An exotic and beautiful cocktail inspired by a young lady of the same qualities. For all of the… • Read More »

With Oyster season  upon us this tipple is a perfect starter before any dinner or down a few for… • Read More »

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More details of the daiquiri and other great daiquiri recipes to follow later in the week.… • Read More »


Leaving the EMA and upcoming Party!!

Leaving the EMA and upcoming Party!!

I’ve been threatening this for a while but finally it is time to break the new flat in with a party next Friday. What better reason than a change of job. After 5 years or so I’m leaving the European Medicines Agency to work for CDISC and work with my good friend and globe-trotting cocktail […]

Pre-launch Party and Goodbye Drinks

Pre-launch Party and Goodbye Drinks

Friday I celebrated and said goodbye to old colleagues and hello to a new job.  After a few hours at Camino’s in Canary Wharf we started the Poplar Pilgrimage to BarLOG H.Q. . I lead ten volunteers home to help move the bar, booze and furntiure to the roof and Gabriel like the Pied Piper […]

Cutty Sark Cargo soon to arrive in London..Sept 12th

Cutty Sark Cargo soon to arrive in London..Sept 12th

Cutty Sark have a truly original world tour PR stunt about to arrive here in London. We are going to be following the recipes from each of the world class cocktail bars that will be involved – starting with recipes from 69 Colebrooke Row. Stand a chance of winning free tickets to Cutty Cargo London […]

Babicka Vodka competition @Cocochan Marylebone

Babicka Vodka competition @Cocochan Marylebone

    Last Wednesday three local Marylebone bars compete for the next round of the Babicka final in October we took a few photos and scared a few cocktails with our gaping gullets. James of Hardy’s won the leg. We will be back to share some of the recipes with you soon… Stevo enjoys a […]

Brighten up your brunch! With Kamm & Sons Sunshine Mary.

Brighten up your brunch! With Kamm & Sons Sunshine Mary.

This Summer, London’s choicest brunch spots are serving up the ‘Sunshine Mary’. This refreshing take on a Bloody Mary has been dreamed up by Alex Kammerling, the London creator of Kamm & Sons ginseng spirit. The Sunshine Mary is all set to revive any jaded, late‐night palate and bring some breezy adventure to brunch and […]

Babicka Vodka

Babicka Vodka

Initially I was concerned that a wormwood vodka was just a novelty cashing in on the upsurge of interest in Absinthe as the next big thing; which was however a refreshing if sporadic shift away from the tiring and seemingly endless interest in Gin.  Light hearted rant aside, I’m incapable of anything deeper right now as […]

Sanjay’s Bombay Mama – Raffles – Singapore

Sanjay’s Bombay Mama – Raffles – Singapore

Stevo checking in from Singapore…   Thought you might like this. Just been to the Long Bar in the Raffles Hotel. Met a guy called Sanjay from New Delhi. Took him 14 years to get his “big break” and travel to Singapore. He has been working at the Long Bar for 2 years and in […]

Auchentoshan Switch Mixology Competition

Auchentoshan Switch Mixology Competition

                                                         This years host bar – Nightjar     Edmund Weil, proud owner, soon to be proud father… Jazz fan soon to be proud competition judge   Tuesday […]