Alex Walker is currently tending bar at the critically acclaimed and award-winning Beaufort Bar in the Savoy, and recently won the UK Beefeater MIXLDN 7 Cocktail Competition. Here he tells us what he loves about gin and gives an insight on the concept behind his award-winning drink.
While Joanne Moore describes herself as an ‘accidental’ distiller, it is more accurate to accentuate the 'master' in her job title. When it comes to gin, the creative force behind G&J Distillers has a portfolio of stunning gins to live up to that title.
Gin has endured a roller coaster ride since its inception. From fashionable after-dinner tummy trouble reliever, to the scourge of London, right the way to becoming the backbone of some of the most enduring and classic cocktails of our time.
Winning with Gin
One of the country’s most talented bartenders and the World Class GB Bartender of the Year 2017. Now director of drinks for the innovative Scotch+Limon, Jamie Jones has a passion for gin and knows how to use it.
Recently awarded an MBE, after celebrating a 50th anniversary as a distiller, the legendary gin maker Desmond Payne is one of the most iconic figures in the drinks industry. Here he gives his views on the current golden age of gin and celebrates the MIXLDN Bartending competition, which has become a measure of mixing prowess.