Don’t Waste, Drink #4

One of the most individualistic drinks is the Martini.  Everyone has their take on this classic but for this session we’ll be focussing on the dirty martini variation. The essence of this twist is the

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Don’t Waste, Drink! #3

We hope you have enjoyed our past sessions and made some already tasty drinks using ingredients you would normally just throw away! If you missed last week’s episode, where we taught you how to make

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Music For The Soul

Music connects us all and the one thing we’re all missing right now is the late-night atmosphere of our favourite bars.   At Smokestack we’d be starting your night off with a classic cocktail in hand in the lounge and then making

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Don’t Waste, Drink! #2

Last week we looked at making cordials from spent citrus peels. https://smokestackleeds.co.uk/blog/2020/04/17/dont-waste-drink/ In this session, we’re going to be creating espresso martinis using leftover coffee grounds. The espresso martini is an incredibly popular drink at

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Don’t waste, drink! #1

Amid all the panic buying and hoarding, England has seen post-Christmas levels of waste being created. We at Smokestack decided that if we could turn some of that waste into delicious drinks the world would

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Souls Behind The Decks

Not only has Smokestack been running for over a decade – we’ve got some of Leeds’ best soul, funk & jazz DJs behind our decks, who now have not only laid the musical foundations to Smokestack, but

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25,000 Steps Up Scafell

On Tuesday the 24th of July 2018, Smokestack teamed up with Wild Turkey UK to see if it was possible to make the perfect Old Fashioned 101 one thousand metres above sea level on Scafell

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