Champagne, or if you prefer, ‘sparkling wine’ – the beverage favoured by everyone from royals to rappers – is a cocktail’s best friend.
Make this for your summer love...
One of the all-time favourites for summer is, of course, the Mojito.
Coffee is great. It’s a legal high and it comes in so many distinct formats now that you almost need to have the palate of a sommelier just to enjoy a short black.
Now we’re never one to knock a cocktail (or knock back one) but after months of seasonal offerings even the best of us get over all the eggnog, hot toddies, and cranberry concentrate.
The first criss cross you make into the cheek of a mango, for many, signals the start of summer proper.
Spod is an Australian indie/electro hero who by his own description creates the songs your heart yearns for and the music encounters that your body needs
Lychee is undoubtedly one of the signature tastes of summer.
For some weird reason, everyone seems to have a cumquat tree, though people rarely use them. During October, you’ll often find these unusual fruits strewn across the footpath instead of being put to good use.
The power of the mighty Pacific has inspired artists and poets for millennia, but by far its most significant influence has been on the history of cocktails.
There was a heyday that we don’t really talk about, back when blue cocktails were a legitimate and non-ironic drink to order at a bar, and Malibu and Midori dominated cocktail lists.
Musician Owl Eyes it a typical of so many young drinkers, she loves cocktails and has developed a bit of a knack for enjoying them without breaking the bank.
Spicy, fragrant and genuinely good for you, ginger makes the perfect accompaniment to a perfect cocktail.
Every few weeks, we visit the working studio of a creative company and make some end-of-week drinks with them.