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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Cocktail Builder

Find cocktails only using ingredients you have, store your version of recipes, favourite, and upload your own cocktails

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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 263* 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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Citrus Syrups: When and How to Use Them

We're all about freshly squeezed limes and lemons at Diffords - in fact it would be rare these days to not advocate for fresh juice when making cocktails.

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Introducing Floral Flavours to Your Cocktails at Home

Floral flavours in cocktails are an easy way to introduce delicate and elegant elements to your drinks. Traditionally more aromatic, these days we can

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Rum Daisy

Rum character shines in this citrusy aperitivo. Chartreuse plays a very subtle supporting role with the bitters perhaps more forward.

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Eight Cocktails That Challenge How Whisky is Enjoyed

Who drinks whisky, and how they drink it, is one of the more bizarre rulebooks that should never have been invented. Finally, whisky, and in particular

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Pink Frozen Margarita

A bittersweet Frozen Margarita. While you're at it, double the recipe and make two!

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Five Chambord Cocktails Your Friends Will Love

Chambord cocktails aren't really drinks we think of as enjoying alone. Red wine and a book on the couch, absolutely, but not vibrant and fun cocktails

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Seven Cocktails To Test With Your Coffee Syrups

If you've ever set up an at-home coffee station to make your DIY morning latte a bit more exciting (and taste like you're in a cafe rather than saving

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Level Up Your Tequila Cocktails This Cinco de Mayo

No Mexican celebration is complete without some great tequila - but pause a second before you start smashing out the margys for the 10th year in a row.

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Mezcal Dante

Some of the biggest flavours on the back bar are corralled, tamed and made to play together nicely to produce an assertive but very quaffable cocktail.

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Red Thorn

A raspberry charged variation on the Blackthorn with faint Chartreuse herbal notes.

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Stocking Your Home Bar: Syrups for Pros

You've graduated from Negronis built in the glass to shaking up sours and stirring down Manhattans. You own a tin shaker, there's always a vermouth bottle

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20 best Espresso Martinis

The Espresso Martini is itself a riff, by its creator, on his earlier Vodka Espresso. Indeed, the Espresso Martini is a cocktail that lends itself to variation

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20 best Vermouth Cocktails

Vermouth is one of the most utilised cocktail ingredients when it comes to anything stirred, but as often as recipes call for it, it usually plays a supporting

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20 best St Patrick's Day cocktails

St Patrick's Day not only calls for you to dress in green but to toast the Emerald Island with emerald-coloured Irish whiskey-based cocktails, stout, or

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Australian Bottled Cocktails You Need to Try

A new generation of brand and bar owners have reshaped what a bottled cocktail can be in Australia (and when and where we can enjoy bar-quality drinks).