24 Wonderful Cocktail Gifts for Cocktail Lovers

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Cocktail gifts are fast becoming one of the UK’s most popular gifting trends. Whether you’re struggling to find the perfect gift for the cocktail lover in your life, or simply looking for a fun gift option, our extensive list has you covered. We’ve broken the list down by price, so you can find a gift […]

8 Best Negroni Recipes for Negroni Week

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Negroni Week is one of our favourite times of the year. Not only does it give us the excuse to drink delicious Negronis (like we needed one), but also to support local bars who are raising funds for charity. We run through the best Negroni recipes which you simply must try.   What is a […]

Low Calorie Cocktails: 5 Easy Ways to Reduce Calories in Drinks

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From switching certain types of foods, to upping your exercise, more and more of us are taking steps to become healthier. Reducing calories in cocktails is one of many ways you can contribute towards a healthier life. Here are a few tips to have up your sleeve for the next time you’re looking to make […]

11 Easy Champagne Cocktail Recipes to Impress Your Guests

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As delicious as it is on its own, sparkling wine also makes for a great cocktail ingredient. Keep things simple next time you’re looking for easy Champagne cocktail recipes. We’ve compiled 11 of the quickest, simplest recipes guaranteed to give your social a bit of fizz.   Which Champagne Should I use in Champagne Cocktails? […]

What is the best Tequila? 10 Tequilas You Will Love

If all you think when you hear Tequila is shots, then think again. Tequila is so much more than waking up the next morning with a fuzzy head with a vague memory of shot glasses. But before we answer the question “What is the best Tequila?” there is a lot to learn, and love about […]

Best Bars in Birmingham: 24 Must Try Bars

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Birmingham is the largest city in the UK after London, but often gets forgotten when it comes to lists of the UK’s hottest night spots. We won’t get into whether Birmingham is officially the UK’s Second City (that’s a debate for another day) but instead focus on the variety of cocktail options on offer in […]

The Best Cocktail Making Kits

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Cocktails making kits are the new gifting trend that has taken the UK by storm and continues to grow. It’s easy to see the appeal, cocktail making kits (or Cocktail gift sets) are a great way to give a gift. The prices points are varied and affordable, they are fun and who wouldn’t want to […]

The Best Craft Beer Taprooms In The UK

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Want to tap into some of the best craft beer taprooms in the UK? We don’t blame you. The UK is the crafty beer-lovers paradise and where better to enjoy these bevvies than with the experts, and surrounded by like-minded fans? That’s where taprooms come in. Unlike pubs – which serve a range of spirits, […]

What Are Aperitifs and Digestifs? Everything you need to know

If you’ve ever been glancing through the drinks menu in a restaurant – or have been in a traditional French/Italian restaurant – then chances are you’ve have thought the question “what are aperitifs and digestifs?” These terms will usually have their own section on the drinks menu, but they are not just to provide a […]

Five Easy Alcohol Only Cocktails For Home

Here at The Cocktail Society it’s our mission to make cocktail culture more accessible to the world, one cocktail at a time. So it’s no surprise we love alcohol only cocktails. They’re easy to make, don’t require a ton of ingredients, and if made right can taste amazing. Our team have put together a list […]

The Best Gifts For Whisky Lovers

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If you are looking for the best gifts for whisky lovers then look no further. You’ve come to the right place. We’ve gathered the very best gifts for whisky lovers, from luxury pieces like hand blown whiskey droppers to whisky subscriptions and quirky cocktail kits. Old Fashioned Bottled Cocktail Buy Now The Smoked Old Fashioned […]

The Best Bars In Manchester

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Manchester has long been known for its music culture and thriving nightlife scene. You’ll find it hard to walk down a street within the city centre without passing a large arena, music venue, bar, pub, club, restaurant, cafe or basically everything else in between! While music has always been at the forefront of the Manchester […]

How To Make A Killer Bloody Mary

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Oh, the Bloody Mary….the cocktail of folklore and the world’s excuse to drink alcohol for breakfast. We wax lyrical about the Negroni here a lot, but we have got to say the Bloody Mary transcends the boundaries of the perfect cocktail. Its power lies in its ability to morph into a drink for any palate. […]

What is a Bar Spoon?

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Anyone who has seen a Bond movie will have heard the phrase ‘Shaken or stirred’. As much as we might be tempted to order a shaken martini, most bartenders will recommend that they are far better stirred down. To do this you’ll need a decent bar spoon. What is a Bar Spoon? A bar spoon […]

What Are Bitters?

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What are bitters? We reveal all about this enigmatic cocktail ingredient. When it comes to cocktail mixology, the range of ingredients you can use are extensive. Even when setting up a simple home cocktail bar, there are still certain “categories” of ingredients that you’ll need and will include: Alcohol Spirits – these are the base […]

Easy Martini Recipes

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There are few cocktails that demonstrate “classic” as much as a martini.  Said to have been one of the first true cocktails, the martini dates back to the late 1800s and is a simple, yet elegant cocktail made with just two key ingredients, gin and vermouth.  While the martini has been a globally popular drink […]

The Best Bars In Oxford

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Whether you’ve just moved to the area or are staying the weekend, the beautiful town of Oxford is not only steeped in history but has become a sociable city with a vast array of eccentric and original bars to discover and explore. Oxford is a city that is renowned the world over as a stunning […]

What Are The Most Popular Cocktails?

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Cocktails are gaining more and more popularity and more of us seem to be broadening our horizons to try our hands at cocktail making at home. And it’s never been easier – there are a huge amount of resources online from recipes to how-to videos as well as opportunities to take part in virtual and […]

Foodie Focus: Grace Regans Spicebox

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We had the absolute pleasure of catching up with vegan curry supremo Grace Regan who is behind the acclaimed Spicebox restaurant in London. Grace and Spicebox have been on quite a journey over the last few years. The one-time tech startup founder in California went on to launch Spicebox as a street food brand at […]