How To: Refreshing Cucumber & Elderflower Collins

Makes 4 drinks GLASS: Tall glass (plus jug) INGREDIENTS: 180ml Gin 60ml Elderflower cordial 80ml Fresh lemon juice 360ml Soda water METHOD: Add ample ice to a jug. Add gin and elderflower cordial to the jug. Squeesh the fresh lemon juice and add to the jug. Add soda water. Add fresh mint and slices of…

How to Make a Fig and Honey Sour

SPONSORED GLASS: Old Fashioned INGREDIENTS 30ml Esprit de Figues Liqueur 30ml Fresh lemon juice 30ml Glayva Honey Liqueur 15ml Fresh egg white METHOD: Pour the Esprit de Figues Liqueur, fresh lemon juice, Glayva Honey Liqueur and fresh egg white into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake. Add fresh ice to an Old Fashioned glass. Strain…

Lower ABV Cocktails

SPONSORED Lower ABV cocktails are great for daytime drinking. They’re lower in alcohol content and often fruity and refreshing. And remember daytime drinking is often a marathon, not a sprint, so lower ABV drinks are always a great option to have for you and your guests. ROSÉ & PINK GRAPEFRUIT SANGRIA GLASS: Stemless wine glass…

How to Make an Esprit de Fizz

SPONSORED GLASS: Champagne Flute INGREDIENTS 30ml Esprit de Figues Liqueur Champagne Lemon METHOD: Pour Esprit de Figues Liqueur into the Champagne flute. Top with Champagne. Garnish with a lemon twist. GARNISH: Lemon twist Drink Responsibly

Three NYE Cocktails Sure to Bring the Party

NYE is nearly upon us, which means there will be more than a few of you out there experiencing the last minute party rush! Keen to serve something a little different this year? Try one of our three easy to make cocktails. We promise they’ll make your party, and not just the fireworks, go off…

Summer Seasonal Sips

SPONSORED Christmas is just around the corner! Impress your guests with our super simple, fun, fresh and fruity cocktails. Perfect to sip poolside or serve at an outdoor event, these drinks are sure- fire hits! RECIPES BEN DAVIDSON PHOTOGRAPHY RYAN STUART GLASSWARE RIEDEL & SPIEGELAU FUNNY BREAK FIZZ GLASS: Tall glass INGREDIENTS: 45ml Nusa Caña…

How to Make a French 75 Cocktail

SPONSORED POST INGREDIENTS 45ml Tanqueray London Dry Gin 30ml Fresh Lemon Juice 15ml Sugar syrup 60ml Champagne METHOD: Add all ingredients into a shaker, add ice and shake. Strain into a chilled coupette glass. Top up with Champagne. GARNISH: Lemon peel twist

Cocktail of the Week: Blood Orange Margarita

A delicious, bitter sweet cocktail that’s sure to become your new favourite drink this spring. Makes 1 drink GLASS Coupette INGREDIENTS 30ml Altos Plata Tequila 15ml Solerno Blood Orange Liqueur 15ml Campari 10ml Fresh lime juice 30ml Blood orange juice 10ml MONIN Agave Syrup GARNISH Blood orange wedge METHOD Add ingredients to a cocktail shaker…

Cocktail of Week: Passoã Gin Crush

Spring is here and now’s the time to get excited about long warm nights, picnics and Sunday sessions with friends. Passoã is the exotic passion fruit liqueur tantalising your taste buds to bring you into the moment. Perfect for those feel good moments; Passoã is the ideal cocktail mixer to share amongst friends. Makes 1…

Cocktail of the Week: Rusty Royale

TGIF! It’s time to party people, you made it through the work week and now it’s time to unwind and get ready for the weekend. At explore DRINKS, we love to start the night with a glass of bubbles, which is why we’ve picked a Rusty Royale, the perfect excuse to pop the cork and…

Cocktail of the Week: Bloody Mare (Red Snapper)

We’re bucking the trend and saying this popular drink should be seen more often than at 10am on Sunday mornings. Why not start the night with refreshing tomato juice and a kick of spice? You might also notice another ingredient that’s different here – yes, we’ve replaced vodka with gin for extra flavour. See what…

Cocktail of the Week: Penicillin

The Penicillin is the perfect seasonal sip for this time of year. A rich, smoky and warming cocktail to keep the chills away, made with whisky, fresh lemon juice and honey syrup. GLASS Old Fashioned INGREDIENTS 45ml Johnnie Walker Gold Label Whisky 15ml Lagavulin 16 Year Old Scotch Whisky 30ml Fresh lemon juice 15ml MONIN…