Jack Daniels – Through the seasons: Summer

So continuing with the Jack Daniels Through the seasons cocktails we’re now onto summer! Yes, it might be a tad pre-mature to start thinking about summery cocktails but the weather here in the UK is on its way down. Into the –OC – shock, horror! And as the temperature plummets we all look for ways … Continue reading Jack Daniels – Through the seasons: Summer

Tiki Cocktails; A day out in paradise…

Where has all the rum gone? – Jamaica, Guyana, Martinique, Cuba & Puerto Rico, that’s where! There are not many Tiki themed cocktail bars in my local area [Sad face] and therefore my exotic getaways are restricted to what I make for myself,  unless I want a poorly made Pina Colada – everywhere sells those! Unfortunately, … Continue reading Tiki Cocktails; A day out in paradise…

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star: Cocktails for stargazers…

I was meandering home the other night which is usually boring and uneventful journey. But sometimes, just sometimes, the walk pays off because at the end of my road (it is situated just off a main-ish road) there are no street lamps. There are a couple of wall-mounted lights about 20m down the road, but … Continue reading Twinkle Twinkle Little Star: Cocktails for stargazers…

Margaritas Three Ways – A Cinco De Mayo Special

Today is the 4th of May 2014. That means Cinco De Mayo is literally around the corner! Whilst not usually a huge deal here in the UK, they revel in Mexican culture across the pond so it’s only natural they have a whole day set aside for a celebration of sorts. Whether it’s Chocolate, Spicy Food … Continue reading Margaritas Three Ways – A Cinco De Mayo Special

Cocktails O’ Clock: Grand Tropez

It’s been a little while since I posted, it seems that no matter how much I try and put time aside to publish, something always turns up. Mainly work. I have a week off and what better way to spend it (a great deal of it at least) than trying out cocktail recipes and telling you … Continue reading Cocktails O’ Clock: Grand Tropez

Happy New Year!

Celebrate in style… So where do I start? This is my last post of the year of 2013. And I would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who has helped me over the past 24 months. This blog was set up through my love of cocktails and a need to write about … Continue reading Happy New Year!

Cocktails O’ Clock: Inspired by…

TEXAS – Margarita Sparkling Citrus Margaritas Recipe: Serves 8 750ml (1 Bottle) Champagne 250ml Fresh Grapefruit Juice 250ml Cointreau 250ml Tequila 65g Caster Sugar 8 Lime wedges Salt Method: 1)      Combine the grapefruit juice, Cointreau, tequila and sugar in a bowl, cover and leave in a fridge to cool down. 2)      Rim the glass with … Continue reading Cocktails O’ Clock: Inspired by…