Brace Position

The Swedish cherries are here, and we wanted that to permeate this post. While not using the cherries in the actual cocktail they made a perfect side snack to be enjoyed together with the drink.

Assembly Cocktail

Cognac in cocktails – yes we think it works really well. There is something luxurious with Cognac isn’t there, just like with Champagne.

Lido Shuffle

Bubbly, pale pink, low ABV – what more could you ask for a hot summer day in Sweden?

Sacrilege

This cocktail was boozy, complex and elegant. Perhaps more of an autumn or winter cocktail, we still didn’t mind sipping it on a beautiful summer evening.

Jaguar

This recipe uses Amer Picon which is a bittersweet French orange-flavored aperitif. It is a common bottle throughout Europe, less so in the USA.

Brace Position

The Swedish cherries are here, and we wanted that to permeate this post. While not using the cherries in the actual cocktail they made a perfect side snack to be enjoyed together with the drink.

...

Assembly Cocktail

Cognac in cocktails - yes we think it works really well. There is something luxurious with Cognac isn't there, just like with Champagne.

...

Lido Shuffle

Bubbly, pale pink, low ABV - what more could you ask for a hot summer day in Sweden?

...

Sacrilege

This cocktail was boozy, complex and elegant. Perhaps more of an autumn or winter cocktail, we still didn't mind sipping it on a beautiful summer evening.

...

Jaguar

This recipe uses Amer Picon which is a bittersweet French orange-flavored aperitif. It is a common bottle throughout Europe, less so in the USA.

...

Merry Widow

A low ABV cocktail that still bursts with flavour and colour. The sweet cherry liqueur combined with two types of vermouth is truly irresistible.

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Bikini Bottom

A tropical treat made extra delightful thanks to the pineapple rum and the amaro. The crushed ice makes this drink extra refreshing, and the smoky scotch on top is so cool!

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We are Joakim & Mattias, cocktail mixing amateurs. Cocktail Detour is about this love for craft cocktails, and how we scout them around the world’s best bars.