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Five Great British cocktail and mocktail recipes for the Royal Wedding

Raspberry Lemonade by The Ice Co.

With Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Royal Wedding fast approaching, what better way to mark the biggest wedding of the year than by hosting your own very own party complete with cocktails and mocktails? The Ice Co has designed five Great British tipples for you to serve to your friends and family on the big day! Raspberry Lemonade, by The ...

Damson in Distress

Damson in Distress

To mark World Cocktail Day today Foxdenton Estate Gin has released this delicious cocktail recipe made with its fruit liqueur. World Cocktail Day marks the official date in 1806 when the first definition of a cocktail was printed, defined as “a stimulating liquor, composed of spirits of any kind, sugar, water and bitters”. Damson In Distress  50ml Foxdenton Damson Gin 15ml ...

Caorunn gin cocktails

Caorunn Cooler

To celebrate Caorunn launching a spiffing new bottle, the premium gin brand has given us a couple of its best cocktail recipes to share with you… The new Caorunn gin bottle is available in selected Waitrose, Sainsbury’s, Tesco stores as well as in Fortnum and Mason, Oddbins, The Conran Shop, Spirited Wines and The Whisky Shop, priced £28. It is ...

Pink drinks you might just be able to stand…

Valentine's Lifestyle

Valentine’s Day has companies carpet bombing us with pink stuff and it can all get a bit too much; thankfully we’re on hand to guide you through the rose-coloured madness and show you what’s great to drink Bloom gin has a marriage made in heaven with Fentimans and is offering a pre-mixed Bloom Gin and Rose Lemonade (rrp £3), available ...

World’s Best Martini 2018

Arbikie - Classic Martini

Last week at Oslo in Hackney, one gin slid into first place in a fiercely battled competition to find the world’s best martini With over 250 people attending, the event saw 2017 champions Daffy’s Gin beaten by Scottish distillers, Arbikie Gin in partnership with bartender Francesco from The Gibson. Their combination of Arbikie AK Gin, Sea Herbs Vermouth and Smoked Liquid garnished with lemon zest and served with style, created a unique ...

Have you decided on which Christmas cocktails you’re serving?

Frenchie's Eggnog cocktail Xmas 2017 (2)

A way to avoid being overly jolly this season is to make a really good cocktail and enjoy those moderately rather than drinking any old thing to excess so we asked a few drinks companies for their cocktail suggestions in order to inspire your party drinks… Frenchie’s Eggnog You can buy this cocktail at Frenchie Covent Garden for £12 or ...

Aluna Mojito

Aluna_Mojito

We know how it is; you get to winter and it is all sniffles and hot toddies. Well, rail against the dark nights and cold temperatures with this cocktail made from a Aluna coconut, a flavoured Guatemalan rum, that will remind you of the joys of summer… Ingredients: 60ml Aluna Coconut 20ml Agave Syrup (available in supermarkets) Half a lime, cut ...

Feeney’s Irish Coffee

Feeneys-Irish-Cream

This year Feeney’s Irish Cream Liqueur won the Liqueurs category at the Irish Quality Food Awards; we’re loving this Irish coffee recipe made with the delicious drink… Ingredients: 100 ml Feeney’s Irish Cream 1 cup freshly brewed coffee 1 tsp whipped cream grated chocolate In a large latte glass, pour in the Feeney’s and top up with coffee. For an extra ...

Frighteningly Good Cocktails for Halloween!

Dead Gringo

Are you out scaring friends and family tonight? Stop by your local supermarket while out and get the ingredients for these spooky nightcaps… mwahahahaha! Dead Gringo: 50ml Cazcabel Coffee Tequila 50ml Milk Add the tequila and milk to a rocks glass full of ice. Give it a good stir but leave the coffee to settle on the bottom. Serve immediately. ...

Pumpkin Pie Martini

Pumpkin Pie Martini

With the arrival of autumn and impending Halloweeniness, we’re getting inundated with pumpkin based things. Some of them are delicious… take this cocktail for example from Caorunn Gin Ingredients: 50ml Caorunn Gin 25ml Pumpkin and Cinnamon Vanilla Syrup 20ml Lemon Juice To make the Pumpkin Syrup: Marinade cubed pumpkin in a container with Agave or Sugar Syrup, Vanilla Pods and Cinnamon Sticks. Muddle together to extract ...