The Cocktail Lovers Magazine Issue 48



The best of 2022 – latest podcast!

ByThe Cocktail Lovers


Our penultimate episode sees us looking back on some of our favourite people, places and products from the past 12 months.

The Cocktail Lovers podcast, Episode 9, Season 4 – listen here!

What we’re mixing:


15ml cognac
15ml triple sec orange liqueur
2 dashes Angostura Aromatic Bitters
1 brown sugar cube
100ml Champagne or sparkling wine to top
Orange peel garnish

Drop the sugar cube into a champagne coupe or flute and a couple of dashes of the Angostura Aromatic Bitters on to it. Add the cognac and and triple sec. Carefully top up with the Champagne or sparkling wine. Squeeze the orange peel over the drink to express the oils and discard.
With thanks to Simon Difford

Catch up with all previous episodes of The Cocktail Lovers Podcasts:

The Cocktail Lovers Podcast Seasons 1, 2, 3 and 4

The Cocktail Lovers theme music is by Travis ‘T-Bone’ Watson

A handfuls of our highlights from 2022…


Amaro, London
Chandelier Bar, Four Seasons, New Orleans
Common Decency, London
Himkok, Oslo
Line, Athens
Lowback at Hawksmoor, London
Seed Library, London
Schofield’s, Manchester
Sterling Bar, Manchester
Velvet, London


Beefeater Crown Jewel
Capreolus Distillery
Empirical spirits in cans
Fords Sloe Gin
Nixta Corn Liqueur
Old Duff Genever
Oxford Red Red Rye
Smål Boosted Gin


Simone Caporale & Marc Alvarez
Drew Fleming
Giacomo Gianotti
Jon Nicholl
Dan & Joe Schofield

Looking ahead to 2023…

With just one episode left in the current season of The Cocktail Lovers podcast we’re already looking ahead to 2023. If you any suggestions for the next season we’d love to hear from you. Please drop us a line here.

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The Cocktail Lovers are Mr G and Ms S, a man and a woman who share a passion for cocktails. (We also happen to be married, so we’re cocktail lovers in more ways than one…)


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