Laura Foster

Laura Foster


Former-Imbibe deputy editor Laura Foster fell into the booze industry in 2006 and hasn't been able to get back up out of it since. She’s written for a number of food, drink and lifestyle titles, including Munchies, The Daily Telegraph, Stylist, Whisky Magazine and Business Insider, and also won the Alan Lodge International Young Spirits Writer award in 2013. She likes walking her hound in the countryside, causing mischief and singing all the parts to Bohemian Rhapsody at karaoke. Find her @laufoster

Spirits & Cocktails

Book review: 'The Curious Bartender's Whiskey Road Trip', by Tristan Stephenson

The bartender and authors seventh book is one to add to your Christmas present list.

Spirits & Cocktails

Book review: 'The World Atlas of Gin', by Joel Harrison & Neil Ridley

A useful book that any self-respecting bartender should have on their shelves.

Spirits & Cocktails

Ardgowan launches Coppersmith blended malt

Ardgowan Distillery has released Coppersmith, the first in a new series of limited-edition whiskies.

Beer & Cider

Beer Hawk launches refrigerated deliveries

Online retailer Beer Hawk has launched a refrigerated delivery service that keeps beer at below 6°C.

People & Places

Cottonopolis reveals new drinks menu & new venue

The team at Manchester's Cottonopolis have unveiled a brand-new menu and their plans for a new venue in Ancoats.

People & Places

How to nail hospitality with NoMad’s Pietro Collina

Pietro Collina of NoMad and Eleven Madison Park gave us his top tips on crafting a standout hospitality experience for guests.

People & Places

P(our) Symposium 2019: Jeffrey Morgenthaler wants you to stay behind the bar

Once you've had success as a bartender, what's the best way to contribute to the industry? According to Jeffrey Morgenthaler, it's staying behind the stick.

Spirits & Cocktails

Bubble trouble: Rethinking the champagne cocktail

How can bartenders go beyond the French 75 and up their champagne cocktail game? Laura Foster investigates.

People & Places

Cottonopolis reveals new drinks menu & new venue

The team at Manchester's Cottonopolis have unveiled a brand-new menu and their plans for a new venue in Ancoats.

People & Places

How to nail hospitality with NoMad’s Pietro Collina

Pietro Collina of NoMad and Eleven Madison Park gave us his top tips on crafting a standout hospitality experience for guests.

People & Places

P(our) Symposium 2019: Jeffrey Morgenthaler wants you to stay behind the bar

Once you've had success as a bartender, what's the best way to contribute to the industry? According to Jeffrey Morgenthaler, it's staying behind the stick.

Spirits & Cocktails

Bubble trouble: Rethinking the champagne cocktail

How can bartenders go beyond the French 75 and up their champagne cocktail game? Laura Foster investigates.

People & Places

P(our) Symposium 2019: How slavery infiltrates the on-trade

You might be surprised to discover that many products used in bars have strong links to slavery. Here's how you can take action.

People & Places

P(our) Symposium 2019: Can the bar industry avoid the fate of celebrity chefs?

Food critic Lisa Abend warns drinks professionals against falling into the same trap as the restaurant industry.

People & Places

P(our) Symposium 2019: How slavery infiltrates the on-trade

You might be surprised to discover that many products used in bars have strong links to slavery. Here's how you can take action.

People & Places

P(our) Symposium 2019: Can the bar industry avoid the fate of celebrity chefs?

Food critic Lisa Abend warns drinks professionals against falling into the same trap as the restaurant industry.