Mint Julep

Ingredients: 4 to 5 mint sprigs (leaves only) 2 sugar cubes (or 15ml simple syrup) 75ml bourbon whiskey Garnish: mint sprig Method: Place the mint leaves and sugar or simple syrup into a julep cup, collins glass, or double old-fashioned glass. Muddle well to dissolve the sugar and release the oil and aroma of the mint. Add the bourbon. Fill the glass with crushed ice … Continue reading Mint Julep

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The Wightman Cocktail

Ingredients:  (for one 300 ml glass) A teaspoon of honey, preferably English 25 ml Gin, preferably London Dry 25 ml Jerez-Xérès-Sherry, Medium Dry 25 ml White Rum, preferably Venezuelan A splash of Cider – yup, English Lemonade – clear and bubbly one like Schweppes, not the pink or green flat one served stateside Instructions:  Drip the teaspoon of honey tactfully into the centre of your … Continue reading The Wightman Cocktail