Cócktails

Hubble Bubble, Halloween Trouble?

Jamie Oliver's Food Tube | Posted 31.10.2014 | 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 24.10.2014 | 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 22.10.2014 | 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 15.10.2014 | 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 15.10.2014 | 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 14.10.2014 | 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 14.10.2014 | 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 02.10.2014 | 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 17.09.2014 | 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 10.09.2014 | 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 01.09.2014 | 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...

A Monthly Bar In A Box That Won't Break The Bank

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

As well as being one of the more enjoyable ways of turning tipsy, a grown-up cocktail can lend you an air of class. And if you've made it yourself, it...

What Makes a Summer Party Quintessentially British?

Desmond Payne | Posted 22.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Desmond Payne

When the weather is fine - not always a given - nothing beats a summer's day in England and I have gathered a few tips over the years that make for the ingredients of a garden party that will go with a swing.

Celebrate The Commonwealth Games With This Record-Breaking Cocktail

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The Commonwealth Games 2014 are well and truly upon us. And as the athletes prepare to compete, we thought there's no better way for us mere mortal...

The AROMAetum at the Wilderness Festival

Dave Crompton | Posted 09.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dave Crompton

They call it "cross-modal perception". It comes from the magical and wonderful place in our brain where our different senses cross over a bit - where the signals get blurred. For a while it was called synesthesia. Now, as with a lot of things, what was once considered fringe behavior for the more special amongst us is now seen as something all of us are wired into - to a greater or lesser extent.

Food Tube LIVE | A Drinks Tube takeover - 1st July, 7.30pm BST!

Jamie Oliver's Food Tube | Posted 29.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Oliver's Food Tube

Where will you be at 7.30pm BST, on Tuesday 1st July? Tuning into Food Tube for a LIVE Drinks Tube takeover, of course! The gorgeous Jamie Oliver wi...

Grow Your Own Cocktails

Ryan Cheti | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ryan Cheti

With even a small garden this can be short-sighted (especially given the interconnectedness of ecosystems; an issue noted by many gardeners and farmers when their crops fail) but for the time being, given space constraints, I've focused on plants that can provide new flavours for my food and cocktails.

Five Cool Things to do With Rum

Nina Koo-Seen-Lin | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nina Koo-Seen-Lin

It's summertime now and therefore, every day is rum day, hooray! Rum is one of best spirit to drink during the hot months. The pirates of the Caribbean regarded it as their most precious treasure.

How To Make The Perfect Caipirinha

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The 2014 World Cup is well under way, and what better way to enjoy the football than to kick back with a traditional Brazilian cocktail (also perfect ...

London's Best Gin Cocktails

BarChick | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
BarChick

The Secret Garden is one of the most refreshing and delicious drinks we've tasted recently; served in a coupe glass, the combination of Beefeater 24 Gin, Midori and cucumber makes for a pretty pale green coloured drink with a frothy egg white top and a sprig of thyme garnish. It's practically summer in a glass.

Burger Blind Date at TGI's...

Paige Hiley | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Paige Hiley

The night rounded off with what could only be the most embarrassing and funny thing in the whole of TGI's... receiving our burger face pictures. Earlier on a guy came around snapping pictures of us making our 'burger faces' before we tucked into the delicious food. You can see my stunning burger face below...