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Buy a stylish drinks trolley and channel your inner mixologist

The drinks trolley - or 'bar cart' if you're American - is 2018's must have home accessory. Three reasons for this: firstly, many of us are living in smaller spaces and don't have space for a sideboard. Secondly, we have an unquenchable thirst for craft cocktails. And thirdly, we're obsessed with mid-century design. Here's five drinks trolleys that'll kill it on Instagram...

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12 flavoured gins you need try

Bored of craft gin? Then clearly you haven't tasted cake-flavoured gin, red wine gin or, indeed, spit-roasted pineapple gin. Here's drinks aficionado Nick Higgins, of online spirits emporium 31Dover.com, with 12 amazing flavoured gins worth drinking this Summer...

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What is mezcal? The definitive guide

You've probably heard the buzz about mezcal. One of the fastest-growing drink industries in the world, this Mexican spirit is prized for it's smoky flavour and artisanal, small batch production.

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These low alcohol craft beers are shockingly good

Low alcohol craft beer is good news for you, your health, and Britain’s dwindling supply of traffic cones. Loosely categorised as anything under 4% ABV, low alcohol beers are set to 'own' 2018, appealing to both socially-aware millennials and hardened session drinkers. Want in on the trend? Here's five shockingly-good low alcohol craft beers...

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Five low alcohol cocktails that don’t ming

If you want to booze all day, without battling gravity on the way home, it's time you switched to low alcohol cocktails. Also known as ‘session cocktails’ or ‘shims’, low alcohol drinks are one of the hippest trends of 2018, balancing complex flavours with serious health benefits. Of course, you could just order a fruit mocktail instead. But then you'd look like you were drinking from Carmen Miranda's hat.

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The snobby snob’s guide to Mezcal

Mezcal, tequila’s artisan cousin, is now the world’s fastest-growing spirit. Smoky, complex and made in tiny batches, it’s a favourite with booze snobs, hipsters and liquoristas. Some are good, some are the sensory approximation of an acid trip and some have sold out to the likes of Bacardi. So if you don’t really know your Espadin from your Tepeztate, here’s three rare mezcals that will impress snobby drinkers…

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The Non-Alcoholic Cocktail You Might Actually Want To Drink

Mixologist Ariel Sanecki shares his award-winning recipe that give non alcoholic cocktails some very good press indeed

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Make the greatest margarita ever at home

In the spirit of 'to each their own', three bartenders share the margarita recipes that make the cut for them.