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With so many ginny drinks and cocktails to enjoy, building your at-home gin bar can feel a little bit daunting at times. Here our editor Lucinda breaks down everything you need to know about stocking your drinks cabinet into three simple steps: 1. the essentials 2. best ingredients for classic gin cocktails 3. top spirits and syrups for ginny twists on cocktail favourites Tap to see the full video!
Angostura bitters have so many fabulous uses, from flavouring your favourite drink and food recipes to decorating your cocktails and so much more. We're here to take you through everything you need to know about this incredible ingredient, including what alcohol goes with Angostura bitters, what it's made of, and whether it gets you drunk or not, Enjoy!
Upcycle your old glassware or embellish your favourite cocktail glass with this quick and easy marble art tutorial. This simple technique creates a beautiful, unique pattern on your glas using marbling ink. It's the perfect way to jazz up your dinner table or bar cart AND they make great gifts too.
Looking for a great vegan cocktail recipe this Veganuary? Or hate the idea of using egg white in your cocktails? Aquafaba (chickpea water) is the ingredient for you. With just 30ml of water from a can of chickpeas you can create beautifully foamy cocktails, it's totally plant-based and a great alternative to using egg white. Click for the full recipe and more vegan cocktail ideas >>
Want to know what will be showing up in your glass this year? We know a good gin trend when we see one, thanks to our in-house experts and working closely with craft distilleries all over the world to discover them. Tap to discover the year of gin-spiring cocktail recipes, discoveries and flavours!
Are your Dry January-embracing friends stocking up on low-alcohol or alcohol-free ‘gins’? Are you wondering what exactly this increasingly popular type of drink is, how it’s made, and what it tastes like? In fact… can we even really call these no-alcohol/0% tipples ‘gin’? In other words, is it worth giving no-ABV gin a try every now and then? We’ve got all the answers!
This homemade flavoured gin is fruity and spiced in all the right places. The resulting gin is rich with fragrant plum flavours, which are sweet and delectably moreish, all kissed by subtle hints of cinnamon, clove and star anise. Of course, the balance of ingredients in this recipe maintains that quintessential base of juniper that you should expect in any good gin - it is divine! Give the recipe a go!
Why not make your own blackberry gin at home? Our recipe could not be easier; all you need is three ingredients and teeny tiny bit of patience (but not too much)! Yes, it takes just two minutes to prepare and then a week or two to infuse, after which time you’ll have a beautiful dark purply-red, slightly sweet and gorgeously fruity gin!
Created by macerating violet flowers in alcohol, this liqueur has a sophisticated perfume of sweet and floral notes that are utterly delicious. Gabriel Boudier’s version of this classic liqueur finds a perfect balance between all of its complex flavours, making it a must-have ingredient for any budding mixologist. The key ingredient in an Aviation cocktail, this elegant liqueur can add a touch of luxury to any gin drink.