Stiggins’ Fancy Plantation Pineapple Rum won the award for Best New European Spirit or Bar Product at last year’s MIXOLOGY BAR AWARDS. In the lead-up to the MIXOLOGY BAR AWARDS 2018, we continue our look back at last year’s winners. Read more
Thanks to the new revival of old aperitifs, Suze is experiencing a second life. Known for its strong notes of bitterness, this French liqueur is made from gentian, which is the source of its success.
This week’s inventory is a good one, if we do say so ourselves: we’ve got a lengthy rant on the world’s first gin made with old Harley Davidson parts, Fentimans introduces the world to four new slim cans, Read more
What is tonic water? Here are seven facts about this bitter thirst-quencher that’s mixed most often with gin. Cheers!
French vodka producers are all turning to their new favorite ingredient: the grape. It’s the symbol of French wine, but also an ingredient which brings incredible sweetness Read more
What do genever, aquavit, Madeira and clairin have in common? They’re all drink trends and poised to play a major role in the bar life of the German-speaking area. Read more
Premium mixers were pioneered by startup brands like Fever-Tree, but Coca-Cola’s launch of Royal Bliss earlier this year shows big soft drink companies are fighting back. Read more
Andrew Wilkin looks at the current wave of German rum, learning along the way about a surprising legacy and the troubles inherent in launching a new rum in a country so far from the Caribbean.
Last September, Giuseppe Gallo arrived at London’s Savoy Hotel to launch his first liqueur: Italicus Rosolio di Bergamotto. The former Martini brand ambassador certainly made a splash in the bar scene: Read more
Bit by bit, Little Red Door has earned its place at the centre of the Paris cocktail scene. Last year, the bar’s artistic Evocative Menu brought international attention. Read more
Germany and its purity law for beer have a well-kept secret, that the corporate gatekeepers of its industrial brewing and export industry want you to know as little as possible about: Read more