Brews & Eats
Beginner’s Guide to Casino Libations

So, you have finally taken on your friends’ offer of a night out on the town, good on you. But there is a problem. If you are going to be hitting the casino there are a few things of which you need to be aware. Casinos are more than just a dim hall full of slot machine games and tables. Far from it. There is a lot you can do now. 

Some gambling dens now house famous clubs and restaurants that you can enjoy. So, if you are going to have a good time, you need to show up with your best foot forward. Our beginner’s guide will show you the beverage options you will find in a casino.


Now let us be honest, if you are going to be drinking water the whole night then maybe it is best you stay at home, and play online slots, of which you can find a whole bunch over at So go ahead and enjoy the varieties of flavoured water. At least this way you can keep your wits sharpened, during the rollercoaster of emotions associated with a casino environment. 

Other Non-Alcoholic Beverages

The casino is a generous host. If you do not feel like water and need something that will keep you awake, there are a few options. Top on the list, is sodas. You can use the sugar rush to keep you going as you play entertaining games. Caffeine lovers will also enjoy the free cup. If the caffeine buzz is not your forte, have no fear. The casino also keeps a pot of tea on the boil.

Now let us get down to serious business. Nine times out of ten when you go to the casino, you are going to have a drink. And by having a drink, we mean an alcoholic beverage. There are a few options to match the preferences of different customers. If you want to pretend that you know what you are doing only to wake up the next morning wondering what happened, stop reading now. But, if you want to know what to look out for so you can have the time of your life, then you have come to the right place. 

Gin and Tonic

This one is a classic. It contains three simple ingredients, gin, tonic water, and lemon. It was first used for medicinal purposes in the 18th century. It is a widely enjoyed beverage and stylishly nicknamed G and T. You can also find this beverage garnished with lime instead of lemon, which is just as great.

Jack and Coke 

This is a marriage between the best old Tennessee Whiskey, Jack Daniels, and the most popular soft drink, Coke. There is a story behind this beverage which you are sure to enjoy. Lemmy Kilmister, of the Motorhead fame, adored Jack and Coke. That is why it got the nickname “the Lemmy” after he passed.

Bloody Mary

The Bloody Mary is the famed cure of all hangovers. It is made from an assortment of goodies including tomato juice, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, hot sauce, black pepper, and horseradish. Its namesake was a 16th-century queen who slew hundreds of people to earn that title. Enough said.


Who hasn’t heard the famous James Bond line, “shaken, not stirred?” This is a beverage that packs a punch. There are a lot of variations of the Martini. But whatever your taste, be sure you will find it in the casino. The popular vodka martini is made with vodka, dry vermouth, a green olive, and a twist of lemon.


The Mojito is a highball drink just like G and T. You will find this drink is enjoyed by many players in the UK. At one point it was the most popular cocktail in the entire country and it is easy to see why. Mojitos are very refreshing, you can tell by just looking at the ingredients. There is light rum, mint leaf, lime juice, and simple syrup in there.


We can’t leave out the old favourite, beer. This is the ideal beverage to enjoy with friends when you are looking for clean fun, nothing wild. You can drink more of these before the floor starts spinning. If you tried the same with cocktails, it would be an entirely different story.