please use my handy Cocktail Measurements converter! If…

How to Make a Mojito

How to Make a Mojito

One of the most googled cocktail of the time, the Mojito, some say, is the perfect rum cocktail. It can be made so many ways – with simple syrup, with white sugar, with brown sugar, with superfine sugar. It really doesn’t matter as long as…

How to Make the Pimm’s Cup

How to Make the Pimm’s Cup

You’ll need the following equipment: Jigger High Ball Glass For UK measurements, please use my handy Cocktail Measurements Converter! If you are in the USA, you can find all these ingredients at ReserveBar.com If you are in the UK, you can find all these ingredients…

How to Make a Pisco Sour

How to Make a Pisco Sour

Although we are pretty sure that the Pisco Sour was invented in Peru, you can use either Peruvian or Chilean Pisco to make this lovely cocktail. I am using Macchu Pisco! What is a Pisco Pisco is a South American brandy from Peru and Chile, made from…

How to Make the Savoy Martini

How to Make the Savoy Martini

The classic Savoy martini would be stirred nicely over block ice, to become extra cold and silky in texture. However, not everyone has block ice at home and can stir it to the desired temperature. Normal cubed ice just does not cut it in this…

How to Make a Sazerac

How to Make a Sazerac

One of the many cocktails that was invented in New Orleans in the 19th C, the Sazerac is a heady mix of Rye Whiskey, sugar, bitters and a spot of Absinthe. It’s one of those classic cocktails that knocks you out of the room. Using…