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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 […]

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Mamont Vodka Review

By Neil Brotherston

We’ve not had vodka on the Dapper Bar for a little while, so we thought it was nigh on time that we put that right. To make up for some lost vodka time, we thought we’d bring you one of the most attention grabbing and distinguishing bottles on the market right now – Mamont Vodka. […]

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Jack Daniels Single Barrel Rye Whiskey

By Michelle Connolly

This is new territory for Jack Daniels, after careful consideration they are taking steps into rye town. A fully matured, single barrel wonder, this is the first time they have used a new grain in over 100 years. So yes, it’s a pretty big deal. With rye whiskey consumption at ten times the level it […]

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Limited-edition ‘AURORA’ Cystal Head Vodka

By Adam

Everyone wants a bottle of Crystal Head on their bar and we are no exception. Why, well because it looks like this (pic of the standard bottle by Dapper Snapper Joe Burns): But we’re not here to talk about how good our bar looks, instead about the news that the multi-award winning, ultra-premium Crystal Head […]

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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 […]