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Celebrating Burns Night in London

Celebrating Burns Night in London

This January, celebrate Burns Night like a true Highlander with a host of events across London. The housemates at The Little Blue Door will celebrate with the Ultimate Burns Night House Party filled with Balvenie and Glenfiddich whisky specials alongside a Haggis Burger or delve…

CÎROC Red Berry does Valentine’s Day

CÎROC Red Berry does Valentine’s Day

We’ve all heard about Valentine’s day but in the female forward world we live in, more and more ladies are spending their February 14th with their best friends, celebrating Galentine’s Day. So, for all of the self-partnered, the single and ready to mingles and the bellas…

The Best Non-Alcoholic Cocktails in London for Dry January

The Best Non-Alcoholic Cocktails in London for Dry January

It’s that time of year when everyone is suddenly regretting all the holiday cheer they’ve been enjoying since the lights were lit on Regent Street or the last crumb of pumpkin pie was nibbled on Thanksgiving Day. Now we tighten our belts and forego fun…

La Hechicera Launches Serie Experimental No. 1

La Hechicera Launches Serie Experimental No. 1

My friend and past guest on Lush Life Podcast, Miguel Riascos Jr. had launched the Serie Experimental No. 1, The Muscat Experiment of  La Hechicera, the most-awarded Colombian rum. This is the first launch in an ‘Experimental’ range of limited-edition liquids to be released yearly.…

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,…

Diageo Reserve Appoints Andy Huntley as GB Brand Ambassador for Copper Dog Whisky – Exciting News!!

Diageo Reserve Appoints Andy Huntley as GB Brand Ambassador for Copper Dog Whisky – Exciting News!!

Diageo Reserve has appointed mixologist and award-winning singer and songwriter Andy Huntley as the new GB Brand Ambassador for its blended malt Scotch whisky, Copper Dog. Originally from South Wales, Andy joins the Diageo Reserve team in the UK with 18 years’ experience in the…

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…