The Shenkman Bar @ The Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

Review – The Shenkman Bar @ The Keeper’s House, Royal Academy of Arts [Piccadilly, London]

Our Lily heads down to the Royal Academy of Arts‘ Keeper’s House Restaurant. There she discovers The Shenkman Bar, and a man called Fabio – who does things with cocktails that you’ll never believe… Rating: In A Word: Secluded Appeals To: People
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214 Bermondsey - Basement Bar Area

Review – 214 Bermondsey [Southwark]

Rating In A Word Gin-Temple (OK, so it’s a double barreled word) Appeals To Those who worship at the alter of Gin, and like the spirit in all of it’s wondrous varieties (there are many). People who want an education in gin, but would who would rather get this via
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Black Ginger Royale champagne cocktail

Recipe – ‘Black Ginger Royale’

This is modified from the King’s Ginger‘s very own ‘Ginger Royale’ recipe . We wanted a celebratory drink that would also take the edge off of the recent, oppressive UK heatwave. We managed to come up with something that didn’t deviate too far from
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Barrels o' wine

Guide – Port Wine with Adrian Bridge

A few weeks ago it was Portugal Day, which lead me to ask the question – when you think about the food and drink of Portugal, what comes to mind? For me it’s port, piri-piri and bacalhau. At the time it seemed easier to write about fortified wine than salted
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Haymans Gin - Miranda Hayman tasting gin

Profile – Miranda Hayman [Haymans Gin]

Hayman’s Distillers, just in case you weren’t aware, are the creator of the much beloved, super oldschool range of Hayman’s Gins. The family actually has over 150 years of distilling history, dating back to Victorian days (that golden age of gin?)
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Graham Mercer of the Lerwick Brewing Co

Profile – Graham Mercer [Lerwick Brewery]

We sit down with the man who heads up possibly the most extreme place of alcohol refinement in the UK, the Lerwick Brewery. And, when we say extreme – we’re talking about location, Graham’s firm is located about as far north as you can go in the UK, on the
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White Lyan Hoxton - White Horse shopfront

Review – White Lyan [Hoxton]

Appeals To Chemists and/or anyone with an enthusiasm for chemistry, or the mixological take on Breaking Bad Well healed and capitalised cocktail fiends, fans and believers of every kind Any of you pioneering types who enjoy something experiencing something rather different and
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Warner Edwards Gin - Tom & Sion on a hay bale with British flag

Profile – Tom Warner and Sion Edwards [Warner Edwards Gin]

I read that you met in Agricultural College originally. How long ago was that and why’d you guys swap the world of farming for gin distillation? Yes, we met in September 1997.  After, leaving we both went into the world of fresh produce which led us slightly away from
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