Crucible news

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Exclusive: What will drinks lab Crucible do next?

As Crucible celebrates its third birthday, the London-based drinks lab is entering a new phase with a new site. Founder Stu Bale talks exclusively to Clinton Cawood about creativity, evolution, and Buckfast.

News |  People & Places

Crucible goes on the road in the name of education

Find out what the east London bar got up to during its bartender-targeted week of events.


Funkin's bartender training programme returns for 2019

Top-level bartenders are thirsty – for great drinks, yes, but even more, for drinks knowledge.

News |  Mixers & More

Vice & Co's Shaun Hall claims Funkin Innovation Championship 2018 title

After an intense battle with soaring syrups and fast-pouring purées, Shaun Hall of Vice & Co in Lincoln has proved his cocktail creativity as the winn