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Warm Up With These Hot Cocktails

Warm Up With These Hot Cocktails

Has the Beast From The East got you reaching for the hot water bottle? Warm up with these selection of hot cocktails - from the Bacardi Rum Hot Buttered Chai to Grey Goose’s elevated take on the Espresso Martini, there’s a serve for every taste. Cidre Chaud...

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Feel The Love With These Valentine’s Cocktail Recipes

Feel The Love With These Valentine’s Cocktail Recipes

Stir up some love with these delicious cocktail recipes for Valentine's Day. Whether they're pre meal potions or to have with dinner, we're sure you'll fall head over heels with these drinks, from Taste Club's Valentine's Day Boxes. Love Bird Cocktail Ingredients 25ml...

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Best Gin Cocktails For Ginuary

Best Gin Cocktails For Ginuary

It's the antithesis of Dry January, a celebration of gin – a month to discover new flavours such as these gin-based cocktails.   Pink Gin Forget the pink gin, this one’s all about the pink tonic. Ingredients 50ml of gin 150ml of Merchant’s Heart Hibiscus Tonic...

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Drink recipe: Pink Flamingo

Drink recipe: Pink Flamingo

Party like a flock start with this Pink Flamingo cocktail recipe. Ingredients 50ml vodka 25ml triple sec 1tbsp grenadine Blueberries Method Add the triple sec, vodka and grenadine in a shaker with ice. Shake vigorously, strain. Garnish with blueberries. Recipe from Taste Club. Be sure to check out their vodka, gin and rum boxes which […]

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Three Cocktails To Lift Your Spirits

Three Cocktails To Lift Your Spirits

Lift your spirits this weekend with these seriously good cocktails. Warm up with an Appletini on Friday, revel in a Rum Punch on Saturday and why not enjoy a Bloody Mary on Sunday? Appletini Ingredients  50ml vodka (we used Durham Vodka) 50ml cloudy apple juice 1...

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Gin And Tonic Or Gin And Ginger?

Gin And Tonic Or Gin And Ginger?

Gin and tonic or gin and ginger? Decisions, decisions. Tickle your taste buds with these two tantalising gin recipes. Pop the music on, pull out the deckchairs and soak up some good ol' English rays. The Perfect G&T Ingredients  50ml of premium gin (we used Quaker...

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Two Rum Cocktails To Try At Home

Two Rum Cocktails To Try At Home

Spice up your life with these two delicious rum cocktails from Taste Club. Dark & Stormy Ingredients  50ml of Holy Island Spiced Rum 150ml ginger ale Ice Wedge of lime Method  Add the ice, rum and ginger ale to a glass. Stir, then top with a wedge of lime.  ...

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Two Vodka Cocktails To Make At Home

Two Vodka Cocktails To Make At Home

One of the best ways to drink vodka? In a Moscow Mule. Durham Distillery's smooth and slightly sweet vodka gives a thick body and warmth to the zingy mix of ginger and lime. It's perfect for any cocktails – and taste great in a White Russian, too. Moscow Mule ...

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Two Gin Cocktails to Make At Home

Two Gin Cocktails to Make At Home

Not tried hibiscus tonic yet? You're seriously missing out. Paired with a London Dry Gin, it's a game changer of a drink that's perfect for warming up your weekend.   Gin and Hibiscus Ingredients 50ml of Quaker Gin 150ml of Merchant’s Heart Hibiscus Tonic...

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Cocktail Recipe: Bombay Sapphire Gin & IT Fizz

Cocktail Recipe: Bombay Sapphire Gin & IT Fizz

Bombay Sapphire Gin & IT Fizz Stir your creativity with star anise, lemon, orange, Martini, tonic and a generous splash of gin. This tall Gin & IT Fizz is sure to be a crowd pleaser. INGREDIENTS 50 ml Bombay Sapphire – buy here 25 ml Martini Riserva Speciale...

