National No Dirty Dishes Day
Probably created by a fed-up and overloaded homemaker, No Dirty Dishes Day is a day dedicated to keeping our sinks clear of dirty plates, pots and pans.
Old Fashioned Cocktail
Other mixed drinks pre-date the Old Fashioned but The Old-Fashioned Whiskey Cocktail, to give it its' full name, is considered the original cocktail with
Mad Monk Monkey
Monkey 47 tops a mad list of ingredients with a Monastic liqueur also influencing the name of this gin-laced herbal sour.
Stop monkeying around and have a sip of this gin-forward banana summery cocktail.
Pallini Crema di Limoncello
This cream limoncello from Pallini is dairy-free, lactose-free, vegan and is made only using Amalfi Coast lemons. Serve chilled &/or over ice.
Difford's Guide, established 6th May 1997
Our little company has turned 25 years old. So to the drinks brands that sponsor us and all those of you who've subscribed, bought our books, purchased
The Cabinet Room
So named due to my glassware collection housed in 29 polished steel, glass-fronted, antique medical cabinets, most of the biggest names in bartending over
Dolce Vita Aperitivo
Launched as a new addition to the Bepi Tosolini family in March 2022, Aperitivo Dolce Vita is based on a vermouth flavoured with an infusion of herbs and
Light is as damaging to beer, wine and delicate liqueurs as oxygen and heat. Brown glass offers almost total protection, at least against short-term or
Classically a margarita consists of 2 parts tequila, 1 part triple sec liqueur and 1 part lime juice. This tends to produce a drink which is a tad on the
20 best Mezcal cocktails
Mezcal is often used to add a touch of its distinctive lightly smoky character to cocktails based on other spirits particularly tequila. However, it's
20 best Tequila cocktails
With its earthy herbaceous flavours, tequila makes for both a versatile and characterful base spirit in cocktails. Contemporary pairings with tequila include
Difford's 20 best cocktails
Over the past 25 years I've made the 5,000 cocktails I've uploaded to this website and along the way I've created some 600 of my own cocktail recipes -
Tanduay Double Rum
As the Double Rum name suggests, this is a blend of two rums, one aged for 5 years and the other 16 years. After blending these are married in an ex-bourbon
Bartenders’ Choice Awards
A huge THANK YOU to the 450 Nordic hospitality industry professionals on the BCA jury who voted us Best Publication once again. Our fourth consecutive
Amaro Formidabile is a bittersweet Italian digestivo liqueur, handmade in Rome with a cold infusion of herbs, flowers, bark, roots and fruit peel in wheat-based
Sustainable yet luxurious cocktails
Cocktails are a luxurious indulgence, a special treat. Folk are careful about other purchases in order to afford little extravagances such as cocktails.
The Monkey 47 story begins with Wing Commander Montgomery ('Monty') Collins of the Royal Air Force. He was one of those old school British eccentrics -
The Pinnacle Guide
The Pinnacle Guide Round Tables form part of the process of formulating this new reward system and are a chance for anyone in the industry to feel connected
20 best Amaretto cocktails
The bittersweet almond and vanilla flavour of amaretto mixes brilliantly with dark spirits – particularly whiskey but this versatile liqueur also mixes
20 best Easter cocktails
There's more to Easter indulgence than mere chocolate eggs.
20 best White crème de cacao cocktails
Chocolate is made from cacao beans and crème de cacao is flavoured with these beans but crème de cacao is not a chocolate liqueur. Crème de cacao may
How to eradicate fruit flies
Fruit flies plague bars and kitchens. They find their way into bottles - especially wine and vermouth bottles, and swarm over cut fruit and beer taps.
Zesty with the sharp freshness of grapefruit and a hint of orange rounded with dry vermouth.