Winter

Fend off the cold with our wonderful winter cocktails.

We have fantastic drink recipes to warm you from the inside out and help you through the coldest months of the year.

Star ingredients include bourbon, apple cider, orange, coffee, chocolate vodka, rum—and even gin. Served on the rocks, in steamy mugs of comfort, or as indulgent after-dinner drinks, there’s a little something for everyone.

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 […]

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 […]

23 Very Merry Bourbon Christmas Cocktails

23 Very Merry Bourbon Christmas Cocktails

It’s the holiday season which means it’s time to wind down with your family and get festive with our very merry Christmas whiskey cocktails. Served hot or cold, on ice or straight, before dinner or after, these holiday bourbon cocktails will go down a real treat with whiskey lovers and novices alike!  1. Old Fashioned […]

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 […]

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 […]

18 Pumpkin Cocktails to Warm Up this Halloween

18 Pumpkin Cocktails to Warm Up this Halloween

Get ready to stir up some spookily good drinks this Halloween – we’ve rounded up a line-up of pumpkin cocktails that will have your taste buds howling with delight! Whether you’re hosting a ghoulish gathering or just craving a potion with a twist, these fall-infused clinkers are sure to carve out a place in your […]

16 German Cocktails to Celebrate Oktoberfest

16 German Cocktails to Celebrate Oktoberfest

German cocktails to celebrate Oktoberfest? Das ist gut, schatz! The Mixer has been gearing up for the world’s largest Volksfest, and we’ve rounded up a tasty list of some of the best German-inspired drinks around. So, grab a cocktail shaker, don a dirndl if you dare, and let’s get ready to get Gaudi!  1. Bavarian […]

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 […]