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Can You Get Great Cocktails in Cambodia?

Spending an evening sitting in an easy chair, on the roof terrace of Le Moon, sipping cocktails and looking out over the Royal Palace isn’t everyone’s idea of work but Giffard’s Arthur Piffoux and barmen extraordinaire Timothy Jason (TJ), manned … Continue reading

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Prague’s Speakeasy Culture

Prague is the historic capital of Bohemia and today that Bohemian spirit is flourishing in an urban sub-culture that connects the city’s mixologists with sophisticated cocktail lovers in some wonderful speakeasies.  Just like Prohibition era Chicago, the entrances to these … Continue reading

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Women Dominate at World Cocktail Championships

Last week top bartenders from 58 countries gathered in Prague to compete in 6 individual cocktail competitions, the winner of each going on to compete in the Grand Final at the Gala Dinner and this year, for the first time, … Continue reading

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Just 1 Week Until The World Cocktail Championship!

The gorgeous and historic city of Prague will host the 62nd IBA World Cocktail Championship 2013.  Some of the world’s greatest bartenders are already beginning to arrive for what will be an exceptional, weeklong celebration of all things cocktail that … Continue reading

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Giffard West Cup Final Result

After a competition that started back in January and featured national heats in countries from Singapore to Vancouver, the winner of the Giffard West Cup 2013 is Frenchman, Damien Monestier, from Univers Speakeasy in Nantes.  His combined marks for the … Continue reading

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