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Henry Jeffreys about His New Book: The Home Bar | #TCTalks Episode 39

For episode 39 of tikichris Talks, I chat with drinks writer Henry Jeffreys at the celebrated Dukes Bar in St James’s. Henry talks about his new book, The Home Bar, and offers tips on how to create your own bar at home. Continue reading

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#TCTalks | Episode 7 | Metaxa

Welcome to the seventh episode of my tikichris Talks podcast. This one features an interview with Metaxa Managing Director Stephanie Ancel and Metaxa Master Constantinos Raptis. Our conversation took place at in November at the St James Bar of the Sofitel London St James Hotel – one of my favourite bars in London actually – and was followed by a tasting of head barman Matteo Giannuzzi’s Dragon’s Son cocktail with Metaxa 12 Stars as the key ingredient. It’s a rich mix definitely worth you seeking out for a sip. But what is Metaxa? It’s an old-aged spirit from the Greek island of Samos. I love the stuff but reckon it’s best to allow Stephanie and Constantinos describe it. Continue reading

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