Blog Archive: Author: Suzanna H

  • 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…

  • History of the Mai Tai Cocktail

    If the hot summer weather has got you feeling in the mood for something tiki-tiki, the tropical Mai Tai cocktail might be just what you need. Similar to a daiquiri, thanks to its base of white rum and lime juice, this beautiful cocktail also incorporates dark rum, orange curacao and orgeat syrup for a deliciously… read the full article…

  • Sippin’ Daiquiris in the Sun

    At the height of summer, the lure of drinking cocktails in the sun can be overwhelming! When temperatures reach their peak, we think the daiquiri is the perfect choice, especially when frozen, helping to keep you cool and hydrated. The following recipes are all simple to make and delicious to drink, with a core ingredients… read the full article…

  • The Travelling Cocktail Drinker: The Best Bars in New York

    The Big Apple is famous for its cocktails, regularly battling it out with London to be known as the premier destination for cocktail enthusiasts. You can’t visit New York without making a trip to one of these popular bars – the great American experience isn’t complete without them! The Dead Rabbit, 30 Water Street A… read the full article…

  • History of the Espresso Martini

    Before we had even heard of Vodka Redbull, there was another alcoholic cocktail credited with keeping partygoers awake until the early hours. The Espresso Martini combines kahlua, vodka and hot espresso coffee with a generous amount of sugar syrup to create a thick, decadent cocktail that is as moreish as it is revitalizing. Just be… read the full article…

  • Cool Down with a Coffee Cocktail

    Cool Down With a Coffee Cocktail There is something wonderful about summer – the long, hot days make it the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors and us Brits like to make the most of every minute. But it can also get incredibly tiring – especially when the sun shines through your window at 4.30am!… read the full article…