Cointreau Fizz – the Summer Drink

Fill a glass with ice add Cointreau and the juice of half a lime. Top off with sparkling water. Drink and be refreshed. Move over Aperol, my new summer friend is Cointreau Fizz. It’s a revelation to rediscover a drink that I only considered for use after dinner. Nice surprise, it’s versatile as an apéritif and digestif. Of course, you’ll […]

Quintessentially Vodka cocktail for Shochu Lounge at Roka

Celebrate Easter with Quintessentially Vodka’s latest cocktail the Coconut & Marzipan Qlip exclusive to the Shochu Lounge at Roka, Charlotte Street, London. Coconut & Marzipan Qlip Ingredients: 25ml Marzipan liqueur 50ml Coconut Water 3 Dashes of Aztec Chocolate Bitters 1 Bar Spoon of Simple Syrup Mint Sprig Roka Chocolate Slabs Method: Pour ingredients into cocktail […]

La Hechicera – the Colombian Rum Enchantress

Bienvenido to Colombian rum La Hechicera,  a serious contender in the grown-ups drinks cabinet. Described as ‘exotically Latin with a dash of danger,’ the same could be said for the glamorous Riascos family, founders of the brand.  Theirs is a story of banana plantations, guerilla kidnap, unsigned deals with Fidel Castro and the gentle sway […]

Get Your ‘Whiskey Prescription’ from Pop-up Buffalo Bourbon Empire Bar

The Buffalo Bourbon Empire Buffalo Trace Launches Prohibition Inspired Pop‐Up Bar To Celebrate London Cocktail Week Monday 8th October to Friday 12th October, 2012. This pop‐up bar, nestled in London’s West End, will be inspired by the Prohibition era from its discreet curtain-cloaked entrance through to the authentic American cocktails served by waiters donning spats and […]

Grand Marnier Rooftop Pop Up Bubble Bars

Grand Marnier create pop up Rooftop Bubble Bars at the Brixton Clubhouse and Britannia, Hackney. The bars offer a setting for sipping on a new range of sunset cocktails. Guests at the Bubble Bar will also be entertained by world-record breaking and London 2012 Olympic opening bubbleologist Samsam who will perform  the  world’s first live bubble exhibition. For just over one month […]