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Napoleon cocktail

Napoleon cocktail

FAQ What does Fernet Branca taste like? Fernet is a combination of bitter, sweet, herby and spicy flavours. It is muddy brown in colour, with a hint of green. Fernet Branca has a strong spiced scent. If you like this spicy, bitter drink you might also enjoy the amusingly named Hanky Panky cocktail. What are …

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Velvet Hammer cocktail

Velvet Hammer cocktail

FAQ What is a Velvet Hammer? The Velvet Hammer is a creamy chocolate-orange flavoured cocktail made with cointreau, cognac, creme de cacao and some light cream.

Easter Bunny cocktail

Easter Bunny cocktail

FAQ Is creme de cacao the same as Baileys? No, crème de cacao (like all crème liqueurs) uses sugar to thicken, whereas Baileys (as used in the popular White Russian cocktail and Mudslide cocktail recipes) and other cream liqueurs use dairy cream to thicken. Can I swap creme de cacao for chocolate liqueur? The crème …

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Tom Collins cocktail

Tom Collins

FAQ What is the difference between a Tom Collins and a John Collins? A Tom Collins uses gin, whereas the John Collins cocktail uses bourbon whiskey. What are the best gin cocktails? If you like a gin cocktail like this Tom Collins we also have a roundup of the 10 best gin cocktails – it’s not official, …

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Hurricane cocktail

Hurricane cocktail

FAQ What is the most popular drink in New Orleans? Undoubtedly, the Hurricane cocktail is the most famous drink in New Orleans, and tourists and locals can be seen throughout the city enjoying this tasty cocktail. Can I drink on the street in New Orleans? Yes, drinking on the street is legal in New Orleans …

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Salty Dog cocktail

Salty Dog

FAQ What’s the first thing you should do when making a salty dog? The Salty Dog cocktail gets its name from the salted rim of the highball glass its served in – so you should do that just before mixing the drink.

Brandy Manhattan cocktail

Brandy Manhattan

FAQ What’s the difference between an old fashioned and a Manhattan? An Old Fashioned is made with whiskey (bourbon or rye), Angostura bitters, and sugar; the classic Manhattan is traditionally made with rye whiskey and substitutes sweet vermouth for the sugar, and this Brandy Manhattan uses brandy instead of rye whiskey.

Southside cocktail

Southside cocktail

FAQ What are the best gin cocktails? If you like a gin-based drink like this Southside cocktail we also have a roundup of the 10 best gin cocktails – it’s not official, but we think you’ll find the list quite inspiring!