Belvedere Know Your Martini

The quest for the perfect Martini – part 2: Belvedere

How many variations can there be on a Vodka Martini and what makes it different? Is it just about the ratio of spirit to vermouth? Is it whether this most classic of cocktails is stirred or shaken? Or whether...
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....
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33 things we’ve learned about Licor 43*

Licor 43 has been on our radar for a little while now but nipping over to its beautiful home in sunny Alicante taught us one or two more things, well 33 things actually, about the liqueur originally known as...
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Havana Club Cocktail Grand Prix 2014

As any bartender worth his/her weight in ice (only quality ones mind – the bartenders and the ice) will tell you, Havana, Cuba is where it's at when it comes to classic cocktails. The Daiquiri, Cuba Libre,...