Cocktail of the Month with Black Bush

Cocktail of the Month with Black Bush

About the bartender Aaron’s career in the bar trade was kick-started a decade ago, when he began working at Scratch in The Taphouse (later renamed The Fly and most recently the Playwright Bar and Time Nightclub) while at university in Belfast. There for six years, “it was a very high-volume... View Article

Cocktail of the Month with the Kraken

Cocktail of the Month with the Kraken

About the Bartender Lisa has been with the Beannchor Group from the beginning of her career in hospitality, starting out as a waitress at the Tatu Bar & Grill 13 years ago. She then had the opportunity to join the opening team at The Merchant as assistant marketing manager. There,... View Article

Cocktail of the Month With Jose Cuervo Tradicional

Cocktail of the Month With Jose Cuervo Tradicional

About the bartender Dave Mulholland is an established face in the Belfast cocktail scene, having entered the bar trade 10 years ago at The Apartment, where he stayed for five or six years. After a few years at Aether & Echo, he joined Love and Death Inc as bar manager... View Article

Cocktail of the Month with Black Bush

Cocktail of the Month with Black Bush

About the Bartender Dom started out in the trade at Love & Death Inc, working in the club, but picking up the odd shift in the downstairs bar. “I would learn a bit from the guys when I was down there and, at that point, I really took to it,”... View Article

Cocktail of the Month with Boodles Gin

Cocktail of the Month with Boodles Gin

About the Bartender  Sean Duffy started out in the bar trade when he was 15, picking up glasses in his local. In an industry notable for its movement of staff, he has put in an impressive 16 years at The Apartment, having joined the popular venue when it first opened... View Article

Cocktail of the Month with The Kraken Black Spiced Rum

Cocktail of the Month with The Kraken Black Spiced Rum

About the Bartender David has been in the bar trade for eight years, starting out in Café Vaudeville as a bar back for a year before progressing to the bar. After four and a half years at Café Vaudeville, he fancied a change and a rest from cocktails and moved... View Article

Cocktail of the Month with 1800 Silver

Cocktail of the Month with 1800 Silver

About the Bartender Conor Smith, 20, admits that he ‘fell into’ the bar trade when he was offered a job at Café Vaudeville, at the age of 16, where he began on the floor as glass collector. His current Belfast Met course in hospitality would say that he is now... View Article

Cocktail of the Month with Black Bush

Cocktail of the Month with Black Bush

The featured spirit in this month’s signature serve is Black Bush. Matured in former Oloroso sherry casks with a sweet, batch-distilled grain whiskey. Bushmills Black Bush unique recipe has rich fruity notes, balanced by an incredibly unique smoothness. Stuyvesant Sour 35ml Black Bush 15ml  Lillet Blanc 10ml Amer Picon 5ml... View Article

Cocktail of the Month with Black Bush

Cocktail of the Month with Black Bush

The featured spirit in this month’s signature serve is Black Bush . Rita’s House Fizz 5mls Honey Syrup 5mls Creme de Apricot 2 dash Orange Bitters 50mls Black Bush Top with Prosecco and serve with a side of honeycomb.   About the Bartender Seven years ago Roisin McErlane fell in... View Article

Cocktail of the Month with Bushmills Original

Cocktail of the Month with Bushmills Original

In the latest of a regular series, we ask local bartenders to showcase a signature serve featuring the superb premium spirits brands presented by Proximo. Five Points bartender, Joe Perry, 21, has a passion for whiskey-based cocktails. Having travelled from Australia, via Scotland and London, to Belfast, he has put... View Article