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Master the Art of Culinary Cocktails: Recipes and Techniques

Master the Art of Culinary Cocktails: Recipes and Techniques

The cocktail world has collided with foodie culture, and we’re here for it! Culinary cocktails are all about bringing the kitchen to the bar, using exciting techniques and unexpected ingredients to create complex and delicious beverages.   Ever wondered what smoked, umami, or even fat-washed cocktails taste like? We’ve got you covered. Join us as we […]

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 […]

20 Cocktails with Aperol to Try Today

20 Cocktails with Aperol 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 […]

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 […]

9 Paper Plane Variations to Make at Home

9 Paper Plane Variations to Make at Home

The Paper Plane cocktail has taken the world by storm and is one of the most popular recipes here on The Mixer. If you’re keen to try out a few fun Paper Plane cocktail variations, this easy guide will help you hit the cocktail runway in style.   Even though the Paper Plane drink recipe was […]

The Ultimate Guide to Hosting a 2023 Rugby World Cup Party at Home

The Ultimate Guide to Hosting a 2023 Rugby World Cup Party at Home

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 […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Cynar & the Best Cynar Cocktails

A Beginner’s Guide to Cynar & the Best Cynar Cocktails

Cynar cocktails are leading the vanguard in new and exciting drinks, and there is literally nothing else you should be drinking on National Artichoke Day, celebrated on March 16th. Not because Cynar tastes like artichokes, but because it’s made with artichoke leaves. It’s a boldly bitter Italian liqueur that deserves a place of honor in […]

12 Rye Whiskey Cocktails to Make at Home

12 Rye Whiskey Cocktails to Make at Home

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 […]

10 Averna Cocktail Recipes & Guide to the Italian Amaro 

10 Averna Cocktail Recipes & Guide to the Italian Amaro 

Sicily has always been a popular destination, but right now, it’s having a glorious moment in the sun with the culmination of The White Lotus season 2. Viewers across the globe have fallen in love with its blue seas and rocky coastlines. While the Aperol Spritz stole the show, Sicily is also home to another […]

12 Easy Grapefruit Cocktails Recipe to Try

12 Easy Grapefruit Cocktails Recipe to Try

Grapefruit cocktails, how do we love thee? Let us count down the list of everything zesty and tart. We’ve got all the classics from Mojitos and Margaritas to Martinis and a sugarless Daiquiri—Ernest Hemingway style. They’re sassy and delicious and they all feature the signature blushing pink of grapefruit. Let’s get to it!    1. […]

What is Aperitivo Hour? Discover & Enjoy Italy’s Happy Hour

What is Aperitivo Hour? Discover & Enjoy Italy’s Happy Hour

Italians are known the world over for living la dolce vita, and now the new season of The White Lotus has cast a fresh new spotlight on the most splendid tradition of the aperitivo hour. Let us introduce you to the convivial Italian happy hour and show you how you can weave this delightful custom […]