Blast from the Past Boys of the “THE OLD BRIGADE”

Blast from the Past Boys of the “THE OLD BRIGADE”

Some pictures sent to me by Richard ‘Dick’Coyne a member for over 60 years From left to right Former President Peter Brennan, North Area Chairman John Francis Ridley, North Area Member George Allinson and the man himself Dick Coyne A party of members from...
Sharp & Dapper offers 15% discount to UKBG members

Sharp & Dapper offers 15% discount to UKBG members

Sharp and Dapper, the boutique brand for men specialising in high quality accessories for formal dress including braces, clip on buttons, ties and socks is offering 15% discount to all UKBG members! To get your discount simply write UKBG as promotion code in the...
IBA Congress Warsaw 2011

IBA Congress Warsaw 2011

The chosen venue for this years IBA Congress and the World Cocktail Championship was the Hilton Hotel in Warsaw, capital city of Poland. President of the Polish Bartenders Association, Richard Berent and his superb team were on hand at the airport to make sure...
Flight Lieutenant Owen Valentine Burns An Appreciation

Flight Lieutenant Owen Valentine Burns An Appreciation

Owen Burns (OB) passed away on 30th June 2015, just 5 months short of his centenary, a party which he would certainly have enjoyed. The funeral at Mortlake Crematorium on 24th July was a full house with representatives from all the various strands of Owens long and...
The UKBG Supports The Drink Show Live

The UKBG Supports The Drink Show Live

Mixologists, distillers, taste-makers and wineries, with exciting features, will all come together in the great atmosphere of The Great Halls, Vinopolis, Borough Market, London Bridge, on Friday 8th & Saturday 9th of July. The Drink Show Live will be the chance...
10 things you should know about Martini

10 things you should know about Martini

1. MARTINI & ROSSI was founded in the 1863 in Torino in Piemonte in Italian, translates as ‘the foot of the mountain’. It is a land blessed with natural abundance. The rich, fertile soils of the foothills and plains at the base of the Alps produce a variety of...