Weekends

If you feel like there aren’t enough days in a weekend, you’re doing it wrong!

Lucky for you, we’ve got a solution. Make the most of your weekends and get together with good friends, mix up great cocktails, and create fabulous memories to see you through the following week.

We’re talking about delicious cocktails for your Friday happy hour, easy cocktails to make for Saturday quiz night, and the best cocktails to serve with your Sunday brunch or lunch.

Get that holiday feeling with The Mixer’s collection of weekend faves.

14 Egg-citing Easter Cocktails to Try in 2023

14 Egg-citing Easter Cocktails to Try in 2023

Easter is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than with some delicious Easter cocktails? Whether you’re hosting a springtime brunch or just looking to enjoy some festive drinks, these cocktails will put a spring in your step. From sweet and fruity to bubbly and refreshing, there’s something for everyone in this […]

10 Oscar Cocktails + 5 Party Ideas for Academy Awards Night, 2023

10 Oscar Cocktails + 5 Party Ideas for Academy Awards Night, 2023

Calling all movie and cocktail lovers! The Mixer has rounded up the best Oscar party ideas for 2023. After all, your Academy Awards viewing party has got to be the talk of the town, honey! From Oscar cocktails that really lean into the theme, and after-party approved snacks (from the official 2023 Oscars celeb chef […]

7 Best Cocktail Bars in Edinburgh for 2023

7 Best Cocktail Bars in Edinburgh for 2023

Edinburgh has many amazing cocktail bars, but which one should you visit? You could ask Siri to search ‘best cocktail bars Edinburgh’, but you’d still have to sift through the results. Well, my friends, it’s your lucky day because we’ve done the work for you, and compiled a handy list. It features Edinburgh’s best bars, […]

17 Cocktails for Super Bowl Sunday in 2023

17 Cocktails for Super Bowl Sunday in 2023

Super Bowl Sunday would not be complete without a few Super Bowl cocktails, now, would it? Sure, you could go with a keg or a few cold beers, but we just know you’re ready to level up. After all, it’s not every day the Kansas City Chiefs square off against the Philadelphia Eagles at the […]

7 Scotch Cocktails to Try at Home

7 Scotch Cocktails to Try at Home

Gather round wee lassies and laddies, because we’re off to the land that invented the nectar of the gods! That’s right, it’s time for a Scotch cocktail adventure so throw on your best tartan, grab a walking stick and let’s hit the road.    1. Scotch Old Fashioned The Old Fashioned is not only a delicious […]

Fermented Cocktails: A Look at Why They’re Growing in Popularity

Fermented Cocktails: A Look at Why They’re Growing in Popularity

If you’ve ever fermented anything, then you’ll know just how magical the process is. Millions of invisible microorganisms work in unison to raise bread, ferment kimchi, turn grapes into wine, and barley into beer. It’s an age-old process, and it’s never been more popular than it is right now. Fermented cocktails have popped up in […]

12 Fascinating Rye Whiskey Cocktails to Try

12 Fascinating Rye Whiskey Cocktails to Try

If sugar, spice, and everything nice is your thing, you’ll love our list of best rye cocktails. We’ve got everything from icons and stalwarts to riffs upon riffs of new and exciting drinks. There’s something for everyone, and even if the spicy edge of rye makes you nervous, we guarantee there’s a cocktail in here […]

11 Caribbean Cocktails that Serve Major Vacay Energy

11 Caribbean Cocktails that Serve Major Vacay Energy

The best Caribbean cocktails are like a little slice of summer holiday in a glass. Even if you happen to be looking out the window at scenes of sleet or pelting rain, these fun-loving mixed drinks provide an opportunity to take your tastebuds on an outing to a sunny beach with gently lapping waves and […]

10 Finest Cognac Cocktails for a Classy Occasion

10 Finest Cognac Cocktails for a Classy Occasion

Cognac has long been the drink of French nobility. Even saying the word aloud, conjures up images of aristocrats in powdered wigs, looking down their noses at you while sipping a vintage you can’t afford. Luckily for us, those days are gone, and while Cognac still carries a regal air, it’s available for everyone to […]

15 of the Best Indian Cocktails to Pair with Your Next Indian Feast

15 of the Best Indian Cocktails to Pair with Your Next Indian Feast

Ladies and gentlemen, this is your Cocktail Captain speaking. We are currently flying at 30 000 feet, and we’re juuust about to begin our descent into the land of Indian cocktails. It’s a balmy summer day down there, but don’t worry; we’ve got a selection of cocktails to help you beat the heat. There are […]

16 Cocktail Recipes for Those on a Budget 

16 Cocktail Recipes for Those on a Budget 

The end of the year is fast approaching, and with it comes that elusive list of New Year’s resolutions. If you’re anything like us, then right under ‘go to gym more’ will be ‘budget better’. Well, my penny-pinching friends, do we have a treat for you today! We’ve put together a list of 16 of […]

8 of the Best Sake Cocktail Recipes to Clink for Good Luck

8 of the Best Sake Cocktail Recipes to Clink for Good Luck

Our cherry-picked list of the best sake cocktail recipes has been compiled to showcase the singular character of this uniquely fermented Japanese rice liquor. Dry, smooth, and light in texture, with fruity and nutty aromas on the nose, sake makes an excellent base for a variety of beguiling mixed drinks. Here are a few to […]