Bourbon

Make the best cocktails with the golden child of American whiskey. We’re talking about bourbon and the complex and delicious cocktails you can create with it. With its subtle notes of vanilla and spicy sweet flavours, Bourbon adds a special touch to some of the best cocktails ever created. 

It’s easy to think bourbon is best served on cold days, but don’t let the richness of this golden spirit fool you. When you mix things up, you’ll soon discover that there are bourbon cocktails for any occasion and any season. Discover your favourite with The Mixer.

15 Delicious Holiday Food & Cocktail Pairings to Serve this Year

15 Delicious Holiday Food & Cocktail Pairings to Serve this Year

Get ready to jingle your taste buds and deck the halls with truly impressive snacks and sips, friend! In this festive guide, we’ll sleigh the art of cocktail and food pairings for Christmas, unwrapping a symphony of flavours to make your holiday celebrations merry, tasty, and bright. It’s time to toast, taste, and be cheekily […]

23 Merry Bourbon Christmas Cocktails to Try This Festive Season

23 Merry Bourbon Christmas Cocktails to Try This Festive Season

It’s the holiday season which means it’s time to wind down with your family and get festive with our very merry Christmas whiskey cocktails. Served hot or cold, on ice or straight, before dinner or after, these holiday bourbon cocktails will go down a real treat with whiskey lovers and novices alike!  1. Old Fashioned […]

Learn the Science of Clarification with these 8 Clarified Cocktails

Learn the Science of Clarification with these 8 Clarified Cocktails

When it comes to mastering the art of clarified cocktails, the most important thing to realise is that there is a fair amount of magical science-y things involved. Clarification involves removing impurities and cloudiness from a cocktail to achieve a crystal-clear appearance without sacrificing flavour, and while it’s definitely tricky, it’s also 100% awesome.   […]

7 Boozy Puddings to Make This Holiday Season

7 Boozy Puddings to Make This Holiday Season

What are boozy puddings? There’s a lot to worry about during the holidays and a lot to get done. Before you know it, the holiday is over. And because you are the hostess with the mostess (they all say it, so it must be true), you are left exhausted and desperately counting the days you have […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

15 Delicious Cocktails to Serve in Your Favourite Coupe Glass

15 Delicious Cocktails to Serve in Your Favourite Coupe Glass

Step into the world of effortless elegance with our selection of easy-sipping coupe glass cocktails. This dainty glass with its signature shallow, saucer-like design is enjoying a moment in the limelight, and we’re loving it.   Join us as we explore the allure of coupe glasses and discover which drinks shine brightest in these timeless beauties. […]

Best Cocktail Cherries for Your Favourite Drink (2024)

Best Cocktail Cherries for Your Favourite Drink (2024)

Get ready to level up your DIY drinks game with the best cocktail cherries. We’ve shaken, stirred, and sipped our way through a lineup of top cocktail cherry brands to find the ultimate garnish for your favourite drinks. From the classics to the hidden gems, we’ll spill the tea on which ones reign supreme. So, […]

23 Best Cocktail Bars in Chicago to Visit in 2024

23 Best Cocktail Bars in Chicago to Visit in 2024

The Mixer has ventured into the Windy City to find the best cocktail bars in Chicago, and boy what a ride it’s been! From the historic charm of Old Town’s classics to the swanky vibes of River North, The Mixer UK is takin’ you on a boozy tour through the top 23 bars that make […]

18 Pumpkin Spice Cocktails to Enjoy this Autumn

18 Pumpkin Spice Cocktails to Enjoy this Autumn

Get ready to stir up some spookily good drinks this Halloween – we’ve rounded up a line-up of pumpkin cocktails that will have your taste buds howling with delight! Whether you’re hosting a ghoulish gathering or just craving a potion with a twist, these autumn-infused clinkers are sure to carve out a place in your […]