How to drink absinthe: a guide to meeting the Green Fairy Absinthe, or The Green Fairy, has been blamed for murder, insanity, and the decay of French society. It was banned for almost a century, but the notorious spirit is making a big comeback. It's time to learn how to drink absinthe...
Shaken not stirred: the best cocktail classes in Paris If you’ve ever watched your barman whipping up a cocktail for you faster than you can say mojito and wondered if mixology is your true calling, then check out these places to take a cocktail class in Paris.
London is gaining a thirst for eco-friendly cocktails It took a few years, but it’s quickly becoming uncool to be ‘throwaway’ in the London bar scene.
4 dos and don’ts of making an Old Fashioned As far as cocktail recipes go, an Old Fashioned sounds like a pretty straightforward drink to mix. A splash of bourbon, some sugar and a few dashes of bitters. So how come people get it so wrong so often? Probably because they’re making these faux pas. Here’s a quick guide to keeping these all too common mistakes out of your glass.