You might not know it yet, but right now we're in the middle of London Cocktail Week.
Cocktail Week started on the 7th, but from today and until the 16th, over two hundred of the city's best bars will be throwing open their doors for some special Cocktail Tours. Each bar involved will serve their own bespoke London Cocktail Week drink available at a reduced-price for those wearing a London Cocktail Week wristband. Free transport around the city will also be provided with dedicated London buses running every night of the week - plus master classes, tastings and parties are happening all over town.
With this celebratory mood in mind, I thought it was only right to tempt you with a recipe for a delicious cocktail. I'd love to hear your favourite cocktail recipes too, so send them in and I'll happily test some out and feature a few. It's a tough life!
Dark & Stormy
2 shots dark rum
1 shot freshly squeezed lime juice
1/2 shot sugar syrup
Shake the rum, lime and sugar syrup in a cocktail shaker with some ice. Strain into an ice-filled highball glass and top with ginger beer.