Brighton Cocktail Week

Brighton’s biggest cocktail week took place over ten days (18–28th May) as a part of Brighton & Hove Food and Drink Festival. Just under 30 bars and restaurants each had a special cocktail menu for Brighton Cocktail Week for wristband holders to enjoy for just £5. Each menu had five cocktails using Absolut vodka, Blackdown […]

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Mocktails (Kidding! Obviously I’ve added alternative recipes with liquor!)

Many people tend to start their year booze-free, but it doesn’t need to be boring. There are some amazing mocktails available, which can be so good you don’t even notice there’s no alcohol in them. Here’s five of my favourite mocktails you can make at home. I have included alternative recipes for those who don’t […]

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Great Spirit Events you should visit in 2017

In recent years we have experienced an explosion of craft spirits. Let’s make 2017 the year to learn more about these liquors and current drink trends. It might not always be possible to visit the distilleries, but there are more and more innovative spirit events you can take part in.  At these events you get […]

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10 Most popular posts in 2016

I have had a very exciting and busy year, and thanks to all my readers and followers, I have had enough motivation and courage to keep on writing. Whilst you are probably enjoying a well-earned Christmas holiday I thought it would be a great time for us to recap some of the most popular posts […]

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Time to try ZECA de Matos Cachaça!!

ZECA de Matos is a fourth-generation family business and is 100 percent owned by the Matos family. The family moved from Portugal to the south-east of Brazil in 1891, where they have their own sugar cane plantation in the Minas Gerais region. Premium ZECA de Matos cachaça is distilled, aged and bottled at the estate […]

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Fabulous Booze-related Christmas Gift Ideas

Sometimes it can be hard to find something new to give, but fear no more! I have collected some fab Christmas gift ideas, which everyone would want (they just might not know it yet!). No matter what their favourite tipple is, here are some suggestions to go under the tree. For the ladies Books about […]

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Wedding Drinks – Match Cocktails with Your Wedding Theme!

Have a wedding with spirit! I’ve previously written about the importance of planning the drinks for your wedding, and that includes giving more thought to the drinks themselves. There’s so much you can tell about people through their drink choices, and a wedding is a great time to show more of the bride’s and groom’s […]

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What to Drink in Scotland if You Don’t Like Whisky

If you aren’t used to drinking scotch just yet, here’s some ideas on how to drink in Scotland without feeling you’re missing out. There’s no better place to learn about whisky than the motherland of the great drink, so you might want to consider a few beginners’ scotches to ease you into it while you […]

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Drink Slimmer This Summer

Are you ready for the summer yet? All the outdoor drinking, picnics, BBQs and garden parties! Yet at the same time, we are trying to work on our beach bodies. Not to worry, there’s ways to avoid extra calories when drinking without compromising the taste. Firstly, let’s recap the calorie count in most spirits and […]

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