Not only are these cocktail pastilles delicious, a box of six is equivalent to three shots. The perfect way to start getting surreptitiously sloshed on Christmas morning. No one will suspect a thing.
FYI, the whisky and amaretto pastille and the elderflower and gin pastilles are the best ones.
Brian Silva, head bartender at Balthazar, has just launched the new Balthazar cocktail book on the art of mixing. Brian is something of a legend in cocktail drinking circles, and his book is a wonderful combination of both his booze stories, and his boozy recipes.
Tipplebox is brilliant – you get all the ingredients and tools to make a different cocktail each month. It’s essentially a far more practical recipe book.
Available in Old Fashioned, Negroni, French Gimlet and Mint Julep fragrances.
This book makes a great coffee table piece alone, because the pictures in it are BEAUTIFUL.
It’s also perfect for any cocktail aficionados who’ve mastered the classics, and want to start experimenting: this book features 75 recipes grouped by flavour, i.e. pear, strawberry, shiso and pea shoots.
Scottish cocktails by Mac N Wild for the whisky fan in your life.
Because cocktails should always have a suitable resting place.
This set includes all you need to make two types of cocktails (and three servings of each one): a salt caramel old fashioned, and a daiquiri.
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