During the festive season the SMWS is releasing a new cask collection each week. That’s a lot of whisky! You are able to view all the releases in advance to make it easier to choose those special Christmas gifts for family and friends… or for yourself. Why not? Everyone deserves a little extravagance from time […]
The Gin Day began in 2012, in the early days of the gin boom. The purpose was to offer a place for the ever-increasing number of gin brands to represent their products and a chance for bartenders to learn more about the growing category. The exhibition is organised in Milan by Bartenders.it, and it has […]
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society is feeling festive this month and they’d like to invite you to take part in their Whisky with Character celebrations. Throughout May, SMWS is celebrating the wonderful diversity of its whisky along with the colourful characters of its members. If you can’t attend in person, the Society is hosting its […]
Whatever your tipple there’s an event for you. You can choose anything between educational events with seminars or fun festivals with live music; all these events have a great range of brands and products. Some festivals can be spirits-specific, others have a little bit (or a lot!) of everything. Basically, you are spoiled for choice!
Destille Berlin is a craft spirit festival where for two days distilleries showcase their unique artisanal spirits. Everything must be sustainably made with natural ingredients and independently produced. This year you could sample anything from gin, rum, whisky, mezcal, vodka, aquavit, and cognac to fruit brandies and much more. Destille is open to buyers, distillers, […]
Scottish men are said to be the sexiest men in the world… Not sure that is 100% accurate, but who doesn’t like to see men in kilts? I recommend you gather your girlfriends and hit the bars on Friday night as Burns Night will lure out all the hunky Scots! Burns Night is celebrated on […]
Are you a Gin lover? Do you enjoy learning more about exciting new Gin brands or just having a night out in good company whilst sipping Gin? Then you will love Brighton Gin Club! The beginning Jo and Jason, the team behind Brighton Gin Club, originally wanted to put on “Brighton GIN Festival” back in […]
Brighton’s biggest cocktail week took place over ten days (18–28th May) as a part of Brighton & Hove Food and Drink Festival. Just under 30 bars and restaurants each had a special cocktail menu for Brighton Cocktail Week for wristband holders to enjoy for just £5. Each menu had five cocktails using Absolut vodka, Blackdown […]
There are many gin events taking place across the UK and beyond throughout the year, but with World Gin Day (09th June this year) getting closer, it is a great time to talk about how to prepare for your next gin festival.