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  • Top Ten Spirit Books You Need In Your Life

    Any good mixologist should have a bookshelf full of reference material and we think these ten books are perfect to inspire your at-home cocktail recipes. 1. Michelle Brachet: The World of Cognac Written by an award-winning cognac expert, The World of Cognac does exactly what the name suggests, giving you the background information you need… read the full article…

  • Spirit of the Cotswold Review

    We recently got our hands on a new batch of Spirit of the Cotswold’s entrants into the spirit world with the Spirit of the Cotswold Gin, and Spirit of the Cotswold Vodka. Spirit of The Cotswold Gin The Cotswolds Gin has been made to reflect the character of the beautiful Cotswold countryside. Subtle, clean and… read the full article…

  • The History of the El Presidente Cocktail

    National Rum Day is quite possibly one of the very best reasons to drink rum. Our classic cocktail of the month is the El Presidente cocktail, because it is my favourite way to incorporate rum into my drinks. El Presidente: A Cocktail Fit For a President It is believed that the cocktail was created in… read the full article…

  • National Rum Day
    Let’s All Do the Rum-Ba

    With National Rum Day (August 18th) right around the corner in America, we think it is only right to raise a glass to the sweet Caribbean nectar, no matter where you are in the world! Made from sugar by-products and available in a range of colours and flavours, there is a rum out there for… read the full article…

  • The Best Cocktail Bloggers of 2018

    It’s time to share a little blogger love and give a shout out to some of those cocktail bloggers I admire the most, since there are some really great writers out there full of cocktail knowledge and ideas. So, when you’ve finished reading my post, perhaps you might want to pop on over and check… read the full article…

  • The History of the Screwdriver Cocktail

    All eyes are on Russia this month, with the 2018 World Cup well underway and just a few more matches before one team is awarded the honour of winning. With that in mind, we wanted to find a cocktail that would celebrate the Russian flair. Instead, we chose the Screwdriver…well, it does have vodka as… read the full article…

  • Come On England Cocktails!

    What is it about international football that makes us all suddenly become so patriotic? We fly flags we wouldn’t dream of decorating our cars/houses/workplaces with usually and even those who would ordinarily avoid watching sports are suddenly purchasing football shirts that they will never wear again once the tournament is over. As an English person,… read the full article…

  • Cocktails of Instagram
    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…

  • 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…