Blog Archive: Author: Suzanna H

Most Exclusive Cocktail Bars Around the World

Where do the rich and famous go when they want to let their hair down? There is a reason you won’t find Ariana Grande at your local boozer or Elon Musk sipping on a pint in a microbrewery. Money buys you exclusivity. Here are some of the most luxurious private cocktail bars around the world…. read the full article…

The Best Cocktails to Enjoy with Pasta

There is something about pasta that demands we enjoy it with wine. You walk into an Italian restaurant and are immediately greeted with the wine list. But, did you know, that there are cocktails out there that pair perfectly with your egg-fresh penne? Here are a few for you! Macaroni and Cheese and Negroni Comfort… read the full article…

The History of the Singapore Sling

This classic cocktail is certainly one worth finding out more about. A delicious combination of gin, Cointreau, DOM Benedictine, cherry liqueur, lime juice, pineapple juice, grenadine, and Angostura bitters, the drink has survived the true test of time, providing us with a tropical taste that takes a talented bartender to get just right. So, where… read the full article…

Cocktails for Lunchtime

September is here, which means the kids are back at school and the mums and dads can finally meet for lunch! But when you have a school run at 3pm, it is important that boozy lunches stay on the tamer side. That is why we’ve put together this list of low-alcohol cocktails, so you can… read the full article…

How to Choose the Right Garnish for your Drink

The finishing touch to any self-respecting cocktail, the garnish plays an important but understated role in mixology. Ir allows the drinker to customize the cocktail to their preferred tastes. If a lemon or lime wedge is perched on the edge of their drink, for example, they can choose to squeeze it into the drink or… read the full article…

The Top 10 Cocktails as Voted by You!

Visitors to Make Me a Cocktail are an eclectic bunch, but they all share a love for interesting cocktails. Forget any other list of popular cocktails – this is the one that matters as it is based on the cocktails you guys search for most. We trust your judgement! 10. Swimming Pool When the hot… read the full article…

How to Make the Perfect Gin and Tonic

It is one of the simplest and most popular cocktails in the world, but there is more to creating the perfect G&T than you might think. If you take the time to get all the elements just right, you can take your favourite drink to a whole other level. Choosing Your Ingredients Getting the gin… read the full article…

Cocktails to Make You Happy!

August is surely the very best month of the year. School is out, the sun is shining and the spirit of summer is well and truly ingrained in us all. Weekends in August are made for outdoor fun, whether that is found in sporting activities, lazy picnics or garden parties with lots of cocktails! We… read the full article…

The World’s Best Temperance Bars

Alcohol-free bars are popping up all over the world, and some are becoming quite successful! The premise of a temperance bar is that any beverages served are free from alcohol. You can still get beer, wine and spirits, but you’ll be able to party all night and wake up the next day without a hangover!… read the full article…

Five Cosmic Cocktails that are Out of this World!

July 4th is Independence Day in the US, and for no other reason than the fact that there is a film about aliens named after this day, we have created a list of the tastiest (sometimes incredibly potent) space-themed drinks! Whatever your opinion on Will Smith, he has done a great job of raising the… read the full article…

The History of the Kamikaze

This incredibly tasty drink epitomizes everything that you would want in a cocktail. It includes two sources of alcohol, requires a shaker and is presented in an elegant cocktail glass. It can be mixed with either lemon or lime juice, depending on your preference and it requires equal amounts of all ingredients, making it a… read the full article…

Spritz Cocktails You’ll Love This Summer

A sweet, summer spritzer is the ideal addition to those long, hot days. Light enough to take you from day to night as you enjoy barbecues, garden parties and picnics in the sunshine, these fizzy, fruity drinks are easy to make and are sure to please the masses! Mimosa The ultimate brunch cocktail, a Mimosa… read the full article…