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 blend of Baijan rum, cardamom, demerara and vanilla. Bottled and aged for at least six weeks.
A variation on the classic bourbon version, this is an Old Fashioned with a really high quality rum. The rum’s softer allures like toasted and vanilla come out strong with a few weeks ageing, but a sip of this Old Fashioned reveals pepper and heat, burnt oak and honey.
Pour over ice in a rocks glass and stir until freezing. Add a slice of lime.