DrinkswithHebe Blog

Drinks with Emma Stokes (Writer / Gin Monkey)

Drinks with Emma Stokes (Writer / Gin Monkey)

Where–Hacha, Dalston What we drank–Emma: Hacha Colada £9.95Hebe: Mezcal Spritz £9.50 I first met Emma in the early days of my career in cocktail bars and I’ll always remember her sitting at the bar, telling me how the name Gin Monkey came about. Since then […]

Drinks with Emily Chipperfield (Bartender)

Drinks with Emily Chipperfield (Bartender)

Where–The Artesian What we drank– Emily: Armagnac & Zalotti £20  Hebe: A very large glass of Rosé £11 I’ve known Emily for a long time now and have seen her journey through the hospitality industry over the years. She has become an incredible bartender with […]

Drinks with Claire Best

Drinks with Claire Best

Where –Ozone Coffee, Shoreditch What we drank –Claire: Rosemary Ice Tea £4Hebe: Ruby Oolong Tea £2.80 Claire is my cup of tea. I loved interviewing her over a cuppa on one hot afternoon and wish there was space to fit everything we talked about. Hello! Tell us […]

Drinks with Kirsten Jarin (UK Brand ambassador for Maison SASSY)

Drinks with Kirsten Jarin (UK Brand ambassador for Maison SASSY)

Where–Wolfies, Hackney What we drank–We both had a melonade cocktail, which may be on the next menu. Hebe drank hers very quickly. Kirsten is one of those ladies who is wonderfully organised. You feel an instant sense of calm when you hear her talk about […]

Cans are the future

Cans are the future

I have a new obsession this summer. It’s been building for some time, but now it’s fully flourished.I love drinking from a can. Love it. It’s easy, eco-friendly and above all, it makes your drink taste better. I’ll be honest, once I saw the photos […]

Masters of Smoke

Masters of Smoke

There’s exciting news for all you knowledge thirsty boozers. Ardbeg has launched Masters of Smoke, a new bartender education programme which delves deep into the science of smoke (and not just from a whisky perspective). The programme will deliver in-depth training on smoke across the […]

Drinks with Cyan Wong (Oxley Ambassador)

Drinks with Cyan Wong (Oxley Ambassador)

Where –Swift, Old Compton Street What we drank –Cyan: Tempest – Dajeeling Kombucha, lemon, elderflower, honey, celery £7Hebe: Droplet – Gin, St Germain, aquavit, lime sherbet £11 Cyan is a magical woman. Brand Ambassador, a genius behind the bar and all round drinks guru. I […]

Drinks with Alexandra Ulijaszek (Bartender)

Drinks with Alexandra Ulijaszek (Bartender)

Where –Homeboy, Islington What we drank –Alexandra: Irish CoffeeHebe: Tequila and Tonic Alexandra is one of those people whose energy is infectious. He passion for this industry is like a beautiful glitter glow around her. I cannot wait to see this women again and drink […]

Drinks with Anna Mclaughlin (Jameson Ambassador)

Drinks with Anna Mclaughlin (Jameson Ambassador)

Where –Our homes (Our interview was conducted over the phone) Anna is a breath of fresh air. Based in Nottingham, she brings light to what the industry is like outside of London, revealing a passionate & driven bar world. We can learn a lot from […]

Drink with Emilie Cozens (Global Ambassador for Ferdinand’s, Bonpland and doctor Polidori)

Drink with Emilie Cozens (Global Ambassador for Ferdinand’s, Bonpland and doctor Polidori)

Where –Blues Kitchen, Camden What we drank –Emilie: Marmalade Cup – Four Roses, grapefruit liquor, lemon, marmalade £9.75Hebe: Espresso Martini £10.50We also had a cheeky Rye to finish the night off. Emilie is a bold tenacious woman. After working in this industry for many years, she has collected a […]