Latest Short Reads

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Phantom Cocktails

Name us one (SFW) thing even as remotely visually satiating as a near-orgasmically elegant spectacle of slow motion exploding cocktails?

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Whisky Blender

Do It Yourself whisky blending? From the comfort of our own laptop? Whisky Blender, this could be love.

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Jack Daniel’s Letterpress

With a delicious spat of whisk(e)y-based videos currently doing the rounds, there’s nevertheless something rather special about this number from the folks at Jack Daniel’s.

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Pernod Absinthe Cube Bar

For whatever reason, bars in boxes make us happy. And designer Piere Gonalons’ Cube Bar is our latest geometric infatuation.

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Anti-Drunk Pill

Behold The Anti-Drunk Pill. A gift to frat boy and professional alcoholic alike, the premis is simple enough: take the pill; drink as much as you like; stay sober. Boom! as they are wont to say.

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Einstök Icelandic Craft Beer

What do J.R.R. Tolkien, the British TV quiz show Mastermind, and craft beer have in common? The answer: Vikings. Yep, that’s right. There’s now Viking Beer. And it’s rather tasty.

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Bathtub Gin

Little satisfies the trend-trapper like a pocket of perfectly contained micro-trend. Especially when it occurs simultaneously on both sides of the Atlantic. Which delivers us to Bathtub Gin.

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Follow The Woody

The Hendrick’s car still brings a gin-tinged smile and Alex Kammerling has his cocktail ice-cream bike. But this – by Brad Ford, Jim Meehan and Moore & Giles – blows them out the water.

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Remy Martin Seduction Series

Created by Merve Kahraman for Rémy Martin, The “Seduction Series” is a portable experience in liquid luxury. Jewellery meets shot glass.

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London Cocktail Week

It’s London Cocktail Week time again – and we have a feeling that this year is going to be one for the books. Want to know why and where to find us? Read on…

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Scientific Cherries

When Darcy O’Neil popped this recipe for real homemade maraschino cocktail cherries, we were all over it like felines on excessively-warmed metallic roofing.

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Unlike London Bar Guide

Often we’re asked where one can find London’s top cocktails and finest barkeeps. Here, in a short video is the answer and some of our favourite drinkeries in this fair city.

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WSJ: The Peat Racer

Here’s a simple two-part recipe from the WSJ to start our Boilermaker recipes rolling: a smokey beaut that balances the peaty strength of Laphroig with a bitter IPA.

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Crown Maple Syrup

Tell me you don’t just want to pour this (in cinematic slow motion) all over a stack of fluffy pancakes, scattered with fresh seasonal fruits – or bacon, if that’s your thang…

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Wine

We’ve been hunting lately for a new wine read, and this hefty hardback tome from the chaps at Tong Magazine seems to fit the bill pretty much perfectly.

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Speakeasy iPad Book

The world of cocktail literature moves on strange tides. PDT’s Jim Meehan and Little Branch’s Joseph Schwartz have released a new tome for bartenders. And it’s entirely digital.

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The Whistling Shop Emporium

Forget the old idea of history as a land of textbooks. Instead, picture a small room, good for about eight guests, where The History of Rum comes alive. And dives into a glass…