Category: Cocktail Recipes

Search through our drink archives to learn about cocktails, spirits, wine and beer from industry leaders and experts across the globe.

Our cocktail recipes come from our team here at Gastronomer Lifestyle and have a strong focus on homemade ingredients. Alongside in-depth historical classic cocktail recipes, we also have many signature cocktails from our guests of industry leaders and experts who join us On The Back Bar podcast. Alongside this, Christopher Menning showcases some of his award-winning cocktails, from his decade in the hospitality industry.

Classic cocktail recipes are world-renowned and we take a closer look at each one. We learn how the martini came to be and why James Bond ordered the Vesper. And we learn the subtle nuances of the Old Fashioned taking apart its blueprint.

With our network of drink professionals, we offer some of their cocktail recipes given to us. From Martin Hudak’s La Finca coffee cocktail to Caroline Rosen’s twist on a sidecar.

Our ‘Cocktail Recipes at Home’ Ebook share some of the delicious cocktails on the site, given you a chance to see the recipes involved before your purchase. Learn how to make a strawberry and basil smash or rhubarb fizz here.

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May 06
Rum & Coffee Martinez by Lauren Mote

Culinary Odyssey Chatting to Lauren about her twenty-four years in hospitality reveals…

May 06
Plight of the Bumblebee by Max Curzon Price

Hive of Apiarists Being a Bacardi Legacy winner takes more than just making great…

May 05
Honeycomb Rum Recipe

How to Make Honeycomb Rum Honeycomb is a true marvel of nature. A mass of hexagonal…

May 05
Apple Mint Cocktail Recipe

How to Make Apple Mint Gin Apple mint (Mentha suaveolens) is often seen as a weed,…

Apr 11
How to Make the Perfect Espresso Martini Recipe

The Origins of the Espresso Martini This caffeine-fueled cocktail can be traced back…

Apr 10
La Finca Cocktail by Martin Hudak

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Apr 09
Sticky Fingers Cocktail by Megs Miller

Megs Miller Talking to Megs Miller and about her career is a colourful tale of world…

Apr 08
Martini Cocktail Recipe & History

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Apr 03
Fat Wash. A step by step guide on Fat Washing.

Fat washing was first brought to the wider public’s attention by a bartender called…

Mar 27
How to make a syrup. A guide to simple syrup and other recipes.

The clue is in the name. Simple syrup, or stock syrup in the kitchen, is equal parts…

Mar 23
Old Duff Genever Collins

Old Duff’s Revival of Genever When most people think of Genever they tend to…

Mar 22
How to Make a Cocktail Shrub. A step by step guide with recipe.

By Christopher Menning The word shrub actually derives from the Arabic word ‘sharab’,…