If you’re looking to work on your skills behind the bar, you’ll want to cast the net wide and find inspiration. Balancing flavours to work in harmony is a skill that can take time to refine, but playing with an array of alcohol should be fun as well as flavourful. We’ve collected some of our […]
Cocktails don’t need to be complicated, the simplest are more often than not the most sophisticated, they stay true to the authentic flavours of the liquor. Mixing in numerous ingredients over complicates the palate rather than doing the drink any justice. Take the French Connection for an example, equal parts Cognac and Amaretto over ice […]
With many rums produced in Cuba, the country has become linked with some tasty alcoholic beverages using this spirit. Here we share some of our favourite Cuban rum cocktails that you can make at home! Mojito One of the most popular cocktails in the world, the mojito originates from Cuba and makes use of delicious […]
While you may love a glass of bourbon, how much do you know about the drink? Not only does it taste great, but there’s also a host of interesting facts about this type of whiskey! From where it’s predominately produced, to the strict rules that have to be followed to qualify as bourbon. Read on […]
Whisky is like marmite, you either love it or you hate it. While that isn’t relevant at all, neither are these myths about whisky below. These false truths are notoriously circulated, and in this blog, we’re looking to bust them once and for all. So grab yourself a good dram and let’s put these myths […]
Although you may think that whisky is the only alcohol with which you can nicely pair a cigar, the growing popularity of craft beer has led to an increase in viable beer pairings. With more varieties of beer in a wide range of flavours and styles, it is now easier than ever to pair up […]
Whisky, or whiskey, is one of our favourite drinks. A dram of the golden amber coloured drink matches perfectly with a luxurious Cohiba cigar, and makes for a perfectly relaxed evening. Whisky is distilled from fermented grain mash, which comes in different varieties such as corn, barley, wheat and rye. It is usually then aged […]
While the infamous ‘shaken not stirred’ cocktail is renowned for being James Bond’s drink of choice, there are actually a number of mixed drinks sipped by the spy throughout his adventures in both the books and films. We take a look at some of the drinks best enjoyed by 007 himself!
When reading about whisky (or whiskey!), or even when you are inspecting your favourite bottle before pouring yourself a dram, you are bound to have noticed the inconsistencies with spellings. Sometimes the ‘e’ is there, other times it is nowhere to be seen!