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…

Hendrick's gin is one of the best gins to drink now

Gin can be a real tonic, and now there are so many great brands to chose from. Jonathan Ray is your spirit guide.

whisky, raspberry, mint, cocktail

I knew I had reached West Coast¬† Scotland. Sun, rain and mist battled to be the prevailing weather, all within ten minutes. Dark and glistening burns tore through the moody…