A party's not a party without cocktails. Search through our extensive selection of sophisticated and refreshing cocktails and mocktails; from Mojitos to Margaritas and everything else in between.
Discover what it takes to become a mixologist and create amazing cocktails and mocktails with these easy to follow recipes. Whether you are looking for a winter warmer, long summer thirst-quencher, timeless classic, rich and creamy number or a non- alcoholic mocktail, you are sure to find a cocktail to suit every occasion.
Whatever tipple you are partial to, there is sure to be a cocktail that fits your requirements. Sweet, sour, long, short, bubbly, still, creamy or fruity, the varieties are endless. From lightly alcoholic to packing a real punch, choose your favourites and impress your friends and family with your mixology skills.
Experiment with different spirits, liqueurs, mixers and garnishes - follow a recipe or add your own unique twist on a classic. Use quality ingredients and stylish glass wear to ensure your cocktail creations rival any prepared in high end cocktail establishments.
Non-alcoholic cocktails - mocktails, can be just as extravagant as their alcoholic relation. Create masterpieces in a glass and dazzle your guests with a vast array of ingredients and flavours. Just because they contain no alcohol doesn't mean they can't be as equally impressive in appearance and taste as a cocktail.
Cocktails and mocktails contain many different ingredients, from exotic fruits, flavoured tonics, bitters, syrups, fruit juices, mixers and garnishes. Pair this with one or more alcoholic beverages, from whisky, gin, brandy, vodka, Brut, Prosecco and Champagne, to Tequilla, Vermouth, Curacao, Pimm's, Cointreau, Baileys, Campari and Disaronno for a delicious cocktail. There are so many combinations, have fun creating your favourites with the help of our mocktail and cocktail recipes.
Gin cocktails are big business, with the varieties of gin growing by the day. Popular gin cocktails include: Negroni, Gimlet, Tom Collins, French 75, Singapore Sling, Pink Lady and London Fog. The different gins all bring their own individual nuances and if you are partial to a gin, it is worth having a selection of brands and flavours in your drinks cabinet.
Generally speaking vodka is a neutral spirit that doesn't have any distinct flavour, hence it is great in cocktails, allowing the other ingredients to shine - it just provides the kick! Popular vodka cocktails include; Bloody Mary, Espresso Martini, Cosmopolitan, White Russian, Screwdriver and Vodka Martini.
The Golden Dream is an official International Bartenders Association drink made with Triple Sec and Galliano. It is traditionally drunk as an after-dinner cocktail and was particularly popular in the 1960s and 19070s. The Golden Dream originated at the Old King Bar in Miami and was first mixed by Raimundo Alvarez.
The Slow Gin Martini was invented by Harry Craddock, a legendary cocktail maestro of the Savoy′s American Bar. It has a beautiful ruby hue and looks as fine as it tastes.
One of the more lesser known classic cocktails, the Paradise is sweet and fruity and makes a great pre-dinner summer drink.