Welcome to this week’s roundup of interesting cocktail and spirits related articles plus a few fun bits of news just made for cocktail party conversation starters.
“A distillery that released a 75% ABV vodka range named after the toxic nerve agent Novichok has been heavily criticised for its “tasteless” timing…”
“Gin-lovers, hold onto your juniper berries: a shortage of your favourite spirit could be on the horizon thanks to Brexit…”
An interesting look at a Greek brandy and a series of cocktails made with it at the Clumsies – one in particular inspired by Guillaume Néry, world record holder for freediving.
The UK’s best cocktail bars aren’t in London, according to prestigious list
Bramble Bar in Edinburgh topped the list of 50 best bars in the UK. This particular list is determined by votes from bar professionals. So, basically it’s a list of where the industry people like to drink when they’re not working.
One person’s interesting approach to cutting down on alcohol by limiting herself to one drink per month.
Cocktail Party Conversation Starters
Get all tongue tied around new people? Try this week’s cocktail party conversation starters next time you’re stuck for small talk…
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And, this week, when I’m not reading cocktail news or finding bizarre conversation starters, I’m reading: The Storyteller by Jodie Picoult