Posts Tagged “cocktail”

Brockmans Clove Actually

Brockmans Clove Actually

On the first day of Christmas, my true love brought to me…Brockmans Gin Clove Actually. This is a delightfully spicy interpretation of a classic G&T with an attractive garnish to start your festive season in style. Clove Actually 50ml Brockmans Gin Top with good quality tonic Garnish: blueberries or clove-studded grapefruit Pour over large ice…

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Hawthorn’s Gin Helps Out

Hawthorn’s Gin Helps Out

Mix a cocktail, donate to charity – Hawthorn’s Gin helps out Ahoy there. It’s Hawthorn’s Gin Happy Hour A gin created from a recipe discovered in a Hampshire naval war hero’s diary, is inviting you to try some tantalising Autumn cocktail recipes. And as if discovering this multi-award-winning gin wasn’t enough, for every bottle you…

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Young Living Citrus Cocktails

Young Living Citrus Cocktails

It’s the last throws of summer and we are sadly heading into autumn. Young Living Essential Oils help us linger a little longer in the shade of orange and lemon trees. Young Living have a wide range of essential oils for well-being and spa use, but they also offer food-grade products …or should that be…

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Brockmans Negroni

Brockmans Negroni

Negroni Week 14-20 September Brockmans Gin celebrates this deliciously famous classic with a Negroni recipe. The classic combination of 3 equal measures of gin, Campari and Red Vermouth is hard to beat. When you have an astonishing gin to hand, creating some slightly surprising twists on the Negroni theme can produce some delicious surprises. The…

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Brockmans Negroni

Brockmans Negroni

Negroni Week 14-20 September Brockmans Gin celebrates this deliciously famous classic with a Negroni recipe. The classic combination of 3 equal measures of gin, Campari and Red Vermouth is hard to beat. When you have an astonishing gin to hand, creating some slightly surprising twists on the Negroni theme can produce some delicious surprises. The…

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Brockmans Negroni Week 14-20 September

Brockmans Negroni Week 14-20 September

Negroni Week 14-20 September Brockmans Gin celebrates this deliciously famous classic with a Negroni recipe. The classic combination of 3 equal measures of gin, Campari and Red Vermouth is hard to beat. When you have an astonishing gin to hand, creating some slightly surprising twists on the Negroni theme can produce some delicious surprises. The…

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Cocktails canned and ready to go

Cocktails canned and ready to go

Well, what a strange year. We have had full Lockdowns, fluctuating Lockdowns and threats of Lockdowns. Sipful might add a little cheer to changed circumstances, and we can all do with that! A little sparkle is most welcome. Sipful produce canned cocktails and organic sparkling canned wine. The neat, slim and textured tins are ready…

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Gin cocktail

Gin cocktail

Gin Cocktails by Stuart Walton is perhaps the best quality and best priced gin cocktail book around. It’s from Lorenz Books who have a reputation for publishing good value books which one will actually use. Christmas will soon be with us and it’s probable that we will be staying home in small ‘bubbles’ this year….

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Brockmans Gin at Tesco

Brockmans Gin at Tesco

Brockmans Gin raises a glass to Tesco     For the first time, from this month, Tesco is stocking the award-winning Brockmans Gin through over 460 of its stores. Brockmans Gin, made in England,  is one of the best loved super-premium gins in the UK and professionals in the drinks industry love it too: the brand just…

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Luxardo Aperitivo

Luxardo Aperitivo

Luxardo Aperitivo – a glow in a glass Established in 1821 by Girolamo Luxardo, this celebrated company is still entirely controlled by the same founding family. Luxardo is perhaps best known for its iconic cherry products, but Luxardo Aperitivo is something rather different. Luxardo Aperitivo takes its inspiration from the civilized Italian tradition of appetite-enhancing…

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Young Living cocktails with New Culinary Essential Oils

