Housewarming

Hosting a housewarming party? Congrats on the new space, friend! Let’s help you celebrate the move (and the unpacking, and the cleaning, and the utility-bill shuffle) in style. What you see right here is the finest selection of housewarming party cocktails ever. It’s been tried, tested, and found utterly amazing by our panel of food & drinks experts.

From the super cozy Autumn Spiced Rum that’s ideal for a cool-weather housewarming, to the loco-but-luscious Mexican Manhattan that smooths the way for a theme-based shindig, there is a cocktail on The Mixer that will match your vibe to a T. Now all you have to do is try a few and find the one that makes you go YAY!

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How to Make Homemade Sweet and Sour Mix (+ 7 Amazing Sweet and Sour Cocktails)

How to Make Homemade Sweet and Sour Mix (+ 7 Amazing Sweet and Sour Cocktails)

Sweet and sour mix drinks are an absolute lifesaver when you need to serve cocktails to a crowd. Sure, a bright pop of freshly squeezed lime juice is completely amazing, but when you’ve got a bunch of thirsty folks waiting for a nice cool beverage, it helps to be prepared with an easy solution.  Whip […]

10 Vanilla Vodka Cocktails to Satisfy Your Sweet Cravings

10 Vanilla Vodka Cocktails to Satisfy Your Sweet Cravings

Vanilla vodka cocktails are trending hard, and we’ve got the inside scoop as to why. The craft cocktail scene thrives on innovation, and vanilla vodka offers a unique canvas for home mixologists to play with. Whether it’s infused with seasonal fruits, paired with unexpected ingredients like lavender or rosemary, or used in savoury-sweet twists on […]