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 […]

Chocolate Orange Bellini

Once again, it’s time for another fabulous chocolate orange themed cocktail. Seriously, I’m starting to think that I should give it it’s own category. Maybe I have an issue, I don’t know, you tell me. I think that chocolate orange may be one of the great unifying flavours of modern gastronomy; the majority of people […]

La Dolce Vita

When I saw the La Dolce Vita in the Bar Bible, I was intrigued by the use of a coupe instead of the traditional flute; was it necessitated by the volume of the drink, or was it a style choice? My initial assumption was that it was the latter because nearly every other champagne based […]


3 words: Mimosa on Steroids. End review. No, but in all seriousness that is the best possible summary that I can give the Fellini, and I’ll stand by it to the end of time. We all know how simple, yet utterly wondrous the humble Mimosa is, but when you feel like kicking it up into […]


There’s a very good chance you’ve already heard of the Mimosa – it’s the quintessential brunch cocktail, a classic combination of champagne (or other sparkling wine such as cava or prosecco) and orange juice to bring you joy on the weekend and is commonly given to guests at weddings as a cheaper alternative to wine […]


Like Blue Champagne, this is another vibrant champagne based cocktail but unlike the former, the Barracuda tastes of more than just champagne, although really that should come as no surprise given the bountiful ingredients list as you can see below. It’s an inherently sweet drink, especially with the Grenadine syrup and Galliano, and whilst you […]