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Four Roses honoured at ‘San Fran’ 2016 Awards

Four Roses Bourbon won a plethora of accolades at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC), including the prestigious 2016 Director’s Award, which seeks to recognize and reward an outstanding portfolio that has delivered in quality. The 2016 Director’s Award also serves … Continue reading

Oriole bartender Gabriele Manfredi plants his Roots in the UK

Spirit Cartel welcomes renowned bartender and cocktail master Gabriele Manfredi into the growing fold as new UK Brand Ambassador for Greek spirit brand Roots. Originating from Milan in Italy, Gabriele made waves in the drinks industry six years ago when … Continue reading

Four Roses welcomes new UK Brand Ambassador

Award-winning bartender Benji Purslow has been announced as UK brand ambassador for Four Roses bourbon after being chosen through a national competition. Spirit Cartel had an overwhelming response to their search to fill the role, culminating in a series of … Continue reading


THE BOURBON JOB brought to you by SPIRIT CARTEL Spirit Cartel, the relentless hunter of the handcrafted and offbeat, is on a quest to find a UK Brand Ambassador for the iconic bourbon brand, Four Roses. The brand is seeking … Continue reading

Huff Post: Pick Four Roses Small Batch for your Old Fashioned

Taste Test: The Best (And Worst) Kinds Of Bourbon To Use In An Old–Fashioned Cocktail The Huffington Post assembled 21 brands of bourbon from companies big and small across the US, mixed up classic Old-Fashioneds using one consistent recipe, then … Continue reading

Esquire Magazines’ 5 of the Best Mezcals: San Cosme

If regular Tequila misses the spot, seek out its tougher cousin . Mezcal is tequila’s versatile and grown-up cousin. Now the smoky Mexican spirit, made from agave, is gaining popularity with discerning drinkers, appearing increasingly on the menus of Britain’s smartest bars. Unlike tequila, which … Continue reading