Category: Drink

Search through our drink archives to learn about cocktails, spirits, wine and beer from industry leaders and experts across the globe.

Our cocktail recipes come from our team here at Gastronomer Lifestyle and have a strong focus on homemade ingredients. Alongside in-depth historical classic cocktail recipes, we also have many signature cocktails from our guests of industry leaders and experts who join us On The Back Bar podcast. Alongside this, Christopher Menning showcases some of his award-winning cocktails, from his decade in the hospitality industry.

Our Spirit review section contains an in-depth analysis of distilled liquor. We take a look at the production side and the history of each distillery before diving into each bottle itself. We believe in finding the primary, secondary and tertiary flavours of each bottle and showing them in a visual way. We want to give you best advice on whisky, gin, vodka, rum or tequila so you know what to buy for your home bar.

In our people profiles, we meet the industry leaders who are shaping the drinks world either through innovative means or long-standing tenures. Each person shows a glimpse into their world of drink through storytelling and inspirational advice.

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Feb 18
How Many Ounces in a Barrel of Beer

How Many Ounces in a Barrel of Beer Written by Gastronomer Lifestyle February/18/2024  Share this post Introduction to Beer Barrel Measurements How much beer does a barrel hold? Let’s start by answering this question. In the United States, a standard beer barrel measures at 31 gallons, equating to approximately 3968 ounces or 330.66 twelve-ounce beers.  […]

Jan 15
No Alcohol, No Problem

No Alcohol, No Problem Written by Gastronomer LifestyleIn Partnership with Giffard Innovator Issue, 2024  Share this post As F&B consumers move towards increasingly health-conscious lifestyle choices, Giffard equips bartenders with high-quality alcohol-free liqueurs to boost their non-alcoholic menus. Maison Giffard has been in the liqueurs and syrups game since 1885, producing some of the most […]

Jan 11
Drywave Cocktail Studio Enters the Stage

Drywave Cocktail Studio Enters the Stage Written by Gastronomer Lifestyle Thursday 11th January, 2024 Share this post Gastronomer Lifestyle is delighted to unveil the latest sensation in Bangkok’s cocktail scene, courtesy of Dry Wave Cocktail Studio, a visionary creation by the seasoned mixologist, Palm Supawit Muttarattana. Boasting nearly two decades of industry expertise, Palm’s journey […]

Jan 11
F*nkytown is the new trailblazing cocktail bar

F*nkytown, the new trailblazing cocktail bar Written by Gastronomer LifestyleIn Partnership with Sarnies Group January/ February issue ‘Innovator’, 2024 Share this post Situated on the fourth and fifth floors of the renowned Sarnies cafe in Sukhumvit, the new cocktail bar F*nkytown stands as a testament to the group’s commitment to redefining Bangkok’s culinary and mixology […]

Dec 18
Exploring Bangkok’s Hottest New Cocktail Menus

Exploring Bangkok’s Hottest Cocktail Menus Written by Gastronomer Lifestyle December 18th, 2023  Share this post Bangkok, a city known for its vibrant nightlife, is constantly evolving its cocktail scene, offering a spectrum of flavors and experiences for both locals and tourists. In this article, we take you on a journey through some of the hottest […]

Dec 17
Vesper introduces its sister bar, 4th Wall

Vesper introduces its sister bar,4th Wall Written by Gastronomer Lifestyle December 17th, 2023  Share this post Embarking on a new venture, the team behind Vesper, renowned for revolutionizing Bangkok’s cocktail landscape since 2014 and consistently named among ASIA’S 50 BEST BARS from 2016 to 2023, introduces 4th Wall, a fresh addition to the Langsuan neighborhood. […]

Nov 20
The Wine Merchant’s “Journey to the Left Banks of Bordeaux & Bangkok” at Siri Sala

A collaboration between The Wine Merchant, Château Margaux, and Siri Sala Private Thai Villa, “A Journey to the Left Banks of Bordeaux & Bangkok” is an exclusive dinner and wine pairing taking place next week, on Wednesday, November 29, that will showcase the brilliance of Bordeaux wines against the scenic Thai backdrop of Siri Sala and the Bangkok Noi tributary.

Oct 27
Reflecting on ’50 Best’: Lessons Beyond the Awards.

