The One Drink We Should All Be Drinking More Of

water glass

This Friday is World Water Day (22nd March), which works as a good reminder for us all not only to appreciate the clean water available to us but also to remember that water is the key to looking after our bodies on a daily basis. And don’t forget when you are on a night out […]

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The Finest Spirits Require Premium Mixers

I am always amazed at how many people overlook the importance of mixers and how they can transform your drink. You might spend ages scanning through the gin list but hardly think about your mixer…  “Could I have The Botanist and Tonic, please”… Have a think… Have you spent any time exploring the range of […]

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5 Delicious Party Drinks with Fentimans!

I enjoy mixing drinks at home, but sometimes I feel like I end up spending the whole night just shaking and stirring and filling up other people’s glasses. So when Fentimans asked me to play around with their mixers to come up with some yummy alcoholic drinks for the festive period, I realised this was […]

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Exploring the World of Flavoured Mixers

Tonic water for savoury gin

Do you ever use any other mixers than plain Indian tonic water? While we have been paying attention to all the new gins, rums or other craft spirits, something else has happened in the world of top-quality drinks… An explosion of craft mixers! Indian tonic water is the most commonly used mixer and is often […]

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Double Dutch – A Perfect Twin for Your Spirit

For countless times I have stressed how important it is to use good quality mixers with spirits. What is the point of buying a top quality spirits when a poor mixer will ruin the tasting experience? If ¾ of the drink is the mixer you should make sure you use premium soft drinks. When Dutch […]

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Mixed Up About Mixers?

I am often asked about the importance of mixers and whether or not they have a significant impact on your drink. Given that a mixer is quite often two-thirds of the drink, the simple answer is a resounding yes! Choosing the right mixer is as important (sometimes more important) than choosing your spirit, as the […]

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