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Welcome to the 'Level Up' page – your ultimate destination for mastering the art of cocktail making.

Whether you're a beginner bartender or a seasoned mixologist, this page is designed to elevate your skills to new heights. Dive into our carefully curated selection of articles, each packed with insights, tips, and techniques to enhance your craft.

From exploring the nuances of flavor balancing to mastering the art of presentation, our resources cover a broad spectrum of topics to refine your mixology expertise. Learn about the latest trends, experiment with exotic ingredients, and discover the secrets behind timeless classic cocktails. Let each article be a stepping stone towards turning your cocktail creations into mesmerizing experiences for all your guests.

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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...  read more

History

Five Cocktails You Can Make Right Now

Here at Make Me A Cocktail, we have done a little research into the top ingredientsthat amateur bartenders have in their drinks’ cabinets. It is probably nosurprise to anybody that vodka came out on t...  read more

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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 theworld’s best bars. The southern Asian state has an incredibly diverse,multicultural soci...  read more

Bars

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, inclu...  read more

History

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 reall...  read more

Bars

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...  read more

History

A Short History of the Crack Baby Cocktail

The Crack Baby cocktail might not have been around long enough to be labelled a classic just yet, but it is a drink favoured by new mum-of-three Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, and it comes with quite a s...  read more

History

The Pisco Sour: A History

The Pisco Sour is a wonderful cocktail hailing from South America, specifically Peru and Chile. The drink was first mixed in Lima, the capital of Peru, in the early 1920s by an American bartender name...  read more

History

What Are The Different Types of Cocktail Shakers?

James Bond’s "shaken, not stirred" reference is synonymous with the history of cocktail shakers. Having been greatly influenced by the golden years of the cocktail himself, author Ian Fleming released...  read more

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History of the Hot Toddy

Ask the average person if they’ve ever heard of a Hot Toddy, and they’re likely to say they have. Ask them what a Hot Toddy is, and you may get a variety of answers. The cocktail doesn’t have a standa...  read more

History

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 a...  read more

Bars

The History of the Singapore Sling

There are not many cocktails that can claim to be as controversial as the Singapore Sling. The actual recipe is a source of much debate, with many different variations of the cocktail to be found on t...  read more

History

Bartender's top tip

Stirring cocktails instead of shaking is better for cocktails with delicate ingredients that need to be mixed gently for the perfect taste.

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