Category : Editor’s Blog

A Personal Thank You to Bartenders Who Travel for Competitions

2 years ago / 0 comments

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

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

4 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?

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

4 years ago / 0 comments

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

Editor’s Blog: Why You Should Enter the Bacardi Legacy Cocktail Competition

4 years ago / 0 comments

Some personal thoughts on the Bacardi Legacy Competition by BarLifeUK’s editor.

Editor’s Blog: Thinking About Starting a Cocktail Blog? Read This First.

5 years ago / 0 comments

“The first draft of anything is shit” – Ernest Hemmingway

Editor’s Blog: A Confused Relationship with Booze

5 years ago / 0 comments

Remember the fighter pilot’s maxim: There are old pilots, and there are bold pilots. But there’s no such thing as an old, bold pilot.

A Special Evening for the UK Tales of the Cocktail Winners (and a couple of hangers-on)

6 years ago / 0 comments

The UK’s clean sweep of the Spirited Awards International Categories celebrated at Jubjub Bar.

Editor: Service, Svengalis and Powder Keg Diplomacy

6 years ago / 0 comments

What was so good about the experience at Powder Keg Diplomacy? Well, the bartender displayed perfect judgment when it came to engaging us with drink suggestions, having a chat and leaving us alone to catch up.

Editor’s Blog: London is Not the Center of the Universe

6 years ago / 0 comments

Nick Strangeway’s CLASS interview is Geographically Challenged

Editor: Brighton Tattoo Convention

7 years ago / 0 comments

Brighton racetrack had been taken over by body-modders, Teddy Boys and rocking billies for the weekend, with dozens of great artists from all over the UK inking up the punters.