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Christmas and New Year's Drinks
Christmas and New Year's Drinks
Some traditional Scottish drinks for Christmas and the New Year, all based on Scotch whisky, including Hot Toddy, Atholl Brose, Het Pint and Christmas Cheer....
Cocktail Mixing Tips
Cocktail Mixing Tips
This articles contains great tips and advice on mixing your cocktails, from shaking and stirring to blending and layering....
Drinks Glassware
Drinks Glassware
There's a wide choice of glassware to choose from when serving your cocktails and alcoholic beverages. Here's a guide to what glass to use when......
Essential Equipment for Making Cocktails
Essential Equipment for Making Cocktails
This article contains a list of everything you could possible need to make a cocktail......
Essential Spirits and Mixers
Essential Spirits and Mixers
whether it is a refreshing Pina Colada in the sun or an Old Fashioned in front of the fire, you need to be prepared - here are some basics......
The History of Brandy
The History of Brandy
How a means of preservation led to the development of brandy as we know it today. And it's not the French we have to thank!...
The History of Cocktails
The History of Cocktails
Cocktails are popular today but did you know that they've have been around for the last 200 years? or that the martini James Bond requests is quite different from its…...
The History of Gin
The History of Gin
It's been called both Mother’s ruin and Dutch courage but what’s the story behind gin, one of our most popular spirits?...
The History of Rum Explained
The History of Rum Explained
The article discusses the history of rum, it origins, the production and more......
The History of Tequila
The History of Tequila
Legends abound about the Mexican spirit, tequila, but how much is true? We look at its chequered history, its origins, the different types and the right way to drink it....
The History of Vodka
The History of Vodka
Ever wondered where Vodka originated, when it was created, what it used to be used for. This article talks you through the history of the ever popular spirit......
The History of Whisky
The History of Whisky
Connoiseurs the world over enjoy the aroma and flavour of the finest malt whiskies, many of which have a history that goes back hundreds of years....
Top 10 Cocktails
Top 10 Cocktails
We’ve gathered together recipes for our top 10 most popular and best-known cocktails, including martini, cosmopolitan, margarita, harvey wallbanger, pina colada and more....
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