Reflecting on ’50 Best’: Lessons Beyond the Awards Written by Christopher Menning  October 27th, 2023  Share this post The World’s 50 Best Bars for 2023 was recently announced in an awards ceremony in Singapore and there was a lot to talk about. First and foremost, let’s extend a warm round of applause to all the […]

Oct 26
Distilled Nature

The innovation of wines, spirits, and cocktails is truly owed to plants and the natural world, with the alchemy of alcohol production leading us to an understanding and appreciation for concepts like terroir.

Oct 13
BKK Bar Show is Back

BKK Bar Show is Back Written by Gastronomer Lifestyle 13th October, 2023  Share this post From November 3 to 5, 2023, we’re celebrating Thailand’s and the regional bar industry at the iconic Royal Bangkok Sports Club. Located in the Henri Dunant Hall next to the horse-racing track, the Bangkok Bar Show 2023 offers unique experiences, […]

Oct 12
Mixology meets artistry at The Loft

Waldorf Astoria Bangkok joins forces with Thai art students and professors for the second edition of its #ArtistsAtTheLoft series.

Oct 12
Jim Thompson Heritage Quarter unveils new culinary wing

The Jim Thompson brand and its famous heritage quarter unveil an exciting, new culinary wing that includes a Thai restaurant and espionage-themed bar.

Sep 23
PEOPLE OF VESPER Vol. 2

Vesper launches new menu, PEOPLE OF VESPER Vol. 2 Written by Gastronomer Lifestyle 23rd September, 2023  Share this post The legend of Vesper continues with the venue set to introduce its latest offering, the ‘PEOPLE OF VESPER Vol. 2’ menu, commencing on Tuesday, September 26.  The esteemed establishment honored as No. 12 on ASIA’S 50 BEST […]

Sep 07
One Bottle at a Time: The Japanese Issue

One Bottle at a Time: The Japanese Issue Written by Guillaume Celante with Vincent Verduron August issue ‘Japanese’, 2023  Share this post Guillaume Celante: August is all about Japan, and Japan is not just famed for its incredible culinary landscape… They’re shaking up the wine scene, too—big time! Japanese people are totally falling head over […]

Aug 25
Getting Creative With Kei Sawada

Gastronomer Lifestyle talks to mixologist and owner of the upcoming Frog, Kei Sawada, about Japanese-style creative cocktails and more.

Aug 18
Cocktails Meet Pizza at Copper Bar

Cocktails Meet Pizza at Copper Bar Written by Gastronomer Lifestyle July issue ‘Italian’, 2023 Share this post An artist-turned-mixologist, Fabio Brugnolaro has carved a unique niche for himself in the vibrant city of Bangkok. Born and raised in a small town in Piedmont, North Italy, Fabio’s journey has been one of diverse experiences, the relentless […]

Aug 17
One Bottle at a Time: The Italian Issue

One Bottle at a Time: The Italian Issue Written by Guillaume Celante with Gabriele Ferri July issue ‘Italian’, 2023  Share this post In this issue of Gastronomer Lifestyle, we’re taking a journey to Italy, and I couldn’t be more excited about it! My guest for this Italian adventure is none other than my colleague from […]

Aug 16
Celebrate International Rum Day at Tropic City

Celebrating International Rum Day on Wednesday, August 16, 2023, Tropic City gathers some of Bangkok's best bars for a night of rum-based creativity.

Aug 11
Aperitivo Horoscope

Aperitivo Horoscope Written by Gastronomer Lifestyle July issue ‘Italian’, 2023  Share this post Just for fun, here’s what you should have for your next aperitivo, based on your zodiac sign. Aries (March 21–April 19) Campari Spritz Aries, known for their bold and energetic nature, can enjoy the vibrant and bitter Campari Spritz, a refreshing cocktail […]

Aug 06
orange juice vs apple juice: comparison health and nutrition

orange juice vs apple juice: comparison health and nutrition Written by Gastronomer Lifestyle Share this post When it comes to fruit juices, orange juice and apple juice are two of the most popular choices. Both offer a refreshing taste and a range of health benefits, but which one is truly better? In this article, we […]

