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.
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.
You would like to make a gin Martini at home but are unsure exactly how to go about it. On the face of it, the Martini is the easiest cocktail to make with only 2 or 3 ingredients, starting with gin and vermouth. But a really good Martini requires precision and care. So where do you start?