November 14, 2016
With Christmas coming up sooner than we think now is the time to start thinking about gifts for your loved ones. At Mixology Group, we have the pleasure of road testing different equipment (and alcohol) from around the world. So, we decided to find and road test the best presents for the home bar enthusiast or bar professional alike.
In no particular order, we feel these gadgets and provide the best value and usability and will make the perfect addition to any home or professional bar.
Best Bar Spoon
Bonzer Bar Spoon
The guys at Bonzer (a Sussex based company) have been producing this ...
September 1, 2016
The Brighton Bartender Awards Returns!
Get down to Brighton Sunday 11th September for the 2nd annual celebration of the BNBA Awards sponsored by Bacardi!
September 11th 2016 is set to be the biggest night of the year for the Brighton hospitality industry, with the Brighton Bartenders Association awards commending the best and boldest working in the Brighton! Hosted this year by the incredible bar team at Proud Cabaret Brighton the awards will be a night of cocktails, prizes and one unforgettable party with Brigthon Dj’s Sandór and Joe Cherry of Pitch Black laying down the soundtrack for the evening!
This year the ...
August 11, 2016
Next week sees the launch of a menu which is subtly setting a new direction for drinks design and the cocktail bar experience in Brighton.
Ladies and Gentlemen we present to you.
Working at Oki Nami, the renowned Brighton Sushi Restaurant, several years back, Sean DeRosa was brought back in early 2016 to take on the challenge of re-desigining the cocktail menu in the upstairs bar.
Sean took this as an opportunity to create a menu that would creatively challenge and himself, and the bartenders making the drinks and enlighten the guests who would be drinking them.
The end result is a 12 ...
August 8, 2016
At the beginning of summer this mastermind drinks advert popped and bizarrely, it instantly started the dreaded Christmas countdown. In July.
Since then Selfridges have opened up their 'Summer Christmas' shop, and unless you live in Australia that's an oxymoron if ever we've heard one.
Has the panic begun? Have parents around the UK been waking up in cold sweats? Are lists to St Nick already being drafted up?
Do you need a drink?
Have no fear, Mixology Group is here to help.
Yes, we're jumping on the bandwagon and getting in there early but we just want to give you something that you can really look forward ...
July 26, 2016
Your summer of Cocktails with the Mixology Group...
The sun has finally arrived, the clouds have parted, the rain is holding off (at least for a few weeks) and it couldn’t be a better time to grab your suntan lotion and your armbands and get down to Brighton Beach and make the most of the weather while you can!
And while you’re sitting on the beach fending off sea gulls and holiday makers wouldn’t it make it all even better if you knew how to make a caipirhina…
In its 6th year of establishment the Mixology School and its expert ...
July 13, 2016
The Mixology Group is running the summer edition of their flagship course next week and there are still places available!
The Global Bartenders Certificate has been running since the conception of the Mixology Group 6 years ago and has since seen hundreds of incredible students pass through the doors of the Mixology School and emerge successful and teaming with knowledge!
The internationally recognised course has not only seen its students go on to work in esteemed bars in the Brighton, the UK and abroad but has taken on students from all around the world, travelling to Brighton especially to get ...
June 8, 2016
With the inaugural launch of MSKs Cocktail Craft and Drinks Design show this June, the Mixology Group director, Myles Cunliffe will be giving a speech on new and developing trends in drinks development and design, demonstrating cocktail canapés and dessert cocktails along with advice on the newest, most innovative ingredients available and how to incorporate them successfully into bar menus.
A range of other guests speakers and showcases will also be there on the day including Angel Salvador and Martin Lippo of 100% Barman!
This is an MSK first and is aimed primarily towards the drinks sector! See below ...
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 ...