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Caorunn Gin and Tristan Stephenson collaborate for World Gin Day

By Michelle Connolly

This June 10th – World Gin Day – we’re taking a closer look at the fantastic partnership between celebrated Scottish gin Caorunn, and renowned mixologist Tristan Stephenson, and their uniquely blended cocktails created especially for the event. Master Simon Buley creates Caorunn’s signature flavour is thanks to locally foraged and hand-picked Celtic botanicals, which include […]

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Craft Sage Gin by One Drinks

By Robert Etheridge

Does gin ever do ‘good’? An elixir of life with some hidden health benefits maybe? Health benefits… maybe not, benefits for the soul – more so. But, what if a brand of gin actually made the world a slightly better place, as well as having all the other favourable qualities of the much-loved spirit? Well, […]

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Thomas Dakin Gin Review

By Adam

Regular readers of the bar section will know that gin is a firm favourite at Dapper Chapper and if its increasing popularity is anything to go by the same can be said for most of you. Chaps, we give you the award-winning London gin, Thomas Dakin. Thomas Dakin Gin is a classic style Dry Gin […]

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Le Petit Ballon Subscription Wine Service

By Michelle Connolly

On the back of many successful subscription services – snacks, cosmetics, and even razors – comes one dedicated to introducing you to new and interesting wines every single month. Le Petit Ballon sources a select number of wines monthly – within the package is two hand selected wines with a set of bespoke tasting notes, […]

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Jameson Caskmates X Disappearing Dining Club

By Michelle Connolly

We popped down to Hiver brewery in the heart of Bermondsey’s brewing district, nestled under the archways of the distinctive railway bridges, to discover the newest release from the Jameson distillery – Jameson Caskmates. The concept is an unusual one, with Jameson Master Distiller, Brian Nation, and the Founder and Head Brewer at Franciscan Well, Shane […]

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Woodford Reserve at Oriole

By Michelle Connolly

Nightjar’s little sister venue Oriole are celebrating their one year anniversary this past January with two fantastic new cocktails featuring the inimitable Woodford Reserve. Nestled in the underbelly of Smithfield Market, as you trip down the staircase you feel like you’re stepping back in time. Art deco styled finishings, painted palm leaf paper adorning the […]

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Nespresso Creatista Plus

By Michelle Connolly

We made our way to Notting Hill to experience the very latest in creative caffeine, the new Nespresso Creatista Plus machine, in action. This is their very first one that has been developed around the art of the foam, making it easier than ever to practice your skills at home. An intuitive digital menu on […]

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Asterley Bros’ Dispense Amaro

By Michelle Connolly

Drink trends seem to wax and wane, one week something is the ‘in’ spirit, the next it’s another. When we went to try this one though, our interest was piqued – we are pretty familiar with most of your more unusual cocktail ingredients but Amaro is a rare breed. What’s more, creating it in London […]

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Disaronno wears Etro

By Neil Brotherston

As you all know already (we hope), here at The Dapper Chapper we are all about helping you to look stylish and find the best new fashion around on the market. Now as the ‘barman’ for The Dapper Chapper, I don’t often get asked to contribute on the fashion front – let’s just say we […]

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Haig Clubman

By Gary Dennis

Joining the Dapper bar just in time for the festive season is the latest addition to the House of Haig family; Haig Clubman. Haig Clubman, named as such when Haig was referred to the ‘Clubman’s whisky’ in the 1920’s, is a brand new single grain scotch whisky incorporates the same bold and progressive spirit as Haig Club […]

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The Dapper Bar – Martell Cordon Bleu Intense Heat Cognac

By Neil Brotherston

IT’S CHRIIIIISSTMAAAAAS!!! That means one thing – presents. If you’re anything like me, then choosing presents for my friends and family is up there with the most stressful things I have to deal with throughout the year. If you’re buying for a fellow Dapper Chapper, then we’ve got you covered with our 2016 gift guide […]

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Wild Turkey Bourbon

By Gary Dennis

Whilst you watch your extended family squabble over the invariable mountain of meat and river of gravy this Christmas, why not opt for a different kind of Turkey altogether, namely Wild Turkey Bourbon. Wild Turkey hails from the heart of Kentucky and brings with it all the history of the prohibition era. Founded in the […]

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Courvoisier at Christmas

By Gary Dennis

If you are looking for a tipple to celebrate Christmas this year than you could not do much better than to plump for a cognac that, since 1889, has been synonymous with history and sophistication. We are of course talking about Courvoisier. Cognac is going through something of a revival this year and Courvoisier can […]

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Freya Birch Spirit

By Gary Dennis

And now for something completely different… Earlier this month, Dapper Chapper were invited to the launch of a brand new spirit called Freya. Freya is the first spirit of its kind to be created from foraged birch sap, found in the forests of Northern Europe and for those of you Chapper’s that are familiar with […]