House of Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge
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House of Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge


The Forbidden Garden in Amsterdam Noord was the stage for the Central Europe finals of the House of Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge. Seven bartenders

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Cachaça Cocktails

As great as the classic Caipirinha is, there's more you can do with Brazil's national spirit. Here are twenty cocktails to make which don't involve muddling

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Better Drinking presented by Ketel One Vodka

Welcome to Better Drinking, an initiative presented by Ketel One Vodka to encourage bartenders all over the world to think about how their cocktails can

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Sweet Tears of Mine

Adapted from a 2019 recipe created by Shavinraj Gopinath at The Iron Fairies, Bangkok, Thailand.

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Oakenshield

Adapted from a recipe by Pip Hanson at Marvel Bar at The Bachelor Farmer, in Minneapolis, USA.

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Improved Dunlop Cocktail

A 2018 riff on the classic Dunlop Cocktail from The Savoy Cocktail Book by Lulu Martinez of LunaDrinks Inc., USA.

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Kingston

The Kingston is a classic cocktail from the 1930 The Savoy Cocktail Book but this recipe is by Frank Caiafa, author of the 2016 The Waldorf Astoria Bar

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Ad Astra

Created by Ben Simpson of Smoke & Oakum Manufactory Ltd, Wellington, New Zealand and the name behind Gunpowder Rum. Ben shared his spin on the old Aviation

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Man O' War

Originating in the mid-20th century, this cocktail is named after an American thoroughbred who was one of the greatest racehorses in history winning 20

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Harvest Moon (1930s recipe)

We have Robert Hess and his The Cocktail Spirit podcast to thank for the Harvest Moon and drawing our attention to its being featured in a list of the

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Future classic cocktails

'Classic' cocktails are drinks, such as the Daiquiri and Margarita, from a previous bartending age that continue to be made and enjoyed to this day. Contemporary,

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Tropicalia

Adapted from a recipe created in 2019 by Sufian Mahmoud, Sugar Sand (Hotel Indigo Seminyak), Bali, Indonesia.

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Bax Botanics Sea Buckthorn

This non-alcoholic, no sugar, spirit alternative by husband and wife, Chris and Rose Bax, is made using organic herbs, Sea Buckthorn berries and Seville

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Bartenders' guide to foraging: Sloes

Most folk in the British Isles know of hedgerow favourite, sloe gin, even if they've never picked the mouth-puckering little fruits. There's more to sloes

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The Chivas Masters Global Champion 2019

After a long and exciting road, The Netherlands has a new champion! After several rounds, including a pop-up bar round, it was Sebastian Cichowlas winning

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Distill Ventures

Explore the story and meet the people behind the world's first spirits accelerator.

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Spiced Rum Negroni

Adapted from a recipe created in 2019 by Rogerio Igarashi at Trench Bar in Tokyo, Japan.

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American Bar at The Savoy

Perhaps the most famous hotel in the world, The Savoy reopened in 2010 after a three-year, £100m+ refurbishment. While the rest of the hotel now sparkles

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Kaitlyn Stewart

Kaitlyn Stewart, bar manager at Vancouver farm-to-table restaurant Royal Dinette and 2017 World Class bartender of the year, grew up in hospitality –

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September events for discerning drinkers

September is one of the busiest months. With everyone back from holidays, the time's come for knowledge, competition and community. However, as all of

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Moonwalk Cocktail

Adapted from a recipe created in 1969 by Joe Gilmore at The American Bar at The Savoy Hotel, London to commemorate the Apollo 11 moon landing on 20th July

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Harry Craddock

The Savoy's most famous bartender, and the name behind the Savoy Cocktail Book, Harry Craddock, AKA the dean of cocktail shakers, was the third Head Bartender

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Good Things DDH Pale

Good Things' double dry hopped pale ale is based on the brewery's regarded Pale Ale but with raised alcohol and extra hops added at the end of fermentation.

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Little Cuba

Created in 2019 by Lisa Kempen, Head Bartender at Deadshot in Auckland, New Zealand.