Quiz Night

Getting the crew together for quiz night and wondering which cocktails to serve? Step right this way! We’ve rounded up a selection of quizzically amazing mixed drinks that will up the ante on any question-and-answer session in no time at all.

No need to guess at the right answer with these cocktails in the mix, friends! Each one is a surefire YES, and 100% assured to put points on your hosting scoreboard. Shake up a few, test them on the quiz crew, and find your collective faves from The Mixer. It will be a game-changer, for sure ;)

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.   […]

9 Paper Plane Variations to Add to Your Repertoire

9 Paper Plane Variations to Add to Your Repertoire

The Paper Plane cocktail has taken the world by storm and is one of the most popular recipes here on The Mixer. If you’re keen to try out a few fun Paper Plane cocktail variations, this easy guide will help you hit the cocktail runway in style.   Even though the Paper Plane drink recipe was […]

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 […]

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 […]

8 Best Types of Gin for Your Favourite Negroni

8 Best Types of Gin for Your Favourite Negroni

Choosing the best gin for a Negroni can seem like a tall order, we know. Happily, our seasoned team of cocktail professionals is here to guide the way. We take this privilege quite seriously since the time-honoured Negroni cocktail has been around for over a century and remains as classy as complex to this day. […]

The Best Shochu Cocktails & Guide to the Famous Japanese Spirit

The Best Shochu Cocktails & Guide to the Famous Japanese Spirit

Shochu cocktails are trending hard right now, and The Mixer UK is here to teach you all about them. Step right up and discover the allure of Japan’s favourite spirit! Unlike its cousin, sake, which is brewed like beer, shochu is a true distilled gem made from diverse starches like buckwheat, rice, or sweet potatoes.  […]