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.

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The Sexy Musk Elk

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What To Do With Champagne

Champagne, or if you prefer, ‘sparkling wine’ – the beverage favoured by everyone from royals to rappers – is a cocktail’s best friend. 

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Aperol Spritz

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Cocktail Slimmer (Gin and Tonic)

Want to keep in shape over the summer but don’t want to miss out on those amazing drinks?


Martin’s Fantasy Cocktail Party

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. 

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Mamajuana: In every Dominicans boudoir

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. 

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Lemonade Cocktail for summer

For when life gives you lemons… 

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What To Do With Eggs

Whole eggs? In a drink? Shut. The. Front Door. No seriously, let’s do it. 


Durian Wine: All Fun And None Of The Stench

Two keen students from the National University of Singapore have transformed the infamous durian fruit into wine. 

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The Coffee Cocktail

Half a lime 30ml of juice

Nectar of the Gods

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Flavour Match: Apricots

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. 

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Summer Plum Smash

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The Summer Plum Smash

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. 

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5 drinks to try this Australia Day

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. 

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Pavlova Gin Fizz

Enjoy this wonderful cocktail on Australia Day and you’ll be drinking a sunburnt country, a land of sweeping planes*.

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The (improved) Red Eye

gather your umbrellas
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Peach Fizz

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What to do with… Peaches

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. 


DIY cocktail layering

Cocktail layering always seems so simple when they do it at the bar. 

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Adults Only Yogurt

Alcoholic yogurt drink Yogurito is suffering an identity crisis. 

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Summer Romance

Make this for your summer love...

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What To Do with…Sweetened Condensed Milk

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. 

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Aged Negroni



Like fine wine, cocktails can also be improved with age. 


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Cocktails Fit For Disney

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. 

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Three Mojitos

One of the all-time favourites for summer is, of course, the Mojito. 

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Moscow Mojito

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Milano Mojito

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Raspberry Mojito

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Suzette the Spider

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Suzette the Spider

To many, a childhood summer tastes like an ice-cream spider. 

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