Shake it up

Although I love inventing cocktails and seeing people enjoy what I’ve created, I hate public speaking and generally being the focus of attention. So I had mixed feelings last year when, as the main event at our Christmas party, I was challenged to a ‘shake off’ with the other founders of the The London Cocktail Society. On balance, I’d have more happily downed a bottle of Master of Malts’ 100,000 Scovilles – Naga Chilli Vodka. In one. Continue reading


Come to the LCS Christmas Party!

Would you look at this now?  Here I am,  hijacking my own website….  But there’s a good reason as the party below (which I’m helping to organise) promises to be pretty awesome.  RSVP is essential so go to the society website to register interest:  

Christmas party invite

Christmas party invite

London Cocktail Society at 69 Colebrooke Row

Interior 69 Colebrooke Row

Interior of 69 Colebrooke Row

Ok, this is a post of two halves. The first deals with a new venture I’m involved in. The second with that near legendary gem of a bar, 69 Colebrooke Row.

And we kick off  with the first half. The new venture is the London Cocktail Society which had its inaugural meeting on 8 September.  The society, (well, it’s more of a club really but we couldn’t call it the London Cocktail Club as some darn fools had already nabbed that moniker) is a friendly little group that meets monthly in bars across the capital. Continue reading