Ginvent 2014 – Gin Advent Calendar

Ginvent 2014 - Gin Advent Calendar

The good folks from Gin Foundry have launched another range of Ginvent calendars – perfect adult advent calendars, full of 30ml samples of a range of gins. These are available to buy from Master of Malt for £114.

Galvin at Windows Bar, Park Lane


Located on the 28th floor of The London Hilton, Park Lane, Galvin at Windows Bar has peerless 360-degree views across London, views that encompass iconic landmarks as close as the rarely seen back garden of Buckingham Palace and as far away as Wembley Stadium and Hampstead Heath. Recently the bar has been refurbished and has [...]

Frank’s Campari Bar – Summer 2012

Franks Campari Bar Area

It’s that time of year again when Frank’s reopens ontop of a Multi-story car park in Peckham, where you can quench your thirst with some Campari. It’s opening this weekend, from Saturday 30th June and let’s hope it brings summer along with it. The view as we reached the top floor was spectacular – taking [...]

World Gin Day 2012 – Recap

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The fourth World Gin Day occurred on the 9th June, and was a tremendous success thanks to the gin brands, bars and people who all got involved. The day has grown to a greater extent than I could have imagined. I’ve pulled together a short summary of things that happened on the day: Twitter Literally [...]

#WorldGinDay – June 9th 2012

London Gin Club

This year, the 4th World Gin Day will be held on the 9th June. It’s a celebration of all things gin, and a great excuse to mix up a gin drink, and for people to find out about the exceptional gins that are on the market. Everyone will be drinking some gin, whether it’s with [...]

BLOOM Jubilee Punch – Win tickets to an afternoon tea

Bloom Jubilee Punch

Excited for the Jubilee weekend?

We have some passes to an afternoon tea in the Library Lounge of the London Mariott County Hall Hotel which will allow guests to enjoy a selection of cakes and pastries, finger sandwiches and scones served with a BLOOM Jubilee punch.

Hendrick’s Preposterous Proposal Throne


Be careful gentlemen, I’ve just heard that Hendrick’s have been informing ladies about the rules of courtship  through their Ladies School of Nuptial Conquest and School for Scoundrels. Apparently on the 29th of February each leap year, the normal rules of courtship are reversed, and women may freely pursue and propose to gentlemen of their choice. [...]

Alert the Juniper bush!

Hello, Yes it’s 2012, and you are correct that it’s been a tad quieter of late on YAG than in the years before.  Unfortunately I’ve been kept busy with my ‘actual job’  and home improvements. I know it’s not quite the life of glamour! Hopefully things will settle into a routine and I’ll be back [...]

Sunday Catchup #5


Company parties – once a year is too much Holiday drinkers are different to the rest of us, and not only in tolerance level. The rules on how to behave at civilised watering holes seem completely foreign to them. No matter how big or small, the corporate Christmas party will always consist of the same [...]

Mishkin’s, 25 Catherine Street, Covent Garden, WC2


Living the life of a traveller is hard, after all I’m always living out of a suitcase and in a life of hotel solitude. Luckily there are some benefits, which include the perks of expenses and the ability to eat out and drink at good places. Doing my expenses the other week I realised I’d [...]