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    Revision time – Easy Guide to Alcohol part two – Liqueurs

    Have you ever wondered what that bottle of Cointreau on your shelf is actually made of? Understanding liqueurs as ingredients (such as Cointreau) will help you make better drinks – if you haven’t already then check out Easy Guide to Alcohol Part Two – Liqueurs

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    Revision time – The Easy Guide to Alcohol part one

    It’s hard to make decent cocktails if you don’t understand the Ingredients you’re using. If you haven’t already, make sure you check out part one of my Easy Guide to Alcohol series – it looks at the important fundamentals behind how alcohol is actually made, including fermentation, distillation and spirits.

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    Cocktail Recipe List PDF – big update, now 96 cocktails!

    I’ve made a big update to the downloadble cocktail recipe PDF – it now contains 96 cocktails including all your favourites like the Mojito, Old Fashioned, Margarita and Cosmo, along with a selection of classics and ‘modern classics’. Check it out today! Downloadable Cocktail Recipe PDF    

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    Update

    Just a quick post to let you all know that I’m currently away on vacation but fear not! Updates will start again properly as soon as I’m back. Afterall, there are so many great cocktails for us to make! // Dave

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    Mozart White Chocolate Cream Review

    Mozart White Chocolate Cream   Category: Cream liqueur ABV: 15% Produced: Austria Website: http://www.mozart-white.com Similar Products: Baileys Irish Cream, Coole Swan Irish Cream, Amarula Cream.    About . Mozart is an Austrian liqueur brand and along with the white chocolate that we’re looking at today also make gold and dark chcocolate liqueurs, chocolate bitters, and interestingly, […]

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    Mixing Cocktails 101 – The Methods – Shake and Strain

    . Shake and Strain . For more info about bar equipment check out the ‘Essential Equipment for your home bar’ blog post . Depending on the ingredients used and the overall effect we are seeking there are a number of mixing methods that we can use to make cocktails. We’ve covered built drinks already and […]

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    Weekend Cocktail – Cuba Libre

    Cuba Libre Another nice and easy cocktail just in time for the weekend, but don’t let the simple ingredients fool you as this is more than just a humble rum and coke – the addition of fresh lime juice gives a balance that makes this an easy drinking cocktail perfect in warmer weather. The balance […]

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    Booze News – Bols Natural Yoghurt liqueur

    A new release in the world of booze and alcohol today. . New Product – Bols Natural Yoghurt Liqueur . An interesting new liqueur is being added to the international line-up by the Dutch liquor company Bols. Bols Natural Yoghurt liqueur is getting ready for launch in the UK and some selected markets soon and looks like it […]

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    The Week One Roundup

      Week 1 at Make Cocktails at Home . It’s now the end of the first week of the blog and I’ve got to say I’m pretty happy with how things are going so far. .. A quick review of what we’ve covered this week: . Training – Fundamentals Essential Home Bar Equipment Essential ingredients […]

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    Cocktail Recipes – Vodka – The Moscow Mule

      . Moscow Mule Time for the first drink recipe! And a quick and easy one to start, with the cocktail that helped truly bring vodka into bars in the USA for the first time, the Moscow Mule. A bit of history The Moscow Mule has been around since 1941, with its invention credited to John G Martin, of Heublein […]