London’s first absinthe distillery uncovers an 18th century recipe revealing the city’s own origins of Absinthe Devil’s Botany Absinthe Regalis (63% ABV, 700ml, devilsbotany.com/absinthe-regalis) from Devil’s Botany Distillery (Walthamstow, London) As sure as the Devil’s in London — While the city was drenched in madness and merriment from what would become known as the Gin …

We haven’t just left the bar, we’ve raised it!  Carefully considered from the rich history of cocktail making, Bristol Cocktails, has burst onto the scene with three super-premium ready to serve drinks. The premier collection will see the classic Pina Colada*, PornStar Martini* and Margarita* launch first which will be quickly followed by Clover Club and …

Halloween is a night loved by many, meaning it is a frightfully popular night amongst the hospitality industry. As a venue, you must ensure you’re making the most of this profitable seasonal occasion by offering plenty for consumers in line with fright night. Here’s how to do so… The importance of Halloween for the on …

Summer has drawn to a close (did we even have one?!), the leaves are turning brown, the days are getting shorter and the nights are getting darker, what does that mean? It’s soon to be Halloween! To get in the spirit of things we’ve teamed up with one of UK’s leading mixologists Harp Mann aka …

Heading into September, venues will start to look at transitioning their menus from summer to autumn. It’s that time of year again where venues will be looking at getting rid of old stock and bringing in the new, evaluating what’s hot and what’s not. So what should bars consider when altering their menus? Co-founder of …

Mrs Riot suggests pitchers and pictures go hand in hand, here’s how… Social media has evolved to become an efficient self-marketing tool for individuals and businesses alike. Through uploading aesthetically pleasing content to sharing stories across platforms, there has never been an easier and more affordable way of promoting your venue. For bars, it’s customers …

This Negroni variation will be the next must-have this autumn. Since ‘Freedom Day’ many people have found themselves in a situation where they don’t know what to do or how to behave; where do you need to wear a mask? Are you allowed to order at the bar? How many people are permitted at one …

From flair mixology to stylish decorations, we’ve got everything you need to know about how to make your cocktails stand out and stay on trend this autumn. Now that summer is drawing to a close, people are starting to look for their seasonal favourites as they begin to swap G&T’s for Hot Toddys. However, it …

Rockstar Spirits – Britain’s Most Exciting Independent Rum Brand are the official spirit of the National Television Awards. Rockstar Spirits appeared on the latest series of Dragons Den and won investment from Touker Souleyman and Tej Lalvani.  One of the key elements of the pitch was the Dragons Daiquiri cocktail which created huge interest online …

Despite the name, this cocktail is more current than ever before as Paragon prescribe their ultimate serve. A cocktail that never goes out of style, the Old Fashioned is making a comeback, branding itself as one of the classier cocktails on the bar. Whether its for the back bar or back home, here’s what you …