Andy Ives has over 10 years hospitality publishing to his name and has written for trade magazines such as CLASS and Theme. Most recently he worked as editor of Industry magazine (the Australian version of Theme), bars editor of Australian Bartender magazine, and launched (with Simon) www.4bars.com.au, which is now Australia’s leading bar industry website.
Congratulations to all the finalists, especially of course to our UK-based friends and colleagues.
Whatever your thoughts on some of the more ‘ethereal’ bartending philosophies out there, check out Charlie Chaplin’s shaking shoulder bob… I’m sure I’ve seen someone else do that.
On May 15th, Miles Kane (former co-frontman of The Last Shadow Puppets and The Rascals) will be playing The Zanzibar in Liverpool.
The new, monthly drinks magazine for iPad, from the makers of BarLifeUK.com
The standard at each of the Diplomatico World Tournament (DWT) heats has been pretty stellar, which probably has something to do with the ultimate prize of $5000 and a trip to Venezuela.
We don’t condone playing with fire or video cameras – no good will come of it…
Peroni Nastro Azzurro is the best-selling Italian premium lager worldwide, and is looking for an established senior brand ambassador to take the role of Showcase Manager, ideally based in London/South of England.
If distilleries were people, Chase would be that guy at school who you liked despite him being naturally good at sport and popular with the ladies…
The first burst of regional heats for World Class 2013 have taken place, and the results are in…
Win yourself and your Disaronno cocktail a starring role at the Venice International Film Festival
Here we go again kids, it’s awards nomination time…
Jubjub’s intimate space will now be hosting “experiential, transformational running for weeks at a time with different brands.”
Pointless, but mildly interesting and we hadn’t seen it before.
In the first of two articles, we bring you the answers to your American Whiskey questions sent in to Tom Vernon
Iconic Aussie brewer, Coopers, invites you to celebrate their 150th birthday and Australia Day this Saturday at Shoreditch Grind
Expect fire, excessive sweating and a very sweary Salvatore Calabrese.
Bar and Bowling operator All Star Lanes will be holding two open recruitment sessions in Manchester this month
A once-in-a-lifetime South American odyssey & huge cheque await the winner of this epic comp
Please enjoy this video of a lovely young lady with our festive compliments (best enjoyed with sound).
The Bacardi Legacy Cocktail Competition UK final takes place on February 7th. We spend some time with Bacardi’s Three Most Promising and talk turkey.
Bristol’s William Humphery competes against 26 other bartenders in Monin’s international cup final
Refresh this page from 8pm UK time onwards to find out who has been humiliated for what, and why…
Notting Hill Rum Club is returning to Trailer Happiness, with the first session on Monday, December 10th 2012.
Think before you flair…
Herefordshire distillers create single estate English gin
Submit a question for Tom, and you could win a twin a Woodford Reserve Cask Rye Pack
Priced a shade under £80, we think this will make a great Christmas present, and with 24 samples, should provide a good view of the current gin market.
This is the first time Luxardo have brought their Masters of Maraschino competition to Scotland, but the nation’s bartenders immediately embraced it.
Geordie’s bag £500 cash prize and North of the Border bragging rights in Great Brugal Rumble Northern Heat
BarLifeUK have long been of the opinion that you are destined for a good night when you walk into a bar that uses Jack Daniel’s barrels for tables
Simply submit your recipe, and Chartreuse Ambassador, Matthew Dakers, will come to your bar and judge it on your home turf.
BarLifeUK and Jose Cuervo Tradicional tour Brighton in order to bring you some of the town’s best bars. We also ate fish & chips and played in the arcades.
The Bacardi Legacy Cocktail Competition Deadline for Entries is This Monday (22nd) at 5pm – Submit Your Entry Now
A great video of the epic 42Below CWC Finals week in New Zealand
Bristol’s William Humphrey will represent the UK at the Monin Cocktail Cup 2012 Global final in Paris
Win one of 50 trade tickets to UK Rumfest 2012
The ‘Bourbon Empire’ will offer bourbon tasting sessions hosted by Buffalo Trace’s master blender, Drew Mayville.
Yes. Until you have a 42Below puffer jacket hanging up in your wardrobe, you haven’t experienced the best this industry has to offer
Find out how you can take part in World Class 2012/13 – A global cocktail competition of epic proportions
Our friends over at Barchick.com are about to kick off a ‘shaker face’ competition with Jagermeister.