Deck the Halls with Cocktails

Christmas doesn’t have to be all about the kids! If you are looking to celebrate the festive season with a few Christmas cocktails, then we can recommend a few drinks that are sure to put you on Santa’s naughty list! Sassy Little Elf One of the most popular seasonal films of our modern times is… read the full article…

Black Friday – On A Wednesday?!

We think someone at Amazon has tried too many cocktails from and got their days mixed up! Since when was Wednesday the new Friday?! Before Amazon realise, we wanted to let you know that you can take advantage of the Black Friday sales on Amazon and buy the world first book from the world’s… read the full article…

Make Me A Cocktail At Christmas – now on Amazon

Our Christmas Cocktail book has finally arrived Buy Now The day has come fellow cocktail enthusiasts! The world first book from Make Me A Cocktail is available to purchase on Amazon! Make Me A Cocktail At Christmas is the world’s first published book from Make Me A Cocktail, to inspire budding cocktail enthusiasts around the… read the full article…

Our New Book!

To our friends, followers and fellow mixologists, From an idea (perhaps even a frustration!) 10 years ago, Make Me A Cocktail has been the true meaning of labour of love, growing in to a vast, worldwide and inclusive community of cocktail enthusiasts, channelling their creativity or looking for inspiration. We are truly proud to have… read the full article…

The Travelling Cocktail Drinker: The Best Bars in Florida

When you think of Florida, you probably automatically imagine scenes of rollercoasters, overexcited kids, and of course, Disney. But when you have spent ten to twelve hours wandering around yet another theme park, you could be forgiven for wanting to indulge in a cocktail or two. Here are the very best bars in Florida. You’re… read the full article…

The History of the White Lady

The White Lady has undergone a few transformations over the years, but she has never lost her sense of elegance and style. The most modern version includes Cointreau, lemon juice, gin, sugar syrup and an egg white, ensuring that famous cloudy white colour. So where was the first White Lady created? Who Invented the White… read the full article…

Five Cocktails You Can Make Right Now

Here at Make Me A Cocktail, we have done a little research into the top ingredients that amateur bartenders have in their drinks’ cabinets. It is probably no surprise to anybody that vodka came out on top, since the versatile spirit makes an excellent base for many classic and modern cocktails. With our list in… read the full article…

Tech Updates

  • 3rd December 2019

    Too much to say in one tech update, but basically a complete site design overhaul – and along with that hundreds of bug fixes and so many new bits of functionality, and a much faster slicker site. This was a culmination of around 1/2 years work and one we’re really proud of.

  • 12th August 2019
    • Currently working on a completely new site and thus tech updates to current site are slower than usual
  • 10th April 2019
    • Completely updated scripts to all new versions on site including:
      • jQuery
      • Isotope
      • Lazyload
      • Lodash
      • GMaps
    • Added and quicklink to site
    • Reworked js loading mechanism to not load files on certain pages
    • Created new sponsorship page and configured all payment systems
    • Rewrote code to be PHP 7.2, PHP 7.3 compliant, and allow faster local development time
    • Updated server to PHP 7.3
    • Fixed some old js bugs such as list layout on slower devices and other small snags
    • Removed some old code that was no longer needed / used
  • 9th April 2019
    • Work started in earnest on new version of the site. Loads of updates done on the new version whilst we keep track of bugs on this version.
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