Watermelon mojitos

  • Post published:July 7, 2017

It’s cocktail hour! And what could be more refreshing after a long day than the exquisite taste of watermelon? Not to mention this beautiful fruit is packed with vitamin C, antioxidants and water. So raise a glass to these amazing watermelon mojitos.

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Bloody Mary

  • Post published:June 30, 2017

The classic, simple recipe that was famously enjoyed by Ernest Hemingway himself, a Bloody Mary is delicious with brunch, and equally socially acceptable. To our readers who are thinking of mixing their own spicy, boozy blend, we suggest you take Mr Hemingway’s advice: ‘If it lacks authority, add more vodka.’

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Tom Collins

  • Post published:March 31, 2017

Use a shaker when you have more mixer than spirit. Thicker ingredients such as syrups and cream liqueurs can also mix inconsistently – so they should be shaken. Shaking with ice is a good way to cool down a drink and dilute it for perfect balance. Our favourite shaken cocktail? Why, the Tom Collins!

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Cold brew and tonic

  • Post published:March 25, 2017

Coffee that’s kegged like beer, refreshing on a warm day and contains more caffeine than your regular cuppa? There’s no reason not to love cold brew coffee. And you can turn it into a fun mocktail with our short and sweet recipe.

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Tropical coconut water punch

Tropical coconut water punch

  • Post published:March 10, 2017

Since its arrival on the foodie scene, coconut water has been hailed as nature’s own miracle drink. Its wild popularity has led many to question its supposed nutritional value, dismissing the flavoursome water as just another passing health trend. But don’t be fooled. Coconut water is wonderfully hydrating too. The clear liquid found inside young, green coconuts (not to be confused with coconut milk) contains five essential electrolytes: calcium, magnesium, phosphorous, sodium and potassium. You’ve probably heard the claims that this sweet water has anti-ageing, anti-carcinogenic and anti-thrombotic effects, but this hasn’t been proven yet.

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Skinny strawberry margaritas

Skinny strawberry margaritas

  • Post published:February 24, 2017

Strawberries are bursting with antioxidants and good-for-you nutrients, while orange and lime add a delicious tang to these healthy, happy-hour strawberry margaritas. Remember to freeze your strawberries the night before, so they’re ready when you need them.

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Flirtini cocktails

  • Post published:February 14, 2017

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! We couldn’t think of a better way to sweep your special someone off their feet than with our sexy and fun flirtini cocktails.

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Brandy Alexander cocktail with Van Ryn's 10 Year Old (5)

Bringing back the Brandy Alexander

  • Post published:January 31, 2017

With the many public holidays and commemorative days decorating our calendar, it’s hard to remember which ones are truly worth the celebration. Every year on 31 January those with a bibulous bend should not forget to raise their cocktail glass in a toast to Brandy Alexander Day - the only cocktail to have a day officially named in its honour.

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