Fall

Fall is a season filled with many singular delights. As the morning breeze gets cooler and the turning leaves transform the landscape into a velvety background of amber, russet, and gently glowing crimson, the time comes to settle in and get ready for the cozy season.

This selection of fall-inspired cocktails is all about seasonal sipping contentment. From the beautifully fragrant Apple Cider Hot Toddy, to the always-classic Mulled Wine, and simply superb Hot Pumpkin Pie, there is a fall cocktail that will allow you to take full advantage of this season’s most iconic flavors.

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 […]

The Complete Guide to Simple Syrups

The Complete Guide to Simple Syrups

Simple syrup is the little unsung hero of the home bar, and the best part is that there are so many simple syrup flavors to play with! Essentially, it’s just sugar and water having a dance party, creating this sweet, versatile canvas that you can customize with almost anything. From herbs, and fruits, to coffee […]

13 Best Amaretto Cocktails to Enjoy This Festive Season

13 Best Amaretto Cocktails to Enjoy This Festive Season

Ciao, amico! Are you ready to join for a luscious line-up of amazing amaretto cocktails? Whether you’re a seasoned enthusiast or just nutty for Italian-inspired drinks, there is a timeless classic or inventive sipper that will allow you to revel in the simple joys of crafting and clinking drinks that were made to toast la […]

7 Boozy Puddings to Try this Weekend

7 Boozy Puddings to Try this Weekend

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 […]

The Best Friendsgiving Ideas for this Festive Season

The Best Friendsgiving Ideas for this Festive Season

Righto, let’s dive feet first into the ultimate collection of Friendsgiving ideas! This easy guide is all about good times and great vibes. We’re talking mouthwatering dishes, festive décor, and activities that’ll have everyone ROLF-ing like it’s the 2000s. Get set for a Friendsgiving where the warmth of your chosen family takes center stage!  What […]

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 […]

13 Best Craft Cocktails to Make at Home

13 Best Craft Cocktails to Make at Home

Craft cocktails are very much the thing right now, and we’re here to show you how to lean into this tasty drink trend without missing a beat. Are you ready to shake things up? Then let’s get crafty!  What is a craft cocktail? Craft cocktails, also known as artisan cocktails, are meticulously crafted drinks that […]

The Easy Guide to Fat-Washing Cocktails at Home

The Easy Guide to Fat-Washing Cocktails at Home

Fat-washed cocktails are a unique and delicious way to add flavor and complexity to your DIY drink lineup. The process is a little involved, but the results are truly intriguing. By infusing a spirit with fat, you can add richness, mouthfeel, and unexpected flavors to your cocktails.  The history of fat-washing alcohol Fat-washing alcohol is […]

7 Best Coffee Tequila Cocktails to Try in 2024

7 Best Coffee Tequila Cocktails to Try in 2024

If you’re a coffee lover who enjoys the jauntiness of good tequila, you’re in for a treat. The Mixer has selected seven of the best coffee tequila cocktails that you can easily make at home. From the rich and robust Mexican Coffee Cocktail to the delightful Café Mañana, these creative clinkers set the stage for […]

15 Thanksgiving Mocktails to Add to Your Festive Menu

15 Thanksgiving Mocktails to Add to Your Festive Menu

If you’re on the lookout for easy yet impressive Thanksgiving mocktails to celebrate the holiday in sober-curious style, you’ve clicked the right link. Whether you’re including a few non-alcoholic options in your drink line-up over the festive season or hosting a full-on teetotal affair, we’ve got you covered with an amazing array of alcohol-free drinks […]

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 […]