Campari Limited Edition Art Label, by Romero Britto

Campari Romero Britto Label

The eagled eyed Negroni drinkers will have spotted that Campari have launched a new ‘art label’ for 2011 created by the Brazilian-born artist Romero Britto. This is the fourth time that Campari have changed their label for a limited edition, since when it was first changed to celebrate Campari’s 150 Year Anniversary. Following in the [...]

World Gin Day 2011 – The Numbers

World Gin Day Party - Bar

World Gin Day has been and gone for 2011, and what a day it was! I personally was in London for lunch and afternoon drinks and then escaped back to Birmingham to host a party. Needless to say it was a busy day, especially with running all the competitions on Twitter and Facebook and interacting with the posts.

World Gin Day – 11th June 2011 – The Prizelist

World Gin Day

So, as I write this it’s World Gin Day eve and over the last 24 hours a few competitions have been run on Twitter and Facebook, and even more are to come.

Bombay Sapphire: ‘Infused with Imagination’


It’s always the way, I’m in London but can’t get to yet another great sounding event! Bombay Sapphire have an event tomorrow (Wednesday 8th June) where guests will embark a luxury yacht at The Savoy Pier, and set sail down the thames whilst enjoying creative cocktails, food and unexpected adventures. Later in the evening guests will arrive alongside the iconic Battersea Power station where guests will be amazed by a special 3D projection.

Tales of the Cocktail: 2011 Spirited Award Nominees

Tales Of the Cocktail

Tales of the Cocktail, hosted in New Orleans in July (20-24th) once again are presenting their Spirited Awards and the nominees for 2011 are below What’s exciting for me is that I may be attending in person, I fancy a trip abroad!

The nominees are below:

The Coconut Rundown: Pepsi Challenge (Inc. Hoxton Gin!)


Recently I’ve compared Hoxton Gin, one of the newest gins on the market, to Malibu. This was mainly due to the coconut being such a dominating botanical in the end product.

On entering Graphic Bar last week, and having a chat with Adam and Sarah (of Juniper Society fame), the question was raised: Is it possible to tell the difference between Hoxton Gin, and other coconut rums.

Are you ready for it? Today marks the start of the gin haze that will lead up to World Gin Day. If you are a drinks brand and want to get involved then get in touch. There are also going to be some chances to WIN gin! (just take a peak at It’s now [...]

Valentines – The Good, Bad & Ugly

Heart Drink

Valentines, that delightful or daunting day. Need to down a drink? Looking for a way to drown your sorrows, then thanks to Kate of the London Cocktail Guide we have some cocktails to have a (Un)Happy Valentines Day. Need to treat them? If you fancy taking your other half out, then Gin Monkey has some [...]

Hoxton Gin


Buy Hoxton Gin – £27.25

It’s been said that Bombay Sapphire might be a suitable gin to start vodka drinkers on, as it’s light and very subtle. It appears that Hoxton Gin may have taken this one step further, with a gin that your malibu totting friends will love.

Selfridges Rum Experience 2011

Selfridges Rum Week 2011

Whilst Selfridges might not always be the cheapest place to buy rum online, or offline (or your other spirits from!), they are good at hosting events and tastings and in the next two weeks across the Birmingham, Manchester and London stores there are a host of great tastings on offer. The events are starting off [...]