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 …

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 …

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 …

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, …

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 …

Ollie Lindop Monk

Ollie Lindop from The Monk Cocktail Bar in Buxton in Derbyshire demonstrates the West Street Sour – a cocktail that he created for a customer who requested a “fresh and green” drink made with gin. It proved so popular that it was added to the bar’s summer menu. The video was made by Steve Allen …