A few days after Ben's win in the Dutch World Class finals, we interviewed the fresh new champ on his experience and the road to victory.
A Collins is basically a sour cocktail made using a base spirit (most usually gin), lemon juice, sugar and carbonated water, served long over ice in the
They say you need to try Campari three times before you form an opinion; this Negroni Week I’m going to try it five times.
Citrus is the secret sauce in so many different cocktails. Yet, even at a time when syrups, bitters, shrubs and cordials are home-cooked with culinary
The Pink Gin cocktail is so named due to Angostura Aromatic Bitters giving the main ingredient, gin, a pink tinge. Originally gin at room temperature was
Two comments by Mr Highball himself, Jörg Meyer, “you can highball any cocktail”, and “a highball is a short drink made long” left me wanting
The Aviation is a classic gin based cocktail which is shaken and served straight-up. It is basically a Gin Sour but with lemon juice sourness balanced
Convention has it that the Singapore Sling was created sometime between 1899 and 1915 by Chinese-born Ngiam Tong Boon at the Long Bar in Raffles Hotel,
Traditionally based on cognac or rye whiskey, as David A. Embury says of the Sazerac in his seminal 1948 Fine Art of Mixing Drinks, “essentially it is
Spring has sprung – well at least it has here in the northern hemisphere. It’s time to dust off the lawn mower and rediscover the delights of floral
James Bond drank a negroni when he wasn’t in the mood for a martini, and when Orson Welles tried his first one in 1947 he commented, “The bitters are
So many cocktails end up looking the same. Those based on light spirits shaken with citrus juice tend to have grey green appearance for example. Not if
Sustainability is a massive trend in the drinks industry right now – and rightly so, given the volume of waste bars generate, and the greenhouse gas
Back in August 2013, Jamie Oliver and Jimmy Doherty turned up at our Beertails Cocktail Competition with a TV crew in tow. Andrea Montague won the competition
Traditionally made with bourbon or rye whiskey, lightly sweetened with sugar and aromatised with bitters this most classic of vintage cocktails is served
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