Blog Archive: Author: Suzanna H

‘Tis The Season to Get Wassailed!

“Wassail, wassail, all over the town, Our toast is white and our ale it is brown, Our bowl it is made of the white maple tree, With the wassailing bowl we’ll drink to thee”. The Wassailing song may be one that is unfamiliar to many, but it is actually a traditional Christmas carol that was… read the full article…

Deck the Halls with Cocktails

Christmas doesn’t have to be all about the kids! If you are looking to celebrate the festive season with a few Christmas cocktails, then we can recommend a few drinks that are sure to put you on Santa’s naughty list! Sassy Little Elf One of the most popular seasonal films of our modern times is… read the full article…

The Travelling Cocktail Drinker: The Best Bars in Florida

When you think of Florida, you probably automatically imagine scenes of rollercoasters, overexcited kids, and of course, Disney. But when you have spent ten to twelve hours wandering around yet another theme park, you could be forgiven for wanting to indulge in a cocktail or two. Here are the very best bars in Florida. You’re… read the full article…

The History of the White Lady

The White Lady has undergone a few transformations over the years, but she has never lost her sense of elegance and style. The most modern version includes Cointreau, lemon juice, gin, sugar syrup and an egg white, ensuring that famous cloudy white colour. So where was the first White Lady created? Who Invented the White… read the full article…

Five Cocktails You Can Make Right Now

Here at Make Me A Cocktail, we have done a little research into the top ingredients that amateur bartenders have in their drinks’ cabinets. It is probably no surprise to anybody that vodka came out on top, since the versatile spirit makes an excellent base for many classic and modern cocktails. With our list in… read the full article…

The Travelling Cocktail Drinker: The Best Bars in Singapore

In a country that is constantly evolving and developing, it is no surprise that Singapore is home to some of the world’s best bars. The southern Asian state has an incredibly diverse, multicultural society that encourages bartenders to take inspiration from different places around the world. The result is great cocktails and bars worth travelling… read the full article…

The History of the Zombie Cocktail

With Halloween fast approaching, this classic cocktail seems like an obvious choice for any spooky shenanigans you may be planning! A somewhat complicated blend of various different ingredients, including white rum, dark rum, gold rum, apricot brandy, lime juice, pineapple juice, papaya juice and grenadine, the hangover after one-too-many of these is almost certain to… read the full article…

Weird and Wonderful Cocktails from London

With London Cocktail Week in full swing, the City is full of cocktail connoisseurs enjoying the finest new beverages crafted by the very best of the capital’s bartenders. At the same time, they can partake in cocktail masterclasses, chow down on delicious street food and party the night away to a host of DJs. Since… read the full article…

The Travelling Cocktail Drinker: The Best Bars in Tokyo

With the Rugby World Cup due to kick off in Japan later this week, it seems only fitting that our next cocktail drinking destination is Tokyo, the capital city famous for very tall buildings and really tiny electronics. While Japan might not seem like a typical place to sip on a mixed beverage, it is… read the full article…

The History of the Salty Dog

A classic cocktail that has become somewhat underappreciated in recent times, the Salty Dog is the perfect cocktail to enjoy while making the most of every last bit of summer sunshine. Incredibly easy to make and super satisfying on a hot day, the ice-cold Salty Dog is well overdue a revival. So, where did this… read the full article…

Cocktails for the Proms

The BBC Proms is drawing to a close in London and we can’t get enough of the classical tunes and arty vibes. Of course, we have been enjoying every minute with a cocktail in hand, ensuring that each beverage perfectly matches with our musical mood. Here are some of the very best cocktails to enjoy… read the full article…

The Travelling Cocktail Drinker: The Best Bars in Athens

Greece is famous for its ancient history, philosophical inhabitants and artistic architecture, but did you know that the Greek capital is also a fantastic place to get a tasty cocktail? While the country may still have one foot firmly placed in the past, the other is most certainly up-to-date with modern culture and making a… read the full article…