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5 Delicious Cocktails for Your First Date

Has the ever been a more tried and test first date than going for drinks in a fancy cocktail bar? Alcohol and dating go together like cheese and crackers. But what should you drink when you finally get there? You don’t want to send the wrong impression by ordering the cheapest beer in the place…. read the full article…

The Best Pub Gardens in the World

At the time of writing this blog post, lockdown restrictions are easing in the UK. From April 12th, any bars or pubs that have an outdoor space can start to serve alcohol again. Hurray! This seemed like the perfect time to celebrate beer gardens around the world, as we do like to sip our cocktails… read the full article…

Unusual Cocktails from all over the World for you and your lover

Nothing is better than relaxing with a nice cocktail in hand. These mixed drinks are made in all parts of the world, and they come in many forms and utilize a variety of ingredients. That being said, some of them are better than others, and the ones from around the world will introduce all-new flavors… read the full article…

Cocktails for St Georges Day

The legend of St George is one of a heroic horseman who slayed evil princess-eating dragons. Named the patron saint of England by King George III, this is a story that has been retold through many generations and forms the basis of a great many fairytales! Wondering what you can drink to toast this brave… read the full article…

3 Cocktails and Drinks for Special Occasions

Whether it is Sunday brunch, a Friday night out, celebrating an anniversary, holding a birthday party, going on your first date or enjoying happy hour, there are many special occasions where a drink is part of the story. For most people, the choice is usually between beer or wine, but there is so much more… read the full article…

Bringing Sustainability to the Cocktail Industry

Sustainability is a bit of a buzz word right now. It has infiltrated its way into almost every industry as businesses try to continue to make money while placing less pressure on the planet. Doing our bit for the environment can only be a good thing, but how does it work in the cocktail world?… read the full article…

Things You Should Consider Before Buying A Blender

Every modern kitchen needs a blender sitting at the countertop. They are innovative and beneficial tools that can make your life easier. Blenders can help you make purees, nutritious drinks, milkshakes, soups, sauces, and pretty much anything liquid that you might want to whip up in your kitchen. Its powerful motor moves the sharp blades… read the full article…

Top Five Female Bartenders of all Time

March is a month dedicated to the ladies of the world. With International Women’s Day falling on the 8th of March, we felt it was only right to celebrate some of the very best female bartenders that have graced our cocktails bars over the years. We know, boys are great too, but this blog is… read the full article…

The History of Champagne

It is the drink that is saved for celebrations and extravagant events, used to impress others and create an air of wealth. So, what exactly is champagne and where did this luxurious drink come from? The Birthplace of Champagne Of course, most people know that the Champagne drink comes from the Champagne region in France…. read the full article…

The Travelling Cocktail Drinker: The Best Bars in Lucerne

It’s February, the month of love, so it is only right that The Travelling Cocktail Drinker visits one of the most romantic destinations in the world. Paris and Venice were too obvious, so, this month, the focus is on somewhere a little different, but just as dreamy! Known throughout Switzerland as the place to go… read the full article…

Cocktail Alternatives to the COVID-19 Vaccine

Whatever your stance on the coronavirus vaccine, whether you can’t wait to get the jab or you are in the anti-vax camp, there is no denying that it has been dominating the news and possibly your thoughts for the past few months. Could it be the light at the end of the dark COVID tunnel?… read the full article…

The Best Cocktail Books to Read in 2021

Its been a strange old year, but while the world came to a standstill, furloughed bartenders were spending their time creating new cocktail recipes and perfecting the classics. Here are some of the very best cocktail books on the market, so that you can do the same. The Joy of Mixology, Gary Regan A great… read the full article…