Chivas x Bremont: Made for Gentlemen

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Bremont and Chivas, two companies distinguished by their commitment to producing products of quality. Whilst the focus for their efforts may be different, the brands’ values merge in many ways and are perfectly displayed in their recent collaboration: the ‘Chivalry’ watch by Bremont. Available exclusively through an online auction that runs until November 22nd, with all proceeds... Read More

NutriBullet

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It’s obvious to say, but getting our 5-a-day – that’s five 80g portions of fruit and vegetables in total, not five portions of each, per day is hugely beneficial. Fruit and vegetables are a great source of vitamins, minerals and dietary fibre. This healthy intake of food is something we should all be taking part in, as it can help lower the risk of serious health... Read More

The Glenlivet – Vintage 1964

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The Glenlivet has an extensive and unparalleled history crafting some of the finest whiskies ever produced, and their latest launch is one their most exciting yet. The Glenlivet have recently released their Vintage 1964 single malt whiskey, the first release in their highly anticipated Winchester collection. This 50 year old single malt is expected to be one of the most sought after... Read More

The Jameson Works x GAME

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The Jameson Works x GAME: James Lowe on Grouse from The Jameson Works on Vimeo. British game is a unique and historic cuisine available only during a particular time of year, a delicious rarity that requires skill and understanding to prepare in a manner that retains the complex individual flavours for which the meat is known. To celebrate the craft and stories behind British game... Read More

An Exceptional Moment with Johnnie Walker Blue Label

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Exceptional moments in life are truly a rarity. Whilst there may be occasions in your week that put a spring in your step, few have the ability to leave such a vivid impression as the instances where we stop to savour something of quality when it is before us. On a recent trip to enjoy the 2014 Ryder Cup, Ape to Gentleman’s Lifestyle Editor had the privilege of experiencing one... Read More

Manhattan Grill

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When one of the things you hear about a restaurant’s chef is that President Obama is a former employer, you’re interest is peaked. When you hear that the restaurant he now works in specialises in steaks, you make reservations. Located within the Marriott Hotel at West India Key, Manhattan Grill offers up a fine selection of beef cuts proudly prepared by head chef Damian Trejo,... Read More

Ape to Video: Whisky Sour

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Ape to Gentleman have teamed up with esteemed whisky brand Chivas to create a set of short videos to help your transformation from Ape to Gentleman. We will be adding more and more to our already strong Vimeo channel, please check back to keep updated. This first video focuses on how to make a Whisky Sour drink. How to make a Whisky Sour from Ape to Gentleman on Vimeo. More on... Read More

Experimental Beach – Ibiza

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Nestled in the warm waters of the Mediterranean Sea are the Balearic Islands, the closest of which; Ibiza, lies just 49 miles off the coast of Valencia, in eastern Spain. Ibiza is often noted for its legendary nightlife; centred around two areas: Ibiza Town, the island’s capital on the southern shore and San Antonio to the West. However, the warm, sunny weather, beaches and... Read More

Rum – A Guide

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History Rum was said to be first created in Barbados during the 17th century. It get’s its name from the word Rum-bullion, which is an old English word for an uproar or tumult. It’s made from sugarcane juice, sugarcane syrup or molasses. Variations Dark rums, also known by their particular colour, such as brown, black, or red rums, are classed a grade darker than gold... Read More

Coffee: Hardware

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To conclude our coffee series, we have chosen the finest in home bean to cup coffee wizardry. After exploring the history of coffee followed by the best locations for production – it was only fair we shed light on the Krups EA9000. This machine is essentially the tool for home baristas. You may wonder why it costs £1299.99, these questions are answered upon first use. It... Read More