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.
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. [...]
Welcome to the second Sunday catchup, here are some interesting links we came across this week. Let’s put off Monday by taking a read and finding something to drink. The future of cocktails “It’s not enough anymore to serve a drink and just to say that it tastes nice,” says Tristan Stephenson. “Bartenders are going [...]
So Sunday slouching on the sofa, not too sure what’s been happening this week? Been too busy with work and last night you imbibed too much? Then don’t worry, below are some of the highlights from what we have read this week. For the perfect martini, wetter is better If you’ve never had a martini [...]
Last night saw the CLASS awards and as ever there was some controversy over some of the winners. Take a look at the list below to see the full round up: Bartender of the Year Tristan Stephenson – Purl, Marylebone, London Other Nominees: David White – Tigerlily, Edinburgh Jon Hughes – Sygn, Edinburgh Susie Wong [...]
Today marks the start of the second London Cocktail Week which runs until the 16th October. Whether you are part of the industry or just a consumer there is a lot going on. From Monday 10th there will be routemaster buses available to take you between the different areas of the London bar scene. To [...]
There is a new gin out from Master of Malt called ‘Professor Cornelius Ampleforth’s Bathtub Gin’, for brevity let’s just call it Bathtub Gin. Though hopefully it will be a bit better than some of the historic ‘bathtub gins’ made when gin production was a bit more basic. Whilst I’ve not had the opportunity to taste it [...]
An American craft distillery St. George Spirits, based in California, are about to release three new gins their Terroir Gin, Botanivore Gin, and Dry Rye Gin (all 45%) For their first gin they wanted to make it place-driven and as such St. George Terroir Gin, has been inspired by the aromas of California’s Mount Tam. [...]