Hendrick's Gin cat cucumber

Are you concerned about cats’ irrational fear of cucumbers? If not, you’re not alone but, just in case, a new campaign has been launched by Hendrick’s Gin in advance of World Cucumber Day on June 14. It features this new 60-second film in which Hendrick’s global brand ambassador David Piper provides tips to help keep …

Konga Shaker in action

A host of familiar faces from the UK’s bar trade can be seen in this new video created by William Grant & Sons to promote the new Monkey Shoulder Konga Shaker. Harking back to a design from the 1930s, it mixes drinks by rotating a large flask-like tin using two red handles in a circular …

Monkey Shoulder

The Ultimate Bartender Championship for Monkey Shoulder whisky was launched last night, with the release of this video featuring lots of familiar faces. The competition will tour the UK, offering five top-scoring bartenders the prize of an all-expenses-paid trip to the final at Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans this summer. This video features …

Dick Bradsell Bramble

The late great Dick Bradsell is interviewed talking about his modern classic, the Bramble, in this video made for Dré Masso’s website, GinandTales.com in 2011.

Stonegate NYE

Stonegate Pub Company has produced a video capturing New Year celebrations at its late-night bars and clubs around the UK. It asked its teams at 62 sites such as its Popworld clubs to film highlights from set-up on New Year’s Eve through to clean-up the next morning, with plenty of spectacular entertainment and 12,500 confetti …

JJ Goodman HKB

JJ Goodman, bartender and co-founder of London Cocktail Club bars, has released the first episode of his new series, JJ’s Guerrilla Cocktails. In “Big Trouble in Little Chinatown”, two “cocktail-mixing ninjas” go head to head in a cocktail competition and take their creations to the streets to let the Great British public decide the winner. …

Smoked Coffee Old Fashioned

Senior bartender Matteo Sorace presents the Smoked Coffee Old Fashioned, one of the signature drinks at Bohemia Grand Café and Late Lounge bar in Brighton. The drink, listed in the “Showstoppers” section of the menu, is the bar’s modern twist on a classic Old Fashioned, using Buffalo Trace bourbon, Havana Club 7 Year Old rum, …

parlour food

Chef Jesse Dunford Wood from gastropub Parlour in Kensal Green in London and Andrew Fishwick from the Truscott Arms in Maida Vale in London talk about trends in food in this new video from the organisers of February’s Pub16 show. Both are due to speak at sessions taking place at the trade show on February …

silent movie

The renowned American Bar at The Savoy in London has created a silent movie to accompany one of the serves on its new cocktail menu, launching today (January 18). Starring members of the bar team plus some of their predecessors, it was written by the American Bar’s manager Declan McGurk and is inspired by Pickering …

Birdcage Draft House

The organisers of Pub16, the trade show returning to London on February 9 and 10, have created a set of videos on different issues facing the pub and bar sector. The first looks at the design opportunity for operators, from modern interiors to traditional simple touches. It showcases three London venues: The Commercial Tavern in …