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Malta’s First Prohibition

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Yo-ho-ho, and a Bottle of Rum!

“There’s naught, no doubt, so much the spirit calms as rum and true religion.” – Lord Byron Who doesn’t like a spiffing peg of rum? Though some of the earliest varieties of rum are said to have been there in ancient India and China, in its...

The Thirsty Barber’s Top 7 Reasons to Drink Gin

We all know that a glass of red wine every now and again is good for you, but what if wine is not your drink and you fancy something a little lighter? Perhaps a spirit? Before we delve into the gloriously unexpected advantages of this delightful juniper nectar, we’d...

The Healthiest Ways to Drink Alcohol (And Still Have Fun)

It’s the start of a new year, and one of the most common new year’s resolutions is to be healthier – but it’s hard to see the benefits of a healthy diet and exercise when you’re going out and drinking every weekend. Here are some tips on the healthiest ways to drink...

What Type of Whisky are you Drinking? PART 2

The Diversity of Taste If by now you still believe that all whiskies of one type taste the same, then let us be the first to tell you that you’re wrong. Though origin, ingredients and the production process may be the same, contrary to vodka, there are vast...

What Type of Whisky Are you Drinking? PART 1

As the age old adage goes, variety is the spice of life. This saying cannot ring truer when it comes to the types of whisky you choose to drink here at The Thirsty Barber. If you’re looking for a great selection, then we advise you to look no further. But before we...

A Journey Back in Time: The Origins and History of Whisky

The popularity of whisky continues to grow with each passing year. In 2009 alone, Scottish brewers managed to export a record breaking 1.1 billion bottles of whisky to customers worldwide! Quite a staggering figure, if you ask us. So, you really can’t blame The...

The Ultimate Guide to The Mixologist’s Bar Tools Part 2

By now I think we’ve established the fact that we take mixology very seriously at The Thirsty Barber, this is why we enjoy providing our loyal clientele a background about what it takes to be a true mixologist. So, what other bar tools are important for the reputable...

The Ultimate Guide to The Mixologist’s Bar Tools Part 1

Any great mixologist would know the necessity of having a fully equipped bar. Without the right collection of bar tools, the quality and taste of your drinks will most likely suffer. Selecting the right bartending supplies can get a little confusing. It’s sometimes...

Fun and Surprising Factoids About Alcohol

Throughout history alcohol has been used in one form or another, but did you know that the recipe for beer is the oldest known recipe in the world? Apart from being used as a both a drink and a surgery aide, there are loads of interesting alcohol factoids. That’s why...

Some of the Best and Most Useful Things Invented in the 1920s

The advances in technology throughout the early 20th century led to the age of electricity, allowing many homes in America and around the world to be powered by electricity, which led to a time of prosperity. Since we love all things 20s here at The Thirsty Barber,...

The Most Famous and Influential People from the 1920s

The 1920s brought on the rise of mass media, the attraction of the silver screen, books, sports, and Broadway shows, meaning that famous people from the era were the shining stars of the changing world of celebrities. In honour of their success and impact on the...

5 Big Things That Happened in the 1920s

The Prohibition era was a time of dramatic social and political change, but there were also many other big and impactful things that happened in the 1920s. The Thirsty Barber has put together a short list of some of the big historical events from the period that are...

The Thirsty Barber’s Guide to Cocktail Glasses

A bar cannot be considered complete unless it has the right collection of glasses stocked up. We consider ourselves quite the cocktail specialists, here at The Thirsty Barber, so we decided to list down the must-have glassware items that most certainly accentuate our...

Lights, Camera, Action: The 3 Best Films Set in the 1920s

Here at The Thirsty Barber, we love anything that revolves around the Roaring Twenties. With the cold and rainy weather making its way over, cosy movie nights are a must. So for those evenings where you just want to stay in, here are our 3 favourite films set in the...

The Worst Pies in London but the Best Halloween Party in Malta

We’re well into October now, which means that things are starting to get spooky here at The Thirsty Barber. Perhaps the bar can be called a Spookeasy this month, as we prepare for the biggest and best Halloween party in Malta! Needless to say, the theme for the...

The Prohibition Age: An Era that brought with it Soulful Jazz

The Prohibition Age: An Era that brought with it Soulful Jazz “I had everything I wanted and knew I would never be so happy again.” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald as he was riding down Fifth Avenue in Manhattan and wept at the loss of what in his opinion was an...

The Art of Concocting the Perfect Cocktail

Newsflash: the days when a bartender simply splashed a soft drink into a tumbler of rum and called it a drink are gone. Nowadays, booze is all about the science. Here at The Thirsty Barber, our mixologists are always coming up with the most creative and great tasting...

1920s Fashion, Style, and All That Jazz

Fashion is shaped and influenced by the society and events that surround it. 1920s fashion strongly reflects society’s rapid movement and change, and it is still famous today. The fashion during the twenties was the perfect blend between style and functionality,...


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