Technology is always moving on. In the past we’ve talked about how you can use AirPlay to control your bar’s music from a phone. What does Apple have in store this year in new tech? While the WWDC event is aimed at developers (it is the World Wide Developer Conference after all) it does give […]

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NOM 70, the new rules on Mezcal production come into force today. Regular Mezcal under the rules can be made using diffusors in the same way as lower end Tequila, though in this case the liquid must still be 100% agave, even if obtained in this way. Here’s the big bits of info, in terms […]

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How to avoid hangovers is the holy grail for drinkers and bartenders everywhere, especially when drinking on a school night. Here are the best ways to avoid, or at least make them survivable according to science. This video is from the awesome Youtube channel Authority Nutrition which is pretty amazing and completely free from bro-science. […]

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Hello all! The changes are in motion and I’m starting my new job Monday – so keep your eyes peeled for our first update from that. I’ll be looking to do more video blogs during the week coming soon on our YouTube channel so keep an eye out. I’ll be looking after a portfolio of drinks […]

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Welcome back! This week’s guest on the podcast is Sarah Gage, host of the Booze Broad podcast in the first half of a two parter show. Sarah is based out in Las Vegas Nevada and has been bartending for years. She’s a committee member for the USBG focusing on Health and Wellness as well as […]

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With President Elect Donald Trump set to take office in the coming weeks, we thought it only appropriate to mark the occasion in style with what can only be described as a modern classic cocktail. Grappa by the Pussy Ingredients: Trump Vodka Its a little known fact that the Donald released his own spirit a […]

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Last night in Birmingham saw the official preview launch of a brand new liquid, Gabriel Boudier Kaffir Lime Leaf Liqueur, but this one was born differently to most liqueurs. Gabriel Boudier Kaffir Lime Leaf Liqueur Turn back the clock about a year and Gabriel Boudier were looking for ingenious bartenders to create a new liqueur for […]

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Sussex barman Dave White beat over 120 contestants to take the title at the final of Monkey Shoulder’s Ultimate Bartender Championship in New Orleans  Dave White has been awarded the coveted title of Monkey Shoulder’s Ultimate Bartender Champion, for the second year running. Defending last year’s title, Dave re-entered the competition designed for bartenders to showcase their talents and put […]

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This afternoon I’ll be heading down to the Roadhouse World Flair in Covent Garden to try my hand as their new MC! What is Roadhouse Flair? Roadhouse is the biggest flair competition in the UK and almost certainly the longest running flair series in the world. Roadhouse has seen huge competitions like Legends of Bartending, […]

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World Gin Day is finally upon us, it feels like a whole year since we celebrated last! As bartenders, today is the perfect day to give your guests the chance to try something different, whether they’re new to gin or a seasoned drinker, there are plenty of ways to introduce them to something new today. World […]

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