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For years we used to throw a massive Halloween party, but we stopped when they started getting out of hand. Had I learned the lesson of a good punch ten years ago, we might still be having those legendary parties.

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The Soother... think about that. What a fantastic name for a cold weather drink. Google "Soother" and most of your results will have to do with babies and pacifiers... well, as it turns out, adults need to be soothed as well, and this cocktail definitely does the...

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Black Tot Rum is the last remaining rum consigned by the Admiralty. Given the way bureaucracies work, all the rum that was bound for the Admiralty on Black Tot Day was bottled and stowed away for the next forty years. Guess what? They found it and bottled it, and...

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We have a properly tart Mojito with a nice alcohol bite and a smooth watermelon base. It's seasonal, it keeps with the rules of the 12 Bottle Bar conceit, and damned if it isn't flashy and complicated.

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We have a simple Grog for the British, brandy for the French, and Orange Liqueur for the Spanish -- the latter typically made with bitter Seville oranges. And for the fallen hero Nelson, we have the float of red wine. Symbolically, it works perfectly, but how does...

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