Nikka Whisky and Gin Tasting and Cocktail Judging at Lab22 Cardiff

Nikka whisky and gin tasting at lab22 Cardiff

The Nikka brand and distillery is responsible for my recent obsession with Japanese spirits and alcohol. It was the first Japanese whisky I tried and subsequently the only whisky that isn’t Welsh in my home bar with the entry but delicious level Nikka from the Barrel. I’m not sure whether it’s the resemblance of the […]

Mulled Negroni Recipe – Christmas Cocktail Ideas

Mulled negroni recipe

I usually knock up a batch of mulled wine or cider for Christmas dinner every year but I fancied trying something different this year. Seeing that I’ve got a bit of a soft spot for gin, I thought I’d try mulling some of the juniper based spirit. As gin usually comes with tonic, which isn’t […]

,

Head of Steam Review in Cardiff

Gin and tonic at Head of Steam Cardiff

With the almost monthly opening of new cocktail bars on High Street Cardiff, it was a welcome addition to have the Head of Steam bar opening up next door to Beelzebubs on Church street this week. There’s lots of change going on down that neck of the woods in the city centre, with a lot […]