April 1, 2016
The Mixology Group becomes official trainer for the Whisky Ambassador BII Accredited Course.
From April 2016 the Whisky Ambassador, founders of the only accredited Whisky training programme in the UK, have certified Myles Cunliffe, director of the Mixology Group alongside their expertly qualified trainer team to lead and teach the programme nationwide.
The Mixology Group’s Brighton based Mixology School is now the only training school in the country to be providing the unique, innovative Whisky Ambassador programme. The Mixology Group team will also be offering in-venue training, and London courses.
The programme, ...
March 22, 2016
As promised the here's the 2nd part of The Mixology Group's trip down memory lane, into the Mixology Group Archives, the Cuban Nut Gun, filmed by the fantastic Mr Sam Sidgwick of ABV Media!
This tropical number combines the delicious cuban caramel flavours of Ron Cubay Anejo rum, with Noselar Hazelnut liqueur and freshly squeezed lemon juice, all topped off with a rich Ennis & Gunn Wheat Beer! A rum and beer cocktail, what more could you ask for!
What you need:
- 50ml Ron Cubay Anejo
- 20ml Noselar Hazelnut Liqueur
- Half a ripe lemon
- 1 bottle of Ennis
March 22, 2016
Spring is here!
And with it comes another delicious creation from the Mixology Group & Drink Me collaboration, this time a classy twist on the uncontested bartenders off duty cocktail choice!
This complex re-imagination on this Mixologists favourite, the Negroni, combines Escubac Liqueur, Noilly Pratt dry vermouth, Blackdown Artisanal Gin and Ferdinand Saars Bitters and transforms the powerful flavours and strong bitter notes into something little more delicate, the perfect cocktail for spring!
Here's the Video!
You will need:
- 25ml Gin
- 25ml Escubac Liqueur
- 25ml Dry Vermouth
Simply add each 25ml shot of every spirit into a mixing ...
March 15, 2016
It came from within!
We know you love making cocktails, and we love showing you how so we have delved deep into the Mixology Group video archives and hand selected the best (and also our favourite) of our video tutorials to bring to you each week so you can get stuck into some delicious drinks and take on a little cocktail knowledge!
And first up is this little gem from back in the day (last year...)
Mixology Group Presents the "Lick or Split"
You will need:
- Licor 43
- Banana Liqueur
- Lemon Juice
Add equal parts of your ingredients (25ml of each and half a freshly squeezed ...
March 5, 2016
Shake what your mama gave you...
We are born, we need mum, we get older, we get more annoying, we still need mum we get older and we get a little less annoying but we need mum. We become adults, we’re still annoying and we still call mum up when we need a little TLC.
Your mum’s done a lot, and she’s probably tired and she could probably do with a drink, she may appear superhuman but she’s still human underneath. Show her a little love back this Mothers Day and make her an amazing cocktail so she can put her feet ...
March 5, 2016
This week saw a multitude of exhibitions and expositions opening up all across London and the Mixology Group visited Confex 2016 and Hotelympia 2016 and got right in the thick of it!
With London Beer Week (the week before) getting the great city in the mood for everything drink, both the Olympia and the Excel center were rammed with hundreds and thousands of Industry and Consumer alike to see what this year’s expos had to offer!
The week began with Hotelympia at the Excel London showcasing the best and biggest in the trade. The Expo played host to the ...
February 25, 2016
So who remembers going to parties as kids, eating loads of cake, running round solidly for several hours, making yourself feel really ill and on your totally hyperactive, sometimes stroppy exit you were handed a goodiebag?
Ah the goodiebag, a few rolls of fizzy things, or chewits and some kind of toy that is utterly perplexing but ultimately totally useless. Essentially a plastic version of Donald Trump but that's another matter.
Well take that memory and if you can multiply it by 120,000. And then double it.
And then double it again.
If you’re on the same track then you should have a figure roughly reflecting the price of ...
February 16, 2016
Deep within the heart of the Island of Bornholm, located off the coast of Denmark, a key has been developed to open a door to a new dimension.
Well sort of.
It was 2006 when Henrik Hansen began experimenting with new ways to enhance the whisky drinking. Exactly 10 years of experimenting and development, trials and tribulations and vigorous testing, the Whisky Key has finally opened up the UK to a whole new way to enjoy the nations most loved spirit.
A flawless combination of exquisite design and the powers of science, the Whisky Key enhances the whisky drinkers journey, breaking ...
February 10, 2016
Cupid bow is strung, his arrows sharpened, his trigger finger quivering. This guy sounds like he’s out to do some real damage people.
Yes, it’s here again people February 14th, Valentines Day, the red roses, the anonymous cards, the meals, the chocolate, the fragrances. Well that’s what we’ve always asked for anyway.
But let’s make 2016 one to remember and take the present game up a notch.
This year give a gift that really means something to the special bartender in your life and sit back and bask in the love (and unlimited cocktails they will ultimately end up making you as a ...
January 25, 2016
“This gin is f*cking lush” Danny Dyer on Blackdown Sussex Dry Gin.
From dry ice gin & tonic sorbets to glassware serves scientifically designed to enhance the way you enjoy drinking Whisky, the Nominees and Winners Bar at the NTAs 2016 was definitely the place to be on Wednesday 20th January 2016. And the Mixology Group were around to bring the party!
Alongside the teams from Liquor To Lips, Blackdown Artisanal Spirits, and Chillistick and Peter Spanton Drinks, the Mixology Group manned the VIP Indigo igloo bar of the o2 Arena for an extra special NTA after party.
January 5, 2016
Screaming Orgasms, Sex on the Beach and Blow Jobs.
Before you ask no this isn’t a recap of the most recent Geordie Shore series.
80’s Cocktails are supposedly expecting a comeback. Cocktail Blogs and magazines around the globe are proclaiming it true and we have one question.
Ok several questions. Who is causing this? Is it controlled? Will England go into pandemic status again?
Are we ready for another wave of hyper-horny names and layered, day-glo fluorescent liquids? Can the so called millennials take a pounding from the rowdy creamy-and-colourful rocket fuel cocktails that kept the inhabitants of the 80’s partying for an entire ...
January 4, 2016
It’s a new year and its time for you to take your drinks selection in a new direction. Many bars across the country are missing out on simple tricks that could increase their profits and level of service, and it all begins with their drinks menus.
Are you one of them? Is it time to re-evaluate your drinks menu and bring it up to date and on trend with the market? Ask yourself one simple question:
Do you use mint in January?
A strange question to begin with but incredibly relevant to all those within the bar trade. It can be argued that ...