The New Old Fashioned

When people talk about the heavy-weights of the cocktail world the same few drinks keep popping up; The Martini, Tom Collins, The Sazerac are to name just a few. For me, the King of the whiskey cocktails has to be the Old Fashioned! This drink of Whiskey, sugar and bitters …

Tighten the noose on the ‘single use’

Last Saturday, Lab 22 put 5 orange bags full of rubbish out on the street and collectively put 14 bags of rubbish out in the week. We, admittedly, aren’t the biggest team on Mill Lane. If we presume a positive correlation between how much a venue takes and how much …

Coffee, Cold Drip and the Espresso Martini

The world makes 8.8 Tera Tonnes of coffee each year. It is the unequivocal global perk me up and is a morning necessary for myself. So when, in 1984, Dick Bradsell mixed Vodka, kahlua, Tia Maria and fresh espresso he unintentionally masterminded the birth of one of the most dominant …