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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.

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Imbibe announces Drinks List of the Year 2019 winners

After an intense day of deliberation, our judges chose a winner for each of our eight categories, as well as the overall champion.

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A bartender's guide to smashing global cocktail competitions

From the perfect serve, to presentation and enjoying the moment.

News |  People & Places

The London Essence Company just made cocktails (more) personal

The London Essence Company created an interactive space to find out more about both the logic and science behind personal taste as part of this year’s London Cocktail Week.

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Havana Club taps Alex Kratena and Carina Soto Velasquez for bartender-only rum range

Havana Club's new Edition C and Edition D are the result of a collaboration between Alex Kratena, Carina Soto Velasquez and Havana Club rum master Asbel Morales.

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Simone Caporale and Diplomatico join forces for Amazonian gin

Canaïma Gin donates 10% of its sales to organisations such as Saving the Amazon.

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Alex Kratena and Monin unveil single-botanical cordials

The three expressions are centred on the flavours of different peppers and peppercorns.

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Sam Boevey wins 1800 Visionaries Cocktail Competition

The London Cocktail Club bartender was inspired by surrealist artist René Magritte.

Podcasts

SipAdvisor: Listen to our first Imbibe podcast

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our new monthly podcast and our first episode features all-star line-up: the Artesian’s Anna Sebastian; sommelier Jan Konetzki; beer writer Pete Brown; Club Soda’s Laura Willoughby, and ciderologist Gabe Cook.

SipAdvisor special: Natural wine podcast

Following the announcement earlier this year that ‘natural wine’ has been legally recognised in France as Vin méthode nature, our first  podcast special edition is entirely dedicated to the subject.

SipAdvisor: Episode 2

In the second episode of our podcast, we look at what re-opening might look like for the UK’s pubs bars and restaurants – including an interview with on-trade marketing legend Mark McCullough about the 100 Day Playbook, a muse on PPE for hospitality staff, all accompanied by a glass of English fizz for English Wine Week.

SipAdvisor: How to tackle no shows

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our monthly podcast. In this third episode, we remember some of the venues that have had to close during the Covid-19 crisis before taking a closer look at the problem of no shows

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Havana Club taps Alex Kratena and Carina Soto Velasquez for bartender-only rum range

Havana Club's new Edition C and Edition D are the result of a collaboration between Alex Kratena, Carina Soto Velasquez and Havana Club rum master Asbel Morales.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Simone Caporale and Diplomatico join forces for Amazonian gin

Canaïma Gin donates 10% of its sales to organisations such as Saving the Amazon.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Alex Kratena and Monin unveil single-botanical cordials

The three expressions are centred on the flavours of different peppers and peppercorns.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Sam Boevey wins 1800 Visionaries Cocktail Competition

The London Cocktail Club bartender was inspired by surrealist artist René Magritte.

Promotion

Highland Park to announce the finalists of A Tribe in the Wild bartender programme

Nine lucky bartenders will be heading to Orkney for the finals of Highland Park's A Tribe in the Wild programme.

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Victory for London at the UK final of Licor 43’s Bartenders & Baristas Challenge 2019

Tooting's Goldfinch bar will be heading to the global final, this autumn.

News |  People & Places

Fight the power: Women speak out about career obstacles in the on-trade

As much as we like to think of hospitality as an accessible industry, women still face major obstacles to career progression. We talked to women in the on-trade about their experiences – and how we can do better.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Thailand’s Ronnaporn Kanivichaporn wins Bacardi Legacy 2019

Ronnaporn Kanivichaporn of Bangkok’s Backstage Cocktail Bar clinched the title of Bacardi Legacy 2019 champion.

Promotion

Highland Park to announce the finalists of A Tribe in the Wild bartender programme

Nine lucky bartenders will be heading to Orkney for the finals of Highland Park's A Tribe in the Wild programme.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Victory for London at the UK final of Licor 43’s Bartenders & Baristas Challenge 2019

Tooting's Goldfinch bar will be heading to the global final, this autumn.

News |  People & Places

Fight the power: Women speak out about career obstacles in the on-trade

As much as we like to think of hospitality as an accessible industry, women still face major obstacles to career progression. We talked to women in the on-trade about their experiences – and how we can do better.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Thailand’s Ronnaporn Kanivichaporn wins Bacardi Legacy 2019

Ronnaporn Kanivichaporn of Bangkok’s Backstage Cocktail Bar clinched the title of Bacardi Legacy 2019 champion.