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Sloane's Gin Cocktail Competition Winner Leon Dalloway

Hans Off My Daughter: the cocktail recipe that keeps on giving

Sloane's Gin Cocktail Competition Winner Leon Dalloway

Leon Dalloway breaks the news about Hans Sloane’s daughter

Winning a cocktail competition ain’t easy. You need a tip top drink of course. One that looks, smells and tastes great. It helps too if it really teases out the finer points of the base spirit. A great story makes for entertainment and education. And a bit of personality from the bartender should pull the whole thing together nicely.

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A partridge in a pear tree

12 drinks for Christmas

A partridge in a pear tree

As far as festive drinks go, we think the clever folk at the Hilton group have come up with a corker with their 12 Drinks of Christmas menu. We’ll ignore the fact that there is a very, very tenuous link between the drinks and the section of the classic rhyme they’re each assigned to: Four Calling Birds for instance is summed up as “this drink is calling you…”! No matter, it’s the thought that counts and there’s no denying that Nelson Bernades and Daniel Carvalho from the Waldorf Hilton, London have put plenty of thought into this winter warming menu.

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The Cocktail Lovers’ Recipe of the Month: Beefeater Negroni

It’s been taters of late here in Blighty (for those of you not of cockney origin, ‘taters’ is rhyming slang for ‘potatoes in the mould = cold. Crazy we know but we didn’t write the book, although we do love the word.) Anyway, we digress; what we meant to say is, due to the adverse weather conditions we’ve been making it our business to keep warm with energy-saving cocktails. Heating us up for the inside out, we’ve found the fuel that comes from cocktail shaking, then imbibing, is the only way to survive a British winter. Try this Negroni, courtesy of Beefeater Gin and try telling us it doesn’t beat a hot water bottle…

The Cocktail Lovers’ Recipe of the Month: Beefeater Collins

It’s been such a long time since we last posted a video recipe, we’ve almost forgotten all about them. Then someone asked if/when we were planning to share some more and we thought we’d best get a wiggle on pdq. So here we are, back with a series of videos showing how to shake and stir the finest cocktails around. First up, Tim Stones from Beefeater HQ shows off the best way to make a Collins (using Beefeater gin, of course…)