Miniatures are a really important part of how we think about our drinks here at Myatt's Fields Cocktails:
They are fun. They are an opportunity to try a drink you haven't had before. They easily fit into a pocket or handbag.
If you have ice and (ideally) a glass, having a miniature with you means you have everything you need. There aren't many gifts that are more fun to receive than a complete cocktail.
For the student or aficionado, they offer a chance to compare the different vermouths, sherries, spirits and bitters without spending hundreds of pounds.
The bottles are pretty, and can be used in countless ways once empty. Some of the best examples we've seen include an inkwell and a spice receptacle.
Served straight up, it will not get too warm before it is finished, and on the rocks it will not end up disappointingly dilute by the time you have got to the bottom of the glass.
A potent blend of gin, Calvados, absinthe and grenadine. Cask aged for at least six weeks. Surprisingly pleasant on the tongue given the uncompromising ingredients, the Dempsey is sweet and sour with a of aniseed from the absinthe.
Born in 1921 in honour of Jack Dempsey’s epic title defence against Georges Carpentier, marking boxing’s first million-dollar gate. This went on to survive prohibition and eventually became the signature drink at Jack’s legendary Broadway restaurant Dempsey’s.
Stir over ice and then strain into a cocktail glass – a coupe or a Nick and Nora ideal. Garnish with a cherry.
Myatt’s Fields Cocktails is a bottled cocktail boutique from SE5 that was set up by Clemency and Cyrus. “We share a deep love in the craft of fine cocktail making, and have built this company to share that love with you.”