Jul 28
Take a Sip Around Bangkok All in One Place at ABAR Rooftop​

Take a Sip Around BangkokAll in One Place at ABAR Rooftop Written by Tatshaya Bussayakittikorn Jul 25, 2023 Share this post Inspired by eight of Bangkok’s many districts, the creative minds behind ABAR Rooftop, located on the 38th floor of the Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park,  have crafted 12 new cocktails representing the history and unique […]

Jul 13
One Bottle at a Time: The Dessert Issue

One Bottle at a Time: The Dessert Issue Written by Guillaume Celante with Thanakorn Bottorff June issue ‘Dessert’, 2023 Share this post Each month, we ask resident sommelier Guillaume Celante and friends to tell us about their favourite wines. This is your one-stop for cellar recommendations. Build your knowledge of wine, “One Bottle at a […]

May 31
Tenuta Viglione wine launches in Bangkok

Italian winery Tenuta Viglione debuted to the Thai market in April 2023, hosting an event in Bangkok to showcase its premium organic wines.

Apr 19
Tiki Talk

Tiki Talk Interview with Sebastian De La Cruz April issue ‘Cocktails’, 2023  Share this post Tropic City’s Sebastian De La Cruz talks about the roots of tiki cocktails, his love for them, and how his bar pays homage to the culture while carving out its own unique identity. Where to get the best tiki cocktails […]

Apr 18
Greener Cocktails with ecoSPIRITS

ecoSPIRITS is on a global mission to revolutionise the carbon footprint of drinking.

Apr 14
It’s Not Just About The Food

It’s Not Just About The Food Written by Gastronomer Lifestyle March issue ‘Fine Dining’, 2023  Share this post Gastronomer Lifestyle talks to Haoma’s food and beverage director, Vishvas Sidana, about the significance of the “B” in F&B. Heading into its sixth year, Haoma is a prime example of a finessed dining experience that is more […]

Apr 10
Grapes of Grand

Grapes of Grand Written by Gastronomer Lifestyle  April 10, 2023  Share this post A name synonymous with excellence in Thai wine, the award-winning GranMonte Vineyard and Winery in Nakhon Ratchasima stands out from the rest. Located on the rolling hills of Khao Yai, one of Thailand’s most scenic tourism destinations, GranMonte Vineyard and Winery is […]

Mar 13
Paper Plane Project Group’s newest cocktail bar Gir opens in Thonglor

Paper Plane Project Group’s newest cocktail bar Gir opens in Thonglor Written by Gastronomer Lifestyle March 13, 2023 Share this post The Paper Plane Project Group gives us yet another reason to pay a visit to Thonglor after work with their new destination cocktail bar, Gir. Known for Bar Scofflaws, Bar 335, Tichuca, and the […]

Mar 07
Guest Shift: Vesper’s Siriwan “Ploy” Sinpan
at CHAR Rooftop Bar​

Guest Shift: Vesper’s Siriwan “Ploy” Sinpan at CHAR Rooftop Bar Written by Gastronomer Lifestyle  March 7, 2023 Share this post This Thursday, March 9, find Vesper’s assistant bar manager, Siriwan “Ploy” Sinpan, on the 26th floor of Hotel indigo Bangkok, as she will be taking over CHAR Rooftop Bar for a guest shift from 6–9pm. […]

Mar 03
The Prophets Have Spoken

The Prophets Have Spoken Written by Gastronomer Lifestyle  March 8, 2023 Share this post Oracles of the local F&B scene look into their crystal balls and tell us what they see for the year ahead. Arnon “KK” Hoontrakul Bar Director, Opiumbkk Bar It’s been less than a year since reopening, and things appear to be […]

Feb 26
‘Not a dining, but a drinking room’. 

