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Round up - 19th January

Round up - 19th January

Booze News

Thomas Dakin Gin to build a brand new distillery in the heart of Manchester city centre!

Here is the information we have about the exciting new addition to Manchester…

REP DIRECTORY - 2019 Q1 Update

If you would like to be included in to the most glamorous roll call of the best Reps in the business click this link ——> #REPLIFE



This Month’s Events - Full Calender Here - January 2019

Here is what we got so far!

January 30th - Nightjar X Speak in Code

Join Speak in Code on the 30th January as The incredible Nightjar are coming to Manchester to take over Speak In Code for one night only!!!

This will be a ticketed event with 2 seatings available, ticket price will include 2 Nightjar cocktails and canapé food @ £30pp

Email: for any enquiries...


The team at Speak in Code will be hosting the launch of new rum Belgrove!

The Industry launch is 6-8pm. With doors opening at 8pm for the public, with a special Belgrove Rum cocktail list.

Contact: if you’d like an industry invite...

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If you’re hosting something and we missed it! Click here to send us the completed form. It’s not too late!

Need to find your #dreamjob?

All the Jobs from the Manchester Bars Jobs group are HERE!

(Set Facebook to show ‘Recent Posts’ press CTRL+F, or use your browser’s search function to search…)


1 - Business Insider - The 50 Best selling Cocktails in the World

Spoiler alert: the Pornstar is NOTin the list? WTF??

2 - Punch - Is that Classic Cocktail’s origin story true?

But, never let the truth get in the way of a good story…

3 - - Bartender sued for drinking on the job.


4 - - Sober bartending may be on the rise…

OK so this one is from last year but I think 2018 saw a huge rise healthier practice for our industry…

5 - Drinks International - Mr Lyan to launch 3 bars this year…

Exciting things afoot for the Lyan family. Really incredible to watch the development of this company.

Some site updates & house keeping

Added - Articles section to the site

Home grown content. Written by the community.

Changing the frequency of the the round up.

Every fortnight

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