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Cocktails on this page: Rolls Royce,Charleston,Dry Martini,Montgomery,Between the sheets,Moscow mule,Kremlin Colonel,Spirit of Scotland,Sherry shandy,Champagne Classic,TNT

THE ROLLS ROYCE

Crushed Ice
One part Cognac
One part Cointreau
One part orange juice

· Place three scoops of crushed ice in a cocktail shaker and add the Cognac, Cointreau and orange juice.
· Shake well, then strain the contents into a chilled cocktail glass.
· Serve ungarnished.

CHARLESTON
One part mandarin Napoleon liqueur
One part cherry brandy
Ice cubes
Lemonade to taste

· Place the mandarin Napoleon and cherry brandy in a bar glass and stir well
· Fill a highball glass with ice cubes and pour the cocktail over them.
· Top up with lemonade and serve.

DRY MARTINI
Ice cubes
One part gin
One part dry vermouth
A green olive

· Place four ice cubes in a bar glass and add the gin and dry vermouth.
· Stir, then strain into a martini glass.
· Garnish with the olive on a cocktail stick.

MONTGOMERY
Ten parts gin
One part dry vermouth

· Mix the gin and vermouth in a bar glass and pour into as many martini glasses as you are preparing.
· Place them in a freezer and leave until frozen solid.
· Serve frozen, so they can be sipped very slowly as they thaw.
BETWEEN THE SHEETS
Ice cubes
One part light rum
One part brandy
One part Cointreau
A teaspoon of lemon juice
A twist of lemon rind

· Place five or six ice cubes in a cocktail shaker. Add the rum, brandy, Cointreau and lemon juice.
· Shake well and strain into a cocktail glass.
· Serve garnished with a twist of lemon rind.
MOSCOW MULE
Ice cubes
One generous part vodka
A teaspoon of lime juice
Ginger beer
A slice of fresh lime

· Place two ice cubes in a chilled highball glass and pour in the vodka and lime juice.
· Stir well and fill with ginger beer.
· Garnish with the lime and serve.

KREMLIN COLONEL
Crushed ice
Two parts vodka
Half a part fresh lime juice
A teaspoon of sugar (or to taste)
Mint leaves

· Place a spoon of ice in a cocktail shaker and add the vodka, lime juice and sugar.
· Shake well and strain into cocktail glass.
· Tear the mint leaves to release the aroma and drop them on to the drink as garnish.

SPIRIT OF SCOTLAND
Crushed ice
Two parts Scotch whisky
One part Drambuie
Half a part of lemon juice

· Place a scoop of crushed ice in a blender or cocktail shaker and add the whisky, Drambuie and lemon juice.
· Blend everything together briskly and strain into cocktail glass.
SHERRY SHANDY
Three dashes of Angostura bitters
Two sherry glasses of amontillado sherry
A bottle of ginger ale or ginger beer
Ice cubes
A slice of lemon

· Splash the bitters into a chilled highball glass and swirl it around to coat the inside of the glass.
· Pour in the sherry and fill the glass with the ginger ale or ginger beer
· Float an ice cube on top and serve garnished with a slice of lemon.

CHAMPAGNE CLASSIC
A cube of sugar
A dash of Angostura bitters
Chilled dry champagne
A teaspoon of brandy
A cocktail cherry

· Place the cube of sugar in a champagne flute and add a dash or two of Angostura bitters.
· Carefully fill the glass with champagne.
· Add the teaspoon of brandy.
· Serve decorated with the cocktail cherry.
TNT (TEQUILA 'N TONIC)
Ice cubes
Two parts tequila
Half a part fresh lime juice
Tonic water
Lemon peel

· Place three ice cubes in a bar glass, add the tequila and lime juice and stir well.
· Strain into a lowball glass, top up with tonic water and garnish with a twist of lemon peel.