Tall and Fruity Cocktails

For those who like it Fruity!

Harvey Wallbanger

The Harvey Wallbanger is another tall, classic vodka based cocktail.  It consists solely of vodka, orange juice and Galliano - a vanilla flavoured liqueur with an iconic bottle design.  As such some people like to classify it as being a variant on a Screwdriver.  This...

Screwdriver

The Screwdriver is one of the simplest cocktails known.  Just vodka and orange juice.  Nothing more.  But in terms of impact on the cocktail world, the Screwdriver punched well above its weight.  Not only did it spawn a large number of variants, like the Harvey...

Sea Breeze

The Sea Breeze is considered by many to be a classic.  Served tall and consisting simply of vodka, cranberry and grapefruit juices it is technically a highball.  A nice, refreshing summery drink which doesn't taste too alcoholic. To my mind it's nothing special.  And...

Mai Tai

The Mai Tai is a really awkward and obnoxious cocktail.  Not because it tastes bad or is particularly difficult to make, but because of people's expectations.  As the most bastardized cocktail in the world, there are just too many versions of it around.  Most of them...

Piña Colada

The Piña Colada is an icon.  National drink of Puerto Rico.  A cult classic, venerated in pop culture and worshiped the world over as a symbol of tropical paradise. It is also a very tricky proposition. At first glance this seems strange.  There doesn't appear to be...

Frisky Vixen

The Frisky Vixen is one of my most popular creations.  She is a tall, rum based cocktail combining the tropical flavours of lychee, passion fruit and pineapple. Her name catches readers' eyes.  Her combination of tropical flavours in an approachable, tall and fruity...

Taste Profile: Tall and Fruity

Unlike some other taste profiles, the Tall and Fruity category is pretty straightforward.  These are the cocktails that are served long over ice, usually in highball, sling or hurricane glasses.  And they are fruity.  This can come in the form of muddled fresh fruit...

Singapore Sling

The Singapore Sling is a true classic of the cocktail world.  This tall, reddish-pink tropical drink has captured the world's imagination for over a century.  And it has proved enduring popular with both male and female drinkers.  It looks like it should be just a...