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So you think you know an Old Fashioned?
By Lyre's Spirit Co

So you think you know an Old Fashioned?

Like many of the best cocktails, the old fashioned is brilliant in its simplicity. Stir down bourbon with sugar and bitters and serve over ice, garnished with an orange twist.Developed in the 19th cen … Read on

So you think you know an Italian Spritz?
By Lyre's Spirit Co

So you think you know an Italian Spritz?

Spritz cocktails and the aperitif occasion have become a global sensation in recent years. While they originated in North East Italy, the word ‘spritz’is actually derived from the German ‘spr … Read on

So you think you know a Negroni?
By Lyre's Spirit Co

So you think you know a Negroni?

As cocktails go, the negroni is as simple as they come. Stir down equal proportions of gin, Italian bitters and sweet red vermouth, then strain over ice. Garnish with a piece of orange rind, … Read on

So you think you know an Espresso Martini?
By Lyre's Spirit Co

So you think you know an Espresso Martini?

It's with very good reason that the espresso martini became one of the hottest cocktails of recent years. First created in the early 1980s by pioneering London bartender, the late Dick Bradsell, … Read on

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