The Independent

The Cocktail Lovers writing for The Independent

How to drink like Frank Sinatra

It’s no secret that Frank Sinatra was partial to a tipple or three. Put it this way: those drinks he shared on stage with Dean, Sammy and co. during The Rat Pack days weren’t there as props… That said, he wa...

How to be a cocktail fashionista

London Fashion Week starts today and it seems like every bar in the capital has come up with a cocktail inspired by the five-day frock-fest. Hot tickets on the catwalk? Burberry Prorsum, Roksanda Illinic and To...
Appleton Estate Rum Bus

How to drink cocktails on vintage transport

Get on the bus Static bars are all well and good but we’ve got our eye on the plethora of lovingly refurbished vehicles doing the rounds this summer, ranging from a Rum Bus in London’s East End to a rescued...

How to keep cool when the heat is on

Cocktails on a stick? Just what the doctor ordered when the heat is on. Tequila Sunrise, Mulled Wine Granita, Mexican Shandy, Blueberry Julep are just a few of the inspiring recipes in Laura Fye’s Poptails, a b...
Alejandro Bolivar of El Floridita, Cuba

How to make the perfect Daiquiri

It’s National Daiquiri Day on 19th July so obviously it’ll be glasses of the delicious rum, lime and sugar libation all round. Sure you can order yours from your favourite bar but if you want to have a go makin...

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