Birthday Party

Happy birthday! **Cue sparkles, streamers, and balloons**

If you are getting ready to host a birthday party to celebrate another trip around the sun, it’s time to consider signature cocktails, friend! Luckily for you, the team at The Mixer are suckers for a good old birthday shindig, and we’ve rounded up a selection of cocktails that are perfect for celebratory clinking.

From the easy and sophisticated Frech Martini with its gorgeous raspberry garnish, to the dreamy Bushwacker Cocktail all milkshake enthusiasts will adore, there is a cocktail out there that will tick all your must-have boxes. So whether you will only be pouring one or two, or need to make big batch drinks to serve a crowd, we’ve got you sorted. Take a look to find your fave!

Ultimate Guide to Edible Flowers for Cocktail Garnishes

Ultimate Guide to Edible Flowers for Cocktail Garnishes

The guide provides comprehensive information about using edible flowers as garnishes in cocktails. Join us as we cover various aspects such as types of edible flowers, how to prepare them, safety considerations, creative cocktail recipes, and tips for garnishing cocktails effectively.   Understanding culinary flowers Edible flowers can add a delightful touch of colour, flavour, and […]

30 Cocktails to Make the Most of Seasonal Fruit and Vegetables

30 Cocktails to Make the Most of Seasonal Fruit and Vegetables

Discover the magic of seasonal cocktails—a delightful double whammy of dew-dappled flavour and planet-first sustainability. As each season unveils its pretty palette of vibrant fruits, herbs, and spices, we invite you to lean right in. From the crispness of winter citrus to the succulence of summer berries, it’s time to explore all the joys of […]

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 […]

16 Vibrant Spring Vodka Cocktails

16 Vibrant Spring Vodka Cocktails

Welcome to our guide to delightful spring vodka cocktails! As the weather warms and flowers shimmy into bloom, it’s time to shake up your drink menu with refreshing and easy-to-make cocktails perfect for the season.   Whether you’re hosting a garden party, enjoying a picnic, or simply relaxing on the patio, these recipes are sure to […]

10 Beautiful Banana Liqueur Cocktails

10 Beautiful Banana Liqueur Cocktails

Prepare to indulge in some beautiful banana liqueur cocktails that deliver a punch of fruity flavour and boozy bliss. From indulgent sips to creative twists, these intriguing clinkers promise a symphony of sensations that will leave you craving more. Whether you’re a seasoned drinks maker or a curious cocktail enthusiast, this boisterous bunch of recipes […]

10 Best Tequila and Aperol Cocktails to Sip at Sunset

10 Best Tequila and Aperol Cocktails to Sip at Sunset

We all know and love the Aperol Spritz as the queen bee of Aperol cocktails, but even the mightiest queen has a few lovely ladies-in-waiting – case in point, these delicious tequila Aperol cocktails. This delightful combo is totally a thing, and we’re very excited to introduce you to a few Mexican-inspired clinkers that come […]

Sip & Savour: 13 Tastiest Asian-Inspired Cocktails Unveiled

Sip & Savour: 13 Tastiest Asian-Inspired Cocktails Unveiled

Asian cocktails are vibrant, diverse, timeless, and almost always have a tasty hint of intrigue in the mix—much like the continent itself. Inspired by this captivating region with its splendid array of landscapes, climates, cultures, and people, we’ve compiled a list of our favourite Asian drinks to spark a touch of wanderlust in your palate. […]

7 Cocktails from Movies & TV That Are Iconic for a Reason

7 Cocktails from Movies & TV That Are Iconic for a Reason

One of the most amazing things about film and TV is its capacity to start and revive trends. For instance, a whole new generation started listening to Kate Bush and Metallica thanks to the series Stranger Things. Similarly, cocktails from pop-culture movies tend to get a little IRL time in the limelight. To get you […]

15 Vermouth Cocktails for Sophisticated Sipping

15 Vermouth Cocktails for Sophisticated Sipping

Vermouth cocktails are making a big splash in the drinkscape, and this exciting renaissance is the result of a few fun trends converging. The low-ABV movement loves a fortified aperitif moment because it adds complexity without packing too heavy a punch, while the resurgence of classic drinks like the Negroni and Manhattan has also ushered […]

10 Playful Paloma Variations for Picture-Perfect Sipping

10 Playful Paloma Variations for Picture-Perfect Sipping

It’s time to take a deep dive into tasty Paloma variations, friends! Listen, we’re not allowed to play favourites with cocktails around here, but the classic Paloma has room for loads of delicious and interesting variations. Needless to say, we adore all iterations of this zesty bestie. Ready to get inspired? Let’s go!  What’s in […]

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, […]

9 Pineapple and Tequila Cocktails for a Taste of Paradise

9 Pineapple and Tequila Cocktails for a Taste of Paradise

Ready to shake things up at your next BBQ or backyard bash? Then you’ve got to try some pineapple tequila cocktails! Whether you’re a seasoned home mixologist or a newbie on the lookout for a signature sip, these fruity delights are beginner-friendly and bound to hit the spot. Get ready for some refreshing and super […]