Autumn

The Complete Guide to Making Sugar Syrups for Cocktails

The Complete Guide to Making Sugar Syrups for Cocktails

Sugar syrup is the little unsung hero of the home bar – and the best part g is that there are so many sugar syrup flavours to play with! Essentially, it’s just sugar and water having a dance party, creating this sweet, versatile canvas that you can customise with almost anything. From herbs, and fruits, […]

11 Chocolate Liqueur Cocktails to Elevate Your Evening

11 Chocolate Liqueur Cocktails to Elevate Your Evening

Let’s be honest – chocolate is nothing short of a blessing to the human race. It’s really no wonder that chocolate liqueur cocktails are so popular at the moment. Did you know that aside from being ridiculously tasty, it can even make you happy? No kidding! Real cacao contains an amino acid that helps the […]

13 Amaretto Cocktails to Enjoy at Home

13 Amaretto Cocktails to Enjoy at Home

Ciao, amico! Are you ready to join us for a luscious line-up of amazing amaretto cocktails? Whether you’re a seasoned enthusiast or just nutty for Italian-inspired drinks, there is a timeless classic or inventive sipper that will allow you to revel in the simple joys of crafting and clinking drinks that were made to toast […]

Friendsgiving Ideas for Wherever You’re Celebrating

Friendsgiving Ideas for Wherever You’re Celebrating

While Thanksgiving and all its spin-off celebrations have their roots in the United States, Friendsgiving ideas are top of mind for many folks in the UK as well. After all, what’s not to love about a get-together that celebrates all the amazing love and support you have in your besties?   Our easy Friendsgiving guide is […]

17 Best Whiskey Mixers (What to Mix Whiskey with)

17 Best Whiskey Mixers (What to Mix Whiskey with)

Looking for whiskey mixers that will effortlessly elevate your cocktails this season? Right this way, bestie. The Mixer team has been hard at work sussing out the very best partner ingredients for whiskey, and this is our definitive list of all the mixers that really make this spirit shine. 1. Vermouth Vermouth‘s herbaceous notes and […]

13 Best Craft Cocktails to Create at Home

13 Best Craft Cocktails to Create at Home

Craft cocktails are very much the thing right now, and we’re here to show you how to lean into this tasty drink trend without missing a beat. Are you ready to shake things up? Then let’s get crafty!  What is a craft cocktail? Craft cocktails, also known as artisan cocktails, are meticulously crafted drinks that […]

7 Best Coffee Tequila Cocktails

7 Best Coffee Tequila Cocktails

If you’re a coffee lover who enjoys the jauntiness of good tequila, you’re in for a treat. The Mixer has selected seven of the best coffee tequila cocktails that you can easily make at home. From the rich and robust Mexican Coffee Cocktail to the delightful Café Mañana, these creative clinkers set the stage for […]

Best Fat-Washed Cocktails to Make at Home & How to Do it

Best Fat-Washed Cocktails to Make at Home & How to Do it

Fat-washed cocktails are a unique and delicious way to add flavour and complexity to your DIY drink lineup. The process is a little involved, but the results are truly intriguing. By infusing a spirit with fat, you can add richness, mouthfeel, and unexpected flavours to your cocktails.  The history of fat-washing alcohol Fat-washing alcohol is […]

15 Thanksgiving Mocktails to Serve to Your Guests

15 Thanksgiving Mocktails to Serve to Your Guests

It’s almost turkey time in the USA, so we thought we’d share our tasty collection of easy yet impressive Thanksgiving mocktails to celebrate the holiday in sober-curious style. Whether you’re headed to an American friend’s home to celebrate or simply want to get your own crew around a table for a festive get-together, we’ve got […]

14 Dark Rum Cocktails to Try at Home This Year

14 Dark Rum Cocktails to Try at Home This Year

Dark rum cocktails are the little black dress of the DIY cocktail scene – they are super versatile and very easy to pull off. You can dress them up, dress them down, or easily invent a whole new vibe with the addition of a few choice accessories. Here’s everything you need to know about experimenting […]

25 Thanksgiving Cocktails to Celebrate in the UK

25 Thanksgiving Cocktails to Celebrate in the UK

In the United States, most families and friend groups have their own Thanksgiving traditions that evoke special memories. Generally, they involve lingering get-togethers with family and friends, always centred around a feast of tasty food. If you want to give thanks (even if you don’t live in the US) we suggest shaking up some fabulous […]

How to Use Starch (Aquafaba, Rice & More) in Cocktails

How to Use Starch (Aquafaba, Rice & More) in Cocktails

Using starch in cocktails is a simple but innovative technique that can add sweetness, body, texture, and opacity to mixed drinks, resulting in truly unique and delicious creations.  Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just starting out, starch washing is a great way to experiment and expand your cocktail repertoire. Here’s what you need to […]