What is a Bartender’s Job? | Podcast

On this week's show we discuss (and I RANT about) what is a Bartender's Job? Along with our usual industry news and what's going on at BartenderHQ this week. https://youtu.be/8z_sWfH5Ltc Drinks Industry News Elon Musk to launch Teslaquila - Trademark Registered!...

Ready Fire Aim Cocktail Recipe | Agave Month

I was convinced I'd already shared the recipe for the Ready Fire Aim cocktail while talking about our New York honeymoon when I drank it at Employees Only. I think I might have included a video in one of our posts, but not the actual recipe for this great drink....

Mexican Pornstar Cocktail

The Pornstar Martini is a modern staple of at least the UK cocktail scene, and the Mexican Pornstar adds some agave complexity to the formula. The original, created by Douglas Ankrah combines vodka, vanilla, passion fruit and citrus with sparkling wine. Whether the...

Clouds and Dirt Cocktail | Inspired by GaryVee KSwiss

Inspired by the release of the Clouds and Dirt Gary Vee K Swiss Colaboration, the Clouds and Dirt Cocktail reflects as may aspects of Gary Vaynerchuk as possible. Gary rose to prominence in the late 90’s after establishing one of the first ecommerce wine...

Project hero & Chicks with Flicks | Podcast

On this week's Podcast - I begin #ProjectHero, I talk about what's next for me work wise as well as my trip to the Roadhouse for Chicks with Flicks in Covent Garden London. Industry News The Spirits Business' Top 10 Spirit launches of September 2018 Proper No.12...

Sorting Out Your Bar Or Restaurant Bookings with ToGo | Podcast

Restaurant bookings can be a pain. Miss one and your whole night can be thrown into chaos, with booked tables waiting and filling up the bar, bartenders in the weeds and unable to serve their regulars properly, you get the idea. That’s why we spoke to Gerard from TOGO...

Preparing for a Flair Competition – Bartender HQ Podcast

On this week's podcast - were talking about Flair, specifically preparing for a flair competition, as that's exactly what I'm doing! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bYXyj8wjJtI Industry News Wetherspoon prepares for Brexit by dumping European brands JD Wetherspoon...

Tipll – become a local anywhere!

On this week's podcast we talk to Grant Thompson from Tipll - a new app that allows people going fora night out in a new city to find the best bars and drink like a local, through the magic of augmented reality on their phone. https://youtu.be/ODk2tjYv8JI Tipll -...

How Tequila is Made | Agave Month BartenderHQ Podcast

On this week's podcast we're talking about how Tequila is made - as well as our regular look at industry news and a look back on the week at BartenderHQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XiLgUduTZZE Industry News Ryan Reynolds has been promoting Aviation Gin with Jimmy...

Casa Agave Talks Tequila & Mezcal | Agave Month

Casa Agave's Jen Foley is with us on this week's podcasts talking about how Casa Agave began and their amazing Tequila and Mezcal. Casa Agave is a UK importer and distributor of Agave products. Industry News - Millennials shun beer and wine for spirits Full Story In...

Agave Month is Here!

August is Agave Month! Following July's 80s month celebrating the Anniversary of Cocktail's release, August is Agave Month. All month we'll be learning more about the spirits of Mexico (and beyond) and reimagining classic cocktails using Agave spirits. Agave Month...

I Trained Tom Cruise in Cocktail – JB Bandy

On the 30th Anniversary of the release of Cocktail we're incredibly proud to present our interview with JB Bandy, the man who trained Tom Cruise and Bryan Brown to flair bartend for the movie. Without JB Bandy, flair bartending may never have gained the popularity it...

Nostalgia in bars – Music & Theme

Nostalgia in bars can be a great way to engage your guests and give them a reason to stay. We'll be talking in more detail with my wife, Jo Eden-Sangwell later in the show. Industry News: Stonegate Buys Be At One Full...

80s Month Continues – Cocktail Guest Reveal!

Cocktail turns 30 in 2 weeks time, and in this show we'll be talking about its effect on the bar industry. Our 80s Month continues! Cocktail Bartenders Commentary is Here Industry News BenRiach distillery has moved into fashion with the launch of a line that...

Vermouth Padró & Co. Rojo Amargo

The wine-making origins of the Padró family date back to the year 1886 and to the village of Bràfim (Tarragona), which was, at the time a busy agricultural hub with around 400 inhabitants.The Padró family are one of the big local vermouth producers but are less known...

