It might not sound very glam but trust us, batching drinks is what all the cool kids will be doing this summer. It makes perfect sense.
There was a time when big, bold – okay let’s not beat around the bush here – in-your-face garnishes were the epitome of naff. Those twirly, girly umbrellas, citrus twists that looked like they’d exploded from a party popper and lurid-coloured straws weren’t for discerning drinkers – in fact, if you had any pride you’d run a mile from them.
Yes, yes, we know the Mojito is the quintessential summer drink. But in the same way those clever UV lamps trick the body into thinking it’s had a long charge of daylight, we think this cocktail can have the same effect on the winter weary.
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It’s enough to make an ale drinker’s beard turn white. Beer cocktails? Even to the more open-minded drinker, it sounds a far-fetched idea: cocktails and beer don’t always comfortably share the same bar space, let alone the same glass – but things are changing. A trend that began in the US has skipped daintily across [...]
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