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Just curious: what's your favorite cocktail(s)?

For me, I think it's got to be the Long Island Iced Tea. ^_^ There's just something about the complexity of flavor that results that leaves it so desirable.

The mix I'm using today:

Equal measures of:
- basic white rum (Morrison's, in this case)
- London gin (same)
- Curaçao (don't skimp here - Gabriel Boudier's is superb, from Waitrose)
- tequila (here, Aqua Riva reposado - you want a fairly up-front one, not something superbly mellow like Patrón Silver)
- vodka (in this case, Chase, but pretty much anything will do)

Add a shake of lemon juice, ice, and a good dash of cheap diet cola. Yum!
 
 
 
 
 
 
*sigh* I admit, I omitted a rye this time around. Forgive me. ^_^;

What I did wind up ordering:
A sample of Professor Cornelius Ampleforth's Cold-Distilled Absinthe; I'm not huge on anise, but reviews suggest it's all very well balanced, perhaps along the lines of his superb Bathtub Gin. It's quite an unorthodox drink, in any estimation, being vacuum distilled as more of an infusion, to not far off an azeotropic mix.
GlenDronach 15 Year Old Revival - not an especially exotic Scotch, but it sounded quite pleasing, at a fairly modest price. I'm still quite a novice in the whole world of Scotch (and wine, for that matter), but I'm enjoying finding out more.
Rumbullion! Navy-Strength, as I've had it before, and am very fond of it. ^_^ It's almost a liqueur - beautifully put together, fabulously tasty.
Wokka Fusion Vodka. I was looking around for an interesting (and not Russian) vodka, and that appealed - I don't know if it'd be good in a Long Island Iced Tea, but I'll surely be finding out. =:D More likely, I suspect it'll lend a novel take on some other classics, as well as, hopefully, being rather enjoyable in its own right.
And finally, a sample of BenRiach 42 Year Old 1971 - Single Cask. It's not exactly a trivial purchase for a full bottle, and not something I'd entertain yet, as I want to get Mum whisked off to distant lands first, but maybe someday. Still, I'm eager to gain a better perception of just what good, older whiskies can be like.

Angel's Envy sounds like one I'd especially go for - the mention of caramel reminds me of the 20 y.o. Dictador rum I had a few months back, with a long, elegant demerara aroma on the palate.