Whatever tipple you are partial to, there is sure to be a cocktail that fits your requirements. Sweet, sour, long, short, bubbly, still, creamy or fruity, the varieties are endless. From lightly alcoholic to packing a real punch, choose your favourites and impress your friends and family with your mixology skills.
Experiment with different spirits, liqueurs, mixers and garnishes - follow a recipe or add your own unique twist on a classic. Use quality ingredients and stylish glass wear to ensure your cocktail creations rival any prepared in high end cocktail establishments.
Non-alcoholic cocktails - mocktails, can be just as extravagant as their alcoholic relation. Create masterpieces in a glass and dazzle your guests with a vast array of ingredients and flavours. Just because they contain no alcohol doesn't mean they can't be as equally impressive in appearance and taste as a cocktail.
This Watermelon Lemonade recipe is a refreshing and healthy summer drink. Naturally sweet and low in calories, watermelons make a lovely drink when blitzed.
Created in the 1920s by Harry MacElhone, owner of Harry′s New York Bar in Paris, the Monkey Gland is a gin-based cocktail made with orange juice, grenadine and absinthe.
Apparently, the cocktail was inspired by the experiments of Russian scientist Serge Voronoff. Long before Viagra, Voronoff was experimenting with various implants, the most famous of these was the grafting of monkey testicle tissue to human testicles. His hopes were to increase longevity, but his rather shocking technique only received considerable ridicule.
No surprises that this cocktail originates from Hawaii. Simple and summery; a cocktail that will remind you of far flung holidays.