London Cocktail Week for Gin Lovers


Today’s the day it all kicks off and London becomes even more of a mecca for cocktail lovers. So much to do and so little time but we’ve picked out a few special gin things to do every day. The … Continue reading

Stylish New Partnership Between Beefeater 24 and Hackett


Dapper is the first word that springs to mind when thinking about Beefeater 24 the super premium London gin par excellence. So it makes perfect sense that the brand has teamed up with quintessentially British menswear brand, Hackett, to celebrate British … Continue reading

Brandon Phillips of USA New Beefeater MIXLDN Champ


Well done Brandon Phillips of Chicago who won out against 30 finalists from around the world with his ‘Hackney Handshake’ cocktail at last night’s grand final of the prestigious Beefeater MIXLDN Cocktail Competition in London. Phillips impressed the panel of judges … Continue reading

London Cocktail Week For Gin Lovers


Geraldine Coates rounds up the must do gin events of London Cocktail Week 2014. So here it is again, London Cocktail Week – that celebration of gourmet drinking and cocktail culture that galvanises the Capital every autumn. This year once … Continue reading

Burrough’s Reserve –The Quest for Sipping Gin


David Smith gets up close with Beefeater Master Distiller Desmond Payne to find out more about his quest to create the perfect sipping gin. And he ends up pretty impressed. There are many popular spirits whose characters are derived from … Continue reading

Beefeater Launches MIXLDN / Global Bartender Competition 2014


Wow, here’s something new. Beefeater Gin, the only historic dry gin still distilled in London, is embracing its roots with a unique and exciting global bartender competition that mixes the best of modern cultural London, to challenge and inspire the … Continue reading

Beefeater Home of Gin Opens Its Doors


Gintime’s Patience Gould was given a sneak preview of Beefeater Gin’s very wonderful new Home of Gin ahead of its official opening on Wed 21st May. And it’s wow, just WOW! I’ve often wondered what English sounds like to the … Continue reading

Hot News: Beefeater Visitor Centre Opens


The much-anticipated Beefeater London: The Home of Gin will welcome gin enthusiasts for the first time on 22nd May, offering visitors the opportunity to learn about the colourful history of London gin. Visitors will take an interactive journey through key … Continue reading

Beefeater Gin Launches Spring/Summer 2014 Cocktail Collection


Beefeater Gin is turning into a serious follower of fashion as it launches new cocktails in time for London Fashion Week. In a nod to the SS14 pastel trends, think pink and soft green, the new recipes include the gorgeously … Continue reading

A New Beefeater Global Bartender Champ is Crowned

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At the very splendid finale in London last week Jason Williams of “The Rook” bar in Sydney, Australia, was announced the overall winner of the third annual Beefeater 24 Global Bartender Competition. Williams wins an all-expenses trip to one of … Continue reading

Our Best Bar – Venice’s Skyline Bar


Having just attended the very splendid Worlds 50 Best Bars Awards Ceremony in London (massive congratulations to The Artesian for winning for the second year by the way and all the others who were crowned too), it does occur that … Continue reading

What We Learned at London Cocktail Week

L-R Peter McKay of Alcohols Limited, Charles Maxwell of Thames Distillery, Nik Fordham of Bombay Sapphire, Desmond Payne of Beefeater and Tom Nicol of Tanqueray

Gintime Editor Geraldine Coates reports from the frontline of London Cocktail Week 2013. London Cocktail Week’s programme featured 250 events, with an increasing focus on on gin naturally. Obviously there was a lot of cherry picking required to hear about … Continue reading

Master Distillers Seminar “Me and My Botanical” at London Cocktail Week


So London Cocktail Week is almost upon us again and it’s time to make some hard choices of what to see and where to go in this very packed programme. We can confidently say where Gintime will be on Tuesday … Continue reading