Whiskey

The Scots refer to whiskey as the water of life, and we completely get that. These distilled malted grain spirits are expertly crafted with plenty of flavour beyond the fire of the first sip, and it’s easy to imagine it breathing new life into winter-chilled kilt-wearers on frosty glens.

Whiskey also happens to provide a superbly dapper backbone to cocktails for all seasons. From the amber depths of an Old Fashioned that’s ideal for fireside sipping, to the always-cool Mint Julep that goes down a treat in summer, this selection of whiskey cocktails is amazingly versatile and always delicious.

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 […]

23 Merry Bourbon Christmas Cocktails to Try This Festive Season

23 Merry Bourbon Christmas Cocktails to Try This Festive Season

It’s the holiday season which means it’s time to wind down with your family and get festive with our very merry Christmas whiskey cocktails. Served hot or cold, on ice or straight, before dinner or after, these holiday bourbon cocktails will go down a real treat with whiskey lovers and novices alike!  1. Old Fashioned […]

15 Simple Greek Cocktails to Try at Home

15 Simple Greek Cocktails to Try at Home

Opa, cocktail fans, it’s time to take a deep dive into the wonderful world of Greek cocktails! We love an island vibe, and the blue-and-white fantasy of a lingering stay on a Greek isle always has us craving dolmades, spanakopita, a smattering of sand on our toes, and something cool and delicious to clink as […]

Make Your Own Cocktail Kit Gift Set in 2024

Make Your Own Cocktail Kit Gift Set in 2024

Get ready to spread joy and get in the festive (ahem) spirit this holiday season with the perfect gift: homemade cocktail gift sets! In this guide, we’re sharing all our insider tips on crafting delightful presents that sparkle with flavour and cheer. Elevate your gifting game and bring a touch of merriment to your foodie […]

7 Boozy Puddings to Make This Holiday Season

7 Boozy Puddings to Make This Holiday Season

What are boozy puddings? There’s a lot to worry about during the holidays and a lot to get done. Before you know it, the holiday is over. And because you are the hostess with the mostess (they all say it, so it must be true), you are left exhausted and desperately counting the days you have […]

17 Best Whiskey Mixers (What to Mix Whiskey with)

17 Best Whiskey Mixers (What to Mix Whiskey with)

Looking for whiskey mixers that will effortlessly elevate your cocktails this season? Right this way, bestie. The Mixer team has been hard at work sussing out the very best partner ingredients for whiskey, and this is our definitive list of all the mixers that really make this spirit shine. 1. Vermouth Vermouth‘s herbaceous notes and […]

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 […]

Best Cocktail Cherries for Your Favourite Drink (2024)

Best Cocktail Cherries for Your Favourite Drink (2024)

Get ready to level up your DIY drinks game with the best cocktail cherries. We’ve shaken, stirred, and sipped our way through a lineup of top cocktail cherry brands to find the ultimate garnish for your favourite drinks. From the classics to the hidden gems, we’ll spill the tea on which ones reign supreme. So, […]

23 Best Cocktail Bars in Chicago to Visit in 2024

23 Best Cocktail Bars in Chicago to Visit in 2024

The Mixer has ventured into the Windy City to find the best cocktail bars in Chicago, and boy what a ride it’s been! From the historic charm of Old Town’s classics to the swanky vibes of River North, The Mixer UK is takin’ you on a boozy tour through the top 23 bars that make […]

18 Pumpkin Spice Cocktails to Enjoy this Autumn

18 Pumpkin Spice Cocktails to Enjoy this Autumn

Get ready to stir up some spookily good drinks this Halloween – we’ve rounded up a line-up of pumpkin cocktails that will have your taste buds howling with delight! Whether you’re hosting a ghoulish gathering or just craving a potion with a twist, these autumn-infused clinkers are sure to carve out a place in your […]

How to Host a Rugby World Cup Party at Home (2023)

How to Host a Rugby World Cup Party at Home (2023)

Getting ready to host a Rugby World Cup party or two? So are we! The RWC is more than just a sporting event; it is also a celebration of rugby culture. The tournament is a wonderful showcase of the sport’s traditions and values and is a great opportunity to learn more about the game.  Of […]