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By Amber Rolt on 8/09/14 10:00 AM

Bar of the month by social and cocktail

The cocktail queens of the net have come up with another great suggestion for evening drinks in their monthly bar hunt. This month it’s Happiness Forgets’ in Hoxton, London. They say, “Despite the absence of any particular door policy the bar manages to attract a decent crowd who contribute to an atmosphere that elicits that wonderful post first drink feeling as soon as you enter.” If you want to find out more then read the full review over on the social and cocktail blog, or head to Hoxton to decide for yourself.

Matt walls on Gigondas

Wine blogger Matt Walls thinks that Gigondas is a wine that should be on your agenda this month. He has hunted down the best on offer, along with tasting notes. Read his full review along with suggestions here.

World record Rum

Rum fest founder Ian Burrell is attempting to break the world record for the largest ever rum tasting as a precursor to the eighth annual rum fest. It will take place on Thursday 9th October in London’s Earl’s Court, and there will be plenty of rum on tap. To get involved then head over to the rum experience blog to find out how you can be a part of this record breaking event. An absolute must for rum lovers.

Make your own spicy shot

Over at Drinks Meister this week they have been mastering a home made recipie to make your own spicy shot. This is a great drink for those that are tired for sambucca and schnapps, and the best thing is that it is really easy to make. All you need is a bottle of vodka, some ginger, chili and acai berries. If you think you are up to the challenge then head over to their blog now.