‘Not a dining, but a drinking room’.  Written by Gastronomer Lifestyle   February 24, 2022 Share this post The team at Messenger Service Bar have opened their second project, Bar Us located in Sukhumvit 26. The craft cocktail bar delivers customers a brand new experience of cocktails, with experimentation at the heart of their menu. Using […]

Feb 15
THE PONTIAC, NO. 33 OF ASIA’S 50 BEST BARS, IS TOURING BANGKOK THIS FEBRUARY

The Pontiac, No. 33 of Asia’s 50 Best Bars, is Touring Bangkok This February Written by Gastronomer Lifestyle  February 15, 2022 Share this post The Pontiac team will be in Bangkok from April 24th to 27th for three nights of pop-ups sponsored by Bootleggers Trading Company and supported by Gulp BKB. Jen Queen, Bar Manager […]

Jan 19
Thai Finalist Selected for Rémy Martin’s Bartender Talent Academy 2022

Thai Finalist Selected for Rémy Martin’s Bartender Talent Academy 2022 Written by Mika Apichatsakol Jan 19, 2023 Share this post Earlier this week on January 16, 2023, members of Thailand’s F&B industry, as well as press and VIP guests, gathered at Villa Frantzén in Yenakart to see which competing bartender will represent Thailand in the […]

Jan 02
The Last Word Cocktail Recipe

The Last Word Cocktail Recipe Updated by Gastronomer Lifestyle  Jan 2, 2022 Share this post The Last Word Cocktail History The Last Word cocktail is a classic pre-prohibition drink with a heavy blend of sweet, sour and herbaceous notes. The drink was created by famous monologist, Frank Fogarty at the Detroit Athletic Club in 1915.  […]

Dec 18
YOLO Group’s latest bar
concept ‘Untitled’ opens in Thonglor 

YOLO Group’s latest bar concept ‘Untitled’ opens in Thonglor Written by Gastronomer Lifestyle December 18, 2022 Share this post Thonglor get ready as the YOLO group take on their fifth destination bar, ‘Untitled’. Known for Iconic Soi Nana destinations such as Teens of Thailand, Asia Today, Tax, and Independence, the notorious Group comes under the […]

Dec 15
Get ready for an Omakase Dessert Experience

Get ready for an Omakase Dessert Experience Written by Gastronomer Lifestyle December 15, 2022 Share this post With the help of new Bar Manager Marc Perez Rodriguez, Chef Michelle Goh unleashes her creativity in a unique Dessert experience. Mia’s revamped cocktail bar, Behind The Curtain, creates an intimate, stylish atmosphere, which offers an array of […]

Dec 09
VILLA FRANTZÉN  X  DR.LOOSEN

VILLA FRANTZÉN  X  DR.LOOSEN Written by Christopher Menning  December 8, 2022 Share this post Dinner & lunch with the iconic German winemaker Bangkok welcomes one of the most renowned and influential wine producers in the world Ernst “Erni” Loosen for an exclusive wine dinner or lunch event. Ernst “Erni” Loosen’s family has been producing Rieslings […]

Dec 05
Vesper launches its new menu – ‘PEOPLE OF VESPER

Vesper launches its new menu‘PEOPLE OF VESPER’ Written by Christopher Menning  December 1st, 2022 Share this post In honour of the many diverse characters that make Vesper such a unique place, Federico Balzarini and his talented team have released their latest menu. The bartenders have created 14 new cocktails based on guests who frequent the […]

Nov 20
TIME RE:IMAGINED Exclusive Dinner by Glenfiddich at Wang Hinghoi

TIME RE:IMAGINED Exclusive Dinner by Glenfiddich at Wang Hinghoi Written by Wariya Intreryonk  May 14, 2022 Share this post The multi-award-winning single malt brand, Glenfiddich, presented the ‘TIME RE: IMAGINED Exclusive Dinner’ in Thailand to unveil its latest special collection, a masterful expression of time, exquisite craftsmanship, and enduring legacy – a truly unique statement […]

Aug 25
Talking Liquid Surreality with Opium

Talking Liquid Surreality with Opium Written by Christopher Menning  August 25, 2022 Share this post In Partnership with Perrier. Opium has fast become one of Bangkok’s most exciting new bars with the concept of ‘Liquid Surreality’ being at the heart of all they do. Situated in the back alleys of Bangkok’s China Town, Opium is […]

Jun 22
New Whisky Library for Dram Lovers in Bangkok

New Whisky Library for Dram Lovers in Bangkok Written by Wariya Intreyonk  June 22, 2022 Share this post On 8th June 2022, family-owned distillery William Grant & Sons opened the Distillers Library Bangkok. This exclusive space created for the continuously growing number of whisky enthusiasts in Bangkok is a way to celebrate the Grant family’s […]

