Hi-Spirits Breaks Out The Brands For London Cocktail Week

Hi-Spirits will be celebrating the capital’s booming cocktail culture by putting some of the biggest brands in its portfolio in the spotlight during London Cocktail Week. Southern Comfort, Buffalo Trace bourbon, Tito’s Handmade Vodka and the classic Italian Fratelli Branca liqueur range will all be featured, with the cocktail cognoscenti able to enjoy a rangeContinue reading “Hi-Spirits Breaks Out The Brands For London Cocktail Week”

Old Rip Van Winkle

A rare occurrence happened recently, where an exclusive tasting event of the Old Rip Van Winkle range, or Pappy Van Winkle as it’s more commonly known within the bar trade, came to Manchester. Your’s truly managed to bag himself a seat at the table with 4th Generation Preston Van Winkle. Lets dive in and checkContinue reading “Old Rip Van Winkle”

Hi-Spirits Shakes Up London Cocktail Week

Southern Comfort, Buffalo Trace Bourbon and Langley’s Gin will all have a high profile during London Cocktail Week 2016, with unique drinks and a diverse offer from distributor Hi-Spirits. This year’s celebration of the capital’s thriving cocktail culture, running from 3 – 9 October, promises to be the biggest and most vibrant yet. The Southern Comfort ChickenContinue reading “Hi-Spirits Shakes Up London Cocktail Week”

Buffalo Trace Mystery Migration Hits Manchester

The team at Buffalo Trace came around to Manchester once again to host their annual cocktail competition, but armed with a twist that saw the bartenders of the North West face a variety of challenges in a couple of unique settings. Hosted at El Gato Negro, the competitors found their way to the final byContinue reading “Buffalo Trace Mystery Migration Hits Manchester”

The Buffalo Trail Stopped For Food At Hawksmoor

Last week, the Buffalo Trace Trail came into Manchester as it meanders its way across the UK. Working alongside restaurants within key cities such as London and Liverpool, UK Buffalo Trace Brand Ambassador Tim Giles hosted an evening at the ever-popular Hawksmoor, a venue that Time Out has said is “a place to blur dayContinue reading “The Buffalo Trail Stopped For Food At Hawksmoor”

The Buffalo Trail Carves A Path Through Manchester

Calling all Buffalo Trace enthusiasts and whiskey worshippers. On the 10th November 2015, Buffalo Trace is inviting you to a truly unique tasting-journey at one of Manchester and possibly the UK’s most revered restaurants, The Hawksmoor. Join the stampede for a night of indulgence with an exquisite three-course meal within the bar itself accompanied byContinue reading “The Buffalo Trail Carves A Path Through Manchester”

Buffalo Trace Northern Final 2015

One of the world’s best known bourbon brands, Buffalo Trace, came to Manchester this past week to secure a northern bartender a trip of a lifetime to America, courtesy of creating a unique British twist on an American classic cocktail. Hosted by Ross Thompson of UK distributor Hi-Spirits, and judged by the Buffalo palates ofContinue reading “Buffalo Trace Northern Final 2015”

Christmas In Full Swing With These Winter Recipes And Ideas

Get yourself in the mood with these Christmas recipes and present ideas; OriGINal Sin 50 ml King of Soho Gin 1 slice root ginger 1 barspoon Runny Honey 15 ml Fresh Lemon Juice 125 ml Pressed Apple Juice Method: Muddle the ginger in the bottom of a cocktail shaker, add the other ingredients and shakeContinue reading “Christmas In Full Swing With These Winter Recipes And Ideas”

Raise A Glass To Elmer With Buffalo Trace’s Limited Edition Elmer T. Lee Commemorative Edition

Celebrate the spirit of Elmer T. Lee with a new limited edition from Buffalo Trace. One year after the bastion of bourbon passed away at the age of 93, Buffalo Trace has created the Elmer T. Lee Commemorative Edition as a tribute to their iconic Master Distiller who devoted his life to developing and safeguardingContinue reading “Raise A Glass To Elmer With Buffalo Trace’s Limited Edition Elmer T. Lee Commemorative Edition”

Buffalo Trace Distillery

I don’t know about you, but when I experience something, it sticks into my mind. I still remember the first time I sampled the Buffalo Trace range, held at The Anthologist Bar near St Paul’s Cathedral, London during London Cocktail Week 2011. It was hear that I met Drew Mayville, Sazerac Buffalo Trace Master Blender, who explainedContinue reading “Buffalo Trace Distillery”