Posts Tagged “cocktails”

St-Rémy Signature

St-Rémy Signature

Simply Delicious. Brandy is the oft-overlooked spirit, although it’s one of the oldest. It can be made from almost any fruit, but most are made from grapes, which are harvested, pressed, fermented into wine and then distilled into brandy. St-Rémy Signature displays all the classic expressions of French brandy. The St-Rémy distillery was founded in…

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Savyll Non-alcoholic Cocktails

Savyll Non-alcoholic Cocktails

An adult taste. Savyll was started by self-proclaimed ‘dinner party mixologist’ Avnish Babla. He has always enjoyed hosting friends and family, and experimenting with his own cocktail inspirations. When he became an expectant father, he and his wife decided it was time to live healthier lifestyles, and that included moderating alcohol consumption, a good idea…

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Drinks Bureau’s Cocktail Packs

Drinks Bureau’s Cocktail Packs

Classic and Contemporary. Co-founder and Chief of Drinks, Frankie Snobel, is an entrepreneur, mixologist and cocktail innovator. Co-founder Nick Kirby is MD of one of the UK’s leading ready-to-drink cocktail production sites, Storefast Solutions. He was batching premium cocktails with Frankie back when it was practically unheard of. Nick provides the perfect site and expertise…

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MOTH Cocktails

MOTH Cocktails

Classics in a Can. These days we choose drinks for quality rather than quantity. Perhaps that’s the reason that cocktails and cocktail bars have enjoyed a popularity not seen since the 1920s. MOTH cocktails are filling a long-felt want of classic polished drinks, along with practicality. If we are social sorts, then a party might…

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Ginuary with The King of Soho

Ginuary with The King of Soho

Welcoming in Dry January. 2024 marks this 10th year of Dry Ginuary. For those of us who feel that the dark nights of the New Year are a cause for celebration and continuing as we mean to go on, Dry Gin January – a term first coined in 2014 – is to be embraced and…

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The Little Book for Cocktail Lovers

The Little Book for Cocktail Lovers

Recipes for success. It’s that time of year when we start to shop for those Christmas gifts for one and all. The Little Book for Cocktail Lovers is the perfect stocking filler for anyone looking for a pocket-sized compendium of mixed drinks. Do you know the difference between a martini glass and a margarita glass?…

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Day of the Dead with KAH Tequila cocktails

Day of the Dead with KAH Tequila cocktails

Day of the Dead: 1-2 November 2023 Enter the spirit of Day of the Dead (and before that, Halloween) by mixing and stirring some spookily delicious KAH Tequila cocktails. Tesco is the place to go to get into this spirit of the season. Day of the Dead is fast becoming a calendar fixture and the…

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The Devil Wore Green

The Devil Wore Green

The King of Soho wears blue, red and purple – Halloween Cocktails 2023 Take a walk on the wild side with these original Halloween recipes from The King of Soho, the London-based gin and vodka brand. The brand was founded by the two owners, Alex Robson and Howard Raymond. It is a celebration of the…

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Lixir Drinks

Lixir Drinks

The Tonic with a Difference. Matt and Jordan are bartenders and friends, and they had an idea during a night out. Luckily, they remembered it the following morning, and so the concept of Lixir Drinks was born. This is a company specialising in mixers for the discerning barman/woman/person. Each bottle combines imaginative flavour pairings with…

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Tablue – made with Blue Taboo

Tablue – made with Blue Taboo

From Morrisons   Ingredients Schnapps Blue Taboo Soda   Method Swirl 15ml schnapps around the inside of a chilled stemmed glass, then add ice. Carefully pour over 50ml Blue Taboo Top with a small dash of soda to make a longer drink. You could also try using Taboo Original or Ruby as an alternative.  …

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Belvoir – With or Without

Belvoir – With or Without

Mixer or Straight Up. We have a few short months of al fresco entertaining at home or away. Belvoir Farm Non-Alcoholic Cocktails are perfect for a picnic or a garden party.  They present some convenient and delicious inspiration for both alcoholic and non-alcoholic cocktails. Belvoir Farm is found in the Leicestershire countryside of the Vale…

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Japanese Whisky

Japanese Whisky

Artisanal Whiskies for World Whisky Day – 20 May World Whisky Day on 20 May 2023 is a time to try whiskies from around the globe and not just the obvious sources, delicious though Scottish and Irish tipples are. If you haven’t yet sampled Japanese whiskies, you are in for treats. Start on this whisky…

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Fino & Mint Cocktail

Fino & Mint Cocktail

Fino Sherry is a much underrated wine but it’s coming back into fashion. Here is a simple cocktail for summer. Don’t be shy with the mint! Chill the sherry before making this Fino & Mint cocktail. Fino & Mint Pour 60ml of Fino Sherry and 140ml of lemonade over ice Cut a lime and squeeze…

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‘W’ is for women and for whisky – so put it on the list for Mother’s Day

‘W’ is for women and for whisky – so put it on the list for Mother’s Day

 Togouchi Whisky and Akashi Whisky. It’s no longer just for the men. Whisky that is. For Mother’s Day 2023, here’s a new thought to pore over – or should that be ‘pour’ over? Whisky used to be thought of as the domain of men but with more women than ever enjoying the spirit, that is…

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KAH Tequila Blanco

KAH Tequila Blanco

Margarita Day 22nd February. Cultivated in the agave fields of Jalisco, Mexico, KAH is carefully crafted to ensure a perfect balance, creating a marriage of taste and aroma. KAH Tequila Blanco is distilled for a smooth and refined tequila experience. KAH (which translates to “life” in the ancient Mayan language) is a 100% agave tequila…

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Cosmopolitan

Cosmopolitan

From BBC Food   Make like a Manhattan socialite with this classy cocktail. Chill the glasses in the freezer beforehand for an ice-cold tipple à la Sex and the City.   Ingredients 35ml/1½fl oz vodka 15ml/½fl oz orange liqueur squeeze fresh lime juice 25ml/1fl oz cranberry juice twist orange peel, to garnish   Method Place…

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Cardrona for Gin for Christmas

Cardrona for Gin for Christmas

Fresh from the New Zealand Southern Alps. The luxury spirit brand Cardrona distils handcrafted spirits in New Zealand’s picturesque Southern Alps. Their range is now available in the UK and is making its mark. The Source Pure Cardrona Gin is one in their range. Cardrona Distillery is family owned and operated. The very best equipment…

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English Grain Vodka

English Grain Vodka

Lancaster Spirits Company for Cocktails. Here is another offering from the Lancaster Spirits Company and this time it’s vodka – English Grain Vodka. It’s a spirit which forms the base of many classic cocktails. Clean and fresh Grain vodka has, well, grain as the base ingredient used to produce the spirit. English Grain Vodka from…

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Cardrona for Yuletide Vodka

Cardrona for Yuletide Vodka

A Christmas Cocktail Inspiration. The luxury spirit brand Cardrona distils handcrafted spirits in New Zealand’s picturesque Southern Alps. Their range is now available in the UK and is making its mark. The ReidThe Reid Single Malt Vodka is one in their range and it’s well worth a try. Cardrona Distillery is family owned and operated….

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Tidal Rum

Tidal Rum

From Islands near and far. Tidal Rum is a winner before even opening the bottle.  It has shelf appeal with its tactile rounded shape and its beautiful and simple moon logo. This unique spirit is a sweet golden aged rum blend. At its core is a Caribbean rum which has been slowly aged in oak…

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