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Music and martinis – latest podcast!

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With World Martini Day on 18th June and World Music Day on 21st June, we have Martinis, we have music and a whole lot more…

The Cocktail Lovers podcast, Episode 9, Season 3 – listen here!

We start with our two product reviews: Gin D’Azur from sunny Provence and Birch Botanical Spirit from bonny Scotland, before heading over to London’s longest serving bar, the American Bar at the Savoy to check out its brand new menu.

Then it’s music, first in our featured book, Booze and Vinyl – A spirited guide to great music and mixed drinks by André and Tenaya Darlington, followed by our interview with Jon Nickoll, resident pianist at the American Bar. Listen in to hear to hear about his journey in music, duets with Amy Winehouse and Paul McCartney and special performances live from his piano.

What we’re mixing:

Dry Martini (of course)

Ingredients:
3 parts gin (we used Beefeater London Dry)
1 part dry vermouth (we used Martini Extra Dry)
Lemon twist

Method:
Stir ingredients over ice in a chilled mixing glass. Pour into a chilled Martini glass and garnish with a lemon zest.

Catch up with all previous episodes of The Cocktail Lovers Podcasts:

The Cocktail Lovers Podcast Seasons 1, 2 and 3

The Cocktail Lovers theme music is by Travis ‘T-Bone’ Watson

Talking with and hearing songs from Jon Nickoll of The American Bar

Jon Nickoll, resident piano player at The American Bar at The Savoy, London

From the library…

What we’re tasting…

Birch Wild Botanical Spirit from buckandbirch.com
Gin d’Azur from gindazur.com

Where we’ve been…

Spring Is In The Air, one of the drinks we tried from the new menu at The American Bar at The Savoy, London

The next episode of The Cocktail Lovers podcast will be available 30th June. Please subscribe wherever you listen to your podcasts so you never miss another episode, and while you’re at it, why not leave us a review?

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The Cocktail Lovers are Mr G and Ms S, a man and a woman who share a passion for cocktails. (We also happen to be married, so we’re cocktail lovers in more ways than one…)

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