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Watermelon cocktail with vodka, fresh and entertaining!

I couldn’t resist posting this, not exactly a cocktail but the flavours look wonderful. As water melons are still popular on the markets this should be a cheap and easy cocktail to make. All you need is some patience. It’s nice to see a recipe that actually uses something other than a slice of lemon […]

It’s Martini Time!

Continuing on the non-alcoholic theme, we have not one but three Martini’s! Create these wonderful drinks using ginger, lemonade or other citrus flavors, or even basil and honey. Perfect when you fancy a posh looking drink but don’t need the alcohol. Oh, the last drink he makes, he uses basil the herb, in case you […]

Cocktail Week: Orange Mojito Mocktail

It makes a refreshing change to be offered something a little more exciting than just a glass of water or a fizzy drink if you are designated driver on a night out, pregnant or indeed you just choose to be tee-total. Therefore I’ve found a recipe for an Orange Mojito ‘mocktail’ which is easy to make […]

Cocktail Week: Long Island Iced Tea

There seems to be some dispute as to the exact origin of this highball drink. Some say it originated in the 1920’s and others as recently as the 1970’s. However, it happens to be my favourite cocktail! Including vodka, gin, tequila and rum it isn’t for the faint hearted but it does taste delicious. Here’s a video featuring […]

Cocktail week: The Singapore Sling

The Singapore Sling was originally created by Mr. Ngiam Tong Boon for the Raffles Hotel in Singapore sometime before 1915 . It is one of those drinks that everyone has heard of but never tried. If you check Wikipedia you will see that, The original recipe used gin, Cherry Heering,Bénédictine, and fresh pineapple juice, primarily from Sarawak pineapples which enhance the flavour […]

Cheers to Team GB!

Team GB have done fantastically during the London 2012 Olympics. To celebrate their success I thought I’d share this cocktail in their honour….aptly named God Save The Queen! This is the first cocktail in a week of special Summer Drinks we will be focusing on. So dust down your cocktail shaker, embrace the sunshine and enjoy our mix […]