The White Lady Cocktail Recipe

Posted in Gin on March 7, 2014

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The White Lady is a cocktail with an elegant and delicate name. However, don’t let yourself fooled by appearance. The cocktail is indeed elegant, but it is also pretty strong. The recipe is actually a variation of the Sidecar, but it uses gin instead of brandy or bourbon. It is also known as Delilah or Read More »

The Vesper Martini Cocktail Recipe

Posted in Gin on March 7, 2014

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If you have watched Casino Royale, you definitely know about the Vesper Martini. This is the drink of choice of James Bond and it was actually an invention of Ian Fleming, the author who wrote Casino Royale in 1953. Bond orders this cocktail in a bar without giving a name for it. He just says Read More »

The Tuxedo Cocktail Recipe

Posted in Gin on March 7, 2014

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The Tuxedo is a gin based cocktail which is perfect for a black tie event, just like its name suggests. It is very similar to a Martini and it has a unique flavor thanks to ingredients like the anise liqueur, the maraschino liqueur and the dry vermouth. In fact, it is a variation of the Read More »

The Singapore Sling

Posted in Gin on March 7, 2014

The Singapore Sling is a cocktail with a tumultuous history. The original recipe is probably long forgotten and numerous variations were used in time. The Singapore Sling was invented by a bartender at the Raffles Hotel in Singapore before 1915. At that time it was known as a gin sling. The term sling was used Read More »

The Salty Dog Cocktail Recipe

Posted in Gin on March 6, 2014

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This is quite a strange name for a cocktail and it makes you think about hot dogs. In fact, the drink has nothing to do with dogs or hotdogs. It is a very simple gin based cocktail which basically combines gin and grapefruit juice. From this point of view, it is comparable with the Greyhound Read More »

The Rose Cocktail Recipe

Posted in Gin on March 6, 2014

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When asking for a Rose cocktail, you might have to tell the bartender exactly what you have in mind. There are several different drinks which are popular under this name. In time, numerous recipes for this cocktail were invented. Some of them were long forgotten and other remained popular. Even those who are in use Read More »