Blog Archive: Author: Suzanna H

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…

6 Cocktail-Making Tools You Definitely Need

The rules of mixology may be complicated, but the tools involved in cocktail-making are few and far between. It is possible to make an incredible drink using nothing but your required ingredients and a glass. However, if your recipe calls for a few additional utensils, then it is important you use them in the right… read the full article…

The Only Six Cocktails You’ll Ever Need to Know

There are six cocktails that every single bartender, amateur or professional should be able to master. These drinks are the ones that best optimize what it means to be a cocktail – i.e., they contain both a core spirit, a balancing flavour that is usually sweet or acidic, and some sort of seasoning that stands… read the full article…

The History of the Bellini

There is something quite fancy and decadent about the Bellini. It feels a little bit more special than your standard classic cocktail and takes the edge off a dry glass of Prosecco. Fruity, yet fizzy, it satisfies all the senses, with its pretty pink colour making for an elegant finish. So, where did this classy… read the full article…

Springtime Cocktails Full of Flowers

April is a month that brings hope to us all. The lighter evenings and the occasional glimpse of sun (mixed with unexpected showers) is enough to get anyone excited about the warmer months ahead. Add in a few cute animal babies, tonnes of chocolate and gardens full of flowers, and it really is one of… read the full article…

London Bars Inspired by Children’s Stories

Some stories that we hear as children can capture our imaginations in such a way that they stay with us beyond our younger years. These stories become classics, transcending the generational divide so that we can read the tales we loved to our children, who will then go on to read them to their children…. read the full article…

Five of the Most Colourful Cocktails

If you are looking for the most Insta-worthy cocktails then you have come to the right place. This is a list of some of the most beautiful cocktails you can find. They are sure to brighten up your Insta-feed with their vivid colours and they taste pretty good too! Mermaid Mule Give your Moscow mule… read the full article…

The History of Tequila

We couldn’t let National Margarita Day (20th February) pass us by without paying homage to the cocktail’s most important ingredient: Tequila. A guilty pleasure of binge drinkers everywhere, this fiery shot is even better when it is savoured in a cocktail instead of quickly knocked back with lemon and salt. So, where did this spritely… read the full article…

The Best Cocktail Destinations for 2022

As the winter seems to be never-ending here in the UK, our thoughts have naturally turned to summer holiday breaks in an effort to have something to look forward to. Of course, our destinations must be sun-soaked, sand-based and serve up some amazing cocktails! If you are also planning your next getaway, then take a… read the full article…

The World’s Deadliest Cocktail: The Aunt Roberta

Despite the age and notoriety of this cocktail, it is quite possible that you have never had the pleasure of drinking the Aunt Roberta. The reason for that is quite clear: this drink doesn’t meet the legal requirements for serving alcohol in many countries. In the places where it would be perfectly acceptable to create… read the full article…