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Round up - 25th November

Round up - 25th November

Last weeks Jobs - 18th November

This weeks Jobs posted from the Manchester’s Bars Group. Click Here. (Dont forget, CTRL+F to search…)

Note: We’ve gone back to the old format in the FB group…sorry!

This Weeks Events - Full Calender Here - Week commencing the 26th

Its a full week, particularly on Tuesday!!! Don’t forget the Mangrove Xmas comp on Thursday!


Tuesday 27th November! From 1130am (Two sessions)

The Maker's Mark Workshop is being hosted at Bunny Jackson's!

Two craft sessions with the UK ambassador Amanda Humphrey on the 27th November.

Session 1 -

Wax Workshop Tuesday 27th November - 11.30am-2.00pm @ Bunny Jacksons, 1 Jack Rosenthal Street, Manchester M15 4RA

Session 2

Wax Workshop Tuesday 27th November – 3.00pm-5.30pm @ Bunny Jacksons, 1 Jack Rosenthal Street, Manchester M15 4RA

There will be booze, lot's of Maker's Wax and of course some great freebies. Sign up on the link below!

ALSO dont forget the even boozier takeover from 7.30pm with Amanda and the Bunny Jackson's Team.





BEAT Tour - Manchester

 27th November 2018 – 1pm - BEAT Tour – Manchester

 Roll up! Roll up! The BEAT team are coming to Manchester and I’ll tell you one thing, you are in for a day filled with all the craic! 

What’s in store you may ask?

1. Learn about the History of Irish Whiskey in Cocktails with Jameson.
2. Make candles with Plymouth Gin...Christmas present sorted!
3. Explore a different style of Absolut Pornstar Martini.

If this is something you would be interested in, then look no further….this is the event for you!!

Not only will you be taken on an exciting journey through the above but there will also be some tasty food provided and plenty of merch up for grabs and let’s be honest…who doesn’t love merch! 😉 

All that’s left to be said is click attend if you are coming along and if so we can’t wait to welcome you through the doors!





Cocktail Competition

Tuesday 27th - MANCHESTER Ginraw Competition. 4pm - 7pm

Manchester Bartenders!

Paragon brands invites you to our GINRAW cocktail competition on Tuesday 27th November at Dusk till Pawn!

Like Ginraw and Barcelona, the competition theme is...


The only rules for the competition are that a minimum of 25ml of Ginraw must be used in the cocktail... the rest is down to you.

Only 8 Entrants. Please get in touch if you wish to enter with a cocktail spec by 20th October


First Prize
£200 + Bottle of Ginraw for yourself and bar 

Second Prize
£50 + Bottle of Ginraw

Third Prize
Bottle of Ginraw for the bar and the winner.





SIC X Chivas

A Takeover

Tuesday 27th - From 9pm!

Following the Beat Tour - Manchester 2018, Chivas is taking over the epic Speak In Code for one night only!

Guest bartenders Rhys Wilson (Global Chivas Brand Ambassador) & Alex Godfrey (Chivas Masters UK Winner 2018) will be shaking up a bespoke menu of wonderful Chivas creations for all you industry folk!

See you at the bar.


The most magical time of the year!

The most magical time of the year!

Thursday 29th November - From 7pm

 Guess who's back, back again...

It gives us great pleasure to announce the return of the nations longest running Christmas Cocktail Competition to it's spiritual home in the Rhum Room on November 29th. This is number six, you know the drill by now - the North's finest Bartenders compete for your favour amidst a torrent of Fake Snow, Garish Knitwear and more Santa Hats than you can shake a Reindeer at. This is the office party to end all office parties!

The challenge for our competitors is simple - create one signature cocktail based around your favourite Christmas movie and then present it in your own inimitable style! Drinks must be based around one of the following tasty products from the Mangrove portfolio: Portobello Gin, Herradura Tequila, Don Q Rum, Black Cow Vodka and Old Forester Bourbon.

The prize will be a delicious hamper filled with all manner of delicious, festive, Mangrove-related treats! If you would like to enter please fire over a brief outline of your drink and presentation to before 20th of November.

The challenge for spectators is simple too - turn up (preferably in your best Xmas attire), sample some of our delicious festive beverages and scream Fairytale Of New York at the top of your voice!

See you there!

Davies, Penny & Binners x



1 – – Imbibe Personality of the Year – 2019

Your chance to nominate for the most influential people in the industry. Closing date is the 30th November.

2 - - Four Day Work Weeks

This is and amazing idea!!!

3 - Difford’s Guide - A timeline of classic cocktail books

A gigantic list of cocktail books. Geeks only.

4 - NYTimes - Tommy Rowles, a well known bartender from NY passes away

53 years behind the stick! A touching obituary and insight for someone that obviously gave so much enjoyment to his guests. Amazing to think we could be in this industry for that long and still be going strong!

New Kids on the block

Cocktail Beer Ramen + Bun! Check out the MEN article here

Can’t wait to visit…

Taken from CBRB FB page

Taken from CBRB FB page

Round up - 2nd December

Round up - 2nd December

Round up - 18th November

Round up - 18th November