Beefeater Winter Gin – The Taste Test

Beefeater Winter Hot Apple Gin

Earlier in this year I mentioned about Beefeater Winter Gin, and since then I’ve been lucky to get my hands on a bottle.  If you weren’t aware Beefeater made a Summer Gin, earlier this year.  So it made sense to have something aimed for the winter market. It has been developed by Beefeater’s master distiller [...]

Home Bar – Stock Take – November

Earlier this year I shamed myself by saying what spirits and bits I stocked at home. This was a mistake, as people started to send in pictures and details of what they had at home. All of this is in the August Stock Take, thanks to Chris at Vodka Emporium I’ve been able to improve the state of my spirits. Here’s how it looks now:

The Martini Sessions – Plymouth & Graphic Bar

Plymouth Gin Martini Sessions at Graphic Bar Monday 29th November 2010, 6pm – 9pm It’s well know that Graphic Bar is a place to go if you are interested in Gin, and they always have some great sessions as part of their Juniper Society. Coming up soon there is the opportunity for the perfect Martini [...]

Countdown to Gin Monkey turning 1!

On November 20th Gin Monkey will be 1 year old. To celebrate, today mark’s the start of the 10 days of Gin Monkey, which will run on weekdays over the next two weeks on the run up to the big day. Each day they will be revealing one of their top 10 bars of 2010, [...]

Cocktail Masterclasses with Tony Conigliaro

Tony C Small

Tony Conigliaro, of 69 Colebrooke Row fame, is to host a set of Guardian Cocktail Masterclasses. I’ve paid a visit to the lab above the bar before and can promise that those who attend will be rewarded with knowledge and skills beyond the usual cocktail classes. There are two types of classes on offer, an [...]

A Fluid State Festival, London

A Fluid State

A Fluid State are back, and next month will transform an 8,000sqft space in central London to hold 5 main experience areas on the Friday and Saturday with a brunch session on the Sunday. Each festival space will feature performances and installations from some of the UK’s most interesting and emerging artists, musicians and performers [...]

Experimental Cocktail Club, Chinatown, London

Experimental Cocktail Club Logo

It’s true, the rumours have been circulating for a while but the Experimental Cocktail Club will be coming to London. I had the opportuntity to chat to Xavier during London Cocktail Week, and rest assured this will be a place well worth visiting!

The team behind the new bar includes Romée, Pierre-Charles, and Olivier, the French trio behind the Experimental Cocktail Club, Curio Parlor, and the Prescription Cocktail Club, three bars that have shaken up Parisian nights and revived the City of Lights.