The UK’s growing love for cider

The UK’s growing love for cider

Cider is extremely popular in the UK and has the highest consumption worldwide here. It is said that Somerset is the spiritual home of cider, due to the range of cider farms and breweries in the area and it is now the most loved drink in this county. As you may or may...

The unstoppable rise of English wine

The unstoppable rise of English wine

English wine has been around longer than you think. The English have been making their own wine for centuries, even before the Romans arrived, but it's still not a country that, until recently, the wider population associated with wine production. A variety of social,...

Strange hangover cures people swear by

Strange hangover cures people swear by

It's a dead cert that a hangover will follow on from excessive drinking, but what is less conclusive, is how to cure those intolerable morning-after symptoms. There are many mainstream methods that people use to nip a hangover in the bud, but others swear by less...

All about the fizz

All about the fizz

There's nothing better to get the party started than a glass of fizz. But which to choose? And once the cork has popped, how easy is it to tell the difference? Champagne is still considered the bottle to pick if you're out to make an impression. Made by a traditional...

What makes British real ale great

What makes British real ale great

Last week saw the 2016 Great British Beer Festival hosted by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) in London. Celebrating the best of British, this weekend event was an opportunity for visitors to explore over 900 real ales, ciders, perries and international beers along...

How to make the perfect cocktail

How to make the perfect cocktail

Making the perfect cocktail to impress your friends need not be like a scene from Tom Cruise’s film Cocktail - full of showy tricks. It can be so much easier than that. We always get asked for details on how to make the perfect cocktail, so why not give it a go...

How to pour the perfect pint

How to pour the perfect pint

The good pouring of a pint is something that is taken for granted, but you'll know immediately when it's not right. Too much head, or not enough, is infuriating, and is unfortunately common both in pubs and at home. If ever there was something to spoil a much-deserved...

What type of wedding bar will you have?

What type of wedding bar will you have?

Pointing out that weddings can be expensive is a bit like explaining the sun can be hot when it shines. Even if you're not trying to surpass the nuptials of a premiership footballer, saying "I do" can prove a costly declaration of love. Dresses, suits, cars, flowers,...

Cheers! Welcome to the Ultimate Bars blog

Cheers! Welcome to the Ultimate Bars blog

Welcome to Ultimate Bar’s brand spanking shiny new blog! We’re really excited to be launching this latest section of our website and we hope that you’ll enjoy it. Posts here will feature all the latest news, views and information relevant to our business and our...