We love this time of year. Not only do we get to layer up in our favourite winter clobber (huzzah), it gives us the chance to highlight some of our favourite warming spirits. Like The Busker, a delightful new range of Irish whiskies and Ron Santiago De Cuba Ron Extra Añejo 11 Years Old, a deliciously smooth, agreeably sweet rum all the way from sunny Cuba.
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Our bar review takes us to the Highlands, courtesy of The Macallan Manor House at Rosewood London while our library pick celebrates the many wonders of one drink, the Negroni, a tiny book packed with over 30 inventive recipes from gin lovers David T. Smith and Keli Rivers.
Another book very much in focus in this episode is The Art of the Bar Cart by Vanessa Dina. We were so inspired by her fabulous tips and tricks on styling home bars that we tracked her down in San Francisco to find out more.
What we’re mixing:
Jameson Orange Hot Chocolate
50ml Jameson Orange
200ml hot chocolate
50ml whipped double cream
Dark chocolate shavings and orange zest to garnish
Mix 50ml Jameson Orange with 200ml hot chocolate. Layer the top with the whipped double cream. Garnish with dark chocolate shavings and grated orange zest.
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