Merlin Griffiths, bartender, making drinks


Hello Shakers!

I'm Merlin Griffiths and I've worked in and around bars and hospitality for almost thirty years. My work has taken me from London's Soho bars in the 90's to 5* Indian Hotels, eventually to Bacardi as a Global Brand Ambassador for Bombay Sapphire Gin and then to owning my first pub (it used to be in Kilburn, London). These days you may have seen me chatting to dates on the Channel 4 show First Dates, or making fun cocktails with chef James Martin on ITV.

It's been a personal dream of mine to see people making quality drinks at home using decent bar equipment for quite some time. In all honesty, previously the best tools for the job were hard to find unless you had a wholesale trade account... Until now. 

Working with family UK manufacturer, Bonzer, a brand that has been in every bar I've ever worked in, please find my selection of professional quality Bar Kit, available for you to buy.

All made from stainless steel, nickel-steel plated (EPNS) where possible for a mirror finish, these are the same tools I use myself and should provide you with many years of reliable cocktail shaking.

The site is a bit rough and ready at the moment, but as we progress, expect additional content, videos, recipes and more. For now though, the Bar Kit is available and I thank you from the bottom of my heart should you decide to purchase one.

Peace & Love,


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