The concept of a home bar started in the 1940s America, where people were living sociable lifestyles and neighbours popping in for a quick tipple was the norm. All the way through to the 60s many liked to entertain guests at home and they had proper bar tops and trolleys, so they could easily fix […]
Celebrity Spirits – A Guarantee of Quality or Just a Ruse?
Many drink brands have turned to celebrities to boost their marketing, but as consumers, how much do we allow famous people to influence our purchasing? Do people really assume it must be good just because you they saw Idris Elba drink it? It can be debatable whether celebs are used to improve sales of mediocre […]
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 […]
Boozy Christmas Gift Guide for Any Budget!
This year just flew by, I am still not in terms with the idea of Christmas being only few weeks away! Even if I am definitely not a cold weather person, I am a huge fan of the festive period. Candlelight, cute decorations, Christmas markets and most importantly, all the food and drink you can […]
Exploring the World of Flavoured Mixers
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 […]
6 Wonderful Winter Drinks You Need to Try!
With Christmas just around the corner it’s the perfect time to start thinking about those warming winter cocktails and hot drinks. Nothing wrong with a mug of mulled wine or cider, but sometimes we need to surprise our taste buds and try new flavours. I have listed six delicious cocktail recipes, all with lovely winter flavours, […]
6 Drinks Vodka Has Hijacked From Gin… and We Love Them!
There are over 700 gin-based cocktail recipes, so it is appropriate they share some recipes with other spirits too! Most of the recipes below are known better as being made with gin, but they are just as delicious or even better when mixed with vodka (I can almost hear all the gin lovers gasp…). The […]
How to Order a Martini Like a Boss – some Martini variations explained
There are many variations of a Martini and sometimes it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the choice. With these tips, however, you will quickly sound like an expert, exploring the different versions of the classic cocktail and finding the most appealing version that suits you. Let’s start with the basics… Firstly, the original Martini was, […]
Try these! – All-natural vodka shots by PURE Shots!
PURE Shots from Denmark are designed with two purposes in mind: they are delicious served as shots (neither too strong nor too sweet) or mixed in many cocktails. Both Liquorice Shots and Pure Passion are made with only natural ingredients, and each bottle is carefully mixed to guarantee the best flavour possible. (Apparently, each mix […]