We all know that Philip Duff is a bit of a smarty pants when it comes to pretty much anything to do with spirits so why not take advantage of his knowledge with his 30 minute audio presentation that he has so kindly posted and find out all about curacao. Curacao The Ultimate Guide [...]
We visit Door 74 where Timo Janse makes us an absolutely delicious drink by the name of Mr Martin. A great tasting drink with a great name.
Amsterdam Bar Week is upon us again, the 5 days start on the 17th September and is filled with events, tastings and parties. The best bars in Amsterdam are getting involved and ABW gives you another good reason for you to go and visit them. You can find out more HERE:
Ali Dedianko gives a Belvedere tasting session and also introduces the latest offering in their range, Belvedere Bloody Mary. The bartenders also got a chance to mix up the basic ingredients of Belvedere Pink Grapefruit to see how difficult it is to concoct.
Marvin Allen of the Monteleone Hotel is one of the most knowledgeable and modest bartenders we have interviewed at Sipped, he shares some of his vast bartending experience in a candid interview with Andrew Nicholls.
Marvin Allen has been a bartender for 25 years and has been at the Carousel Bar in New Orleans for 10 of them. He tells us about one of the most famous cocktails to come out of the city of New Orleans.
This year Tales of the Cocktail is celebrating its 10th anniversary in July and without doubt be the event of the year. Here is Ann Tuennerman the founder of Tales of the Cocktail talking about the history of the event and what you can expect on your visit.
Shingo Gokan’s speech after he won first place in Bacardi Legacy’s competition in Puerto Rico.
We sit down with Matthew Bax who is the brain behind Der Raum bar and Trink Tank. He tells us what he has been working on recently. Be warned, he’s not your average mixologist.
John Nese inspire’s everyone that is looking for new soda’s in there business. This guy is just so passionate about soda’s and we think that this in next level in serving people and let them choose what would be the best for there own taste! We love this guy! Watch the video!
For those of you that want to have a fresh, well wounded drink without alcohol then you would be looking for a non-alcoholic cocktail, or a vittail as we call them. On the 12th April there was the 3rd edition of the Shake it! Vittail competition where 6 bartenders competed to take home the trophy.
The Bacardi Legacy Grand Final, celebrating the 150 year anniversary of the legendary rum brand. We hope you enjoy the coverage. Written by Shingo Gokan - Winner of the Bacardi Legacy Grand Final Thank you so much for your many congratulations. In this competition, I feel that I have won a prize more important [...]
28 of Benelux’s finest mixologists came to demonstrate that they have got some of the best mixologists in the world. It was a day for the bartenders and although there could only be just one winner, it is still a great day of learning and networking with Benelux’s best.
Coming on the 25th to the 27th of September is the second Moscow Bar Show. The first installment proved to be a massive success with 6000 visitors and every name in the business being there to see what was happening. The show is organized by Andy Bishop who is the founder of the [...]
Here is Lukas Motejzik’s semi-final presentation that was performed in Puerto Rico for the Bacardi Legacy event. Take a look and give us your thoughts.
As you probably know Shingo Goken was crowned the winner in Puerto Rico for the Bacardi Global Legacy Cocktail Competition. Here is a quick lowdown of all eight finalists that participated.
Are you curious about Bombay Sapphire East? Raj tell us some details about what makes it different from their other gins and where it has already been launched.
Boudewijn Mesritz gives a superb presentation at the Bacardi Legacy semi-final. If you are looking for an example of a world class performance, look no further.
Andy tells us how well the Moscow barshow went last year and lets us know that it will be running again this year in September. WATCH THE VIDEO:
Margaux Smet takes the trophy at the Belgian leg of the Bacardi Legacy competition. She will be joining the rest of the finalists in Puerto Rico. Sipped will be there to cover the competition.
In the coming year Albert also known as “Mr Cocktail” has big plans with some key players in the bar biz, find out what and when here. WATCH THE VIDEO:
Arno shares the details on how they came to the name of “The Doctor” for his intimate new bar which focuses on quality and service. WATCH THE VIDEO:
We hear about both Frank and Bens views on how it is to have a female winner for the Belgian finals of the Bacardi Legacy challenge. WATCH THE VIDEO:
Ben Belmans hosts an interview with both Joerg and Mario who tell us about their views on Venuez.be and Joerg discloses his affinity with Belgian style. WATCH THE VIDEO: