Gin

Once upon a time in the 14th century, it was believed that juniper berries had the power to eradicate the plague that had spread through Europe like wildfire. Over time and thanks to Italian distillation wizards, steeped juniper tonics were ultimately transformed into smooth, herbaceous spirits, and today we have the glorious gift that is gin.

Like a long, cool woman in a silver dress, it dances in the background of countless classic and modern-day cocktails in the most alluring way imaginable. From the always-iconic Gin Martini to the violet-tinged Aviation, the dreamy Clover Club, and everything in between, there is a gin cocktail that’s perfect for every celebratory occasion.

7 Tiny Cocktails to Stay Ahead of the Trend

7 Tiny Cocktails to Stay Ahead of the Trend

Hold on to your hats, DIY cocktail connoisseurs. Today we’re tumbling down the proverbial rabbit hole to shrink down in size and discover the many marvels of tiny cocktails! These small sips are redefining how we think about entertaining, offering a new way to enjoy the complexity and artistry of cocktail culture without the commitment […]

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 […]

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

6 of the Best Gin and Aperol Cocktails 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 […]

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 […]

Ultimate Guide to Edible Flowers for Cocktail Garnishes

Ultimate Guide to Edible Flowers for Cocktail Garnishes

The guide provides comprehensive information about using edible flowers as garnishes in cocktails. Join us as we cover various aspects, such as types of edible flowers, how to prepare them, safety considerations, creative cocktail recipes, and tips for garnishing cocktails effectively.   Understanding culinary flowers Edible flowers can add a delightful touch of color, flavor, and […]

Around the World in a Cocktail Shaker

Around the World in a Cocktail Shaker

Are you a curious drinker with a taste for global adventure? Then we’re happy to say you’ve arrived at your destination. Of course, not all of us are lucky enough to be jet-setting world travelers, but we can bring a taste of the world into our homes.  So, if you’re longing for places you’ve never […]

30 Seasonal Cocktails to Make the Most of Seasonal Fruit and Vegetables

30 Seasonal Cocktails to Make the Most of Seasonal Fruit and Vegetables

Discover the magic of seasonal cocktails—a delightful double whammy of dew-dappled flavor and planet-first sustainability. As each season unveils its pretty palette of vibrant fruits, herbs, and spices, we invite you to lean right in. From the crispness of winter citrus to the succulence of summer berries, it’s time to explore all the joys of […]

Vegan Cocktails: Explore Vegan Liquors in 2024

Vegan Cocktails: Explore Vegan Liquors in 2024

Vegan cocktails are the trend of the moment, and we love that this sustainable choice is on the rise. Whether you follow a strict vegan diet on a daily basis or would simply like to adopt a more plant-based approach in the kitchen (and behind the cocktail shaker), there is an exciting world of options […]

10 Gin and Pineapple Cocktails for a Tropical Vibe at Home

10 Gin and Pineapple Cocktails for a Tropical Vibe at Home

Keen to liven up your cocktail repertoire with some tropical vibes? Look no further than the delightful combination that forms the base of juicy gin and pineapple cocktails. This refreshing duo sets the scene for a variety of delicious drinks, from simple highballs to more complex creations. We’ve compiled 10 recipes that pave the way […]

10 Low-Sugar Cocktails for a Light & Lovely Happy Hour

10 Low-Sugar Cocktails for a Light & Lovely Happy Hour

Low-sugar cocktails offer the perfect way to enjoy a little guilt-free indulgence without compromising on taste. These light-and-lovely clinkers provide several benefits, making them a smart choice for mindful drinkers. Why are low-sugar cocktails so popular? Opting for low-sugar cocktails aligns with a healthier lifestyle, allowing fun-loving foodies to enjoy social moments responsibly. The reduced […]

15 Perfect Holiday Food & Cocktail Pairings to Impress Your Guests

15 Perfect Holiday Food & Cocktail Pairings to Impress Your Guests

Get ready to jingle your taste buds and deck the halls with truly impressive snacks and sips, friend! In this festive guide, we’ll sleigh the art of cocktail and food pairings for Christmas, unwrapping a symphony of flavors to make your holiday celebrations merry, tasty, and bright. It’s time to toast, taste, and be cheekily […]

Master the Art of Clarification with These 8 Clarified Cocktails

Master the Art of Clarification with These 8 Clarified Cocktails

When it comes to mastering the art of clarified cocktails, the most important thing to realize is that there is a fair amount of magical science-y things involved. Clarification involves removing impurities and cloudiness from a cocktail to achieve a crystal-clear appearance without sacrificing flavor, and while it’s definitely tricky, it’s also 100% awesome.   This […]