Summer

Seeking sensational summertime sippers? Step right up, friend. We’ve got you covered! At The Mixer, there are few things we love as much as a warm-weather get-together with friends and fam, which of course calls for some amazing eats and treats. So let’s talk summer cocktails, shall we?

From the classic Screwdriver that tastes like a mouthful of sunshine, to the foxy Margarita Mocktail and always zesty Mexican Mule, there is a summery drink out there with your name on it. Here’s a list of all our favourites – now it’s up to you to shake ’em up and find your favourite.

Summer Batch Cocktails for Entertaining at Home

Summer Batch Cocktails for Entertaining at Home

Sun-soaked days and balmy evenings are made for lingering gatherings, and this season there’s a star player that simplifies hosting and keeps the good times flowing — summer batch cocktails! These delicious big-batch drinks will help you set the scene for a memorable summer bash without breaking a sweat.   Let’s dive into the world of […]

12 Summer Drinks with Rum Perfect for a Party

12 Summer Drinks with Rum Perfect for a Party

As summer sashays onto the scene, one thing is on everyone’s mind—long, cool sips and chilling out with friends! That’s right besties, the season of laid-back summer drinks with rum has arrived. From classic Mojitos to inventive tropical clinkers, rum reigns supreme during the warm-weather months, offering a perfect blend of sweetness, versatility, and that […]

6 of the Best Aperol and Gin Cocktails to Impress Your Guests

6 of the Best Aperol and Gin Cocktails to Impress Your Guests

Aperol gin cocktails are on everyone’s lips, and not only because it’s the most summery combo imaginable—it’s also completely divine! And while it’s no secret that we are slightly obsessed with the iconic Aperol Spritz here at The Mixer, we also enjoy experimenting with different flavors. That’s why we love gin—its botanical notes complement Aperol’s […]

10 Refreshing Mocktails for Your Summer Gatherings

10 Refreshing Mocktails for Your Summer Gatherings

The days are getting longer, the weather is getting warmer, and there is a palpable sense of YAY in the air. You know what this means—it’s time to shake up some summer mocktails and head outside to soak up the sun. The happiest season has arrived, so let’s celebrate in style! Here is a selection […]

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 […]

15 Cinco de Mayo Cocktails to Complete Your Fiesta

15 Cinco de Mayo Cocktails to Complete Your Fiesta

Keen to whip up some delicious cocktails for your Cinco de Mayo fiesta? ¡Arriba! This guide features our go-to selection of easy-yet-impressive drinks to celebrate this festive occasion. We cover everything from classic Margaritas to unique tequila-free creations. Get ready to impress your guests with your DIY bartending skills and enjoy a Cinco de Mayo […]

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 […]

Guide to Herbs for Cocktails

Guide to Herbs for Cocktails

This comprehensive guide aims to provide cocktail enthusiasts with essential information on how to use herbs and spices to elevate their cocktail creations. From planting a cocktail garden to crafting delicious cocktails with fresh herbs, we cover everything you need to know to enhance your mixology skills, from garden to glass.   Essential herbs for […]

11 Refreshing Mocktails to Serve at Brunch

11 Refreshing Mocktails to Serve at Brunch

Discover a brand-new world of morning refreshment with our lineup of 11 delicious brunch mocktail recipes. Imagine a sunny patio, laughter filling the air, and a table set with all your breakfast favorites. Our brunch mocktails are here to add a burst of flavour to your laid-back gathering. From zesty citrus sippers to fragrant herbal […]

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 […]