Ditch Your Resolutions In Style At Slug And Lettuce

With New Year’s Resolutions beginning to be a thing of the past, a leading bar chain, the Slug and Lettuce are offering guests the opportunity to ditch them in sophistication with fantastic offers this January*. Available at Slug and Lettuces throughout the country, the chain of bars will be providing customers the opportunity for aContinue reading “Ditch Your Resolutions In Style At Slug And Lettuce”

Jim Beam

Jim Beam has been a staple of many a bar for many a year now, so much so that they themselves have the tag ‘The World’s No. 1 Bourbon’ stamped on every bottle. But how does a brand come to call itself that? A brand that, from my knowledge, not many people know much about?Continue reading “Jim Beam”

Bar Convent Berlin (BCB), One of the World’s Premier Bar Shows, Announces Its Ninth Edition

Bar Convent Berlin (BCB), one of the world’s premier trade fairs for the bar and beverage industry, today announces its ninth edition that will take place on October 6-7, 2015. An estimated 200 exhibitors will showcase about 500 brands to 10,000 attendees that are expected from 35 countries, including the U.S. BCB is held atContinue reading “Bar Convent Berlin (BCB), One of the World’s Premier Bar Shows, Announces Its Ninth Edition”

Villa Lobos

A range of tequila expressions that have floated around the UK market over the last few years has found footing on some major stepping-stones coming in the next few months, placing itself within the highly respected Instil Spirits portfolio to certify that it’s not just a one-trick-pony. So what is Villa Lobos? Villa Lobos is theContinue reading “Villa Lobos”

Russian Standard

Vodka as a category is huge, and has been for many a decade now. There are many brands you rattle off when one talks about vodka; Smirnoff, Grey Goose, Belvedere and Russian Standard are present in many a list, and it’s the Russian liquid that this feature will concentrate on, looking at why it isContinue reading “Russian Standard”

Hard Rock Cafe World Burger Tour

Hard Rock Cafe are well-known for their burgers across the world, and all 199 sites have been coming up with creations that define their corresponding city. For the next two months though, customers are being invited to sample the aptly named Local Legendary Burger offerings, with 8 being highlighted at Manchester’s Hard Rock Cafe overContinue reading “Hard Rock Cafe World Burger Tour”


The UK has a new whiskey from the US, and it’s landed with fanfare in many of the influential icons of the drinks world laps as the bar trade is scrambling for a piece of what is known as WhistlePig. The oddly named is a straight rye whiskey, and is heralded as one of the best rye’sContinue reading “WhistlePig”


English whisky is creating a new era. The English Whisky Company is the most well-known at the moment, but there are a couple of producers ageing their stock to satisfy a growing interest in, well, whisky that’s not from Scotland, Ireland or America. People’s palates are changing, and the likes of Cotswolds are there toContinue reading “Cotswolds”

Bold London Spirit

Britain’s answer to the aperitif is said to originate from this 2014 release of Bold London Spirit. A bold statement perhaps (and yes, pun fully intended)? Well this Notting Hill born spirit has made a bang as its unique flavour collaboration has drawn praise from many bartenders. But what exactly is it? Well Bold LondonContinue reading “Bold London Spirit”


Think of Scotland and you’ll think of whisky. Nothing wrong with that at all of course, but have you ever wondered about the likes of gin or vodka perhaps coming from Scotland? The most famous you may recognise would be Hendrick’s, developed within the family of William Grants & Sons, but lately there’s been a resurgence ofContinue reading “Arbikie”