How To Make Rum Punch

It’s National Rum Punch Day! explore DRINKS has the perfect recipe to get you in the ‘spirit’ (pun intended). Ideal for entertaining on those warm nights, we reckon this is one recipe you’ll be pulling out time and time again this season! Makes approx. 5 Drinks GLASS: Punch Bowl INGREDIENTS: 250ml Freshly squeezed lime juice 250g…

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…

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…

Alco-Pops

For most people, ice blocks and cocktails are naturally the go-to remedies to keep cool. So what if you could have both, wrapped into one delicious, refreshing treat? At explore DRINKS, we got experimenting and have created two unique alco-pop recipes, the ideal dessert when entertaining at home or the perfect treat on a hot…

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…

What to Drink This Melbourne Cup Day

Looking for something to drink this Melbourne Cup Day? Try one of these five Champagne cocktails to get you in the spirit. All recipes make 1 drink FEATURED COCKTAIL: CHAMBORD MIMOSA INGREDIENTS 15ml Chambord Liqueur Dash of orange juice Top with sparkling wine GLASS: Champagne flute METHOD: Add Chambord and a dash of orange juice to…

Autumn BBQ Blitz – Delicious Recipes Set to Impress

Autumn has arrived and while the days are still warm, why not make the most of your backyard by throwing a barbeque. Fire up the hot plates, grab a group of friends and cook them a feast with these delicious recipes. PHOTOGRAPHY STEPHEN WALTON FOOD RECIPES SHARED AFFAIR Burger Slider Trio (Serves 12 of each…

Fresh and Zesty Finger Lime Cocktails

Hailing from northern NSW in the Byron Hinterland, Australian Fingerlime Caviar grow, harvest and distribute two of the most amazing freeze dried products: finger lime caviar and Davidson plum – and both work wonderfully in cocktails. And they’re one of our favourite items here at explore DRINKS. Keeping it local, Australian Fingerlime Caviar has created some of…

Top 5 Easter Cocktail Recipes

Entertaining at home this Easter and looking to treat your guests with a little something other than chocolate eggs? Here we have created Easter inspired cocktails that ooze chocolate and spice. Go on, indulge! PHOTOGRAPHY STEPHEN WALTON RECIPES BEN DAVIDSON Hot Crossed Bunny GLASS: Martini INGREDIENTS: 40ml   Ron Zacapa 23 Year Old Rum 20ml  …

Experience 1920s Paris with the St-Germain Brunch Club

The St-Germain Brunch Club party series has just launched at Darlo Country Club. Sydneysiders will be transported to Paris circa 1920s with live music, indulgent food and flowing cocktails on offer right in the heart of Darlinghurst. The brunch packages start at $65; including a six-course French-inspired set menu and iconic St-Germain Spritz on arrival,…