The Cocktail Revolution HQ
Cocktail Revolution HQ is an online magazine that celebrates creative drinking, easy cocktail recipes, articles about cocktail culture, nightlife news and other content from VICE, Broadsheet and Schweppes. From mojito recipes, cocktail cupcakes and how to make the best cocktails, we make it easy to mix drinks at home. Beyond recipes, we share VICE's online video series Knapsack Bartender and exciting Australia bar and café reviews from Broadsheet.
Champagne, or if you prefer, ‘sparkling wine’ – the beverage favoured by everyone from royals to rappers – is a cocktail’s best friend.
Want to keep in shape over the summer but don’t want to miss out on those amazing drinks?
Martin Novosel refers to himself as a business dude, DJ dude, producer dude, party dude, and a nice dude. We can’t really fault him on that.
There are spirits that make you more attractive, rid you of colds, and taste like bacon; but now it’s time to make room for one that gears you up for the bedroom.
For when life gives you lemons…
Whole eggs? In a drink? Shut. The. Front Door. No seriously, let’s do it.
Two keen students from the National University of Singapore have transformed the infamous durian fruit into wine.
Right now, stone fruit is filling baskets at the market. While peaches and nectarines often turn up on cocktail lists, their apricot cousins are less frequently found in drinks.
One of our favourite, in-season summer delights is stone fruit, and we’ve got a smashing recipe for a stone-fruit cocktail with plums. More tart than apricots, peaches or nectarines, plums have a distinct perfumed flavour.
The barbie’s sizzling, sun’s shining and the Esky’s full. We can’t think of a better occasion to try these Aussie-inspired cocktails than on the greatest day of all: Australia Day.
Enjoy this wonderful cocktail on Australia Day and you’ll be drinking a sunburnt country, a land of sweeping planes*.
Peaches are another of the fleeting seasonal stonefruit that, when at the peak of their curve, are so delicious that you’ll be miserable without them for the other 11 months of the year.
Cocktail layering always seems so simple when they do it at the bar.
Alcoholic yogurt drink Yogurito is suffering an identity crisis.
Make this for your summer love...
Sweetened Condensed Milk is a delicious guilty pleasure and it’s nice to have an excuse to crack open a tin so you can dip a finger in let the guilt flood over you.
Like fine wine, cocktails can also be improved with age.
If you thought you were the only one who enjoyed a cold beverage after a hard days work, think again because your beloved Disney hero’s and villains share the sentiment.
One of the all-time favourites for summer is, of course, the Mojito.
To many, a childhood summer tastes like an ice-cream spider.