Currently browsing January 2010
In our final visit to Bourbon in Washington D.C. Owen Thompson makes his own twist on the Pimm’s Cup, made using his own homemade fresh ginger beer and a giant cucumber and salt garnish.
Gin is cool once more and a torrent of brands are rushing to take advantage of the renewed demand for the classic juniper elixir. It’s easy to loose track of all the new gins appearing at the moment but Geranium is one of a handful that really stand out above the noise.
Oh Gosh! TV pays a visit to 69 Colebrooke Row, one of London’s newest cocktail bars ran by bartending legend Tony Conigliaro. Pull up a stool and join Tony C as he makes an Oh Gosh!, a Daiquiri variation he created some years ago, and the cocktail this very site is named after!
Join Le Lion and Hendrick’s gin as they take to Alster Lake in Hamburg to mourn, or rather celebrate, the death of the artificial glacé cocktail cherry and commit the long-hated cocktail garnish to the deep blue. Then after a bagpipe-led parade through Hamburg get a sneak peak at the new space above Café Paris that will soon be transformed in to The Cocktail Club.
As something of a chocoholic I’ve always been disappointed in the quality of both the spirits and the cocktails available. However Austrian distiller promises to change this with a brand new spirit that provides all the flavour of chocolate with none of the sickliness – Mozart Dry