Vermouth Padró & Co. Dorado Amargo Suave

The wine-making origins of the Padró family date back to the year 1886 and to the village of Bràfim (Tarragona), which was, at the time a busy agricultural hub with around 400 inhabitants.The Padró family are one of the big local vermouth producers but are less known...

Vermouth Padró & Co. Rojo Clásico

The wine-making origins of the Padró family date back to the year 1886 and to the village of Bràfim (Tarragona), which was, at the time a busy agricultural hub with around 400 inhabitants.The Padró family are one of the big local vermouth producers but are less known...

Vermouth Padró & Co. Special Reserva

The wine-making origins of the Padró family date back to the year 1886 and to the village of Bràfim (Tarragona), which was, at the time a busy agricultural hub with around 400 inhabitants.The Padró family are one of the big local vermouth producers but are less known...

Vermouth Padró & Co. Blanco Reserva

The wine-making origins of the Padró family date back to the year 1886 and to the village of Bràfim (Tarragona), which was, at the time a busy agricultural hub with around 400 inhabitants.The Padró family are one of the big local vermouth producers but are less known...

Muntaner Blanc

Antonio Nadal S.A was founded in 1898 by Antonio Nadal Muntaner, a manufacturer of Majorcan Spirits including Muntaner Blanc. Around 1920, exports to South America began, and lasted until the beginning of the Spanish civil war. After the end of this period, production...

Regal Rogue Lively White

Regal Rogue Lively White Vermouth Driven by a sensory obsession, it was Mark ‘Lord’ Ward’s legendary trip around the world to discover the spices of Asia, and the wines and native foods of Australia, that inspired the creation of Regal Rogue. A passion for the...

Regal Rogue Wild Rosé

Regal Rogue Wild Rosé Vermouth Driven by a sensory obsession, it was Mark ‘Lord’ Ward’s legendary trip around the world to discover the spices of Asia, and the wines and native foods of Australia, that inspired the creation of Regal Rogue. A passion for the marriage...

Vermouth Rosso Bottega

Vermouth Rosso Bottega The Italian winery and distillery will be presenting its latest products at Vinexpo 2017: Two vermouths created by Sandro Bottega and Lamberto Vallarino Gancia, heir of the Italian family leader in sparkling wine and vermouth: Vermouth Bianco...

Vermouth Blanco Bottega

Vermouth Blanco Bottega The Italian winery and distillery will be presenting its latest products at Vinexpo 2017: Two vermouths created by Sandro Bottega and Lamberto Vallarino Gancia, heir of the Italian family leader in sparkling wine and vermouth: Vermouth Bianco...
Mezcal Vs Tequila – an Infographic

Mezcal Vs Tequila – an Infographic

The guys over at Gifts.com have created a great infographic and article on Mezcal vs Tequila. From coast to coast, people are getting excited about mezcal, the smokier alternative to tequila. Enjoyed by itself or mixed into a cocktail, this agave-based alcohol has...

Agave Month is Here!

Agave Month is Here!

August is Agave Month! Following July's 80s month celebrating the Anniversary of Cocktail's release, August is Agave Month. All month we'll be learning more about the spirits of Mexico (and beyond) and reimagining classic cocktails using Agave spirits. Agave Month...

Tutti Fruitti Cocktail

Tutti Fruitti Cocktail

The Tutti Fruitti Cocktail is a little bit of a cheat for me, pulled from the Diffords Guide rather than an original, though this does sound delicious! This is a long mix of fruit liqueurs fortified with Tequila - I’ve switched some brands out simply for what I have...

Pink Squirrel Cocktail Recipe

Pink Squirrel Cocktail Recipe

According to internet Bible Wikipedia, the Pink Squirrel was created at Bryant’s Cocktail Lounge in Milwaukee. Originally made as an ice cream drink, it’s now often made straight up with half and half. The drink calls for Creme de Noyeaux, though this is more commonly...

Know How to Make a Red Eye Cocktail?

Know How to Make a Red Eye Cocktail?

Douglas Coughlin’s Red Eye Cocktail request has become one of the iconic lines of 1988’s Cocktail Movie. When Tom Cruise’s Brian Flannigan walks into the TGI Friday’s on 63rd and 1st, Coughlin asks “Do you know how to make a Red Eye” as he casually cracks an egg into...


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