Latest Short Reads


Phantom Cocktails

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


Whisky Blender

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


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.


Pernod Absinthe Cube Bar

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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…


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.


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.


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.


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…



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.


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.


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…