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STAY CHILLED WITH A REFRESHING ALOE COOLER

Keep cool during the summer months with this refreshing aloe drink. Aloe vera is believed to be deeply soothing to the intestinal tissue, which makes this shot a great choice for digestive complaints. It also said to have a cooling effect and that it can help mend internal scar tissue (it’s widely used topically for burns). Drink this once […]

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Ginger Storm

Ginger Storm was given its name because of the intense flavour in the cocktail, particularly from the ginger beer. The mix, with the dry curaçao, is like a flavour explosion when you take the first sip. The lemon juice and bitters make this a deliciously sour drink, with a hint of sweetness added from the […]

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Cocktails at Claridge’s

Saffron Sidecar A Sidecar is a Crusta reincarnated, a drink traditionally made with brandy, citrus, curaçao and finished with a sugar rim. The Fumoir has a long tradition of reinventing timeless classics and this is no exception. This take on the classic Sidecar is made ever more luxurious with the use of saffroninfused curaçao, combined […]

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CHILLI HOT CHOCOLATE & MULLED CIDER

These two drink recipes from Flora Shedden are perfect for a cosy Bonfire Night. CHILLI HOT CHOCOLATE South Americans have long been championing this combination of spicy and sweet, and rightly so. I love hot chocolate to be quite rich and bitter, so this recipe relies solely on any sweetness from the chocolate and the […]

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THE NEGRONI

This is alleged to have been invented in Florence by Count Negroni, who asked the bartender at the Hotel Baglioni to strengthen his Americano with a spot of gin, but no one knows if this is actually true. Orson Welles was one of the first Americans to write about it, saying ‘the bitters are excellent […]

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Top 5 rums to pair with coconut water

Coconut water is the perfect partner in crime for rum. The combination of subtle sweetness, savoury edge, and firm nuttiness gives it a complexity that can elevate your rum. In Rum the Manual, Dave Broom shares his top five rum and coconut water pairings. LA HECHICERA 40% ABV This rum is complex, and while oak-driven, […]

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