Jun 14
100+ of the best wine quotes for instagram

100+ of the Best Wine Quotes for your Captions Written by Christopher Menning  June 14, 2022 Share this post A list of 100 + Wine Quotes to Use for Instagram Captions or more We wanted to find out the best wine quotes on the internet. Because ‘wine’ not? We all love a cheeky glass of […]

Jun 14
100+ of the greatest coffee quotes for your captions

100+ of the greatest coffee quotes for your captions Written by Christopher Menning  June 13, 2022 Share this post A list of 100 + Coffee Quotes to Use for Instagram Captions or more What is a good coffee quote for Instagram posts? Look no further. We searched the web for the best catchy coffee quotes […]

Jun 13
Fat Wash. A step by step guide on Fat Washing.

Fat Wash. A Step by Step Guide on Fat Washing Written by Christopher Menning  June 12, 2022 Share this post What is Fat Washing? Fat washing is a technique used by bartenders to infuse by adding small amounts of oil, or fat, into alcohol! The liquid is then frozen and the fat is separated due […]

May 17
One bottle at a Time. May 2022

One bottle at a Time. May 2022 Written by Guillaume Celante May 16, 2022 Share this post One Bottle at a Time May is known as a month of transition. If you live in the northern hemisphere, the fresh cold winds are gone. By the time May comes around, the spring flowers are blooming, birds […]

Apr 17
One bottle at a Time, April 2022

One bottle at a Time. April 2022 Written by Guillaume Celante | April 17, 2022 Share this post Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest Share on email One Bottle at a Time Each month we ask Guillaume Celante Sommelier Ambassador of The Wine Merchant and our resident wine writer […]

Mar 01
One bottle at a Time. March 2022

One bottle at a Time. March 2022 Written by Guillaume Celante | March 1, 2022 Share this post Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest Share on email One Bottle at a Time Each month we ask Guillaume Celante Sommelier Ambassador of The Wine Merchant and our resident wine writer […]

Feb 24
How These Bartenders Survived The Pandemic in Thailand

How These Bartenderse Survived the Pandemic in Thailand Written by Wariya Intreyonk | February 24, 2022 Share this post Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest Share on email World Bartender Day Bars were the first community to close during the pandemic and the last to reopen, resulting in some […]

Jan 08
Get to Know the Noble Grapes

Get to Know the Noble Grapes Guest Post | January 9, 2022 Share this post Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest Share on email You have probably had wine from Noble Grapes, and simply not known that it was somehow significant.  These six grapes have achieved such popularity to […]

Jan 08
How to Store Wine Properly

How to Store Wine Properly Guest Post | January 8, 2022 Share this post Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest Share on email If you love wine, you want it to be at its best when you drink it.  You may want to collect good wine and be ready […]

Oct 27
How to Make the Best Margarita Cocktail Recipe at Home

How to Make the Best Margarita Cocktail Recipe at Home Written by Christopher Menning | August 26, 2021 Share this post Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest Share on email How to Make a Margarita Cocktail A good margarita recipe depends on choosing the right ingredients. So stay away […]

Aug 11
Apple Mint Gin Recipe

Apple Mint Gin Recipe Written by Christopher Menning | August 12, 2021 How To Make Apple Mint Gin Apple mint (Mentha suaveolens) is often seen as a weed, most likely because of its aggressive growing but I find the flavour to be incredible compared to its perennial cousins. It has a more pronounced flavour and […]

Jul 25
The Best Espresso Martini Recipe

How to Make the Best Espresso Martini Recipe Written by Christopher Menning | July 26, 2021 Share this post Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest Share on email Espresso Martini Recipe Where is the Espresso Martini from? This caffeine-fueled cocktail can be traced back to 1983 and has made […]

Jul 25
How to Make a Cocktail Shrub or Drinking Shrub for Cocktails.

How to Make a Cocktail Shrub or Drinking Shrub for Cocktails Written by Christopher Menning | August 25, 2021 Share this post Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest Share on email Cocktail Shrub Recipe Let’s Shrub it up! I always love making shrubs. There’s something rustic and farm like […]

Jul 20
The 21 Best Cocktail Books & Bartending Guides 2021

21 Best Cocktail Books & Bartending Guides Written by Christopher Menning  September 2, 2021 Share this post Best Cocktail Books for Your Library. “Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” It’s clear to see that having a selection of cocktail books is like having a treasure trove of knowledge. From asking […]

Jul 12
Collins Cocktail With Old Duff Genever.

