Gabry Carnaghi of St Paul’s House in Birmingham is our third bartender on The Vermouth Ambassador’s Cocktail Showcase. These will showcase the best vermouth cocktails we come across and the bartenders who create them. Gabry Carnaghi of St Paul’s House, Birmingham Gabry moved from a little town outside Milan, Italy. Working with The Edgbaston Boutique Hotel […]

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This awesome riff on the Singapore Sling was created to celebrate the classic drink’s 100th anniversary. Guru’s Lost and Found Tiger Sling, made on the iconic Long Bar at the Raffles Hotel in Singapore combines many of the classic sling flavours with twists including Galangal (a Thai relative of ginger) and sour Tamarind juice. I’ve […]

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A brief overview of our trip to Employees Only NYC, Suffolk Arms, Carnaval Court with Tim Flippy Morris and much more! On this week’s Podcast: Apologies for the delay – with Weddings, Honeymoon and getting back to work its all been pretty crazy! Here’s an overview of what we got up to, Employees Only with […]

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Apologies for being a day late guys – our wedding went great and we ended up spending a full day at the theme park on Monday – I won’t bore you with the details but you can find the story over on my WIFE’s blog (that feels weird to say…) MommaBoss. So lets get down […]

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Bacardi Legacy has always been one of the most prestigious cocktail competitions in the world and its getting bigger every single year. For the first time Bacardi Legacy is coming to the Philippines and Richie Cruz is hoping that his creation, the El Tindero Cocktail will take him all the way to the finals. Bacardi […]

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Christian Delpech is without a doubt one of the most influential flair bartenders of the past 20 years. Born in Argentina and now a resident of Las Vegas Nevada, few flair bartenders have come close to the sheer number of world championships that Chris Delpech has accomplished. Christian’s incredibly smooth flowing style of flair has […]

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One of my favourite podcasts from last year was our two part interview with Russell Davis (@MrRussellDavis) who was kind enough to jump on Skype with me for a chat about all sorts of bar related goodness. Russell Davis has just launched his own podcast with fellow Bar Rescue (@BarRescue) alumni Chef Brian Duffy (@ChefBriDuff) […]

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We’re late but we’re back with a new look podcast! First off this week was a trip to Birmingham’s new speakeasy, Suds & Duds, hidden away behind a Launderette frontage off the main drag of Broad Street. Suds & Duds head bartender Sam Boulton welcomed me to the bar and shared a couple of his […]

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Glenn Talavera is a bartender based in Manilla, Philippines. Glenn’s Bartending Story When Glenn wanted to get a bartending job, like many he found it tough to get into the job he wanted right away, and ended up working in the admin side of the industry in purchasing and cost control. When the opportunity arose […]

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