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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If lockdown cocktails have had you appreciating spirits more than ever before, and your newly discovered palette is wanting to explore further than the supermarket brand bottle of Scotch, then we’re here to help guide you! Whiskey, in particular Bourbon, is having quite the boom at the moment, but there are so many different types,…

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Have you ever wanted to feel fancy on a night out, and thought of James Bond? You’ve probably ordered a Martini, which was boosted into the spotlight by multiple film stars, especially 007 himself. There are multiple ways to drink a martini, and the different variations are suited to everyone’s different tasted, but how was…

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Many of us probably did not realise how much we used to go to our favourite cocktail bar in Clapham Junction until lockdown began and Friday nights out became forbidden. As bars and pubs all over the UK were forced to close their doors to control the coronavirus spread, this has meant regular patrons have…

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It is clear many people are missing their regular trips to cocktail bars with their friends or work colleagues, having not been able to buy their favourite tipple on a night out in over two months. With lockdown restrictions meaning all pubs, bars and restaurants have to close, many of us have been looking for…

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The end of quarantine is nigh, with park opening up to groups at a social distance and nature spots opening their gates, pubs, bars and restaurants may be unlocking their doors within the next couple of months. However, this means that everyone will have to continue drinking at home for the meantime. The sun is…

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