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Cocktail Friday

Love their blooming beauty or hate their ubiquitous-ness, roses are a classic symbol of love and romance! So we couldn’t let ‘The Bouquet Issue’ go by without a cocktail ode to a good old fashioned posy of roses. Master mixologist Grant Collins of Sydney bar Gin Lane comes to the party with this at-home version of

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It’s been all about blooms this month on The Bouquet Issue and we’re even including cocktails to the floral-inspired mix! The best part? Not only is today’s raspberry and rose sparkler absolutely delicious, but it’s also absolutely easy! All you need for this one is three ingredients and you’re set!If you want to make an

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Since it’s ‘The Bouquet Issue’ we’re completely obsessing over flowers this month. We’re even game enough to drink them!This cocktail from The Stokehouse in Melbourne’s St Kilda, celebrates Rosella (the flower, not the bird). Also known as Wild Hibiscus, you can buy pre-prepared rosella flowers in an amazing ruby red syrup in jars – they also taste

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I remember the first time I tasted a French 75. I was with my favourite people in the world, mixing up a storm and the French 75 set the bar for the night ahead. Nothing else quite came close to the crisp taste of champagne with the sweet-sour lemon blend. This delicious mix seemed like

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Being engaged – though fleeting – is one of the best times in your life (so enjoy it while you can!) There’s just something about calling yourself a fiancé/fiancée that makes everything a little more sparkly, shiny and golden. So do mark this special occasion with a very special cocktail – preferably something fancy and

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I really think there is no better way to celebrate an engagement than with champagne. So, to kick off The Engagement Issue, what better way than whipping up a champagne cocktail with an old school twist? In the week of love, we couldn’t think of a better cocktail to try at home!We’re going Aussie with this one,

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We’re all about making precious memories and holding them close at Polka Dot Bride. One way to  bring back strong memories is through connected sights, scents and tastes! We love the idea of creating a bespoke cocktail to help jog your memory. Since it’s our Engagement Issue, why not consider whipping up a cocktail that

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With our ‘Engagement Issue’ due out very soon, we thought we’d kick off the toasts with a recipe that is the embodiment of some key elements that are sure to pop-up during many a romantic proposal. Master mixologist Grant Collins of Chippendale, Sydney’s Gin Lane bar gets playful with Champagne and strawberries for this pretty

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When the temperature heats up, usually our thirst isn’t far behind! Our friends at The Northerlies Beach Bar and Grill are making the ultimate twist to the refreshing and classic Bloody Mary for hot afternoons. It could also serve as a delicious treat to aid an unsettled tummy if we’ve over indulged the night before!!!Bloody

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For me, Summer is all about cherries. We buy boxes upon boxes of them and chow down on them on lazy afternoons all through the summer season. So what better way to make a cocktail than by using plenty of these jewel-toned beauties? Sangria is one of my favourite cocktails and this wine based cocktail

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Summer days are made for white wine, so when the beautifully designed Florence Broadhurst De Bortoli Botrytis Semillon landed on our doorstep, we couldn’t think of anything better than to whip up a few delicious cocktails to beat the heat. We’re kicking off with a retro classic that, despite its roots from many, many moons ago,

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It’s our final Cocktail Friday for 2018 and what a goodie to go out on?! Our friends from Fred & Ginger Catering have shared one of the best cocktails that is beyond perfect for the Festive Season. Pomegranate, sake and a tipple of gin sings of summer and you’ll be host with most if you serve

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If you need to reset to be ready for the beginning of the silly season – or perhaps take a breather in midst of wedding planning, then this cocktail tastes of relaxed summer deliciousness! The Northerlies Beach Bar and Grill have created another heavenly cocktail that you can try at home.The Freedom Sunset30ml Licor 4330ml

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This week’s cocktail is a G-Rated, pregnancy-friendly recipe that will quench any hot summer’s day thirst! Try your hand at this Summer, Mojito inspired Mocktail from our lovely friends at Fred & Ginger Catering. They have you sorted with this delicious ‘mocktail’ that will have everyone asking for another!Fred & Ginger Catering’s Summer Mocktail – “Is

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When we think of Summer cocktails, we think of long, icy drinks that are sweet, fruity and packed full of colour and today’s Pink Grapefruit Paloma? It’s one that checks all these boxes, and more.The “Paloma” originated in Mexico, where it contends with the margarita for the ultimate cocktail. It’s got the perfect tequila and fruity blend and

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