Quiz Night

Getting the crew together for quiz night and wondering which cocktails to serve? Step right this way! We’ve rounded up a selection of quizzically amazing mixed drinks that will up the ante on any question-and-answer session in no time at all.

No need to guess at the right answer with these cocktails in the mix, friends! Each one is a surefire YES, and 100% assured to put points on your hosting scoreboard. Shake up a few, test them on the quiz crew, and find your collective faves from The Mixer. It will be a game-changer, for sure ;)

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 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 […]

11 Chocolate Liqueur Cocktails to Elevate Your Evening

11 Chocolate Liqueur Cocktails to Elevate Your Evening

Let’s be honest – chocolate is nothing short of a blessing to the human race. It’s really no wonder that chocolate liqueur cocktails are so popular at the moment. Did you know that aside from being ridiculously tasty, it could even make you happy? No kidding! Real cacao contains an amino acid that helps the […]

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 […]

15 Traditional Greek Cocktails to Make at Home

15 Traditional Greek Cocktails to Make at Home

Opa, cocktail fans, it’s time to take a deep dive into the wonderful world of Greek cocktails! We love an island vibe, and the blue-and-white fantasy of a lingering stay on a Greek isle always has us craving dolmades, spanakopita, a smattering of sand on our toes, and something cool and delicious to clink as […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Best Vodka Lemonade Cocktails (2024)

The Best Vodka Lemonade Cocktails (2024)

If you’re on the lookout for the best vodka lemonades to serve up this season, we’ve got excellent news: The Mixer team has been hard at work finding the finest lemony libations around. Now all you need to do is choose your favorite, dress it up to suit your style, and get ready to be […]

Best Whiskey for an Old Fashioned Cocktail

Best Whiskey for an Old Fashioned Cocktail

Choosing the best whiskey for an Old Fashioned cocktail doesn’t have to be overly complicated, but it does take a bit of know-how. With a variety of options available, from bourbon to rye, and Japanese to Tennessee whiskey, finding the perfect match can be both exciting and rewarding.   Let’s delve into the essential factors to […]

The Best Shochu Cocktails & Guide to the Famous Japanese Spirit

The Best Shochu Cocktails & Guide to the Famous Japanese Spirit

Shochu cocktails are trending hard right now, and The Mixer is here to teach you all about them. Step right up and discover the allure of Japan’s favorite spirit! Unlike its cousin, sake, which is brewed like beer, shochu is a true distilled gem made from diverse starches like buckwheat, rice, or sweet potatoes.  The […]

11 Intriguing Variations on the Classic Whiskey Sour

11 Intriguing Variations on the Classic Whiskey Sour

If you’re a fan of this classic cocktail, then our Whiskey Sour variations might be right up your alley. And, yes, we’re technically not allowed to play favorites among our cocktails, but the classic Whiskey Sour has a very special place in our hearts here at The Mixer. So please feel free to mix up […]

Manhattan vs Old Fashioned Cocktail: What is the Difference?

Manhattan vs Old Fashioned Cocktail: What is the Difference?

In the realm of classic cocktails, two distinguished whiskey-based drinks reign supreme: the Manhattan vs Old Fashioned. With each sip, these two iconic cocktails are guaranteed to transport you to an era of sophistication and timeless charm. But what’s the difference exactly, and which one is right for you? Let’s dive right in, besties!  What’s […]