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Featured Post The Original Aviation

August 15th, 2007

A recent darling of the cocktail world, the Aviation is a wonderful mix of gin, maraschino and lemon juice. Until recently that was as good as it got, but now with the availability of crème de violette we can make the original recipe, which provides the beautiful blue tint that perhaps earned this cocktail its name.

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Not so bitter now

June 11th, 2009

Not so bitter now

This year The Bitter Truth moved beyond the world of cocktail bitters, releasing several new products to the world including three new liqueurs – pimento dram, apricot brandy and crème de violette. But what are they like, and how do they shape up to the competition and in cocktails?

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MxMO – Variations

February 11th, 2008

MxMO – Variations

It’s that time again! Mixology Monday is this month hosted by Jimmy over at Jimmy’s Cocktail Hour, and has the theme of “variations”. This immediately conjured up lots of ideas, mainly based around recipe comparisons, but as they have become something of a regular item here I wanted to come up with an entry that [...]

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Made in Scotland from girders

February 5th, 2008

Made in Scotland from girders

Irn-Bru is a bright orange coloured soft drink that is produced in Scotland where it is so popular you can even buy Irn-Bru sausages and ice-cream. It has a citrus flavour which is very difficult to describe, and though the use of quinine provides a bitter edge to the drink it is very sweet. It [...]

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