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Cocktails & Recipes

At IGT, we know our readers and staff are well-versed in their classic cocktails. But in the name of Christmas, we’ve succumbed to something sweet, tart, unique, and acceptable only at this time of year. ‘Tis the season to get trolleyed.

The Whiskey Sour is the jewel in the sour crown – and the obvious place to start as IGT’s cocktail czar venerates the essential cocktail genre.

Great things come from surprising beginnings, and Fatman’s Aged Negroni is the proof. Tasmania’s native son and everyone’s favourite man about Quo …

For IGT’s top dog and lunchtime fine dining aficionado, afternoon tea has always been that most British of institutions which has just got in the way between lunch and dinner. Dry Martini’s Mar-Tea-Ni may well have just changed his mind.

IGT’s drinks man has always sworn by the Old Fashioned as the ultimate tipple – but what makes it so, and what gives any cocktail its magic?

Manchester’s Refuge takes old Victorian splendour and blends it seamlessly with modern hipster chic, through a variety of exciting spaces for meeting, drinking, dining, and dancing, reflecting the variety and character of the city itself.

IGT gets exclusive access to one of the chaps behind Archangel, a new gin from the heart of Norfolk, made with all hyper-local ingredients. What’s there to do but experiment to find the best way to make it into a G&T and a Martini?

The latest addition to Phaidon’s “Where…” series is a global guide to the finest cocktail watering holes – as chosen by the people behind the best cocktails, as well as a guide to the mixology culture in locations around the world.