Tag: Spirits

In the spirit of the season

As the first doors on advent calendars are opened, it’s time to start planning properly for the season. Here, we turn our thoughts to the Christmas cocktail hour – with three recipes to ensure you celebrate in style With December’s jam-packed diaries, it’s all too easy for one drinks party to merge with the next. […]

Penny Blue VSOP: four ways

To mark the arrival of Penny Blue VSOP on our shelves, Mixology Specialist (and rum enthusiast) Jess Cheeseman has created four signature serves for this softly spiced spirit When looking at Penny Blue VSOP, it was important, for me, to keep a tropical influence in the cocktails. While working on the concepts for the drinks, I […]

Whisky to send you reeling

In the run up to St Andrew’s Day, Will Wrightson – charmingly un-Scottish and devout whisky drinker from our London shop – reels off a suite of spirits suited to a thoroughly Scotch celebration The fact that I’m not a Scot has never stood in the way of me claiming, with the full righteousness associated […]

Gin nation

As new research establishes gin as the number one spirit of choice in the world’s top bars, we asked Amanda Baxter from our Spirits team to expound upon our insatiable thirst for Mother’s Ruin. Gin is still on the rise. We get asked every year when the “gin bubble” will burst; however, when you look at […]