Go willingly to the dark side with these invitingly inky-hued spirits, guaranteed to warm your cockles as the nights start to close in
As autumn starts to bite, introduce notes of smoke, wood and spice to your cocktails, with the addition of dark spirits like, whisky, bourbon and rum. Mix yourself a masterpiece, then pull some cushions up to the window and wait for the next storm to roll in.
Give the negroni a fresh twist with addition of bourbon and juicy watermelon.
Black tea, mint and citrus rub shoulders with Jack Daniels in this cocktail made for sharing.
What could be better in unsettled autumnal weather than a Dark and Stormy?
It might not be frosty yet, but we don't need much excuse (a little rain, a slight breeze, a one-degree temperature drop!) to pour ourselves one of these.