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Top Vermouths for Negroni: Find Your Perfect Match

Top Vermouths for Negroni: Find Your Perfect Match

The Negroni cocktail has been winning hearts globally for over a century, becoming a cherished classic the world over. Choosing the best vermouth for Negroni recipes is key to crafting this aperitivo clinker to perfection. In this guide, we’ll explore the captivating world of vermouth, helping you to stir up a Negroni that’s always on […]

Cosmopolitan Variations: Modern Twists on a Classic Cocktail

Cosmopolitan Variations: Modern Twists on a Classic Cocktail

Welcome to the delightful world of Cosmo variations! The Cosmopolitan, a beloved cocktail since the 1970s, became a cultural icon in the 1990s thanks to the TV show Sex and the City. This classic drink, with a base of vodka, orange liqueur, cranberry juice, and fresh lime juice, is a delicious combination of sweet and […]

Blue Curaçao Substitutes: The Best Alternatives (2024)

Blue Curaçao Substitutes: The Best Alternatives (2024)

Blue curaçao is a bright blue and zesty orange liqueur that refuses to go unnoticed. Star of many blue-tinted tiki cocktails, this Caribbean specialty has become a key ingredient in modern mixology, adding a drop of fun to many drinks. So, what do you do when you don’t have any at home? Use our list […]

10 Reposado Tequila Cocktails You Need to Try

10 Reposado Tequila Cocktails You Need to Try

Reposado tequila cocktails are making a big splash, and we’re here to give you all the juicy details so you can make this trend your own. We’re sharing our favourite cocktails with reposado tequila and some tasty insider insights into this captivating spirit and how to incorporate it into your DIY mixology line-up at home.   […]

8 Añejo Tequila Cocktails for Every Occasion

8 Añejo Tequila Cocktails for Every Occasion

It’s about time we take a deep dive into the tempting world of añejo tequila cocktails, don’t you think? Rich, complex, and daringly dapper, añejo is a mature tequila that strides into the party with plenty of life experience and a smouldering twinkle in its eye— 100% delicious and always extraordinary. So, let’s take a […]

5 Delicious Rum and Tequila Cocktails

5 Delicious Rum and Tequila Cocktails

Rum and tequila cocktails? Yes, cocktail besties, it is 100% a thing, and this unlikely combo opens a world of unique drinks and flavourful possibilities. With their distinct profiles, these two popular liquors set the scene for extraordinary drinks that offer both tropical warmth and agave freshness.   In this article, we delve into the basics […]

10 Best Frozen Rum Drinks for Summer (Refreshing Recipes & Tips)

10 Best Frozen Rum Drinks for Summer (Refreshing Recipes & Tips)

When the sun is out, and the vibe is mellow, frozen rum drinks go down a treat. Whether you’re enjoying a spur-of-the-moment BBQ in your backyard, having friends over for some tapas on the deck, or catering for a big, bustling birthday party, easy frozen rum drinks are always a winner. It’s quick to pull […]

10 White Russian Variations to Try at Home

10 White Russian Variations to Try at Home

Move over, dude. The creamy cocktail from The Big Lebowski is a worldwide favourite, but beyond the beloved original a whole bunch of White Russian variations are waiting to be explored! We’re talking super exciting twists on the classic vodka, coffee liqueur, and cream recipe that add daring flavours and unique dimensions to this delightful […]

6 of the Best Aperol and Gin Cocktails to Impress Your Guests

6 of the Best Aperol and Gin Cocktails to Impress Your Guests

Aperol gin cocktails are on everyone’s lips, and not only because it’s the most summery combo imaginable—it’s also completely divine! And while it’s no secret that we are slightly obsessed with the iconic Aperol Spritz here at The Mixer, we also enjoy experimenting with different flavors. That’s why we love gin—its botanical notes complement Aperol’s […]

Best Types of Whiskey to Drink Straight

Best Types of Whiskey to Drink Straight

Welcome to our comprehensive guide designed to help whiskey enthusiasts discover the best whiskey to drink straight! With countless options on the market, understanding what makes a whiskey ideal for neat enjoyment is essential if you want to have a satisfying sipping experience.   In this guide, we’ll delve into the key factors to consider when […]

Mastering Whiskey Neat: A Comprehensive Guide

Mastering Whiskey Neat: A Comprehensive Guide

This easy guide unpacks the art of drinking whiskey neat, and offers insights into what it means, how to enjoy it, and alternative methods of whiskey consumption. From understanding the concept of ‘neat’ to exploring different whiskey-drinking techniques, this comprehensive resource will teach whiskey enthusiasts how to savour their favourite spirit with confidence.   Understanding ‘whiskey […]

Vegan Cocktails: Explore Vegan Spirits in 2024

Vegan Cocktails: Explore Vegan Spirits in 2024

Vegan cocktails are the trend of the moment, and we love that this sustainable choice is on the rise. Whether you follow a strict vegan diet on a daily basis or would simply like to adopt a more plant-based approach in the kitchen (and behind the cocktail shaker), there is an exciting world of options […]

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