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5 Drambuie Cocktails to try this Autumn

By Adam

Before I get stuck into this blog I need to come clean on something… I don’t think I’ve ever had Drambuie before this week! Alas, at London Cocktail Week I made up for it by trying five of the brands hero cocktails during a night of live jazz put on by Brass and Crimson at […]

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Patrón Old Fashioned

By Gary Dennis

As you may have seen earlier this month, the stars from fashion, film & television, music and sport were out in full force for the GQ Men of the Year 2016 Awards. The much touted future Bond, Aiden Turner, picked up best Television Actor, Most Stylish Man went to Mark Ronson and the Legend Award […]

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Hoxton Gin Review

By Gary Dennis

Another classy gin in the form of Hoxton Gin, joins the Dapper Bar this week. Relaunched this summer by renowned mixologist and entrepreneur Gerry Calabrese, Hoxton Gin has evolved with a more refined flavour whilst retaining its signature exotic coconut and grapefruit flavours. The relaunch not only brings a new polished flavour, it also brings a new […]

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Glenfiddich IPA Experiment

By Joe Burns

Receiving a new whisky to try at the DC bar never gets dull, and in the case of this new experimental Scotch, it’s fair to say we couldn’t wait for the earliest sociable hour to crack open the bottle… Glenfiddich needs no introduction, anyone with the faintest appreciation for whisky knows this name, and with […]

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Teeling Single Malt Review

By Neil Brotherston

As a very proud Scotsman, it has historically been very difficult for me to accept that there are whiskies worth drinking that aren’t made in Scotland. After all, Scotch whisky is the only place to go for the best whisky right? Well, over the past few years, that view has very much been dispelled. More […]

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Foursquare Port Cask Finish Rum Review

By Neil Brotherston

We’re often slightly dubious when we’re told that we are being sent a “limited edition” drink – sometimes this can just be a marketing ploy to move on supplies of a previous batch, that is no longer made and needs shifting. There’s also the fact that if something was really THAT good, why wouldn’t it […]

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Sauvelle Craft French Vodka

By Gary Dennis

Adorning the Dapper Bar this week we have a stylish effort in the form of Sauvelle Craft French Vodka. Sauvelle, named after the heart of the Cognac countryside where it also has it’s origin, is a wheat made vodka. What sets this craft vodka apart from it’s competitors is its unique distillation process. Starting with nothing but the finest French […]

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Hernö Gin Review

By Neil Brotherston

Given that Gin has been around for such a long time, we do very much like it when a new pretender enters the scene out of nowhere and takes the market by storm. That’s exactly what the next entry on The Dapper Chapper Bar has done – in fact it has been something of a […]

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Mayfair Gin Review

By Neil Brotherston

Another day, another gin. Don’t say we’re not good to you gin lovers over here at Dapper Chapper. If you can’t find a gin you like in our Dapper Bar then we will eat our proverbial top hat. Next up on The Dapper Bar is Mayfair Gin. Anything that references one of our all-time favourite […]

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Grey Goose – Le Grand Fizz Sorbet

By Gary Dennis

Grey Goose has teamed up with Michelin-starred Parisian chef, Bertrand Grébaut, to create a range of stunning alcoholic sorbets. Bertrand is head chef at the acclaimed bistro Septime, who are synonymous for their extraordinary signature sorbet dishes. Together, Grey Good and Bertand, have constructed, Le Grand Fizz. The perfect accompaniment to a warm summers day. […]

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Dapper Chapper Bar King of Soho Gin Cocktail Special

By Neil Brotherston

We’re still just about holding onto summer, so while the sun remains out, we thought it was a good time to recommend some of our favourite type of cocktails to sip while the sun sets after a hard day at work. And when we say favourite type of cocktails, we mean Gin cocktails. You can […]

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Bulldog London Dry Gin Review

By Gary Dennis

Next on the Dapper Chapper bar is the fourth largest and fastest growing premium gins in the world: Bulldog London Dry Gin. With its striking and unique black bottle, it will surely stand out in any Chapper’s alcohol collection. But it is not just the packaging that is pleasing to the eye, you will also […]

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The best craft beers, Honest

By Phil Hawkins

Every morning when the postman visits, there is always a part of you that hopes today might be the day that it’s something more exciting than another leaflet for the local kebab shop, but that day never comes, until now. HonestBrew, the online craft beer expert, has introduced a new way to revolutionise beer delivery […]

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The spirit of East London

By Phil Hawkins

At Dapper Chapper we’re proud to admit that we have been known to enjoy the finer things in life.  So, when the East London Liquor Company (ELLC) got in touch with us to try out its wide array of spirits and the chance to create our own cocktails we jumped at the chance. The ELLC […]