Posted on 14/10/2015 by Mistercocktail


James Bond famously promoted vodka in his films in the 1960s with the iconic Vesper Martini. In the book Casino Royale (1953) he specifies “Three measures of Gordon’s, one of vodla, half a measure of Kina Lillet. Shake it very well until it’s ice-cold, then add a large thin slice of lemon peel. Got it?” This has been the drink of choice for Mr Bond ever since, eve… Read more

Posted on 26/10/2012 by Mistercocktail


The creativeness of the brand Absolut has nearly limitless since the early 1980s. Remember the famous painting by Andy Warhol or the one made by Keith Haring?  These were truly a landmark in the collaboration between artists and spirit brands and has helped Absolut grow even faster to become the 2nd largest vodka brand in the world it is today. An important part of their strategy is the… Read more

Posted on 21/03/2012 by Mistercocktail


I couldn’t think of a more appropriate cocktail to celebrate the first day of spring, than the Russian Spring Punch. It was a great day here in Amsterdam, 18 degrees with no cloud in the sky at all. Just perfect! If only the evenings were just a few hours longer and a bit warmer, it would be even better. And it would be called summer. Back to the Russian Spring Punch. This cocktails is inve… Read more

Posted on 14/02/2012 by Mistercocktail


This cocktail fits great in the category Easy-as-hell: even if your skills are limited to opening a bottle of wine, you can impress your guests with a great drink. It was invented in the U.S. in the late 40’s, first named “The Red Devil” but later renamed after Cape Cod, Massachusetts, because of the presence of the 2nd largest crop of cranberries in that area. Method: T… Read more

Posted on 13/02/2012 by Mistercocktail


First drink in The Week of the Cranberry is about the most famous cocktail as I can think of. Even if you’ve never strayed away from your favourite beer, you still heard of someone ordering one or preparing one at a houseparty. It was invented in Miami in the 80s and travelled in no-time throughout the U.S. and the U.K., becoming one of the most sold cocktails in the 90s. But no-one els… Read more

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