Are Cocktail Blogs Relevant Anymore?

When I stared bartending in Fall 2008, I was lucky enough to land a job as a glass collector at one of the premium bars in Newcastle in Northeast England. I’d been living there for over three years and had just graduated from the University of Sunderland with Journalism degree not only at a stage when the print media was starting to downsize, but also in an era when the Great Recession started to impact on those coming out of higher education.