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Cocktail of the Week: Cocktail Academy’s Oscar-Inspired Drinks

By Lauren Hill

Ahead of this year’s Oscars ceremony, Los Angeles’ Cocktail Academy has come up with a series of drinks inspired by the Academy Awards Best Picture nominees for you to sip on at your own awards season parties. Fit for a Queen, inspired by The Favourite 1.5 oz gin 0.5 oz strawberry-infused blanc vermouth 0.75 oz fresh lemon juice 0.5 oz […]

Cocktail of the Week: Valentine’s Day Cocktails

By Lauren Hill

Whether you’re spending it with friends or your significant other, celebrate the most romantic day of the year with our pick of Valentine’s Day cocktails. Aqua Valentine’s Cocktail 20ml Brugal 1888 Gran Reserva Familiar Rum 40ml Serravinci Cocomerino 10ml apricot juice 25ml lemon juice 3 dashes Peychaud Bitters 30ml Cava To create this cocktail, pour all the ingredients, except the […]

Own One of the Rarest Japanese Whiskies Ever Released

By Lauren Hill

The Japanese fine spirits specialist dekantā has just announced its latest ballot for a highly coveted whisky. This time, dekantā is giving whisky connoisseurs the chance to own one of the limited edition bottles in the Karuizawa ‘Shibari’ 35 Year Old Sherry Cask Series. This valuable series comprises four limited edition bottles filled with whisky from the now-closed Karuizawa distillery, […]

In memory of master distiller Dave Pickerell

By Elite Traveler

This story originally appeared in the January/February 2019 issue of Elite Traveler. Late last year, the spirits industry lost one of its legends. Dave Pickerell, master distiller for three whiskey producers in the US and a full-time craft distilling consultant, passed away in November. A month before his death, the longtime spirits specialist sat down with Shaun Tolson to talk about […]

Mr Lyan Time Capsules: The $100,000 Cocktail Experience

By Lauren Hill

World renowned mixologist Ryan Chetiyawardana — also known as Mr Lyan — has long been at the forefront of innovation in the drinks industry. The creative bartender has won multiple awards for his cocktail skills and earned his London bar Dandelyan the World’s Best Bar accolade in 2018. Now, the acclaimed cocktail creator is taking his skills a step further […]

Cocktail of the Week: Ming Julep, Shangri-La Hotel, Paris

By Lauren Hill

Ming Julep, Song Bar, Shangri-La Hotel, Paris 7cl Glenfiddich 15 Year Old Solera Reserve infused with green shiso 5cl homemade coconut flower syrup Crushed ice Green shiso leaf and coconut powder to garnish To create this cocktail, combine the Glenfiddich infused with green shiso and coconut flower syrup, pour over crushed ice and garnish with a green shiso leaf and […]

Five of the Best Scotch Whiskies For Burns Night

The world appears to have an insatiable thirst for the best Scotch Whiskies and there is no better time to sample Scotland’s finest export than on Burns Night. Held on January 25 in celebration of iconic Scottish poet Robert Burns, the Burns Night Supper is a celebration of the country’s heritage and culture. Naturally, Burns Night has become the perfect […]

Cocktail of the Week: Burns Night Whisky Cocktails

By Lauren Hill

The Bard at The London Edition 40ml Chivas 12 15ml Rhubarb bitters 15ml Cynar Amaro Maraschino cherry to garnish To create this Burns Night whisky cocktail, simply combine all the ingredients, stir and strain into a cocktail glass, then garnish with the maraschino cherry. Lobby Bar at The London Edition will be serving three special Chivas whisky-based cocktails in the […]

Cocktail of the Week: The Parrot, London

By Lauren Hill

Senegal Parrot at The Parrot, London Botanist Gin Italicus Rosolio bergamot liqueur Jasmine syrup Lemon juice Elderflower syrup Dash of Burlesque Bitters Grapefruit essence Following the classic cocktail formula—two parts alcohol, one part sour and one part sweet—combine the Botanist Gin and Italicus Rosolio bergamot liqueur with the jasmine and elderflower syrups, a squeeze of lemon juice and dashes of […]

Cocktail of the Week: New Year Champagne Cocktails

By Lauren Hill

Raise a toast to the New Year with sophisticated champagne cocktails from one of the world’s most prominent champagne houses, Moët & Chandon. Moët Champagne O’Clock                              5oz Moët & Chandon Impérial Brut 1oz Hennessy Cognac Dash of bitters Orange twist Spritz of clove atomizer To create this […]