Giulia Cuccurullo, Patrón Perfectionists

Giulia Cuccurullo from Artesian Bar in London has been named the winner of Patrón Tequila’s Patrón Perfectionists Cocktail Competition. The competition, which is now in its fifth year, challenged bartenders across the globe to create a “simply perfect” Patrón cocktail that embodies the traits of a true perfectionist: care and dedication, attention to detail, creativity …

Bruichladdich Distillery

For Burns Night, on 25 January, Bruichladdich Distillery from Islay will be raising a toast to its Scottish heritage and provenance with a series of celebrations across London. The distillery has collaborated with a number of venues, including Cub, Wilder, The Conduit and Galvin at Windows’ 10 Degrees Bar, adding modern twists on classic dishes and …

5-a-Day at The Blind Pig

Jason Atherton’s flagship bar The Blind Pig has revealed a new ‘Greatest Hits’ menu in dedication to venue’s most celebrated cocktails. The list comprises of eleven cocktails spanning the speakeasy’s last seven years, and includes old favourites from the ‘Long and Short Tails’ menu, which takes its inspiration from the nation’s bestselling children’s books, as …

Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge

This February nine bartenders from across the world will travel to Trinidad & Tobago to compete for the world title of Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge (AGCC) 2020. The competition, which is now in its 10th year, welcomed 318 entrants competing from 55 countries. After impressing judges in the regional heats, the nine finalists are revealed …

Edible Cocktail Toppers

The humble citrus fruit has long been the garnish of choice for bartenders around the world, but how many times have you thought about the environmental impact of the orange? Research suggests that a single orange will need up to 50 litres of water in its lifetime! Edible Cocktail Toppers has introduced a potato starch …

The Churchill Bar & Terrace - The Traveller

London’s The Churchill Bar & Terrace has unveiled ‘Shades of Winston Churchill’, a new cocktail menu inspired by Winston Churchill and classic British food pairings. The autumn/winter menu, led by head bartender Giacomo Guarnera and his team, pays homage to the many roles Winston Churchill played in his life, combined with classic British food duos. …

Bristol Syrup Co range

Bristol Syrup Company has gained nationwide listings with bar and restaurant chain The Alchemist. The new partnership has commenced with the brand’s premium cocktail syrups being used heavily throughout The Alchemist’s new theatrical winter drinks menu, seeing eight flavours going into all eighteen sites. The listings feature Bristol Syrup Company’s Simple 2:1, Passionfruit, Raspberry, Grenadine, …

Nine Lives cocktail

South London’s Nine Lives has introduced its latest nine-strong cocktail menu, which sees a continuation of the bar’s commitment to sustainability. Ingredients for the new menu, which features serves named after “solid 90s hip-hop tunes”, have been sourced using waste products from the bar and local businesses around London Bridge, alongside vegetables and herbs from …

Tipplesworth X Diageo

Diageo has acquired pre-mixed cocktail specialist Tipplesworth, with plans to drive outlet expansion of the brand’s draught system in the UK on-trade. Tipplesworth, which was founded in 2013, already partners with Diageo to offer its cocktails on draught in the on-trade using proprietary technology. The brand’s Espresso Martini and Passion Fruit Martini cocktails are currently …

Savage Garden Poppy Field cocktail

Rooftop bar Savage Garden at the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel by the Tower of London has launched a new cocktail menu. The concept takes its inspiration from London’s dark, gruesome history, from Tower Hill to Tynburn, The Bloody Tower to Murder Mile and Aldgate to St Paul’s, capturing bloody murders, betrayals, intrigue, dramatic disappearances and …