Bushmills Black Bush, from the world’s oldest licensed distillery, is a blend of single malt and grain whiskeys, triple distilled and aged in sherry casks.
Ingredient: sugar syrup
Ernest Hemingway fought his way through more than the odd foggy day; this drink, Death In The Gulf Stream, is one that’s attributed to him.
There’s plenty of work put into these drinks, says bar manager Oliver Churcher; the BabyCham has been on the list since the start, but has evolved in the seven months they’ve been open.
Bunnahabhain Stiùireadair is delicious in the breakfast cocktail par excellence: the Morning Glory Fizz. We’ve featured this drink a few times before, but Andrew Ratcliff’s take on the drink switches the absinthe quotient to an aromatic spray on top; it’s a Whisky Fizz, essentially, with an aromatic hit of anise.
Andrew Ratcliff, whisky specialist for Proximo Australia, thinks the Bunnahabhain Stiùireadair performs more than admirably in the classic Whisky Sour.
Throw in some maraschino, a little absinthe, stir it down over ice and serve up? You’ve got yourself an Improved Whisky Cocktail.
What is it that propels a drink from the hands of one bartender in one bar, to becoming a bartender favourite in bars across the globe? This London Calling recipe provides some clues.