What is mead and how to enjoy it in a cocktail
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What is mead and how to enjoy it in a cocktail

Mead is one of those drinks that we associate with Vikings, medieval knights, and damsels.  But, thanks to the UK raising craft cocktail culture, mead is becoming popular beyond medieval and Renaissance fairs and reenactment societies. The 1st of August, in the UK, and the 7th of August, in the US, is Mead Day, which…

Innovative Cocktails Only a Private Barman Can Make
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Innovative Cocktails Only a Private Barman Can Make

Learning and perfecting bartending skills is a craft that requires several years of experience and hard work. It’s for this reason that making innovative cocktails can prove to be a tough task if you lack the skills or know-how. Much like fine cuisine, it’s difficult to comprehend how difficult it is to make both classic…

5 Festive Drinks for Your Christmas Cocktail Party
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5 Festive Drinks for Your Christmas Cocktail Party

Christmas is right around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than by brewing up a few delicious cocktails? If you’re hosting a Christmas cocktail party or you simply want an appropriate tasty beverage to sip on during winter, the following fantastically festive cocktails are worth a try. 1. Spiced Cider This cocktail is…

The UK’s Top 10 Cocktails and How to Make Them
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The UK’s Top 10 Cocktails and How to Make Them

Ever wondered what the UK’s most popular cocktail is? According to the latest CGA Mixed Drinks Report, over nine million of us are enjoying a cocktail or two when we go out, and we’re getting ever-more sophisticated with our selections. While in previous years, we Brits have been traditionalists, favouring our Pina Coladas above all…