Category : Blogs

Alex Walker’s Trip to Mexico with 1800 Tequila

3 months ago / 0 comments

The Savoy’s Alex Walker recently won the 1800 Visionaries Cocktail Competition which saw board a jet plane to Mexico for a VIP trip.

Taking Cocktail-Name Inspiration from Emotive Words

4 months ago / 0 comments

Words like petrichor, which encapsulate a sensation or feeling, can serve as emotive cocktail names, as well as inspiring new recipes.

Joe Harper’s Pillars of the Community – Craig Harper

5 months ago / 0 comments

Craig Harper is a man you may have met over a martini masterclass, tonic indoctrination or Malibu-laced-Guinness.

Joe Harper’s Pillars of the Community – Sly Augustin

6 months ago / 0 comments

Joe Harper, current Bacardi Legacy UK Champion, interviews Trailer Happiness co-owner Sly Augustin.

A Personal Thank You to Bartenders Who Travel for Competitions

1 year ago / 0 comments

Every appearance represents a day off used, a bastard early start, a train ticket, and in some cases, a hotel room…

Pop-Off

2 years ago / 0 comments

Breaking News: Pop-Up replaces Speakeasy as the most overused and least understood descriptor for a bar.

Repeal Day

2 years ago / 0 comments

December 5th sees the anniversary of the end of prohibition in the United States. We look at Repeal Day and why we don’t celebrate it like we should.

Editor’s Blog: Is it time to stop looking back?

3 years ago / 0 comments

Could it be that the time has come to stop looking back and embrace the changes that are happening to the world around us right now?

Gin 1495 – A Journey to Re-Create a Piece of History

3 years ago / 0 comments

Earlier this year Philip Duff and Jean-Sebastien Robicquet began a mission to re-create a gin recipe from 1495. With the help of a Magnificent 7-esque bunch of experts they embarked on an adventure and now Philip shares his story with BarLifeUK.

Editor’s Blog: Looking for Vintage Glassware and Retro Junk for your Bar? Come to Wimbledon Dog Track

3 years ago / 0 comments

It’s cheaper than eBay, there’s a burger van and everything smells of old ladies

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