Pleasure March 2021
Ask The Rake: To All The Martinis I’ve Loved Before
For our Ask The Rake series, the question turns to one of the most iconic cocktails in popular culture: the Martini. Mike Hughes shares some of his favourite iterations.
Pleasure May 2020
Kraft At Home: Episode Five
Alexander Kraft’s new collection which is exclusive to TheRake.com was so highly sought after that we’re pleased to reveal that new stock has been added and we’re also delighted to present the fifth video of a weekly series focusing on Mr Kraft’s choice of drinks and cigars.
Pleasure February 2020
Winter Warmer: How to Make a Vieux Carré Cocktail
The Rake paid a visit to The Wolseley to learn how to make the perfect wintertime cocktail – a smooth and sophisticated Vieux Carré.
Pleasure December 2019
Louis XIII: In Good Time
With a fierce commitment to the philosophy of always thinking a century ahead, Louis XIII is undertaking a bold new project to restore the precious tierçons in which its cognac is aged.
Pleasure September 2019
A Sensory Delight: Krug Encounters - Rhythm & Ride
The House of Krug presents Krug Encounters 2019, which brings together music, food and champagne for an unforgettable experience.
Pleasure August 2019
A Perfect Pairing: Davide Segat's Tea-Infused Tipples
Davide Segat of London Edition’s Punch Room combines booze and brews in the form of inventive tea-infused cocktails that pack a punch.
Pleasure March 2019
Top Tipples: London's Best Bloody Marys
Whilst a seemingly simple brunch-time staple, the Bloody Mary has evolved to encompass many variations. These top London bars have mastered their takes on the popular cocktail…
Pleasure February 2019
Dram On: The Whisky Revolution
Fraser Campbell, Global Ambassador for Dewar’s, talks to The Rake about how the world of whisky is changing and what the future holds for the dram.
Pleasure October 2018
A New Era for The Last Drop Distillers
The Last Drop Distillers specialises in sourcing and selling the world’s finest, rarest and most exclusive spirits. As the company celebrates its ten year anniversary, change is well underway…
Pleasure April 2017
An Ode To Quo Vadis Soho, London
How does Quo Vadis measure up to Soho’s saturated streets of eateries? Max Olesker recalls why this is a place that has him returning time after time.
Pleasure February 2017
Rose Tinted Glasses: Scarfes Bar at The Rosewood
The Rake’s resident drinks writer offers a very personal ode to Scarfes Bar in the Rosewood, a satisfying drinking den composed of mahogany, marble and a myriad of good memories.
Pleasure July 2016
Bombay Sapphire: Artistry of The Ultimate Gin & Tonic
Fine news for cocktail lovers, Bombay Sapphire along with London’s mixology masters is presenting a sparkling new collection of exclusive takes on the age-old ‘G&T’.