February is a month that is silly for lots of reasons. It mocks you relentlessly with chill winds and bone freezing rain, nothing good is on at the cinema and the heckling, relentless voice in your head chastises you once again for another failed dry January. Cartoon cherubs nock arrows with heart shaped heads to …

Over the following months, we are going to try and delve behind the scenes into the world of cocktail and bar culture in Bristol. To kick off the new year, raise a glass and ask yourself the (not depressing) question of: ‘Why?’ Why do we drink? Why do we go out? Do we seek the …