Cocktails are fun. But did you know cocktails have history? Read on to find out how to make your favourite gin cocktails and learn more about their history. Discover new recipes and experiment with the world of gin cocktails.
Sloe gin cocktails are the perfect autumnal tipple. And while homemade sloe gin is delightful on its own. Its russet ruby colour twinkling in a glass reflecting firelight from a roaring fire, together with its almond bitterness and sweet smoothness are evocative of winter cosiness, particularly now that the clocks have turned back and the nights are drawing in. If you fancy taking your sloe gin to further heights of rich winter fruitiness then these easy sloe gin cocktails are just for you. Simple to make with no complicated ingredients to hunt down online or in the supermarket.
The Bee's Knees is a Prohibition-era cocktail. A sweetly zingy combination of citrus and honey that will get your taste buds buzzing. Find out more.
Tucked away down one of the labyrinthine alleyways of the El Born district in the Old Town of Barcelona is a speakeasy bar: Dr Stravinsky. Run by co-owner and bar manager Antonio Naranjo it has been open for only 18 months but has already earned a reputation as a world-class cocktail bar. More botanical gin bar than a traditional cocktail bar Dr Stravinsky is well placed in the cultural El Born. There are bars, restaurants, jazz clubs, museums, flamenco and street entertainers aplenty to keep you occupied 24/7.