Collins Cocktail with Old Duff Genever Written by Christopher Menning | August 2, 2021 Share this post Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest Share on email Duff in Bangkok When most people think of Genever they tend to think of gin first but as Philip Duff explains to us, […]

Jul 12
The Best Manhattan Cocktail Recipe

The Best Manhattan Cocktail Recipe Written by Christopher Menning | July 18, 2021 Recipe for Manhattan Cocktail Ah, the Manhattan. A heavyweight cocktail that has stood the test of time. Named after the New York City borough, the Manhattan cocktail is a spirit-forward recipe calling for Whiskey, vermouth and bitters.  One of the earliest records […]

Jul 10
32 Essential Bar Tools & Equipment Every Bartender Needs.

32 Essential Bar Tools & Equipment Every Bartender Needs. Written by Christopher Menning | December 2, 2019 Share this post Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest Share on email The Essential Bar Tools Guide. Making cocktails at home may be a lucrative and enjoyable experience. Especially whether impressing your […]

Jul 10
Martini Cocktail Recipe & History

Martini Cocktail Recipe & History Written by Christopher Menning | July 2, 2021 Share this post How To Make A Martini The Martini cocktail has been the queen of mixed drinks in bars and pop culture alike.  From H. L. Mencken calling it “the only American invention as perfect as the sonnet” to James Bond ordering […]

Jul 10
Daiquiri Cocktail Recipe

Daiquiri Cocktail Recipe Written by Christopher Menning  June 19, 2022 Share this post The Daiquiri cocktail is a balanced drink, simple yet perfect. A blend of rum, lime juice and sugar make this cocktail a first love for many bartenders and a national favourite in its hometown of Cuba.  Interestingly, the drink is named after […]

Jul 10
How to make a simple syrup. A guide and other recipes.

How to Make a Simple Syrup. A Guide and Other Recipes. Written by Christopher Menning  June 14, 2022 Share this post How To Make a Simple Syrup. The clue is in the name.   Syrup or stock syrup in the kitchen is super simple to make. It is equal parts of sugar and water or […]

Jul 07
Pisco Sour Recipe

Pisco Sour Recipe Written by Christopher Menning  May 14, 2022 Share this post Pisco Sour Cocktail Recipe The Pisco Sour is a South American classic loved by the masses and fiercely contested over its origin. Chile and Peru both lay claim to the cocktail including Pisco itself!  Most accounts agree that it was American ex-pat […]

Jul 06
Rum & Coffee Martinez by Lauren Mote

Rum & Coffee Martinez by Lauren Mote Written by Christopher Menning  May 14, 2022 Share this post Culinary Odyssey Chatting to Lauren about her twenty-four years in hospitality reveals a passion for culinary practices and using it to bring people together. Lauren’s entrepreneurial spirit and love for food and drink have propelled her career forward […]

Jun 29
Best Aperol Spritz Recipe

Aperol Spritz Recipe​ Written by Christopher Menning  June 19, 2022 Share this post Classic Aperol Spritz Time for some Italian summer sipping with this refreshing Aperol Spritz recipe! Grab that bottle of Aperol, pop open that Prosecco bottle and lets mix and pretend we are in Venice watching the sun glisten on the Italian riviera. […]

Jun 03
Madame President

Madame President Written by Christopher Menning | December 2, 2019 Madame President Cocktail Recipe Jigger and Pony in Singapore is without doubt one of the best bars in Asia, even being crowned number 1 on Asia’s 50 Best Bar list back in 2019.  When we asked Jerrold Khoo, the Bar Manager at the time, to […]

May 23
Altena Spritz

Altena Spritz Cocktail Written by Christopher Menning | July 22, 2021 Share this post Easy Drinking Ocho Tequila Spritz Jesse Estes joined us for episode 10 of the On The Back Bar podcast to talk about all things Ocho Tequila and how the agave world is changing.  Jesse lent us this recipe the Altena Spritz […]

