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Recipes for bartending glory: A year of award-winning cocktails

As the end of 2018 approaches, we look back at the cocktails that helped bartenders to clinch the top spot in some of the most prestigious cocktail co

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Winners of Reyka Vodka's cocktail competition announced

Reyka Vodka tasked an adventurous group of bartenders with capturing the spirit of Iceland in a cocktail – and it’s time to reveal the winnersAfter a

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Singapore’s Summer Chen takes Gin Mare global final in Ibiza

Summer Chen from Singapore’s Summerlong restaurant has won the eighth year of Gin Mare’s Mediterranean Inspirations Global Final in Ibiza with her coc

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Edinburgh’s Lachlan Rooney wins Flor de Caña Rum Frontiers cocktail competition

Edinburgh might not be known for its rum, but it is home to a champion rum mixologist.

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UK finalists announced for Patrón Perfectionists Cocktail Competition

Having bested hundreds of entries, triumphed in their respective regional heats and, no doubt, tasted large quantities of tequila, six UK finalists ha

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Breaking out the botanicals at No. 3 Gin’s Unlock Taste National Cocktail

Running the full gamut of flavours with No.

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Shakes & the City 2018 final: Edinburgh brings home the glory

Now in its third year, Imbibe's Shakes & the City competition sets out to determine which city in the UK is the best for cocktails, and the whole thin

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Four Pillars Gin crowns Australian Gin Open champions at Imbibe Live

Imbibe Live kicked off with a lively, gin-swigging start thanks to the Four Pillars Australian Gin Open final, which saw four finalists from around th

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

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UK finalists announced for Patrón Perfectionists Cocktail Competition

Having bested hundreds of entries, triumphed in their respective regional heats and, no doubt, tasted large quantities of tequila, six UK finalists ha

Promotion

Breaking out the botanicals at No. 3 Gin’s Unlock Taste National Cocktail

Running the full gamut of flavours with No.

News |  Imbibe Live

Shakes & the City 2018 final: Edinburgh brings home the glory

Now in its third year, Imbibe's Shakes & the City competition sets out to determine which city in the UK is the best for cocktails, and the whole thin

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Four Pillars Gin crowns Australian Gin Open champions at Imbibe Live

Imbibe Live kicked off with a lively, gin-swigging start thanks to the Four Pillars Australian Gin Open final, which saw four finalists from around th

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Edinburgh’s Callum Baines wins 1800 Tequila’s Visionaries Competition

Callum Baines from Treacle Bar & Kitchen, Edinburgh has been crowned the winner of 1800 Tequila’s Visionaries Competition – bagging himself a trip to

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Smokestack’s Lee Jones takes Southern Showdown 2018

Leeds-based Lee Jones from Smokestack has won the Southern Comfort Southern Showdown 2018, which was battled on board the Dixie Queen, a New Orleans-s

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Why entering Bacardi Legacy is still important a decade on

The industry is awash with cocktail competitions, many of them global and all of them with escalating prizes to attract entries.

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Shakes & the City kicks off with the northern heat

It was a rare sunny day in Manchester as teams from across the north of the country converged for the first heat of Shakes & the City 2018.

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Edinburgh’s Callum Baines wins 1800 Tequila’s Visionaries Competition

Callum Baines from Treacle Bar & Kitchen, Edinburgh has been crowned the winner of 1800 Tequila’s Visionaries Competition – bagging himself a trip to

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Smokestack’s Lee Jones takes Southern Showdown 2018

Leeds-based Lee Jones from Smokestack has won the Southern Comfort Southern Showdown 2018, which was battled on board the Dixie Queen, a New Orleans-s

News

Why entering Bacardi Legacy is still important a decade on

The industry is awash with cocktail competitions, many of them global and all of them with escalating prizes to attract entries.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Shakes & the City kicks off with the northern heat

It was a rare sunny day in Manchester as teams from across the north of the country converged for the first heat of Shakes & the City 2018.