Gin's the thing

How to gen up on gin

If gin’s not your thing, look away now. Or then again, you could dedicate this weekend to getting to know the juniper-laced spirit better. It’s World Gin Day on Saturday, which means bars, shops and clubs from ...
Pukka Pimm's

How to make a pukka Pimm’s

Pimm’s is one of those drinks, like a Gin and Tonic, that is quintessentially English and perfect for cooling down as the temperature goes up. But, again like a G ‘n’ T, it often gets thrown together for a less...

How to make a Pîna Colada

There was a time when the Pîna Colada was about as naff as you could get on the cocktail front. Now Puerto Rico’s national drink takes pride of place on the menus at London’s coolest bars. Hawksmoor, The Portob...

How to batch your cocktails

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. Why would you want to spend time squeezing lemons, making up sugar syrup a...