Category: Blogs

War on Terroir Critique the Elevated Gin and Tonic

So we're in what passes for summer now... ...and that means that yet again stupid bars and the most irritating

Alex Walker’s Trip to Mexico with 1800 Tequila

The Savoy’s Alex Walker recently won the 1800 Visionaries Cocktail Competition, which saw him board a jet plane to

Joe Harper’s Pillars of the Community – Craig Harper

Joe Harper is the current Bacardi Legacy UK champion. Fingers crossed, he will go on to nail the global

Joe Harper’s Pillars of the Community – Sly Augustin

Joe Harper is the current Bacardi Legacy UK champion. Fingers crossed, he will go on to nail the global

A Personal Thank You to Bartenders Who Travel for Competitions

BarLifeUK promote and judge a lot of cocktail competitions. We spend more time on competitions than anything else these days,

Pop-Off

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

Repeal Day

December 5th sees the anniversary of the end of prohibition in the United States. We look at Repeal Day

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

The bar industry is overly preoccupied with the past. Enough of this sort of thing. This is

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

Earlier this year Philip Duff and Jean-Sebastien Robicquet began a mission to re-create a gin recipe from 1495. With

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

It’s cheaper than eBay, there’s a burger van and everything smells of old ladies 50p each,

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