Drinks to ensure fireworks at your bonfire party


Halloween is over and Christmas is not quite here yet, but Bonfire Night is tomorrow! Whether you’re having a big bang of a party or just a little gathering, make sure your drinks are on fire with our suggestions! The Sparkler To start the night off try The Sparkler. It’s a sharp drink and a real cracking way to really get your party started! For this you will need: Tequila, sparkling wine (we’d suggest Bortolomiol Prosecco Frizzante), raspberry liquor and lychee liquor. Simply combine 30ml of Tequila, 150ml of lychee liquor and 150ml of raspberry liquor in the bottom of a champagne flute and top it off with sparkling wine for a superb way to kick your night off!     Fire Cracker This simple-to-make drink will set the taste buds alight and get you in the mood for the  fireworks show. All you will need for this is: Vodka (go for Arbikie Potato Vodka), Blue Curacao and tonic. Mix...
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Vodka cocktails to blow your socks off


When it comes to cocktails, there is so much to choose from that you might be a little intimidated but many of them are easy to make – you’re only limited by your imagination so let it run riot! From classic to crazy, vodka cocktails have never gone out of fashion and they’re always delicious, especially when the summer weather is playing ball! At Lockett Bros, we put all the emphasis on quality and it’s no different with vodka choices. Thinking about using cheap vodka for a cocktail? Okay, you can leave the room! Sub-standard vodka will only result in a sub-standard cocktail, so just don’t do it! So which ones are the best? Well, of course, that’s a matter of taste, but here are three of our favourites. We’ve even suggested the best vodka to use in each of them. Vodka Martini Could you have a blog on vodka cocktails without a Vodka Martini? Of course not! It’s the...
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Five whisky cocktails to warm your winter nights


To some, the idea of using a beautifully crafted single malt whisky to make a cocktail is tantamount to sacrilege but to many, it’s another wonderful way to enjoy a tipple of scotch. One thing that cannot be denied, is that using a single malt whisky in a cocktail opens the drink to a whole new army of fans – specifically discerning cocktail lovers. Cocktails are in… they’ve never been out, but the legions of fans who rave about Mojitos and Cuba Libres are probably more likely to enjoy a Whisky Sour than a fine single malt on the rocks. It might pain some traditionalists but it’s the cold, hard truth. So, the purists may have to avert their eyes to this one, but we’ve compiled a list of some of the single malt whisky cocktails that will be perfect for a fun night in. You can’t bring yourself to add your favourite single malt to a cocktail? Ah, ok. We...
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