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Author: Kit Kriewaldt

Since being named Best European Mixologist at the MIXOLOGY BAR AWARDS 2018, Remy Savage has moved countries, started a prestigious new job, and launched two cocktail menus. 

The Portrait Series menu at Karlsruhe’s Electric Eel is an intriguing experiment and a tribute to the bar’s cherished regulars. Owner and Chief Lifestyle Officer Craig Judkins tells me the story of his unusual new menu based around faces and personalities.  

Italicus hires Haley Forest as its US brand ambassador, Martin Hudak leaves the Savoy, Mario Kappes becomes Borco’s first luxury brand ambassador, The Balvenie gets a new global ambassador, and a New York liquor store moves to Alabama.  

Australian bars have a different approach from that of their European cousins. A return to his hometown of Brisbane prompted Kit Kriewaldt to reflect on what separates Australian bars from European bars, besides geography.

A new column for bartenders: Remy Savage’s tenure at the Artesian is officially underway this month with the launch of the bar’s new menu, Chris Grøtvedt opens the doors on his new bar *Ism, and Lee Daniel Hobbs joins Santa Teresa. 

Russia’s Barproof Awards went international this year, expanding to include all the former countries of the USSR. Read on to find out who the big winners are for 2017.

L’Heure du Cocktail is a witty, opinionated book of recipes and drinking etiquette from 1920s Paris.

MIXOLOGY BAR AWARDS 2018: Europe’s best bartender is Remy Savage! The man behind Paris’s Little Red Door took home Best European Mixologist in a highly competitive category.

From Coffee Convent to Brew Berlin: BCB 2017 has so much to see and do, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by all the options.

Ever wondered just how the MIXOLOGY BAR AWARDS jury chooses the nominees and winners each year? Read on for a special inside look at the judging process.