The bartender’s cut

"The Tough Mudder of spirits awards" is how Dan Priseman describes the Bartender's Best Awards. Not being remotely sycophantic, we're inclined to agree. Who better than bartenders to judge the qualit...

Basement Sate – sugar and spice and all things nice…

Going out for dessert, ooh, how decadent! If we make a point of heading to town specifically for a well-made Martini or ace cosmopolitan then why not to get a sweet fix? That's where Basement Sate comes in. Thi...
The Monin Cup UK Final UK

The sweet taste of success at the UK Monin Cup

Take eight up and coming young bartenders, put them behind the bar at the smart new Monin Studio in Hoxton, give them a choice of over 100 premium syrups, then challenge them to define the UK in a cocktail. Wel...