Birmingham bar The Vanguard situated above 1000 Trades, has launched the UK’s first mead cocktail menu. Samuel Boulton Co-Founder of the UK Mead Forum and Managing Director at The Vanguard said: “We opened with the mind to bring Mead to the modern day, in the first year we introduced over 3000 people to mead, now […]

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For many of us the word most closely associated with ‘craving’ will always be chocolate. Chocolate is a silky delicious miracle when you consider it all comes from the humble cocoa bean. Even more amazing is the vast myriad of ways chocolate can be used. Chocolate can be savory or sweet, spicy or smooth, eaten […]

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The World’s Leading Bartender School Partners with Bacardi-Martini Group to Battle Unemployment with Social Initiative ‘Shake Your Future’ European Bartender School and Bacardi-Martini Group join forces to create a free 10-week professional bartender training program to aid young individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds struggling with unemployment. BARCELONA, Spain 04/02/19 – Conceived with the aim of battling […]

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Monday 07 January 2019 – WOODFORD RESERVE®,one of the world’s most revered bourbon brands hasannounced the launch of its Old Fashioned Cocktail Syrup across the UK on-trade from January 2019. With the Old Fashioned cocktail often perceived as complex and time-consuming to perfect, Woodford Reserve has carefully developed a syrup that recreates the integrated flavour of the […]

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Are you thinking about building a diy home bar? A corner in your living room or pantry that would be designated basically for stirring drinks? Then this article is for you. Hence, we’re going to provide you with some of our best DIY hacks and ideas that can turn your home bar into the most […]

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We were looking to relaunch the podcast and website today, but we’ve had really bad news in my personal life. Details in the podcast, but we will be back. Thank you for your patience.

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Jessica Jones is a Marvel super hero from Marvel’s Netflix universe (which I predict will end this year…). Jessica Jones formerly worked as a superhero under the alias of Jewel, though after emotional and psychological abuse fro The Purple Man (David Tennant) she reverts to Private Investigation. As a PI Jessica Jones works to feed […]

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A perfect cocktail should be not just tasty but beautiful as well. There many various ways to decorate such a drink. But the most visually appealing and tempting is foam. It adds aesthetics to the cocktail and complements, balances or contrasts its flavor. Although it is the best way to improve the appearance, bartenders rarely […]

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The Roadhouse Bartender Challenge is a multi-round bartending competition designed to test the abilities of participants over the three core disciplines of bartending in Mixology, Speed and Flair! The competition made its debut season in 2018 and it has been a roaring success, with bartenders from EBS London, Be At One, TGI Fridays, The London Cocktail […]

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Our occasional co-host Samuel David Boulton has got a lot of coverage over the past couple of weeks for mead. Working with English Heritage, the biggest seller of mead in the country he’s been featured in national press and now on the Radio too. This week’s podcast shares his segment from Talk Radio’s Paul Ross […]

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