Copper Dog is a unique blend of eight single malts inspired by Speyside and the Copper Dog pub at the Craigellachie Hotel, located on the idyllic banks of the river Spey in the Scottish Highlands.
Maybe Sammy is billed as a grand hotel bar sans the actual hotel. And that’s where the bar team — which has to be one of Australia’s finest — comes in.
This Clubland Cocktail dates to 1937’s Café Royal Cocktail Book, put together by William J Tarling. There’s some 24 or so vodka cocktails in Tarling’s book, and one of the most striking is this one.
Not all cocktails need to be eye-watering mixes of overproof spirits; sometimes a couple of quality liqueurs and a judicious splash of citrus is all you need to create a complex, intriguing cocktail, like this one here: Buckley’s Chance.
The Bambú is a drink that’s a little lighter in the booze quotient, and combines aromatised wines with mezcal and the new bartending ingredient du jour, Italicus Rosolio de Bergamotto.
Just who comes up with these worldwide day of drink celebrations, we don’t know, but we do know that we’re looking forward to World Whisky Day on Saturday the 19th.
You don’t have to stick to the Espresso Martini if you’re using coffee; we came across this recipe from The Wild Rover; their Cold Fashioned is a rich coffee take on that oldest of cocktails, the Old Fashioned.
The formulation for a Fizz is a relatively simple one: it’s spirit, citrus, sugar and soda water. Here’s five essential Fizz recipes you ought to know.