This image gallery has been adapted with permission from Humberto Marques' Herbs and Spices in the Cocktail Mixology study. He also has put together an extensive fruit pairing study and is an award winning mixologist, currently working in Edinburgh, Scotland. This advice on mixing herbs and spices into drinks is invaluable for anyone who loves to experiment behind the bar.
THE CRAFT OF THE COCKTAIL is founded upon fresh thinking.
For nearly 200 years, the imagination and experimentation of countless Bartenders has driven the form forward. "What's happening in the bar these days is that we're borrowing from the kitchen —not just in technique, but in ingredients," “It’s really important to achieve balanced drinks, the [taster’s] perception should be mixed because the drink is well balanced”
How to use herbs and spices in cocktails and to combine their tastes and flavors to perfection
By Humberto Marques of TheBartist.com