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 […]
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 […]
Six Drinks to Keep You Warm
Summer is over and instead of sipping refreshing drinks on the beach, we will soon be shivering at home looking longingly at those holiday brochures. Somehow drinking Aperol Spritz or fruity Pimm’s Cup during these colder months doesn’t seem quite right. Our brains seem to connect these drinks with sunshine and summer, but what do […]
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 […]
How to Drink It – The Perfect Serve
Women are getting more into drinking spirits, and we spend a lot of time finding the spirits we like, yet we’re often still unsure how to serve them properly. Clearly, there are several ways you can use most spirits and people have different preferences. I have listed some basic rules you should consider when making […]
Not So Lame Gift Ideas for Valentine’s Day
Most people still seem to love all the fuss about Valentine’s Day: heart-shaped boxes of chocolate, flowers and teddy bears delivered to your work (happened to me once, I was petrified), followed by a romantic dinner in an Italian restaurant seated very cosily next to other couples in flickering candlelight… But there are still a […]
Honey, I love Tequila – New Cocktails to Try!
I have recently been handed a challenge by Proof Drinks to come up with some tasty recipes using four different products: Cazcabel Honey, Cazcabel Coffee, Cazcabel Blanco and Sloane’s Gin. I have previously raved about the Cazcabel Honey, but now I am even more excited as there are so many (easy) ways to make delicious […]
Give it a shot: Cazcabel Honey Tequila!
Cazcabel Honey Tequila – 34% Cazcabel Honey is the world’s first honey tequila produced in the Jalisco region. The base of this rich tequila is 100% blue agave blanco, which nicely balances the sweet honey with its citrusy notes. The texture is smooth and almost caramel-like. I have tried some honey-based spirits before and often […]
Who’s Calling the Shots?
To many, shots are simply disgusting and forced on you by friends and colleagues – but for some reason, we just can’t say no, even if we want to. But it doesn’t have to be that way… There are shots, shooters and bombs First of all, most Shooters are rubbish. Shooters are mixed drinks served in […]