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Cocktail Recipe: Grey Goose Bloody Mary

Cocktail Recipe: Grey Goose Bloody Mary

It's a classic when it comes to cocktails. Turn up the heat with hot sauce, or dial it down. The choice is yours when it comes to this Grey Goose Bloody Mary. INGREDIENTS 50ml Grey Goose Original or Le Citron 100ml premium organic tomato juice 25ml fresh lemon juice...

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Cocktail Recipe: Patrón Margarita

Cocktail Recipe: Patrón Margarita

Tequila – it makes us happy! Try whipping up this Patrón Margarita at home. We guarantee a smile on your face.   INGREDIENTS 35ml Patrón Reposado tequila 15ml Patrón Citrónge Orange liqueur 20ml Lime juice   METHOD Chill a coupe glass Garnish class with lime...

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Cocktail Recipe: Pina Colada

Cocktail Recipe: Pina Colada

There's nothing better than a Pina Colada to help you reminisce about sun, sea, sand and your favourite holiday destination. INGREDIENTS  50 ml BACARDÍ Carta Blanca rum 35 ml fresh coconut water 25 ml fresh pineapple juice 3-4 chunks fresh pineapple 2tsp caster sugar...

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Cocktail Recipe: Mojito

Cocktail Recipe: Mojito

The Mojito is a firm favourite when it comes to cocktails. Make yours right with this recipe.    INGREDIENTS 50 ml BACARDÍ Carta Blanca rum 4 line wedges 12 fresh mint leaves 2 tsp extra fine sugar 25 ml soda water/club soda Sprig of fresh mint   METHOD Take the...

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Cocktail Recipe: Drinks From Around The World

Cocktail Recipe: Drinks From Around The World

Fancy something different? Here's a roundup of cocktails from around the world – to help bring the taste of different countries concoctions to your home. Tahitian Vanilla Punch, The Islands of Tahiti This punch is an island classic, a Tahitian spin on the traditional...

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3 Cocktails to Make For VE Day

3 Cocktails to Make For VE Day

Take your VE Day celebrations to the next level with these three delicious cocktails by the team at Taste Club Gin & Hibiscus     Ingredients 50ml of Quaker Gin (or any premium gin) 150ml of Merchant’s Heart Hibiscus Tonic Cucumber Raspberries Ice Method...

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TASTE CLUB SET TO LAUNCH

TASTE CLUB SET TO LAUNCH

Leading lights in the North East hospitality industry have joined forces to help colleagues survive during the coronavirus crisis. Valda Goodfellow, managing director of tableware supplier Goodfellow and Goodfellow, has joined forces with Georga Spottiswood, creator...

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12 Gins of Christmas: Bombay Sapphire

12 Gins of Christmas: Bombay Sapphire

The BOMBAY SAPPHIRE Cassis Mule is a light yet spicy twist on a retro classic. Ingredients 50ml BOMBAY SAPPHIRE 15ml Crème de cassis 15ml Freshly squeezed lime juice 75ml Ginger beer   Method Simply add ingredients over ice and top with ginger beer. Finally,...

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The 12 Gins of Christmas

The 12 Gins of Christmas

GIN-gle all the way this festive season with our top 12 gins.   The Lakes Gin The new flagship Lakes Gin is a classic London dry style gin distilled with the luxury of time. Following the philosophy of less is more, The Lakes’ whiskymaker, Dhavall Gandhi, has...

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12 Gins of Christmas: Isle of Harris

12 Gins of Christmas: Isle of Harris

Isle of Harris Gin Adru Martini created by Tom Jolly of The American Bar, Gleneagles Hotel. Ingredients 50ml of Isle of Harris Gin 25ml Lillet Blanc 1.5ml of sugar syrup 2 dashes of Orange Bitters 1 dash of Vanilla Saline Lemon Peel   Method Make the vanilla...

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12 Gins of Christmas: Quaker Gin

12 Gins of Christmas: Quaker Gin

Quaker Gin's Pink Fizz cocktail. Ingredients 50ml Quaker Gin 30ml lemon juice 20ml Rose Syrup Egg white Plain tonic   Method Dry shake the gin, lemon, syrup and egg white for 30secs to emulsify the egg white. Add ice and shake for 1 min, then pour and top up with...

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