Thrilling MONIN Cup UK Final Set For London Cocktail Week

MONIN will showcase the country’s most exciting new bartending stars during London Cocktail Week, with the thrilling climax of its national cocktail competition. Following a series of hotly-contested regional heats at top bars around the country, eight young bartenders – one taking part in her first ever cocktail competition – will travel from as farContinue reading “Thrilling MONIN Cup UK Final Set For London Cocktail Week”

Monin At London Cocktail Week

Monin UK is celebrating London Cocktail Week 2015 with a host of events, competitions and master classes. To showcase its unbeaten range of over 100 flavours, the global syrup brand has partnered with fifty bars across the capital for a range of signature LCW serves, including La Perla, Bird of Smithfield and Shoreditch favourite BarrioContinue reading “Monin At London Cocktail Week”

Next Stop Paris For UK Monin Cup Champion

Joe Wild from Jenny’s in Liverpool is heading for Paris to compete against mixologists from around the world, following a resounding victory at the UK Monin Cup Final. Joe impressed the judges with his cocktail, All for One & One For All, featuring Monin’s new Lemongrass syrup, Monin Caribbean syrup, Monin Rose syrup and MoninContinue reading “Next Stop Paris For UK Monin Cup Champion”

Monin Trophy Up For Grabs At London Cocktail Week 2014

Monin UK is celebrating London Cocktail Week 2014 with a host of free events, competitions and master classes – including the UK Final of the prestigious Monin Cup. The syrup brand has also partnered with bars across the capital for a range of special LCW cocktail menus, showcasing its range of over 100 flavours. UPPLContinue reading “Monin Trophy Up For Grabs At London Cocktail Week 2014”

The Black Pearl Tour – Docking In A City Near You

The nation’s bartenders have the chance to show off their swashbuckling mixing skills this summer as The Black Pearl Tour takes to the road with exciting competitions, tutored tastings and training with experts from Monin and Plantation Rum. The Black Pearl Tour visits 10 locations up and down the UK and features workshops with bothContinue reading “The Black Pearl Tour – Docking In A City Near You”

Underground Punch Pong League Grand Final Opens LCW 2013

WHO WILL BE CROWNED UNDERGROUND PUNCH PONG LEAGUE CHAMPIONS?   Bartenders from across the UK and Ireland are in training for the ultimate battle, as they prepare for the grand final of the Underground Punch Pong League – Monin Bartenders’ Challenge Cup, on Monday October 7. The grand final takes place at the ‘London Punch Pong Arena’ –Continue reading “Underground Punch Pong League Grand Final Opens LCW 2013”

The Underground Punch Pong League – Coming to a City Near You

London Cocktail Club founder, JJ Goodman , has teamed up with Monin UK to launch a national competition like no other – the Underground Punch Pong League (UPPL). The UPPL is free to enter, and kicks off with the Monin Bartenders’ Challenge Cup; a ‘battle of the bars’ which will travel to 12 locations aroundContinue reading “The Underground Punch Pong League – Coming to a City Near You”

Cocktail of the Week – The Easter Martini

The latest Cocktail of the Week by collaborator and Head Barmen at the Vineyard at Stockcross David Coveney shows how Easter and chocolate don’t always have to come covered in foil. For the holiday, or indeed any other day of the year, he’s gone for a little spice – The Easter Martini Glass –  Martini Ingredients –Continue reading “Cocktail of the Week – The Easter Martini”

Australasia Review

If you’ve ever ventured into the Spinningfield’s area of Manchester you’ll notice many a bar and restaurant serving businessmen, ladies who lunch or myself propping the bar up as I dive through the drinks menu. One such time happened last week, at a rather well-known yet unknown venue named Australasia. I say unknown due toContinue reading “Australasia Review”