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Let the perfect whisky highball start now! Introducing Glasshouse Whisky

Let the perfect whisky highball start now! Introducing Glasshouse Whisky

In creating a new brand of whisky, it would seem obvious that bartenders would care equally about the cocktail it would produce as the liquid inside the bottle. To the wider world of Scottish whisky, this concept is as edgy as you could get. Ben […]

Selia Bugallo Is Announced as the Winner Of The Global Art Of Italicus​®​ Aperitivo Challenge 2019

Selia Bugallo Is Announced as the Winner Of The Global Art Of Italicus​®​ Aperitivo Challenge 2019

After an exciting final held on Monday 4th November, Selia Bugallo of Kwãnt in London, was crowned the Best ​ITALICUS® Bar Artist of the Year with her aperitivo-style cocktail, The Three of Us, inspired by the brand. Taking place at critically acclaimed Barcelona bar Paradiso, […]

Lyaness Second Menu is Mind-Blowing – Literally

Lyaness Second Menu is Mind-Blowing – Literally

How Ryan Chetiyawardana and his team can transform yeast (Golden Levain) into one ingredient that forms the basis of their new cocktail menu at Lyaness, is a mystery to me. Tasting it in one of their “suggested serves” is a mind-blowing experience and, how it […]

Tullamore D.E.W. Irish Whisky is Wowing Them with an XO Caribbean Rum Cask Finish

Tullamore D.E.W. Irish Whisky is Wowing Them with an XO Caribbean Rum Cask Finish

Tullamore D.E.W., the Original Triple Blend Irish whiskey, has launched Tullamore D.E.W. XO Caribbean Rum Cask Finish in the UK and I was there to taste it at the launch!  On Monday night, I was invited to one of my favorite bars, Nine Lives, to […]

Milroy’s Soho Opens a Second Venue in Spitalfields!! – News!

Milroy’s Soho Opens a Second Venue in Spitalfields!! – News!

Following a star-studded media launch and a packed out drinks industry party, Milroys Soho, London’s original whisky specialist, has now officially opened its doors to its second permanent residence in a townhouse within the heart of Spitalfields. Located at 76 Commercial Street, Milroys Soho at […]

Captain Morgan’s Gingerbread Spiced Rum available now!!

Captain Morgan’s Gingerbread Spiced Rum available now!!

This sounds so good to me!! Captain Morgan Gingerbread Spiced is a limited edition gingerbread-flavoured spirit drink, guaranteed to spark festive nostalgia in drinkers with tasting notes of – you’ve guessed it – gingerbread biscuits. Available exclusively in Asda stores nationwide  Gingerbread Spiced boasts warming […]

The top events to celebrate ten years of London Cocktail Week

The top events to celebrate ten years of London Cocktail Week

This October, DrinkUp.London is celebrating ten years of London Cocktail Week with a mammoth ten-day festival (4 – 13 October) and the biggest celebration to date of all things cocktail-related. Once festival-goers have downloaded the £10 digital festival pass from the DrinkUp.London app they can […]

Singapore’s Bannie Kang Takes Top Spot At Diageo Reserve’s World Class Global Bartender Of The Year Finals 2019

Singapore’s Bannie Kang Takes Top Spot At Diageo Reserve’s World Class Global Bartender Of The Year Finals 2019

Bannie Kang from Singapore (ANTI:DOTE) has been named the world’s best bartender for 2019 at the biggest cocktail competition on the planet: Diageo Reserve World Class Global Bartender of the Year. Thousands of incredible bartenders from across six continents crafted countless cocktails before being whittled […]

CÎROC White Grape is here!

CÎROC White Grape is here!

Diageo Reserve’s ultra-premium vodka, CÎROC, has announced the launch of limited-edition, CÎROC White Grape, ahead of the festive season. Distilled five times to ensure the highest quality and an opulent silky-smooth feel, the luxury French vodka is then infused with a distinctive blend of ripe […]

Beefeater launches Blackberry Gin!

Beefeater launches Blackberry Gin!

Beefeater, the world’s most awarded gin, is adding a third variant to its booming flavours range with the launch of Beefeater Blackberry. Taking the quintessential British bramble fruit, Beefeater has developed a fresh blackberry flavoured gin with a soft violet colour. What better way to […]