Blog Archive: Author: Make me a cocktail

  • Harry & Meghan’s wedding cocktail list (as we imagine it)

    The Royal Wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle is almost upon us, which means the final preparations are no doubt being tweaked and finalised at this very time. No doubt the day will involve a beverage or two, but what beverages remains to be seen, with scant information being given out ahead of the… read the full article…

  • 5 cocktails to celebrate 10 years since the first Sex and the City movie

    In 2008 the original Sex and the City movie was released, 4 years after the iconic series came to an end. It won itself a whole new host of Sex and the City lovers and paved the way for two more sequels to the film. Set in New York City and following the adventures and… read the full article…

  • Game of Thrones Cocktails

    Ever wondered where mixologists – formally known as ‘bartenders’ – take their inspiration from? To where, or when, they look in wonder to get their muse’s juices flowing? In other words, how are cocktails born? In the old days they must have gotten their inspiration from nature, or from the scent of the woman they… read the full article…

  • World Cities that have Inspired Cocktails

    Cocktails often take inspiration from a number of glamourous places, often to make them seem more glam themselves. In this article, we’ll be telling you all about the places that inspired cocktails to whet your appetite for a quick drink or two. Singapore Sling The first one on our list is the Singapore Sling, created… read the full article…

  • Top 5 Must Know Make Me A Cocktail Secrets

    Over 5 years ago we started building Make me a Cocktail with one simple premise in mind – allow a user to enter what ingredients they have at home, and we’ll tell them what they can make! Simple. Succinct. No problem ….. right? Well, that original goal was relatively quick to solve, but as with all websites the… read the full article…

  • Flaviar First Look

    Disclaimer: We’ve recently been speaking with Flaviar and received this box to review for this website. Below is an honest and open review on the company and the service they offer. Today as I ran down the stairs like I was a child at Christmas, hearing the doorbell from the postman, I had that anticipation that something exciting and intriguing… read the full article…

  • The Compendium of Alcohol Ingredients and Processes

    Winebgas.com have done an awesome new infogrpahic highlighting all the processes and ingredients that go into various spirits and alcoholic ingredients. Its a fairly comprehensive list ranging from absinthe to kilju, to whiskey and wine. We’re loving the mini graphics and dedication to the amount of ingredients in this list. See the full infographic here: http://www.winebags.com/The-Compendium-of-Alcohol-Ingredients-and-Processes-s/2054.htm

  • New site in the works – we need YOU!

    During the cold winter months of 2010 Make me a Cocktail was first envisioned and work began on some small scripts to take your cupboard contents to cocktail glass. By March 2011 Nick Wilkins (the creator of MMAC) built a website which essentially took that script and turned it into a website that the public… read the full article…

  • Site Widgets Ahoy

    Ahoy their pirate cocktail lovers and website readers. We’ve hope you’ve been having a lovely week and got to taste or imbibe some lovely concotions. If the weekend is just arriving for you, then be sure to taste you’re way through some of our newer additions. However, for now I wanted to take this opportunity… read the full article…

  • Sixt Rental Car and Cocktails

    The rental car company, Sixt, have recently released a new drink driving campaign that highlights the dangers of drink driving to the public by cleverly utilising a host of cocktail names in a story about a ultimately catastrophic evening. They’re are running their campaign through Thunderclap here, although the clever YouTube video can be seen… read the full article…

  • Worlds 50 Best Bars Released

    Drinks International yearly release what they coin as ‘The Worlds 50 Best Bars’, a list that is announced near the beginning of October every year. Started in 2009, this is the 5th year that its run and the popularity and media attention on the list seems to be growing. How is the list decided you… read the full article…

  • Breakfast in Burma

    Bartenders are creative creatures at heart and nothing fuels the flames of creativity like a good ol’ fashioned cocktail competition (trips abroad and prize money help too!). Bartenders entering the Hayman’s Gin and Bitter Truth Vintage to Visionary competition were tasked with making two drinks. The first is the focus today and had to be… read the full article…