Posts Tagged ‘articles’

Newsdesk: and a new one just begun

January 2, 2009

A little later than usual, perhaps, but it’s 2009 – a brave new world of almost exactly the same stuff as in 2008. Excited?

(Edinburgh 2009 New Year Fireworks by Scala64. happy new year 2009 from lulugaia’s Flickr photostream, displayed under a Creative Commons licence.)

Newsdesk: DIY

December 23, 2008

There’s a growing number of notable mixologists who aren’t professional bartenders. While I’m lucky enough to have access to a well-stocked, well-equipped cocktail bar at work, that isn’t necessarily an option for the enthusiast. Handily, the internet has answers to the questions you haven’t even asked yet.

Newsdesk: the wrath of grapes

December 16, 2008

Hangovers are the nemesis of the committed drinker, and just ahead of Christmas, it gets worse.

Linkdump: well hello, print media!

December 11, 2008


The Guardians Mark Fothergill behind the stick.

The Guardian's Mark Fothergill behind the stick.


It seems a pity that print media’s starting to get interested in bartending and cocktailmaking just as the medium dies. Then again, they’ve all got websites, and you know what they say about publicity…

It’s the same hat.

September 4, 2008

Great article over at SFGate about cocktail competitions. Also notable for proving that there’s really only one style of hat for the professional bartender.

Spirits: The cocktail arena – why so competitive?