Bicycle Thief

Bicycle Thief – is what Zachary Gelnaw-Rubin and Abraham Hawkins call this joint-effort creation.


We love clear cocktails like the Ephemeral. What might look like a coupe of water immediately surprises you on the first sip.


The Aperol colours the Cuzco in a very nice way. This subtle pale orange tone is so flattering to any cocktail, it looks immediately delicious we think.

The Stark

The Stark is a delicious mix of bourbon, yellow Chartreuse and honey syrup.

Into Great Silence

The cocktail by JP Fetherston is called Into Great Silence and it’s one of the most smashing cocktails we’ve ever made.

Queen’s Cocktail

The classics are the best, now we try Queen's Cocktail from Harry Craddocks legendary "The Savoy Cocktail Book" from 1930. The Queen's Cocktail is a White Lady with Absint. At...

Fourth Regiment Cocktail

The Fourth Regiment Cocktail is from the book "The Gentleman's Companion: Being an Exotic Drinking Book Or, Around the world with Jigger, Baker and Flask", originally from the 1930s.


Brooklyn Cocktail

A Manhattan is likely to be one of the most well known and famous cocktails throughout the world. However there are other New York borough based cocktails, and this time...

Jack With One Eye Cocktail


The Jack With One Eye cocktail might not be the most photogenic in the world, being so brown. But this is a truly delicate drink from Scott McCallum's...

Deadpan Fix Cocktail


The Deadpan Fix is another cocktail from Death & Co's black book. This drink is by Jessica Gonzalez and was created in 2011. It's an interesting cocktail as...

San Francisco Treat

We were looking for an after dinner drink and stumbled upon San Francisco Treat from Thomas Parsons Amaro bible.


Ogopogo Sour Cocktail

This is pretty cocktail Ogopogo Sour Cocktail from Scott McCallum's & Victoria Walsh's Canadian Cocktails.


Annabel’s Special Cocktail

This cocktail is from Annabel's club in London's Berkeley Square. Annabel's opened already in 1963 and is supposed to be a very stylish and sophisticated night club and restaurant. We...

Royal Tribute Cocktail

In William Yeoward's American Bar: The world's most glamorous cocktails we found the recipe for a Royal Tribute, a sparkling cocktail.

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Welcome to Cocktail Detour!

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.