Planning a night out in Wales’ capital city? Cardiff is known for its colourful nightlife, with an abundance of bars and clubs. No one does drinking like the Welsh, and their sheer range of cocktail bars are certainly illustrative of this. But what do we look for in a cocktail bar? The making of a memorable cocktail night anywhere depends on many different factors. Gone are the days where we’ll be happy with a dimly lit room and a happy hour menu. Now, we require much more from our cocktail venues, with Instagramibility being one of the top factors. Is the venue cool or attractive enough to make it onto your feed? You’ll be surprised as to the importance of this. As a result, unique and novelty cocktail bars are popping up all over the Cardiff. So, location, style and vibe can certainly make your cocktail taste sweeter but where are the most Instagrammable cocktail spots to visit in Cardiff City? Don’t leave your night undocumented, here is a definitve list of all the hottest, Insta-worthy spots in Cardiff.
Sometimes, when it comes to alcoholic beverages, you crave something that’s a little lighter than a lager, ale, or cider ("hard cider," if you’re American). Thankfully, that’s where spirits come in. Either drink them neat like a little daredevil, or mix them with your favourite soft drink ("soda," if you’re American), and they’re perfect on a night out, with a meal, or just when you’re relaxing at home. So what does your favourite spirit tell you about what you’re like as a person? Let’s find out.
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When the topic of drinking laws is brought up, Prohibition is usually what initially comes to mind, as this marked a particularly stringent era of federal restriction in regards to alcohol. However, across the world, there are plenty of odd drinking laws that structure the ways in which we are or aren’t allowed to consume alcohol, and some of them certainly prove that truth is stranger than fiction. From banning certain types of alcohol to implementing meticulously specific laws about how or when it can be served, there are plenty of bizarre legal hoops that people have to jump through if they want to drink. The weirdest drinking laws throughout the course of history are comical reminders that alcohol and our aversion to it make us do strange things.
Happy hour is an all too well-known concept where bars and restaurants offer half -price drinks and appetizers or deals on specific drinks and appetizers, normally in the late afternoon from around 4 to 6 PM. Sometimes you find those bars that have signs outside like “Happy Hour all day,” and they are always a good find and a place you'll remember, or maybe not, I don't know.
A very creative and exciting cocktail doesn’t have to be extremely complex. You can get by with just a simple cocktail as long as it’s done right. The Paper Plane Cocktail Recipe was created by Sam Ross back in 2007, and it’s a riff on Last Word, which is known to be a classic. A lot of people believe that this is named right after the MIA track, and it was one of the reasons why the cocktail ended up being made in the first place. It’s a very distinctive, unique thing and it does come with its fair share of powerful ideas, which is what you want to explore in a situation like this.
Everyone knows that your favorite cocktails are like candy for adults. If you are looking to impress your friends by throwing an over-the-top Halloween party, or prefer watching some scary movies on the couch, nothing will get you feeling like a child making their Halloween costume again like brewing some Halloween-inspired drinks.
So I just started the journey of tasting and enjoying wine this past October. So like a good nerd, I did my research about the best type of wine and the benefits (and risks) of drinking wine. So before we talk about the benefits or the risks, we need to talk about the proper glass size. Experts say that the proper serving size is about a 5-ounce pour and women should have one glass a day while men can drink two. So let's dive into the benefits first.