There are legendary bars that everybody talks about. The ones who get featured in every list and win awards. The ones we all know and love for the top-notch drinks they consistently bring to the table. But what about the unsung heroes? The hole in the wall places? The bars which know our deepest darkest…
The only place you need to be if you’re looking for the third dimension to drinking.
We’ve all heard about the World’s Best Bar – The American Bar at The Savoy, but do we know the world’s best bar’s youngest bartender?
“Anomaly: A Singularity, we are irregular anomalies. Through the black hole, we create our own dimensions.” – Unknown
Kicking off our review series, Attic Approved with this one by Shane Batchler.
Stuffy cigar rooms. Formidable mahogany doors. Chesterfield sofas. Suited men drinking whisky and laughing loudly. Barely any women in sight. Typical descriptions of every members’ club, right? Wrong.
“Wisdom is knowing when you have enough”, said Marty Rubin. We ask, what is ‘enough’? But for the young Shane Batchler, this question could be excruciatingly difficult to answer.
If you are anything like us, you know what it feels like to want to try every possible whisky that shows promise. Sometimes however, this obsession isn’t the most practical, because honestly, how many of us can really get a bottle of each fine dram when there are so many?
There are few things as precious as a rare Japanese whisky. Laced with the exoticism of the far east and aged to perfection, some Japanese whiskies are a gem worth saving for posterity…or your next visit to the bar.
If you find yourself wandering the streets of Shoreditch, London, we highly recommend you put Black Rock on your agenda.