The holiday season is the perfect time to channel that inner barman and perfect your signature cocktail with a little help from some bartender recipes. After all, who better to learn from than the greats themselves?
Try your hand at a classic gin cocktail with a fruity twist or the razor blade spiced up with cayenne. There's a bartender recipe with your name on it. Check out the list below, track down your bartenders essentials and get ready to shakey shakey.
This fresh and easy gin based fruity cocktail called 'Revel' comes direct from Italian bartender Francesco Pierluigi, at Park Hyatt Hotel in Milan. Click here for the full recipe.
This easy to make refreshing drink comes from Charles Henry Baker Jr. and is based on Holland gin with the unusual addition of cayenne pepper. Click here for the recipe.
New York mixologist, Richard Boccato, created this Stepping Razor Blade cocktail based on Jamaican rum and orgeat in memory of Peter Tosh. Click here for the full recipe.
10 Popular DIY Drinks from Michael Rego
Bartender Michael Rego fromThe Stonehurst Manor in New Hampshire comes to the rescue with this handy infographic sure to get your creative juices flowing. With ten of Rego's most popular recipes, from an Asian Pear Mojito to The Three Hour Tour and The Emerald City you're sure to find one to suit you.
Thirsty for more? Check out Heston Blumenthal as he puts his signature techniques to work mixing up a cucumber infused gin & tonic, complete with cucumber containing ice cubes.