Young Living cocktails with New Culinary Essential Oils

These strange times have been tough for many of us. But lockdown has also allowed us to take life a little slower. We have reconnected with our kitchens as well as a classy drinking culture. Young Living have long been celebrated for their massage and aromatherapy oils but now they have a new range of…

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Greyson’s Premium Pink Gin from ALDI

Greyson’s Premium Pink Gin from ALDI

A vision of summer sunsets The bottle is eye-catching, with a pink label to enhance the pink libation one will likely soon be enjoying. Greyson’s Premium Pink Gin from ALDI is a vision of summer sunsets, or crushed red fruits swirled through cream. A garden party in a bottle, this is sure to be a…

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A sparkling Brockmans Summer Cocktail

A sparkling Brockmans Summer Cocktail

Gin and Roses The two drinks which perhaps we most associate with a British summer are gin and rosé wine. This cocktail recipe from Brockmans Gin is a marriage made in heaven as it combines both of these favourite tipples in a crisp, cold, sensuous cocktail. This 40% ABV English gin is aromatic and intriguing….

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Cap Gin from the Côte d’Azur

Cap Gin from the Côte d’Azur

It’s new to me, Cap Gin, but this spirit has character and it’s far more than a novelty. Yes, it’s a French gin. Well, we in the UK are making good quality wine, so a French gin should be no surprise. Cap Gin is a new premium spirit from the Côte d’Azur in France, and…

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Schiedam – a honey of a gin gem and more

Schiedam – a honey of a gin gem and more

The Netherlands has been an oft-overlooked destination for those vacationers from the UK. Amsterdam still has a massive draw but there is so much more to see in this fascinating and convenient country. Rotterdam offers many attractions and it’s easy to get there on public transport. But take a short trip outside that celebrated city…

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Brockmans Tom Collins

Brockmans Tom Collins

Make-at-home cocktails: Sometimes, tradition is best. This is one of those times. If you’re having cocktails at home, shake up this smooth and elegant Tom Collins cocktail. Made with Brockmans Gin, the super-premium gin with notes of blueberries, blackberries and bitter-sweet orange peel, this cocktail is quick to create and needs ingredients you may already…

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Pretty Princess – Sake Cocktail from Hakushika

Pretty Princess – Sake Cocktail from Hakushika

Pretty Princess is a Sake Cocktail from Hakushika in Japan. Calpis is a drink that one can find in Japanese speciality shops. Glass: Cocktail glass Garnish: Improvise Ingredients: ・HAKUSHIKA Sake 30ml ・Peach liqueur (Peachtree) 15ml ・Cranberry juice 15ml ・Calpis (undiluted) 10ml Method: (shake) Shake all ingredients gently in a cocktail shaker with ice. Strain into a sugar rimmed cocktail…

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Black Cow Milk Punch

Black Cow Milk Punch

Black Cow Vodka makes some delicious cocktails and here is one that is perfect at any time of year. Black Cow Milk Punch Makes 6 small servings 150ml Black Cow Vodka 200ml delicious fresh whole milk 200ml of finest double cream 30ml honey (more or less to taste) 1/2 a vanilla bean, split & scraped…

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The Brockmans Bramble for a Stay-at-Home Zoom ‘Party’

The Brockmans Bramble for a Stay-at-Home Zoom ‘Party’

With the aim of raising our spirits during this difficult time, Brockmans Gin brings the next in its series of easy to create, stay-at-home cocktails: the Brockmans Bramble. Brockmans has released a video showing just how to create a perfect version of this classic cocktail hosted by Brockmans’ Brand Ambassador, Mike:  https://www.instagram.com/tv/B-zp81Di9HM You may just…

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Mahiki – coconut rum – taste of the Islands

Mahiki – coconut rum – taste of the Islands

Mahiki? It certainly sounds Polynesian! It is actually a prominent nightclub and bar as well as a rather good drink. The clear glass bottle has great shelf appeal. The peach/pink liqueur is complemented by a thoughtfully designed label. It’s from the creative mind of British fashion designer Henry Holland, and is emblazoned with Polynesian coconut…

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