After Work

After-work drinks are a great way to round off the day and raise a toast to all the good things you’ve accomplished throughout the day (even if it only was to put on a clean shirt for a Zoom meeting!). So, to get you inspired to pour some amazing mixed drinks after a hard day of #adulting, here is a selection of the best after-work cocktails and mocktails ever.

From the luscious Lemon Drop Martini and super simple Highball, to the daring Dirty Martini and the flawless Aperol Spritz, there is a gorgeous cocktail that will tick all your must-have boxes. Take a look, try a few, and let us know as soon as you find your favorite!

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 Hosting at Home

Summer Batch Cocktails for Hosting 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 favorite, 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 flavors and unique dimensions to this delightful […]

12 Summer Drinks with Rum Perfect for a BBQ at Home

12 Summer Drinks with Rum Perfect for a BBQ at Home

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 Cocktails with Aperol and Gin to Sip this Summer

6 of the Best Cocktails with Aperol and Gin to Sip this Summer

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 […]

Exploring Umami Cocktails

Exploring Umami Cocktails

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 […]

Your Guide to Finding the Best Whiskey to Drink Straight

Your Guide to Finding the Best 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 Fiesta Planning Guide

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Planning Guide

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 savor their favorite liquor with confidence.   Understanding ‘whiskey […]

20 Aperol Cocktail Recipes to Try Today

20 Aperol Cocktail Recipes to Try Today

For over a hundred years, Aperol cocktail recipes have been tantalizing cocktail drinkers the world over. Its vibrant orange color and flavor with its blend of flowers, herbs, and roots give it an unmistakable presence in any glass. The Aperol Spritz is often credited for cementing its iconic status, but the number of Aperol cocktail […]

The Ultimate Guide to Herbs for Cocktails

The Ultimate 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 […]