The History of the Tequila Sunrise

It is very rare to find the Tequila Sunrise on the cocktail menu of any self-respecting classy establishment these days, since it has gained a rather tacky reputation, with most proud mixologists avoiding putting it on their menu. But we think this is an unfair assumption of a drink that can actually be quite tasty… read the full article…

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Tech Updates

  • 23rd April 2018
    • Print button re-added to cocktail page on mobile devices
  • 6th April 2018
    • Added alt text to blog images that weren’t being included (or titles for divs)
    • Fixed a bug on blog posts showing titles they shouldn’t have (if they didn’t have any cocktails mentioned)
    • Fixed a few blog post issues from older posts
    • Few textual / meta description / meta title tweaks
  • 4th April 2018
    • My bar was not allowing users to add / remove ingredients due to multiple checking if ingredient was in bar calls. This is now all fixed
  • 3rd April 2018
    • If no cocktails are mentioned in a blog post, don’t show the title mentioning cocktails
    • Search meta description textual tweaks and spacing
    • If no results on results page by default, dont show the filters
    • Some spacing and alignment issues on results page are now fixed
    • A host of textual tweaks
    • Started adding some Aria roles for better accessibility
    • What to buy next now chooses a random 5 from your top 10
    • Cocktail methods now highlight verbs to better illustrate the cocktail making process (note that cocktail cache clearance needs to kick in here)
    • Blog pages now have previous and next buttons
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