Cocktails & mixed drinks

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Cocktail Finder

Find cocktails with specific ingredients, combinations of ingredients, by bartenders, by style, by rating...

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Cocktails Made Easy

Make 100s of cocktails at home just using things from your pantry, a 10 Bottle Bar + your favourite base spirit: vodka, gin, whiskey, rum, brandy etc...

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3 Ingredient Cocktails

Most of the enduring classic cocktails comprise just three ingredients e.g. rum+lime+sugar=Daiquiri. A few, such as the Negroni consist of three equal

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Cocktail Hall of Fame

The following 262* cocktails are preeminent and best-known of the 5,000+ cocktails on Difford's Guide and, subject to ingredients, these are all cocktails

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Eight Sessionable Summer Spritzes

For when the night is young, and staying sober(ish) means longer catch ups and more time spent with friends.

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Original Tequila Sunrise

Tequila notes shine with delicate berry fruit (and depending on your ingredients subtle vanilla) in this delicious 1930's version of the Sunrise.

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Australia's Top Ten Cocktails 2021

2021... better known as 2020 the remix. Plenty of lows, lockdowns and homemade cocktails, as well as celebrations, reopenings and drinks shared with friends.

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The Original Venetian Spritz: Select Spritz

Select is often credited as the very first Italian bitter to be added to the Spritz formula, thus forming part of the Original Venetian Spritz. This traditional

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How to drink Italian this summer

There's a word in Italian, sprezzatura, which translates badly in English, or rather doesn't have a translation at all. It roughly means something crafted

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7 Cherry Cocktails for Christmas

Cherry is a very Australian festive flavour, with bowls of the ripe fruit a memory for most Aussie kids around Christmas time. Now that we're older though,

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Cocktails from The Pantry: Gin Edition

Savoury ingredients are rarely used in cocktails, instead we rely heavily on fruits and syrups, but there's several ingredients you've probably got tucked

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Cocktail Pantry Staples: Sugar Syrup & Agave

What ingredient does a Tommy's Margarita, a Porn Star Martini, a Bramble and an Old Fashioned have in common? A sweetner. Often the after-thought of most

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Mastering the French Martini with Chau Tran

Co-owner of Sydney’s beloved Burrow Bar and newly opened restaurant Cash Only Diner, Chau Tran is also a formidable bartender who has worked everything

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How to Make the Best Gin & Tonic

Six hacks to take a regular G&T and give it the biggest glow up of Summer 2021.

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Smoke & Mirrors (mezcal-based)

A Mezcal Margarita with chili, ginger and pineapple, mellowed by a splash of foaming egg white.

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Piña Verde

Green Chartreuse blended with coconut and pineapple – yummm.

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How to Match Cocktails & Dishes: Cherry Edition

These three simple pairings, with easy to make cherry liqueur cocktails at their heart, will become your go-to staples for aperitifs, hosting friends and

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How to: Upgrade Summer Aperitivo (with just 3 drinks)

Summer and its much-missed aperitivo hour is almost back, you can see whispers of it in the parks at 4pm, and on balconies and in backyards across the

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Six Easy Cocktails to Make with Chambord

Whether you’ve got a bottle and are looking for inspiration, or are deciding whether or not to invest, these six easy drinks will make you fall in love

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The Best Tequila Cocktails Invented in Australia

Australia has some of the world's most inventive and creative bartenders - something Patrón tequila revealed when they put a call out for recipes as part