BENEDICTINE COCKTAILS

Benedictine is a herbal liqueur created using a blend of 27 herbs and spices. It was developed in France in the 19th century. It’s most commonly used in cocktails such as the delicious Singapore Sling, made infamous by the Raffles Hotel in Singapore.

Benedictine Cocktail Recipe

Pantheon

The Scotch whisky brings oak and subtle smoke whilst the Benedictine brings herbal honeyed spice, balanced with lemon.…

Poets Dream Recipe

Poet’s Dream

The Poet's Dream was originally featured in the Old Waldorf Astoria Bar Book (1935) as an equal parts cocktail without the addition of bitters.…

Monte Carlo Cocktail

Monte Carlo

The Monte Carlo is a variation on the Manhattan and was featured in David Embury's 1948 The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks. It is on the sweeter side but these ratios do showcase the Benedictine liqueurs sweet, honeyed spice.…

Frisco Cocktail Recipe

Frisco Sour

A Frisco Sour is a variation on the classic Frisco Cocktail. The simple combination of a spicy rye whiskey, herbal Benedictine and citrus results in a complex sour.…

Frisco Cocktail Recipe

Frisco

An incredibly simple drink that exhibits complex herbal notes and long lingering spice. Recipes today more commonly refer to the Frisco Sour with its addition of lemon juice and, optional, egg white.…

Queen Elizabeth Cocktail

Queen Elizabeth

The liquor brand Benedictine held a nationwide contest in the US back in the mid 1930s. The Queen Elizabeth won the contest and the recipe was then printed in magazines.…

Bobby Burns Cocktail

Bobby Burns

The Bobby Burns cocktail recipe is derived from the Rob Roy - which is essentially a Scotch Whisky Manhattan. Using a 2:1 ratio of Scotch Whisky to Sweet Vermouth results in a whisky-forward, slightly peaty and herbal tipple.…

Mollymock Cocktail Recipe

Mollymock Cocktail

The Mollymock cocktail is a sweet, bitter and herbal cocktail featuring a Bacardi Black Rum, Dom Benedictine and Amaro Montenegro.…

Rye Amaro Cocktail

Yesterday, Today and Amaro

A complex bittersweet and spicy rye whiskey cocktail featured in Brad Thomas Parson's book, Amaro. The sweetness from two amaro's and a herbal liqueur help tame the spicy rye.…

100 Year Old Cigar

100 Year Old Cigar

The 100 Year Old Cigar is a complex blend of aged rum, honeyed-herbal liqueur, vegetal bitter amaro liqueur and smoky whisky. The smoke seems to be the dominant flavour supported by the other bitter, herbal notes.…