After Work

After-work drinks are a great way to round off the day and raise a toast to all the good things you’ve accomplished throughout the day (even if it only was to put on a clean shirt for a Zoom meeting!). So, to get you inspired to pour some amazing mixed drinks after a hard day of #adulting, here is a selection of the best after-work cocktails and mocktails ever.

From the luscious Lemon Drop Martini and super simple Highball, to the daring Dirty Martini and the flawless Aperol Spritz, there is a gorgeous cocktail that will tick all your must-have boxes. Take a look, try a few, and let us know as soon as you find your favourite!

Top 5 Bourbon Cocktails to Make with Wild Turkey for Father's Day

Top 5 Bourbon Cocktails to Make with Wild Turkey for Father's Day

Father’s Day is the perfect occasion to show appreciation for the dads in our lives. With the growing popularity of bourbon as a drink base, creating the best bourbon cocktails for Father’s Day has never been more exciting. Wild Turkey, known for its robust and flavourful profile, makes an ideal choice for crafting memorable drinks […]

7 Tiny Cocktails to Stay Ahead of the Trend

7 Tiny Cocktails to Stay Ahead of the Trend

Hold on to your hats, DIY cocktail connoisseurs. Today we’re tumbling down the proverbial rabbit hole to shrink down in size and discover the many marvels of tiny cocktails! These small sips are redefining how we think about entertaining, offering a new way to enjoy the complexity and artistry of cocktail culture without the commitment […]

6 Smoked Bourbon Cocktails for Beginners and Pros

6 Smoked Bourbon Cocktails for Beginners and Pros

Smoked bourbon cocktails have taken the world of DIY cocktails by storm, captivating seasoned and novice mixologists alike with their deliciously daring and sophisticated air. We love the way it elevates classic drinks and inspires innovative creations, ushering a superb series of reimagined clinkers into a class of their own.   To a large extent, the […]

Summer Batch Cocktails for Entertaining at Home

Summer Batch Cocktails for Entertaining at Home

Sun-soaked days and balmy evenings are made for lingering gatherings, and this season there’s a star player that simplifies hosting and keeps the good times flowing — summer batch cocktails! These delicious big-batch drinks will help you set the scene for a memorable summer bash without breaking a sweat.   Let’s dive into the world of […]

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 […]

12 Summer Drinks with Rum Perfect for a Party

12 Summer Drinks with Rum Perfect for a Party

As summer sashays onto the scene, one thing is on everyone’s mind—long, cool sips and chilling out with friends! That’s right besties, the season of laid-back summer drinks with rum has arrived. From classic Mojitos to inventive tropical clinkers, rum reigns supreme during the warm-weather months, offering a perfect blend of sweetness, versatility, and that […]

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 […]

5 Umami Cocktails to Add Complexity to Your Menu

5 Umami Cocktails to Add Complexity to Your Menu

Umami cocktails are the talk of the town, and we’re here to tell you all about them. In this article, we delve into the concept of umami in mixed drinks, share some mouthwatering recipes, show you how umami bitters can become your secret weapon behind the bar, and more. Ready to unlock a whole new […]

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 […]

The Dirty Martini Reimagined

The Dirty Martini Reimagined

Calling all Martini enthusiasts! Forget dusty old stereotypes – the Dirty Martini is having a major revival, and we’re here for this modern Martini glow-up. This guide is your passport to a world of Martini mastery.   We’ll delve into the drink’s fascinating history, then fast forward to the modern mixology scene, where bartenders are gleefully […]

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 […]

Guide to Herbs for Cocktails

Guide to Herbs for Cocktails

This comprehensive guide aims to provide cocktail enthusiasts with essential information on how to use herbs and spices to elevate their cocktail creations. From planting a cocktail garden to crafting delicious cocktails with fresh herbs, we cover everything you need to know to enhance your mixology skills, from garden to glass.   Essential herbs for […]