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Kyoto’s Dream

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.   Kyoto’s Dream.   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 ... read more

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This cheery looking bus stop has sent the world crazy…

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 ... read more

School’s in for summer…

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 ... read more

Learn to Mix this Summer!

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 ... read more

The Mixology Group at CCDD 2016!

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 ... read more

Become a Whisky Ambassador with the Mixology Group

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, ... read more

The Archives 2.0: The Cuban Nut Gun

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
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Snowdrops in Spring!!

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 -Bitters Recipe: Simply add each 25ml shot of every spirit into a mixing ... read more

The Mixology Group Archives

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
  • Vodka
  • Banana Liqueur
  • Lemon Juice
Recipe: Add equal parts of your ingredients (25ml of each and half a freshly squeezed ... read more

Make a drink fo yo Mama!

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 ... read more

This is an Expo-Season!!!

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 ... read more

Goodiebags just ain’t what they used to be…

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 ... read more