Cause Effect highlights the science of taste

South African cocktail bar Cause Effect has launched its latest drinks menu, which focuses on the science of taste and flavour

Top 5 bars in… Tokyo, Japan

While traditionally Shibuya has been the go-to destination for nightlife in Japan’s capital, other areas are grabbing the attention these days

Slane: a brand history

The owners of Ireland’s Slane Castle capitalised on their rock-venue fame by moving into whiskey production. The Spirits Business traces the history of the brand

The week in pictures

This week’s snapshot into the spirits industry includes a royal visit to the Moorland Spirit Company, an ‘honesty bar’ hosted by The Glenrothes and SB’s trip to Scotland to discover how Diageo makes its whisky

Campaign to transform ‘relationship between brands and bars’

A campaign encouraging people in the drinks industry to come up with better ways of working is gaining traction

Diageo completes 2018 Special Releases

After the first nine bottles were unveiled earlier this year, Diageo has now revealed further details of all 10 whiskies making up this year’s Special Releases series, which includes a new coastal blend

Hottest bar openings in August 2018

As summer winds down, we take a look at the best bars to open in the last month – including reality television star Lisa Vanderpump’s new venue and Singapore’s latest arts club

New Quaglino’s cocktail menu explores history of sustainability

London restaurant and cocktail bar Quaglino’s has unveiled its latest drinks list, which aims to explore the past, present and future of sustainability

Should bartenders use hand-carved ice?

Is hand-cut ice better than machine-made versions, or is it too laborious to deal with? Two leading bartenders take to their soapboxes

The week in pictures

In this week’s picture round-up, take a look at who triumphed at the Opihr World Adventure Cocktail Competition, BlackTail’s new menu and the latest from SB’s Global Spirits Masters tastings

Sebastian and Savage on ‘breaking the mould’ of Artesian

Following in the footsteps of the team that steered London’s Artesian to be named best bar in the world was always going to be tricky. But, as The Spirits Business discovers, Anna Sebastian and Remy Savage are relishing the challenge

Top 10 best value for money luxury spirits

Brands spanning vodka, gin, rum, world whisky and liqueurs are carving a niche in the luxury spirits sphere. We present the best value for money expressions worthy of a lofty price

The Luxury Masters 2018 results

To truly be a luxurious spirit it takes more than simply having blingy packaging. In our annual Luxury Masters the judges were more interested in the excellence of the liquid on offer

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Music producer DJ Khaled has pressed pause on making tunes to channel his “inner goat” in the latest advert for Bumbu Rum

Spirit of Speyside will launch the inaugural Oatcake Eating World Championships at its upcoming Distilled festival – and Glen Moray’s master distiller Graham Coull has already been busy testing his limits

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