Tag Archives: cocktails

7 Best Mixers for Gin

A glass of gin garnished with lemon and coriander

1 When it comes to gin nowadays, you’re spoilt for choice! You might be surprised to know that there are some stern requirements for a beverage to be considered gin by law. These include: Being a neutral spirit distilled from something natural like wheat, barley, potatoes or grapes. The predominant flavour must be juniper. There […]

5 Instagram Accounts to Follow For Cocktail Making Inspiration

Two cocktails on a table garnished with thyme and lemon

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 […]

3 Cocktails to Make With Only 3 Ingredients

Two cocktails on a bar

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 […]

5 Whisky Cocktail Recipes for Christmas

A well-balanced dram of whisky is the perfect companion in the evening. Why not experiment with this age-old friend and try something new? We’re not suggesting that anything can quite beat a neat whisky, but after all, it is Christmas. It doesn’t matter if you’re more inclined to a smoky blend or find yourself to […]

4 Bourbon Whiskey Cocktails for Summer

pouring cocktail

We all love a good cocktail in the summer. The combination of cooling ice, refreshing fizz and fresh fruitiness is the perfect mixture for a day when the sun is out and shining! While whiskey probably isn’t the first alcohol that would come to mind when we mention refreshing summer sips, we love a good […]

Top Tips for Making Cocktails at Home

cocktail strained into a glass

Whether you’re a fan of the fruity or prefer your drink to have a stronger sip, there’s a cocktail for everyone. It’s always enjoyable to drink a professionally mixed cocktail, but it can be a bit tricky to replicate the same experience at home. To help you shake or stir together some delicious cocktails at […]

Six Festive Drinks for Christmas

Bar tender at a bar

Christmas is the time of year that many of us like to indulge a little more than we perhaps would normally. Throughout the festive period, large amounts of food and drink are consumed in the name of celebration, often in the company of family and friends.

Drinks on Screen: Cocktails from Film and TV

cocktail recipes from films

Since the beginning of film and television, characters onscreen have often been depicted with a drink in hand, sat at a bar, or enjoying a sneaky sip at home. Some of these characters and shows have made the drinks famous, or have made the drink so iconic, linking it to the character that we can’t […]

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