It seems that the Covid-19 pandemic and ensuing lockdown has resulted in many of us consuming more alcohol than before and, more specifically, it appears that many of us have been trying our hands at mixology. An article for the Guardian recently pointed out that cocktails often rise in popularity during times of economic challenge.…

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What we love about cocktail mixing is that it allows for all sorts of freedom for creativity and once you have a vague idea about what flavours work well together and with which spirits, you can start going off-piste and coming up with your own concoctions to wow your pals with. If you’ve been using…

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Vodka’s unfortunate reputation for being flavourless and boring is thankfully changing. A spirit that blends in with whatever it’s teamed up with must certainly be a positive, after all, what other alcohol would do in a Bloody Mary? But for men, it’s still not considered a ‘manly’ drink, as Parks & Recreation’s Ron Swanson said:…

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American satirist and writer H. L. Mencken called the martini “the only American invention as perfect as the sonnet”, and many advocates of a dry martini would agree. The cocktail has been around since the early 1920s, and in 2019 was still one of the top ten best selling cocktails in the world. There are…

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