SHOP THE RAKE VALUES
Pleasure December 2016
One of London’s most prestigious area, St James’s, plays home to a number of fine establishments. Now, under the guidance of The Crown Estate, a handful of new rakish haunts…
Pleasure October 2016
Balthazar’s revered bartender tells The Rake how to make four of America’s finest cocktails.
As The Rake celebrates ‘America The Beautiful’, it’s only apt that we focus our attention on one of the nation’s most illustrious examples of a true Kentucky straight bourbon, Woodford…
Icons October 2016
How the lesser-known ne’er-do-wells of The Prohibition wove, with their antics, some of the richest folklore in American history.
Speed October 2016
In this bespoke feature, The Rake explores Bentley’s intriguing collaboration with The Connaught on a new cocktail that encapsulates all that is remarkable about the automotive marque.
Pleasure September 2016
Founder Sam Galsworthy describes Sipsmith as a place “where old meets new and the two hit it off really quite spectacularly.” A sentiment that matches that of The Rake’s so…
Icons September 2016
“Drinking wine was not a snobbism nor a sign of sophistication nor a cult; it was as natural as eating and to me as necessary…” The Rake examines how Hemingway’s…
Code November 2015
Alcohol, the abstemious naysayers claim, is a harmful depressant which impairs cerebral faculty. Try telling that, though, to the manifold writers, artists and other luminaries – not to mention a…
News November 2015
Pythagoras called sobriety ‘the strength of the soul’. He was also a vegetarian who believed the mysteries of the universe could be unravelled using maths, so The Rake suggests you spurn…