Two Lebanese Gins Worth Trying

For all gin fans in Lebanon, there are currently two Lebanese gins in the market, The Three Brothers Gin and Jun Lebanese Gin. 3Brothers gin was created by a group of Lebanese bartenders after years of dedicating their hearts and minds to their lifetime passion for mixology and bartending while Jun is a new craft gin distillery which opened its doors last June in Rechmaya. Here's a small description of each: 3Brothers gin: Lebanese Juniper…

There’s a New Beer in Town: Elmir Craft Beer

I came across an ad on Facebook for a new craft beer called Elmir. I remember seeing it at The Garden show back in May but didn't taste it. Apparently it's out now but I'm not sure if it can be found in supermarkets or not yet. I looked at O&C and Stop & Shop but didn't find it. I think we need more local beers in Lebanon. The best I've had so far in…
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Meet the Five Craft Beers Now Available in Lebanon

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Those of you who have been reading this blog for a while, know that I enjoy a drink every now and then, especially when the drink is something special, not just your random club drink. ...
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Malts Masterclass with Diageo at Whisky Live

1 year ago
I was eager to check out the second edition of Whisky Live Beirut last month, and what got me even more excited was an invitation to one of its most interesting masterlcasses this year: Malts ...
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On Bargylus: The World’s Most Dangerous Wine

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Arte.tv is the latest to produce a report on Bargylus, often labeled as the world’s most dangerous wine. Since the beginning of the war, as harvest is approaching, samples of grapes come from the Bargylus ...
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Castle Black: A Game Of Thrones-Themed Bar in Zahle

1 year ago
I was checking some LBCI report on that pub and looked up its Facebook page. Castle Black is a Game Of Thrones themed bar open in Zahle and apparently the first in Lebanon. They’re showing ...
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Mike Kassabian Wins FIRST Prize At the Diageo #WorldClass2017 Global Finals

1 year ago
After winning Lebanon’s best mixologist title back in July, Sapa Beirut‘s Mike Kassabian flew to Mexico to represent Lebanon in the global finales and won the FIRST Prize in Cocktails at Home Challenge! This is ...
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Jim Beam Rocks 12-Hour Music Festival!

1 year ago
Jim Beam Rocks has become an annual tradition that many Lebanese, especially Rock fans, look forward to each summer. This summer, Jim Beam is upping the ante, with a 12-hour festival at Iris Beach Club ...
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Diageo World Class 2017: SAPA’s Mike Kassabian Best Bartender in Lebanon

1 year ago
In its sixth edition, Diageo World Class continues to look for Lebanon’s best mixologist and has selected last week Mike Kassabian from SAPA Best Bartender in Lebanon to represent his country in the global finale ...
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A Special Whisky Tasting Session at Phoenicia Hotel ahead of #WorldWhiskyDay

1 year ago
With an incredible selection that includes over 400 different whiskies, Phoenicia Hotel is as ready as ever to host the World Whisky Day in Beirut! World Whisky Day (WWD) is a worldwide celebration of whisky’s ...
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