Review: Marie’s Room

One of the few benefits of being stuck at home during this weird pseudo-lockdown period in the UK is suddenly having more time than ever before. Yes, I’ve been working throughout the pandemic – having been very lucky to have a decent work from home setup, as well as working on a project that can […]

Review: Call of Cthulhu

I recently finished Call of Cthulhu by Cyanide, a Lovecraftian survival horror game with a heavy focus on a creepy, twisting narrative. Spoilers; I loved it! Read the full Geek and Tonic review today.

Royal Gin Fizz

This cocktail is an adaptation of the classic, and highly popular, Gin Fizz which is made with gin (obviously), lemon juice, sugar and soda water. When a ‘Royal’ version of a cocktail is typically made, it means that an egg has been added to the recipe, and whilst there is a Royal Gin Fizz which follows […]

Review: Afterparty

There have been countless versions of Hell in modern media. Sure, there’s a lot of common themes – torture, evil incarnate, cloven hooves etc – but I’m not sure there’s ever been a portrayal quite like Afterparty‘s. You play as childhood friends Milo and Lola who have found themselves among the recently deceased and wind up […]

Oriental

Okay so gin, passion fruit liqueur and limoncello walk into a bar… I mean, that should be the start of a delicious joke and/or cocktail right? That’s what any sane person would think. Well unfortunately, we’d all be wrong. Yes, the ingredients together should, in principle, make a fine mixture worthy of gracing any cocktail […]

Planter’s Punch

Planter’s Punch is an International Bartender Association (IBA) official cocktail, along with a litany of other famous drinks, where they’ve been split into 3 categories: classics, modern classics, and proclaimed ‘New Era’ recipes. The recipe we’ve followed is slightly different to the IBA one for Planter’s Punch as we’ve replaced the dash of angostura bitters […]

Review: Hortus Pink Grapefruit and Elderflower Gin Liqueur

You know why you’re here. I know why you’re here. Let’s stop pretending and just get down to the all important business of booze. Lidl, the crafty minxes, have come up with yet another cheeky Gin Liqueur to join their acclaimed Hortus ranks, this time with the delectable pairing of Pink Grapefruit & Elderflower. This […]