Cócktails

The 5 Best Wines for Your Cocktails

Ryan Cheti | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Ryan Cheti

Of course I love a glass of wine, but also, wine offers an interesting category of flavours and textures that I've grown more interested in putting into cocktails.

You Can Actually Make Cocktails From Guinness (And They Taste Really Good)

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When some people think of Guinness they think of trying it once, hating it and never looking back. But the folks over at the Dublin brewery are so kee...

Egg Cocktails: Why You Should Be Drinking Them This Easter

BarChick | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
BarChick

Whether it's whipping up whites in a sour or shaking yolks for a flip, eggstraordinary things can be done with those babies. Some of our favourite London bartenders have cracked it and are eggcited to showouef their recipes.

Irish Drinks Beyond St Patrick's Day

Ryan Cheti | Posted 25.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Ryan Cheti

I've long been a fan of Guinness. It's part nostalgia but it is still my favourite beer. Irish spirits have taken a little longer for me; An Irish gin graced the back bar at Bramble years back, but when I was living in Scotland, Irish Whiskey (they adopt an extra 'e' in there) never really broke through.

A Guide to Rio Carnival

BarChick | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
BarChick

In Britain the start of Lent is marked with paltry pancakes. In Brazil, the whole country throws one of the biggest parties known to this planet, and we are quivering like a whippet at a racetrack in excitement. Baby, it's carnival time, and here's how to do it.

2015's Hottest Drinks Trends

BarChick | Posted 01.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
BarChick

From getting your smoke on with some mezcal to Vermouth becoming a 'thing' and subbing out booze altogether, faux-style (WHAT?), we've got the low down from London's biggest boozehounds on what's hot for 2015.

Celebrate Burns Night 2015 with a Haggis Manhattan

Michael Stringer | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Michael Stringer

After hours of experimentation with different ingredients and techniques I think I have finally found the perfect recipe which encompasses the true Scottish feel in a glass - this is my Haggis Manhattan!

Best Rooftop Bars in the World

BarChick | Posted 18.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
BarChick

Forget the views from the overpriced tourist traps, get yourself sky high and gaze down across the classic NYC skyline. One side shows off uptown and midtown's finest; the Empire State, Met Life, etc and the other side gives a lookout to Wall Street and One World Trade Centre, so park yourself in the middle and get the best of both worlds. Check the loos before you leave too.

The Secret of (Cocktail) Innovation

Ryan Cheti | Posted 16.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Ryan Cheti

Innovation in any means should be about accessibility and relevance. If you create something that's relevant to your own tastes, you're guaranteed to make something new by virtue of your own unique disposition, and hopefully you'll find a new favourite for you and your friends.

Which Has More Calories? A Large Glass Of Wine Or Two Cupcakes?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

There's nothing better than a large glass of ice-cold white wine after a hard week at work. But what would you say if you knew that your beloved glass...

Hubble Bubble, Halloween Trouble?

Jamie Oliver's Food Tube | Posted 30.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Oliver's Food Tube

A thick fog has descended over Food Tube HQ where some frightfully delicious recipes have risen from the shallow depths of the internet... Mwhahahahahahaha!

An Ultimate Weekend In London

BarChick | Posted 23.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
BarChick

Sure, there are great times for boozing hard, but when the weekend rolls in, we say get up and get out there; this is the best city in the world after all.

Magic in the Moonlight

Dr Ling Ge | Posted 21.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Ling Ge

This summer I was privileged to be invited by François Thibault, the legendary creator of Grey Goose, as one of his first guests to visit the new home for the world's best tasting vodka, Le Logis

At Home Mixology - Cocktail Shaker Alternatives

Michael Stringer | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Michael Stringer

Did you know that your kitchen is already a haven for cocktail making equipment? A huge amount of people love the idea of being able to shake up their own Cosmo or stirring a deliciously dry Martini in their own home for dinner parties or even just with your partner on a Saturday night in front of the TV.

Bottoms Up! London's Best Cocktail Venues

Jerrine M Lowe | Posted 14.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jerrine M Lowe

During my time in the capital I have become increasingly aware that we really do have it all, world-class museums and galleries, diverse restaurants, outstanding architecture and whimsical bars.

At Home Mixology - How to Make Orgeat Syrup

Michael Stringer | Posted 13.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Michael Stringer

Orgeat syrup, it's delicious, it's got great colour, and these days it's definitely tropical. Even though it was a cocktail ingredient well before the Tiki craze, many people still associate it with Trader Vic Bergeron.

Molecular Mixology With Buffalo Trace

Michael Stringer | Posted 13.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Michael Stringer

Many of you reading this article probably only know me for the usage of strange homemade ingredients in drinks and random techniques and equipment to make them, such as my fire extinguisher ice creams.

11 Unusual Cocktail Recipes

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

To celebrate London Cocktail Week we wanted to bring you some weird and wonderful cocktails to try. *clinks glass* From kale to smoking pipe bitter...

The Sound of Whisky

Victoria Ferran | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Ferran

Last week London's Merchant Taylor Hall was alive with the sound of whisky. A harmonious melody of fruit, spice, peat, malt, ice and wood filled the air at Johnnie Walker's decadent multi-sensory experience - Symphony in Blue - an event designed to celebrate the cardinal flavours of their most treasured blend.

Merchant House, London

Dom Ramsey | Posted 16.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dom Ramsey

I love a good cocktail. Unfortunately, I'm not very good at ordering them and nine times out of ten, what looks great on the menu turns out to be florescent pink and arrives topped with the entire contents of a can of spray cream. And glitter. Not exactly the sophisticated look I would like to project, but one I can't seem to escape.

A Clubber's Guide to Goa: The Best Nightlife Hotspots in India's Party Capital

Sandy Dhaliwal | Posted 09.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sandy Dhaliwal

No stay in Goa would be complete without a trip to Club Cubana, situated between Baga and Anjuna in the Arpora Hill. Dubbed the 'night club in the sky', the climb to the top is well worth it as its picturesque views are equalled by its hedonistic atmosphere.

The Language of Cocktails

Ryan Cheti | Posted 01.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ryan Cheti

I've always been a huge advocate of the humble Martini. Such a simple cocktail, yet few others possess its prowess in pulling off the sort of focus that it provides. To me, the Martini is a perfect restorative; it picks you up after a hard day, offers a gentle rejuvenation, and narrows your thoughts in the most perfect way.

7 Bars In London For Mojitos

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A favourite of writer Ernest Hemingway, who spent lots of time in La Bodeguita del Medio sipping mojitos during his time in Cuba, the mojito is one of...

London's Best Hotel Cocktail Bars

Jane Egginton | Posted 26.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Egginton

'This is the perfect breakfast drink', our otherwise tactiturn barman announces as he puts a Prestige Fizz - Bombay Sapphire gin with vermouth, celery, cucumber and mint topped with champagne - on the 30-foot-long bar.

How To Make The Perfect Mojito

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The marvellous mojito is the perfect summer drink (and one of the world’s classic cocktails too). Traditionally a delicate drink, it' s nothing m...