May 23
Pamplemousse

Pamplemousse Written by Christopher Menning | August 12, 2021 Non-Alcoholic Spritz Cocktail If you want to know more about non-alcoholic cocktails there is usually one person that springs to mind. Camille Vidal is known for her work promoting healthy hedonism and mindful drinking over at Maison Wellness.  The founder of La Maison Wellness a mindful […]

May 23
Tropical Floradora

Tropical Floradora Written by Christopher Menning | June 2, 2021 Porter’s Old Tom Cocktail Jack Wareing joined us for episode 35 of the On The Back Bar podcast and gave us this tasty cocktail recipe using Porter’s Tropical Old Tom. Jack is a part of the Porter’s gin family and has helped its growth and […]

Apr 22
Chase Elegant Gin Gin Review

Chase Elegant Gin Review Chase elegant gin Tasting Notes Nose More green apple than juniper, hints of a sweeter spice think vanilla. Palate Explosion of flavour, apple blends nicely into juniper before turning more green and herbaceous. Finish Long finish. You can feel the warmth of the ABV and the lingering juniper. Chase Elegant Gin […]

Apr 20
Honeycomb Rum Recipe

Honeycomb Rum Recipe Written by Christopher Menning | July 25, 2021 How to Make Honeycomb Rum Honeycomb is a true marvel of nature. A mass of hexagonal cells is created with wax and used to store honey and larvae for the humble bee. The Honeycomb is actually edible too and has a unique texture. We […]

Apr 20
Martin Millers Gin

Martin Millers Gin Martin miller’s gin Tasting Notes Nose Combination of floral and citrus aromas, reminds me of sherbet lemons Palate Clean and crisp citrus leads into the lighter side of juniper, wonderfully rich in the mouth, almost creamy. Finish Mid length finish, zesty and also a hint of nutmeg. Martin Millers Bio Langleys Distillery […]

Apr 20
Chase Marmalade Vodka Review

Chase Marmalade Vodka Review Chase marmalade  Tasting Notes Nose Unsurprisingly full of orange zest and marmalade. Palate Bittersweet orange, juicy, natural flavour, mouth-coating texture. Finish The orange goes on for several seconds after the swallow, very pleasant. Chase Marmalade Overview Originally intended as a limited release, Chase Marmalade is a firm favourite of vodka and […]

Apr 20
Highland Park 12 Year Whisky Review

Highland Park 12 Year Review Written by Christopher Menning | July 18, 2021 Highland Park Whisky Bio Highland park 12 year Tasting Notes Appearance Light amber with medium viscosity. Nose Notes of sweet orange blossom, orange zest, and rose. soft Peat aroma in the background, giving a gentle image of a bed of seaweed. Taste […]

Mar 01
Honey Drip Covfefe Cocktail

Honey Drip Covfefe Written by Chulapat (Jun) Chareonloet | December 2, 2019 This is a simple twist from the classic cocktail Bee’s Knee. A classic cocktail during the prohibition era. The phrase bee’s knee was a slang during the prohibition for “The Best”. The cocktail has 3 ingredients; gin, lemon juice, and honey. With the […]

Jan 29
Momotaro Cocktail

Momotaro Cocktail Written by Chulapat (Jun) Charoenloet | January 22, 2021 Share this post The Momotaro Story This week, besides a cocktail recipe, we will explore the Japanese Folktale, Momotarō, a story that I inspired me to make this cocktail.  As one of the Thai boys who grew up in the 90s, we grew up […]

Jan 23
Kanom Tuoy Talai

Kanom Tuoy Talai Written by Chulapat (Jun) Charoenloet | January 2, 2021 Share this post Thai Desert Cocktail Recipe Kanom Tuoy Talai, commonly known as ‘Kanom Tuoy’, is a coconut rice custard. It’s one of the traditional Thai desserts that can be easily found in all regions of Thailand. Strangely, you can find this dessert […]

Apr 10
La Finca Cocktail by Martin Hudak

La Finca By Martin Hudak Written by Christopher Menning | August 2, 2021 Share this post I had specific single-origin cream for my Irish coffee, and when I tasted it, it was like vanilla. creamy, chocolatey, raisiny. It was delicious. Martin Hudak The Results of a Coffee Obsession. What does It take to be in […]

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