Blog Archive: Page: 2

  • History of the Mai Tai Cocktail

    If the hot summer weather has got you feeling in the mood for something tiki-tiki, the tropical Mai Tai cocktail might be just what you need. Similar to a daiquiri, thanks to its base of white rum and lime juice, this beautiful cocktail also incorporates dark rum, orange curacao and orgeat syrup for a deliciously… read the full article…

  • Top cocktails for a casino-themed party

    Regardless of whether you’re planning an elaborate casino-themed party or are expecting a bunch of friends for a weekend poker session, preparing the right drinks to for the occasion can go a long way in determining the success of the do. It can in fact be the difference between a dud evening everyone would want… read the full article…

  • Sippin’ Daiquiris in the Sun

    At the height of summer, the lure of drinking cocktails in the sun can be overwhelming! When temperatures reach their peak, we think the daiquiri is the perfect choice, especially when frozen, helping to keep you cool and hydrated. The following recipes are all simple to make and delicious to drink, with a core ingredients… read the full article…

  • The Travelling Cocktail Drinker: The Best Bars in New York

    The Big Apple is famous for its cocktails, regularly battling it out with London to be known as the premier destination for cocktail enthusiasts. You can’t visit New York without making a trip to one of these popular bars – the great American experience isn’t complete without them! The Dead Rabbit, 30 Water Street A… read the full article…

  • History of the Espresso Martini

    Before we had even heard of Vodka Redbull, there was another alcoholic cocktail credited with keeping partygoers awake until the early hours. The Espresso Martini combines kahlua, vodka and hot espresso coffee with a generous amount of sugar syrup to create a thick, decadent cocktail that is as moreish as it is revitalizing. Just be… read the full article…

  • Cool Down with a Coffee Cocktail

    Cool Down With a Coffee Cocktail There is something wonderful about summer – the long, hot days make it the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors and us Brits like to make the most of every minute. But it can also get incredibly tiring – especially when the sun shines through your window at 4.30am!… read the full article…

  • The Travelling Cocktail Drinker: The Best Bars in Jamaica

    Recognised by many as the most laid-back country in the world, dreams of Jamaica often involve sun, sea, sand, and maybe Bob Marley? Of course, what would that tropical paradise be without a cocktail or two? Expect rum in all its various forms and enjoy while lounging beneath a palm tree outside one of these… read the full article…

  • The History of The Godfather Cocktail

    A cocktail without a mixer is like fish without chips; salt without vinegar; Bert without Ernie – it just doesn’t work. Unless you are the Godfather, in which case, the rules no longer apply. A wicked mix of scotch whiskey and amaretto, this classic cocktail was once extremely popular but seemed to fall out of… read the full article…

  • Wedding Day Cocktails

    Almost every wedding you go to serves some sort of sparkling wine before the vows, or a variation of Mimosa. If you want your big day to be one that others speak about for years to come, why not buck the trend by offering a signature cocktail instead. Choose one to match your theme; one… read the full article…

  • The Travelling Cocktail Drinker: The Best Bars in Venice

    After a day exploring the magical, historical city of Venice, you’ll be in need of some alcoholic refreshment. Luckily, Venice is well prepared for the well-travelled cocktail-drinker, so you’ll have plenty of bars and restaurants to choose from. We’ve made a list of our favourites, so that you can spend less time searching and more… read the full article…

  • The History of Happy Hour

    Everybody loves a happy hour, right? Cut-price drinks and cheap bar snacks are the perfect complement to the end of the working day, helping busy nine-to-five employees unwind and relax after a stressful day. So how did this popular publican tradition start? Like most historical tales in the drinking world, the details are a little… read the full article…

  • Cocktails to Put a Spring in Your Step

    Spring is sprung, the grass is riz, I wonder where the cocktails is! May is one of my favourite months, with longer days and milder temperatures, you know its only a matter of time before summer arrives and socializing in the garden becomes a weekly event. With that in mind, I’ve put together a selection… read the full article…