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Princess Mary’s Pride Cocktail

In Harry Craddock’s legendary “The Savoy Cocktail Book” we found the recipe for this cocktail, created already in 1922 to mark the wedding celebrations of Her Royal Highness Princess Mary.

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Chinese Fizz Cocktail

Last week was all about the Chinese New Year 2017, so we thought Death & Co cocktail “Chinese Fizz” by Phil Ward was a fitting drink for the evening. This is a cocktail based on rum, with added flavors from Cointreau, Luxardo maraschino liqueur, lemon and grenadine. A great drink to evoke the new year festive mood once more, a month after the western world’s celebration.

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Silk & Gators Cocktail

Greg Henry’s “Savory Cocktails” is quickly becoming a favorite of ours, and today we are making the Silk & Gators cocktail from his book. There is something intricate about cognac cocktails isn’t there? In this drink the cocktail is the true star, supported by minor amounts of other spirits.

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Sloe & Steady Cocktail

  Tonight we are shaking a truly smashing cocktail from Oskar Kinberg's "Cocktail Cookbook". The Sloe & Steady is a drink made with several brightly colored spirits, hence the finished cocktail gets a very spectacular look. Oskar describes the cocktail...

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Golden Lion Cocktail

  The Golden Lion cocktail recipe we picked up from Greg Henry's excellent book "Savory Cocktails". Seeing Galliano in the ingredient list made us intrigued, and when we saw it was paired with two other yellow spirits, aquavit and dry vermouth, we had to give it...

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To Hell with Spain #2 Cocktail

Don't get us wrong , we love Spain (especially Barcelona). And Greg Henry doesn't give any explanation to the cocktail's naming in his book Savory Cocktails, from where we extracted this recipe. The cocktail is originally created by Ira Koplowitz at Bittercube's...

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Winter Sidecar Cocktail

We had a few ounces left of a bottle of pimm's winter edition that we bought last year, and we decided it was time to empty it. Online we found the below recipe for a Winter Sidecar cocktail.   What's in it 1,25 oz pimm's winter 0,75 oz applejack 0,25 oz lemon...

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Tricolore Cocktail

The Tricolore is created by Agostino Perrone at The Connaught Bar in London. We've picked up Perrone's recipe from William Yeoward's elegant cocktail book American Bar. With Perrone being of Italian heritage, but working in London, the ingredient list is obviously...

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Rose Gin Negroni

When we were in Toronto Canada some time ago we found a spirit from Dillon's called rose gin. It's a floral spirit, with an amber color. Rose petals are one of the peculiar ingredients. In a review we read about this spirit it was suggested to make a negroni out of...

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Black Salt Cocktail

https://youtu.be/P3p03YTtteE   From excellent book Savory Cocktails by Greg Henry we've picked this rather unique recipe containing salt in the actual cocktail. And it's not just any salt you're supposed to use, but the very cool black lava salt. The black salt...

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Doctor Cocktail

Being Swedes, it's nice to sometimes do cocktails based on Swedish punsch. The Doctor is an equal-part-cocktail made also with gin and lemon juice, apart from punsch. We served the cocktail in glassware from Reijmyre, a Swedish glassworks company who have been...

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Christmas Porthole Punch

Merry Christmas to you all, today we are drinking punch. We have a porthole (an infusing container) that we use too seldom and punch for two is an excellent occasion. Punch is a loanword from Sanskrit and means "five". The drink was originally done with five different...

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Daiquiri

The star of tonight is a Daiquiri, maybe one of the most simple cocktails to make. By shaking rum, fresh lime juice and simple syrup a refreshing and slightly sweet drink is created. What's in it 1,5 oz light rum 1,0 oz fresh lime juice 0,5 oz simple syrup (or more or...

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Conference Cocktail

This is another nice cocktail from Death & Co's excellent book. The cocktail is made with a lot of ingredients, however all of them are common. It's still an unusual drink though, as it's made with both whiskey, calvados and cognac - hence combining two very...

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All time favourite cocktail “The Last Word”

We've had posts before with The Last Word, but we couldn't resist posting it again as it is such a great cocktail. It's also an easy cocktail to make at home, as long  as you manage to scout the ingredients. This recipe is an equal part one, so just make sure to use...

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Copa de Oro – variation

We asked for tips for more Cynar cocktails and Home Bar Girl came to rescue. Cynar is great to enjoy with only ice and soda but you can do so much more. To blend it with calvados is an excellent idea. On our Cynar road travel we tried to mix it with Aquavit in the...

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Miniature Mezcal Margarita

Cocktails should be fun. Cocktails should be simple. Cocktails should be social.   These are the forewords in innovative cocktail book Shake: A New Perspective on Cocktails by Eric Prum and Josh Williams. And we couldn't agree more. Cocktails can contain posh...

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