Cocktail: Tomatin Free Burn Highball

Cocktail: Tomatin Free Burn Highball

Tomatin whisky cocktail to celebrate Burns Night Free Burn Highball cocktail Recipe from Tomatin. 37.5ml Tomatin 12-year-old 12.5ml Sweet vermouth Dash Angostura bitters Ginger ale Garnish with lemon and fresh thyme In a Highball glass, fill with ice and add each ingredient. Stir to combine and garnish with a lemonRead More…

Recipe: Blackberry Fizz Cocktail

Recipe: Blackberry Fizz Cocktail

Sparkle this Christmas with a Blackberry Fizz Cocktail This sparkly festive cocktail uses Lidl’s Scottish Craft Gin Aquine, blackberries and Prosecco for a refreshing festive fizz cocktail. Blackberry Fizz Ingredients 25ml Gin 15ml Fresh Lemon Juice 15ml Sugar Syrup 2 Blackberries Top with Prosecco Garnish with a single blackberry HowRead More…

Cocktail Recipe: Pink 75 from Champagne Central

Cocktail Recipe: Pink 75 from Champagne Central

Pink 75 Cocktail from Champagne Central At the launch of the Winter Cocktails session at Champagne Central, we got to see cocktail master Chris at work making a Pink 75, a twist on the French 75 that is a refreshing and ‘perfect’ balance of sweet and sour.  Find out moreRead More…

Recipe: Ginger Spiced Cocktail with Gingerbread Gin Liqueur

Recipe: Ginger Spiced Cocktail with Gingerbread Gin Liqueur

A spicy gingerbread, coffee and cream cocktail for the festive season Lidl have a new addition to their Hortus gin range; Gingerbread Gin Liqueur and they have shared this delicious sounding specially-created Ginger Spiced cocktail recipe with us. Spicy ginger notes combined with warming cinnamon make a base to thisRead More…

Glasgow Cocktail Weekend preview

Glasgow Cocktail Weekend preview

Whisky serves at Glasgow Cocktail Weekend Kelvingrove Café hosted London Bartender Aiden Page of Callooh Callay to serve up cocktails made with Naked Grouse marking six days to go until the first ever Glasgow Cocktail Weekend kicks off (Find out more about the weekend here). Top mixologists from Hutchesons, SpanishRead More…

Find your flavour with Finnieston Distillery at the FDC1083 pop-up

Find your flavour with Finnieston Distillery at the FDC1083 pop-up

Colourful can-size cocktails on sale at FDC1083 FDC at 1-0-8-3 rolls off the tongue but you probably don’t want to spill a drop of the carefully constructed cocktails currently available at the pop-up bar at 1083 Argyle St, a funny wee ground-level building in Glasgow’s hippest neighbourhood, Finnieston. If you lookRead More…

Cocktail Recipe: Pinkster Gin Martini

Cocktail Recipe: Pinkster Gin Martini

Pinkster Gin Martini  You really think you know the Martini?  Not if you haven’t tried this.  Delicious with the flavour of elderflower for a unique martini that tastes as pretty as it looks. Pinktini 50ml Pinkster Gin 10ml Elderflower cordial Fill shaker with ice, throw in several raspberries and then addRead More…

Celebrate National Negroni Week with these cocktails

Celebrate National Negroni Week with these cocktails

Cocktails for National Negroni Week The sun shining and it’s National Negroni Week!  What better way to celebrate than to whip up a cooling Negroni whilst sitting in the shade. Here we have three gins and three very different Negroni serves   Jawbox Gin – Belfast’s twist on the NegroniRead More…

Cocktail Recipe: British Royale

Cocktail Recipe: British Royale

British Cassis British Royale Cocktail What better way to celebrate the royal wedding than with a cocktail!  Waitrose (and Amazon) sell British Cassis and it’s perfect alongside some English fizz, such as Castle Brook Classic Cuvee, to create a celebratory drink. British Cassis comes from the White Heron Estate inRead More…

Cocktail Recipe: Passion Fruit Fizz

Cocktail Recipe: Passion Fruit Fizz

Put some passion into your drinks We saw this De Kuyper Passion Fruit liqueur whilst out shopping recently so thought it would be ideal for Valentine’s Day and make a bit of a change from the usual Kir Royale cocktail. De Kuyper have blended passion fruit, oranges & grapefruit harmoniouslyRead More…