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12 Blooming Beautiful Spring Mocktails to Welcome the Season

12 Blooming Beautiful Spring Mocktails to Welcome the Season

To set the scene for languid afternoons and sun-drenched soirées, we’re embracing a kaleidoscope of springtime mocktails that range from zesty citrus blends to delicate rose-infused sips. Let’s raise our glasses and sip into the season with floral flair!  1. Strawberry Ginger Virgin Mojito The best spring mocktails celebrate the flavors of the season, and […]

10 Playful Paloma Variations for Picture-Perfect Sipping

10 Playful Paloma Variations for Picture-Perfect Sipping

It’s time to take a deep dive into tasty Paloma variations, friends! Listen, we’re not allowed to play favorites with cocktails around here, but the classic Paloma has room for loads of delicious and interesting variations. Needless to say, we adore any iterations of this zesty bestie. Ready to get inspired? Let’s go!  What’s in […]

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 […]

9 Pineapple and Tequila Cocktails for a Taste of Paradise

9 Pineapple and Tequila Cocktails for a Taste of Paradise

Ready to shake things up at your next backyard BBQ or beach bash? Then you’ve got to try some pineapple tequila cocktails! Whether you’re a seasoned home mixologist or a newbie on the lookout for a signature sip, these fruity delights are beginner-friendly and bound to hit the spot. Get ready for some refreshing and […]

How to Make Homemade Sweet and Sour Mix (+ 7 Amazing Sweet and Sour Cocktails)

How to Make Homemade Sweet and Sour Mix (+ 7 Amazing Sweet and Sour Cocktails)

Sweet and sour mix drinks are an absolute lifesaver when you need to serve cocktails to a crowd. Sure, a bright pop of freshly squeezed lime juice is completely amazing, but when you’ve got a bunch of thirsty folks waiting for a nice cool beverage, it helps to be prepared with an easy solution. Whip […]

10 Vanilla Vodka Cocktails to Satisfy Your Sweet Cravings

10 Vanilla Vodka Cocktails to Satisfy Your Sweet Cravings

Vanilla vodka cocktails are trending hard, and we’ve got the inside scoop as to why. The craft cocktail scene thrives on innovation, and vanilla vodka offers a unique canvas for home mixologists to play with. Whether it’s infused with seasonal fruits, paired with unexpected ingredients like lavender or rosemary, or used in savory-sweet twists on […]

11 Best Blue Mocktails (Non-alcoholic) to Try in 2024

11 Best Blue Mocktails (Non-alcoholic) to Try in 2024

Looking for blue non-alcoholic drinks that bring the fun without the buzz? Step right up! The Mixer team has rounded up a line-up of indigo-hued sippers that come to the party with that unmistakable seaside holiday vibe, sans the alcohol, so you can get clinking whenever the mood strikes.    How do you make drinks blue […]

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 […]

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 […]

10 Best Rums for a Piña Colada in 2024

10 Best Rums for a Piña Colada in 2024

If you’re in pursuit of the perfect holiday-in-a-glass, you’re in for a delightful adventure when it comes to selecting the best rum for your Piña Colada. The good news is that a touch of insight can elevate your cocktail experience very easily, without turning the whole thing into a daunting task.  From white rum to […]