A place of resource for those that work in the bar trade
A message from the Founders to our beloved hospitality industry...
DrinkUp.London was designed to be a platform which supports London's wonderful hospitality scene - and in this unprecedented time - here's an update from us.
Wellbeing Packs for Bartenders
On-trade wholesaler Speciality Drinks has partnered with Edrington-Beam Suntory UK to supply wellbeing packs to those working in the UK drinks and hospitality sectors.
Bar Life UK
Simon and Andy are doing a brilliant job rounding up lots of information from lots of resources - whether you're looking for government statements or ways to keep learning.
An online forum to support bar entrepreneurs hosted by DiffordsGuide.com and sponsored by Havana Club. They're offering support on all fronts so email Diffo if you'd like to be involved...
Ananas Academy Online Training - FREE!
The Australian powerhouse has opened its training hub for free! Created by Sven Almenning, who also owns The Speakeasy Group (Eau-de-Vie, Boilermaker, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang and more) - it draws on his previous role as owner of award-winning training company Behind Bars.
Download a Free copy of the Competition Handbook
BarLifeUK editor Andy Ives wrote and released The Cocktail Competition Handbook in 2018, and it immediately set the publishing and cocktail worlds on fire, selling literally a dozen of copies. And now you can have it for free.
Some Podcasts from our friends in the industry
Me Myself in Mind Podcast
Chef and founder Merly Kammerling hosts this podcast. Each episode features the mental health journey of others in hospitality, the highs and lows of the industry as well as their attempt to juggle their personal life and self care.
Drinks With Hebe podcast
If you're looking for a bit of escapism, the DrinkswithHebe podcast still has new episodes going live. (Plus it would really help lovely Hebe keep DrinkswithHebe running)
Homeboy Bar Podcast
Cathal Slevin, Aaron Wall and Ciarán Smith sit down on a weekly basis to discuss different facets of the hospitality industry. The series will touch on everything from running a successful bar to spirit categories. A true insight into modern Irish hospitality.