How to make a whisky cocktails

Wheel out the whisky for summer with our guide on how to make a whisky cocktail. Use a smoky single malt – if you dare – for Philippa Davis’ Reach…

Gin Craze

Today’s Gin Craze is quite different, thankfully, to that of history. Ettie Neil-Gallacher discovers how artisan distillers are ensuring the drink remains as clear as its reputation. As artisan gin…

How to make carnation vodka

Once you have mastered the standard hedgerow tipples, it is time to look beyond sloe gin and damson vodka. Consider something a little more unusual for next season’s hipflask. Carnation…

Best Christmas cocktails

Engender some proper festive spirit with a concotion of your own invention. Take inspiration from The Field’s favourite cocktails and prepare to raid the drinks cupboard. With the glasses filled,…

Peach, brandy and raspberry punch

For a stylish start to your picnic, try Philippa Davis’ peach, brandy and raspberry punch. A pre-made cocktail is the only way to open a proper alfresco feast. To ensure…

Elderberry vodka

Elderberry vodka is simple to make and will last for months if you can resist it. Elderberries are not grown commercially, so the only way to get them is to…