The “Green Fairy” In the long history of alcohol, few distilled beverages have achieved the notoriety of absinthe. Light green in color and exceedingly potent (110-144 proof), absinthe, has also become known as the “Green Fairy.” Valentine's Day, Shmalentine's Day, it's Green Fairy Day!#Absinthe pic.twitter.com/lS8bU3ZENT — A Perfunctory Life (@Leonid_ZMan) February 15, 2017 Absinthe became
A clueless bartender drives us mad – especially when they have no idea about cocktails. If you’re starting out as a bartender, the cocktail world can be very confusing, which is why we’ve narrowed them down to the most popular mixes. Here are some classic cocktails every bartender should know off the top of their
Literally the other day I was having a conversation with my friend about robots replacing humans for customer service roles. “No, that won’t happen” she said. But my argument was that companies want to save money and sadly, the younger generation want to interact with human strangers as little as possible. Yet when I awoke
I am my mother’s daughter and like her, I love a Piña Colada. For me, it captures the essence of what I want from a cocktail; a classic with a rich history. It’s a timeless drink that will continue to be enjoyed for generations to come. When I sip that smooth creamy drink it floods my
We’ve recently stumbled across a short cocktail video series starring the world renown mixologist and owner of The London Cocktail Club, JJ Goodman. These videos, inspired by an article on The Six Coolest Cocktail Bars in Paris, made us feel as if we were gazing up at the Eiffel Tower and disbursing on their fashion phenomenon.
If you’re organising a cocktail party for formality, or just for fun, we’ve got you covered. From the basics of cocktail recipes, to the nitty gritty of themes, invitations and food ideas, we spoke with Shake & Stir Events to help you become more organised at hosting the best party possible. The truth of mixology is that it’s
Meet our latest blogger, Ian ‘Fizz’ Fišermanis – a Head Mixologist in BarTwentyFive at Cafe Vin Cinq in Rugby, U.K. Having been in the industry for over 20 years, he has also worked as a consultant to the retail and hospitality sector with the company Brain Stormers. So what do you need to do to become a Head Mixologist like