Review: Hortus Plum and Cinnamon Gin Liqueur

I wonder if Lidl anticipated the level of success they would have when they first launched the Gin Liqueurs range, for a success it has been. Every time a new Hortus Gin Liqueur comes out, I see it plastered all over social media and bargain websites such as HotUKDeals etc within a day of it […]

Blue Hawaiian

If you’re the person who thinks of a Pina Colada when someone mentions coconut cocktails. then hoo-boy do I have something in store for you. The Blue Hawaiian is – frankly – delightful in every way possible. It’s so beautiful, both to look at and to drink that it’s practically criminal and I am ASTOUNDED […]

Merry Widow

Oh man, I could talk about this one for a long time. It’s incredibly simple – just 3 ingredients, if you count the cocktail cherry – but it’s this simplicity that really enhances the entire experience. Despite every ingredient being cherry flavoured, this cocktail is far from one note; there’s a surprising number of levels […]


Now that we’re getting into the winter months, it’s a good idea to have a firm repertoire of warming drinks under your belt. Just to tide you over, y’know? Sure, there’s nothing wrong with classics like mulled wine or a Hot Toddy, but every now and then it’s fun to branch out and try something […]