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Top Tips For Planning A Cool Cocktail Menu For Your Event

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Whether you are a keen amateur cocktail crafter or a professional bartender with a mixology degree, you will know that a well-designed drinks menu is key to the success of your event. It can be difficult to second guess the tastes of your audience and the vibe on the night, especially if the guest list […]

3 Fun Cocktail Recipes That Can Be Scaled Up For A Crowd

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It’s a beautiful time of year as the fresh promise of summer is just around the corner, and outdoor entertaining starts to seem like an attractive prospect. What better way to toast the new season than with a joyful cocktail party. If this sounds like a test for your mixology skills too far, never fear: […]

How Is Digital Technology Used In The Bartending Industry?

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Bartending is an art with a long and proud history, but no industry can afford to stand still in the digital era, and bars and hospitality are no exception. Events such as the pandemic and subsequent labour shortages have hastened the impact of technology, and it’s now starting to refashion the traditions of the barroom. […]

How To Recreate These Four Celebrity Cocktail Favourites

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Certain cocktails have transcended their status as barroom favourites and become icons of popular culture, thanks to their appearance in movies or TV shows, or in the hands of celebrities. Here’s a guide to recreating some of these glamorous tipples for your own social gatherings, or simply to enjoy as an escapist treat! Vesper Martini, […]

Innovation Meets Tradition: Five Modern Classic Cocktails

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When it comes to the art of mixology, you may cut your teeth learning how to make classics such as the Old Fashioned, the Manhattan, or the Cosmopolitan. However, there are many cocktails that are considered to be modern classics, and are well worth the time and attention of any aspiring mixologist.  These are drinks […]

Eggcellent Cocktails To Serve Over The Easter Holidays

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The Easter break is fast approaching, and if you are having a social gathering you may like to serve a few pre-dinner drinks. It’s the perfect time to test out your mixology skills with some fun Easter-themed cocktails. These can reflect the festive traditions of the season, or simply be a nod to the joys […]

Keeping Your Cool: How To Use Ice Effectively In Cocktails

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The art of cocktail making is not just about knowing your way around spirits, liqueurs and mixers. There’s so much more to it, from learning how to present a drink professionally and understanding how different ingredients work together. One of the most overlooked aspects of making cocktails is using ice correctly. If you undertake a […]

How To Mix Great Cocktails With Healthier Ingredient Choices

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It’s the start of Lent, and for some people this means a period of fasting or giving up favourite treats. It’s a traditional religious festival that starts on Ash Wednesday (February 14) and lasts for six weeks until Maundy Thursday, just before the beginning of Easter. Many people observe Lent by carrying out charitable acts, […]

A Few Fun Facts And Legends About Cocktails

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If you are considering taking a mixology course in 2024, you have a whole new world of discovery and adventure waiting for you. Many cocktails have fascinating origin stories, and the history of bartending is full of charismatic people and tall tales. Here are just a few fun facts and legends about the art of […]

What Will Be The Biggest Cocktail Mixing Trends Of 2024?

We are at the beginning of a new year, and it’s a time to reflect and also to look at what might lie ahead. Maybe one of your New Year’s resolutions involves taking up a new interest, or even studying for a change of career with an online cocktail making class. Here are some of […]

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