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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas to Celebrate This Year

Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas to Celebrate This Year

Cinco de Mayo is a vibrant celebration of Mexican culture and heritage, offering the perfect opportunity to host a festive gathering for all your besties. Here’s our comprehensive guide for planning a memorable Cinco de Mayo party for adults that sets the scene for celebration with a variety of tasty food, inspiring drinks, gorgeous decorations, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]