Ingredient: orange bitters

Dry Martini recipe: a brief introduction to this king of cocktails

The Dry Martini recipe is an essential spec to know. It’s the drink that made Hemingway’s protagonist feel “civilised,” in A Farewell To Arms: “The sandwiches came and I ate three and drank a couple more martinis. I had never tasted anything so cool and clean,” he writes.

The Alaska Cocktail

What’s not to like about a cocktail that is essentially a Chartreuse-ified Martinez? We’ve got…

Get the recipe for Strange Company’s Royal Unicorn

The drinks list was overseen by talented bartender Elise Godwin, whom you may know from such stories as this one about LOLLA (Ladies of Liquor and Larder Australia), a female hospitality advocacy group based in Perth.

The Mixicologist’s Martinez

Lawlor keeps his Martinez recipe fairly classic: it’s a straight up 50/50 of sweet vermouth…

A Modern Cocktail twist

Here’s an old drink that offers up a new way to drink whisky; we’ve adapted…

Eeyore’s Requiem

Here’s a drink that sounds terrifying on paper: how much bitter can you throw at…

The Singapore Sling.

The Singapore Sling

When it comes to the Singapore Sling, what we are fairly clear about is that…

The Scofflaw Cocktail

The Scofflaw Cocktail

The Scofflaw Cocktail, is a concoction that has disappeared off the radar a bit, but is certainly a tipple worthy of whirl. Fortunately the origins and formula of this drink are no secret. It was first compounded at Harry’s New York Bar in Paris, 1924, during the height of American Prohibition. Ironically, if it wasn’t for a ban on the consumption of alcoholic beverages this drink may have never existed.