Cointreau Fizz – Cocktails on the front line…

So in this follow up to the Cointreau Fizz Garden post, I thought I’d share the cocktails that they offered us… There are in total and they range from the simple to the extravagant, with a flavour for everyone’s palate… So let’s begin: The Original Cointreau Fizz Cocktail 50ml Cointreau ½ Lime squeezed Top up … Continue reading Cointreau Fizz – Cocktails on the front line…

Cointreau Fizz Garden – 25.06.2013

A Night of Fizz and glamour, for the most part… So straight away I must disclaim: I suffer from hay fever and this did somewhat spoil the mood, but all the same I tried to take that out of the equation when writing this post… Cointreau are a big brand, owned by Remy Cointreau (a … Continue reading Cointreau Fizz Garden – 25.06.2013

A Tale of Cointreau Part 3: Why not try these for your own personal enjoyment?

Cointreau is used the world over in some of the most successful cocktails ever created. And even when it’s not the main ingredient (such as a Margarita – where triple sec can be used in its place) it brings something special to that drink, that only Cointreau can. My aim here in this part of … Continue reading A Tale of Cointreau Part 3: Why not try these for your own personal enjoyment?

A Tale of Cointreau Part 2: You don’t sell Cointreau? Who the hell do you think you are!

So what is Triple Sec? … Triple sec is a liqueur alcohol made from bitter orange peels and can be bought from almost every supermarket and most corner shops too. But here’s the thing, whilst Cointreau is technically a triple sec (in the very loosest of terms), it is, by all accounts, something so much … Continue reading A Tale of Cointreau Part 2: You don’t sell Cointreau? Who the hell do you think you are!

A Tale of Cointreau: Part 1: Why make it personal?

Cointreau – “A supremely high quality triple sec” – this is a simple statement of fact. Albeit a very linear fact! If you are reading this thinking: ‘yeah Cointreau is just a triple sec isn’t it?’ then firstly slap yourself, and make sure you take notes. Cointreau is NOT ‘just another triple sec’ by any … Continue reading A Tale of Cointreau: Part 1: Why make it personal?

Dia De Los Muertos – A Mexican Celebration

When spirits come alive and celebration is preferred to mourning, it has to be Dia De Los Muertos…

March Cocktails: 3 For Spring

It’s March… The month of my birth, the peak of spring, and the start of the summer solstice. I thought I’d start my return to this blog with some classic ‘me’ cocktail. So below you’ll find 3 long, fruity and rather gorgeous looking cocktails. All of which will naturally be sweet. I have been looking … Continue reading March Cocktails: 3 For Spring