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    Marking 200 years of Lagavulin with a 25-year-old release

    To celebrate its 200th anniversary Lagavulin has released a limited edition 25-year-old whisky that was the jewel in the crown of an exceptional night of celebration. Neil ‘two cocktails’ Hennessy-Vass took along his camera, palate but hid the plastic when the price of the 25 year-old was announced.

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    Trendy London celebrates Highland Park Midsummer Social

    With camera in hand, and comb over tied as convincingly into a ponytail as possible, our resident hipster-in-waiting Neil Hennessy-Vass mixed it with the trendsetters of Hackney to celebrate the summer solstice and drink some fine single malt Highland Park Scottish whisky. Tattoos and designer glasses were non-negotiable.

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    Mission impossible? Trying to make the ‘ultimate’ G&T

    Dean Shurry, ace bartender from Chiltern Firehouse, attempts to make the ‘ultimate’ G&T with the help of Peter Dean – three serves in varying complexity involving oak-aged gin, liquid nitrogen, Indian spices and a Mediterranean sherbet with sprigs of rosemary. But are they any good? and will they knock the ‘ice and slice’ off the drinks list?

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