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Mix things up this Christmas

Planning to treat your guests to some cocktails over the festive season? Bartender and cocktail expert Peter O’Connor shares his tips and recipes

11th December, 2016

When creating cocktails at home, there are a few important tips to remember to make your drinks look and taste world class.

Ice: this is so important when creating a great mixed or long drink. The one ice tray in your freezer will only serve one drink, but you need plenty of ice when hosting a mixed drinks reception at home.

Fruit: always buy in the fruit that you will need to host your cocktail...

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