Budvar hoptail

Czech beer brand Budweiser Budvar has teamed up with several leading UK bartenders to create six original “Hoptails” that tear up the rules. The recipes have been designed to “celebrate flavour, aroma and the nuances of beer brewing and cocktail design”. Each participating bar features the hoptail on its menu for a month. Every new …

Jeff Beachbum Berry

The organisers of the annual UK Rumfest in London have released this video from last year’s show featuring leading rum expert Jeff “Beachbum” Berry on the history of tiki through to today’s new wave of tiki bars and drinks. The 11th UK RumFest will take place on October 14 and 15 2017 Visit rumfest.co.uk for …

7 Saints vodka shots

Premium flavoured vodka shots are one of the key attractions of the 7 Saints in Prestwick, Ayrshire, and a very profitable line for Star Pubs & Bars licensee Nick Livingstone. “We decided to offer vodka shots as we wanted to offer customers the shot experience but also to be different from other high street bars …

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Whether it’s “heavenly golden drops collected in one smokin’ bottle” or “as if a merman washed his codpiece in antiseptic and dried it by the fire”, Laphroaig® is celebrating the wild and wonderful descriptions of its award-winning liquid by asking the public to share their opinions of the single malt Scotch whisky – in 140 characters or less. …

Savile Row Martini

Leading bartender Simone Caporale has begun a residency as “master of mixology” at the Libare bar at Italian restaurant Sartoria in London. Simone, who was previously at the award-winning Artesian bar at London’s Langham Hotel, has created a range of cocktails to be served in the bar alongside a menu of cicchetti snacks. It has …

tozi negroni

The team at Italian restaurant and bar Tozi in Victoria in London have created a video demonstrating their barrel-aged cocktail – part of the drinks menu celebrating vermouth. Introduced this summer, the Vermouth Specials Menu has been designed to showcase the Italian fortified wine, whether served as an aperitif and neat over ice or mixed …

WSET rum

WSET has launched a new 3 Minute Spirit School, featuring short videos of leading experts introducing some of the world’s most popular spirits. Produced in association with Difford’s Guide, they build on the success of WSET’s 3 Minute Wine School series which has amassed over 330,500 views since its launch. The 3 Minute Spirit School …

Jim Meehan

Leading bartender Jim Meehan (pictured), the founder of New York City bar PDT and now a consultant, talks about spirits and cocktails and how they can work for your business in one of a series of new videos from the latest Bols Business Class talks around the world. Other new videos on the Bols Business …

yates freestyle video

Customers at a bar in Manchester were given a surprise show by global freestyle champion John Farnworth as part of the build-up to Euro 2016. Catching customers unawares, he burst into Yates at The Printworks at lunchtime and showed off his fancy footwork, from impressive keepy-uppys on the bar to headers and tricks from the …