London bartender Jay ZinZan has been announced as the winner of AquaRiva tequila’s cocktail competition celebrating positive drinking. Jay, who is from bar consultancy LDN Shindiggery and previously worked at Covent Garden Cocktail Club in London, won with a cocktail using a reposado tequila with raspberry-infused Aperol, homemade vanilla agave liqueur and Spanish Bitters, topped …

The team behind London bar The Worship Street Whistling Shop have developed two unique new products for launching to the wider market. Working with drinks supplier Master of Malt, they have created Jagertree Liqueur, made with Indian tea and rum, as well as bottled Acid Phosphate for instantly making cocktails more sour. It follows the …

The bar team at a London Docklands hotel have created special cocktails to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who. Three drinks have been developed at the London Marriott Hotel West India Quay to tie in with the TV show’s official celebration at the nearby London Excel centre from November 22 to 24. The cocktails …

Revolution bars have moved further away from their trademark vodka offering with a new menu that has been introduced across the estate. Operator Inventive Leisure has extended its list from 18 to 33 cocktails, made up of classics and popular recipes, using a broad range of spirits and liqueurs. The bars have also extended their …

G1 Group has transformed a former golf factory in St Andrews into a relaxed new bar and restaurant St Andrews is often considered to be the “home of golf” because the sport was first played on what is now the Old Course in the early 15th century. It was also once home to the oldest …

Bartenders have been challenged to get creative with gin, rum and vodka for a chance to win the prize of a trip for two to Madrid including the city’s nightlife. Run across The Poshmakers range of spirits, it calls on entrants to come up with a cocktail that has a name and personality inspired by …

London bar NOLA is to become the first bar outside of North America to receive the Seal of the Sazerac in recognition of its promotion of the Sazerac cocktail and the culture of New Orleans. The accolade has been awarded by the New Orleans Cultural Culinary and Cultural Preservation Society (NOCCPS), which organises the annual …

London cava bar Copa de Cava has joined forces with leading cava producer Codorníu to launch a cocktail with the truly Spanish flavour of chorizo. The Cavaizo Cocktail combines the distinct flavours of chorizo with the delicate and refreshing zing of Anna de Codorníu Brut Cava. It is made with a caviar of chorizo al …

A cocktail bar, restaurant and coffee shop has been created by brothers Danny and Kieran Clancy in east London Danny and Kieran Clancy are old hands at spotting the potential of out-of-the way locations. As the founders and organisers of Krankbrother, they organise music events in places such as rooftops and yachts and pool parties …

A pair of bartenders from Leeds have been crowned champions of the Underground Punch Pong League (UPPL) Monin Bartenders’ Challenge Cup. Olly Pluck, representing Roadhouse Flair in Leeds, and his friend Ross Millar who works at Shears Yard in Leeds, have won a day trip to Paris for themselves and two colleagues, courtesy of syrup …