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Freya Spritz by Freya

Freya Spritz by Freya

Click here to find all the ingredients you need to make this cocktail in the Lush Life Shop

David Wallwork, Freya – How to make a spirit from birch water

David Wallwork, Freya – How to make a spirit from birch water

Having begun his career studying Environmental Science at university, our guest has never forgotten his past love. Wanting to create a spirit that was sustainable, natural, and innovative, David Wallwork’s first try at it, Freya Spirit, succeeded on all counts. Named for the Norse Goddess […]

An evening with Roe & Co

An evening with Roe & Co

Diageo Reserve’s premium Irish whiskey, Roe & Co held its second bartender lock-in session and I was invited to attend at Nuala, London. Have Whisky, Will Travel! I interviewed Peter O’Connor, Roe & Co European Brand Ambassador for Lush Life Podcast. I got to sample […]

CIROC PARTNERS WITH ZUMA TO CREATE EXCLUSIVE COCKTAIL MENU

CIROC PARTNERS WITH ZUMA TO CREATE EXCLUSIVE COCKTAIL MENU

Last night I ran over to Zuma London in Knightsbridge to try a few Cîroc cocktails from the exclusive, limited edition cocktail menu that is in collaboration with Bar Manager, Pawel Rolka. The menu coincides with a beautiful Cherry Blossom installation to welcome the new season – […]

Tales on Tour – How to learn as much as you can about drinks in a really short time

Tales on Tour – How to learn as much as you can about drinks in a really short time

Three days, one city, loads of cocktail – Tales on Tour hit Edinburgh last weekend and I was invited to join in the fun and festivities. Over sixty events including seminars, bar take-overs by visiting bartenders, tastings and just overall enjoyment of the industry we […]

Tricentennial Old Fashioned by El Guapo Bitters

Tricentennial Old Fashioned by El Guapo Bitters

A twist on our El Guapo Old Fashioned, The Tricentennial Old Fashioned uses our Tricentennial bitters to lend a subtle, slightly smoky profile to this classic libation. Click here to find all the ingredients you need to make this cocktail in the Lush Life Shop […]

Summer is almost here – Skylight opens at Tobacco Dock

Summer is almost here – Skylight opens at Tobacco Dock

Skylight at Tobacco Dock will be kicking off another spectacular sun-filled season on 3rd May 2018. Skylight became one of London’s most popular and imaginative rooftop destinations after its smashing launch in 2017 and is now a firm fixture on any summer hotlist. This year […]

How to make rum that tells the story of Colombia in one sip

How to make rum that tells the story of Colombia in one sip

“…The girl raised her eyes to see who was passing by the window, and that casual glance was the beginning of a cataclysm of love that still had not ended half a century later.” Could this be La Hechicera, The Enchantress? Forgive me for taking […]

Banana Old-Fashioned aka ‘Banana Republic’ by La Hechicera

Banana Old-Fashioned aka ‘Banana Republic’ by La Hechicera

Apart from coffee and flowers, bananas are one of Colombia’s main exports. The Riascos family used to cultivate bananas before moving into aging fine Colombian rum. The Banana Republic is a twist on the classic Old Fashioned with a bit of banana to take things […]

CROWN CELLARS LAUNCHES EVOLVED SPIRIT OFFERING, DISTILLED

CROWN CELLARS LAUNCHES EVOLVED SPIRIT OFFERING, DISTILLED

Crown Cellars, the specialist wine and spirits division of Carlsberg UK, is marking a new era with the launch of a comprehensive, multi-platform, integrated spirits offering, Distilled. The new portfolio will be launched at an exclusive on-trade community event in London’s Soho on Tuesday 10th […]