Rediscovering Rum

With the recent opening up of Cuba as a hot destination for travellers, we’ve got rum cocktails on our mind. The sunsets in Cape Town at this time of…

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Best Spots to Enjoy the Rugby World Cup

Whether you are a sports enthusiast or not, it’s almost impossible to not get excited at the thought of your team winning the Rugby World Cup. Whilst we love…

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Winter Whisky Warmers

A Romanian walks into a bar… I know that sounds like the start of a great joke but here at Bascule Bar, you actually will find a tall Romanian walking…

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Toasting to the ‘water of life’ this World Whisky Day

I once had a father-in-law who enjoyed whisky. I could never understand the attraction. He used to smile at me and say: ‘One day when you’re older…

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Bascule Bar Welcomes Victor Kirkbride to the Team

Have you met our new Bascule Bar Manager, Victor Kirkbride? Victor is taking over the reins from former Bascule Manager & Whisky connoisseur, George Novitskas, who held the fort for…

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Whisky Cocktails are Here to Stay

If you ask most whisky lovers, they’ll probably tell you they prefer to drink their whisky neat. Yet whisky cocktails are making a huge come back worldwide. A good…

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George and The General

By George Novitskas, Bascule Manager

It appears that the infamous John Glaser from the Compass Box range of whiskies has done it again with the release of what can only…

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