World Cocktail Day
Unofficially, the origin story of cocktails starts in the 18th century.
Everyone knows that cocktails hit their hey-day during the prohibition area, but did you know that they were first inspired by potent punches served in Britain? These were originally made from a selection of spirits, fruit juices, spices and other (often anonymous) additions.
Things aren’t so different today, and we Brits still love a cocktail more than ever – though we’ve many more exciting garnishes, mixes and spirits to play with.
To celebrate World Cocktail Day, we’ve shaken, stirred and mixed-up this little guide to find help you find the perfect summer spritz to suit your personality.