Category: Blogs

Stuart Hudson: Callooh Callay Does Barcelona

Last month Callooh Callay journied abroad on the back of Spirited Awards nominations for Best International Cocktail Bar, as

Terry Cashman: A Treatise on Profanity

Ever since I was a kid, I’ve found swearing endlessly fascinating and amusing. "Kindly pop the

Cherry Blossom Hunting with Luxardo

You know what they say? Never work with children, animals or blossom trees. It was early February when Luxardo offered

Give It Back!

The northern bartending elite came out in there droves on St. George’s Day for a competition with a difference. Self

Food and Cocktail Matching in Manchester with Martin Miller’s Gin

There’s a lot going on in Manchester, plenty of wonderful and innovative events keep many social calendars full. However when

Northerners In Bermuda

Last Year Gosling's Rum ran a competition with a prize of a trip to Bermuda for the winning bar

Joe Petch: The Mount Gay Rum Academy Trip

Intrepid BarLifeUK blogger Joe Petch recently came back from Barbados and has shared his adventure with us. It all began

Chris Dennis: Dysfunctional Dinners…Presents a Christmas Feast

It has become tradition that each year various bartenders and other industry bods get together for a pre-Christmas party.

Jamie Jones: Barrel Age This.

Barrel Ageing: Find out what all the HOOP-la is about There’s a trend appearing in bars, and it can’t be

You Can Drink What You Sow

Chris Dennis recently went on a wine pilgrimage to Hungary. Here he reports back on a little known but

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