Category Archives: Gin

Spotlight on Edinburgh: pop-up bars and pirates

As if Edinburgh didn’t already have enough great bars, this August has brought more pop-up bars than ever to the Scottish capital to tie in with the festivals, including the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. You could enjoy a taste of Italy … Continue reading

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Royal service: cocktail ideas for the Diamond Jubilee

With the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee kicking off a summer of celebration in Britain, bars have a great opportunity to attract customers and drive sales. Many drinks companies have come up with special jubilee serves for toasting the Queen, from Bénédictine … Continue reading

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Winter wonders: cocktails for the festive season

Midwinter may have passed and Christmas is nearly upon us, but there is still plenty of time left for some seasonal cocktails. From Marian Beke’s drink with aromas of marzipan and pine at the Nightjar or fruity cocktails sparkling with … Continue reading

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Star attraction: new museum celebrates gin

Increasing numbers of bars across the UK are now specialising in gin while we are seeing a steady flow of new and interesting products, leading to talk of a new “gin craze”. Now gin even has its own museum, which … Continue reading

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Hendrick’s champions the cocktail umbrella

The tiki revival has already seen the cocktail umbrella begin to regain its place in Britain’s bars, but Hendrick’s Gin is taking that revival further – and doing it in its own quirky style. One of the highlights of London … Continue reading

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Gin by the hour: the Arch bar at the InterContinental

With the Olympics only a year away, we are seeing incredible amounts of investment in London’s hotels. And with these luxury hotels come new and refurbished bars that are adding to the capital’s cocktail scene. Over the past few months, … Continue reading

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