The Most Influential Cocktail Instagrammers of 2018

If you’ve browsed the Make Me a Cocktail site from top to bottom and still have not had your fill of cocktail inspiration, head to Instagram, where the very best bartenders in the industry delight in showing off their latest ideas. Chad Coombs (@coqtale) A quick glance a Chad’s page and you will be overwhelmed… read the full article…

Recent Posts

  • Make Me A Sangria Cocktail
    The Story of the Sangria

    No other drink gives us summer holiday vibes quite like the Sangria. Images of tropical paradises on the beach, under a palm tree, are only completed with a glass of the red cocktail in hand. Few other pleasures in life come close to enjoying this spiced concoction while sitting by the sea, so what’s the… read the full article…

  • Our World Cup of Cocktails

    Football fanatic or World Cup widow/er? Either way you’ll need a cocktail or two to celebrate or commiserate while World Cup fever reins through June and July 2018. Our list of World Cup cocktails naturally takes its lead from the partaking nations and some of the world’s best known cocktails. There are mocktails too in… read the full article…

  • Cocktail Trends 2018

    It is with great excitement that we present to you some of the key cocktail trends of 2018, along with some core cocktail information in our ‘2018 Cocktail Trends & Trivia’ infographic.

  • Alcoholic Popsicles
    Enjoy A Poptail This Summer!

    When sitting out in the glorious sunshine, there is nothing better than an ice-cold beverage to keep you cool! Here we introduce you to the most chilled cocktails around – known as poptails or boozeicles, they are the perfect blend of ice lolly and alcohol. Ridiculously easy to create – simply pour your ingredients into… read the full article…

  • A Short History of the Crack Baby Cocktail

    The Crack Baby cocktail might not have been around long enough to be labelled a classic just yet, but it is a drink favoured by new mum-of-three Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, and it comes with quite a scandalous history, short as it is! Extravagant Beginnings Born at the Boujis bar in Kensington, a favourite haunt… read the full article…

  • Thirty Years of Cocktail!

    It was an iconic picture that turned everyone into wannabe bartenders and gained Tom Cruise a new legion of adoring fans. A story of how love conquers over fame and fortune, Cocktail has become one of the classics; a must-see-before-you-die film, despite being panned by critics on its release. Despite the film focusing more on… read the full article…

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
  • » See all