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Stocklist – Updated December 19

Hops & Bubbles Stocklist – December 2019

We often get asked what drinks are included in our cash bars, so here is the current stocklist. Some items subject to change.


Blind Tiger Piper Cubeba (Blue) Gin 47% abv

Bombay Sapphire Gin 40% abv

Botanic Cubical Kiss Gin 40% abv

Caorunn Gin 41.8% abv

Cubical Mango Gin 37.5% abv

Edgerton Pink Gin 43% abv

Gordons Gin 40% abv

Gordons Pink Gin 37.5% abv

Hendricks Gin 41.4% abv

King of Soho Gin 42% abv

Larios 12 40% abv

Little Bird London Dry Gin 40.6% abv

Opihr Oriental Spiced Gin 40%

Peaky Blinder Gin 40% abv

Sacred Gin 40% abv

Sharish Blue Magic Gin 40% abv

Silent Pool Gin 43% abv

Sipsmiths Gin 41.6%

Slingsby Rhubarb Gin 40% abv

Sloane’s Gin 40% abv

Tanqueray Gin 43.1%

Tarquins Blackberry Gin 38%

Tarquins Cornish Gin 42% abv

Whitley Neil Aloe & Cucumber Gin 43% abv

Whitley Neil Blood Orange Gin 43% abv

Whitley Neil Parma Violet Gin 43% abv

Whitley Neil Raspberry Gin 43% abv

Whitley Neil Rhubarb & Ginger Gin 43% abv


Absolut Raspberry Vodka 40% abv

Absolut Vanilla Vodka 40% abv

Bong Vodka 40% abv

Grey Goose Citron Vodka 40% abv

Ketel one Vodka 40% abv

Smirnoff Red Vodka 37.5% abv

Thunder Rhubarb Vodka 29.9% abv

Thunder Toffee Vodka 29.9% abv


1800 Silver Tequila 40% abv

Antica Banana Sambuca 38% abv

Corkys Apple Sour 15% abv

Corkys Blueberry 15% abv

Corkys Cherry Vodka 15% abv

Corkys Mango Glitter 15% abv

Corkys Passion Fruit Glitter 15% abv

Corkys Raspberry Glitter 15% abv

Dooleys Toffee Liqueur 17% abv

Iseo Raspberry Sambuca 38% abv

Jägermeister 35% abv

Luxardo Amaretto 40% abv

Luxardo Mint Sambuca 38% abv

Ouzo 12 38% abv

Beers & Ciders (bottled – draught available upon request)

Budweiser 4.5% abv

Sol 4.4% abv

Corona 4.5% abv

Peroni 4.7% abv

Heineken 0.0 / Peroni Alc free

Bulmers Original 4.7% abv

Bulmers Red 4% abv

Old mout (all flavours) 4% abv

Angry Orchard 5% abv

Old Mout Berries & Cherries alc free

Guinness surger 4.1% abv

Greene King IPA 3.5% abv

Doombar 4.4% abv

London Pride 4.7% abv

Wines / Prosecco

Pinot Grigio 12% abv

Sauvignon Blanc 12% abv

Pinot Grigio blush / Róse 12% abv

Merlot 13% abv

Revilo Prosecco 12% abv

Whiskey & Bourbon

Famous Grouse 40% abv

Jack Daniels 40% abv

JD Honey 37.5% abv

Wild Turkey 40.5% abv

Bulleit Bourbon 45% abv

Dalmore – 12-year-old single malt 43%


Barcardi Blanco 37.5%

Bumbu 35% abv

Kraken 40% abv

Bacardi Spiced 35% abv

Pink Pigeon 40% abv

Dos Maderas 5+3 37.5%

Dos Maderas 5+5 37.5%

Lambs 40%

Captain Morgan 40%

Miscellaneous spirits

Malibu 21% abv

Amaretto 28% abv

Archers 21% abv

Aperol 11% abv

Jagermeister 35% abv

House Tequila 38% abv

House Brandy 40% abv

Sambucca (Mint, banana, pink & black) 38% abv

Corky’s 15% abv

Dooleys 15% abv

Mixers & soft drinks

Fever Tree – Tonic, Naturally Light, Cucumber, Aromatic, Ginger Ale, Ginger Beer

Coca-cola Signature mixers – Woody, Spicy, Smoky, Herbal

Cans – Coke-cola, Diet Coke, Lemonade, water

J20 – Orange & Passionfruit, Apple & Mango, Apple & Raspberry

Belvoir Raspberry Lemonade

Franklin & Sons – Dandelion & Burdock, Strawberry & Raspberry, Lemon & Elderflower, Apple & Rhubarb

Juices – Orange, Apple, Cranberry





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New draught beer dispense system gets its first outing

Hops & Bubbles four product Draught beer dispense system

Draught beer dispense hireOur newly built four product draught dispense system saw its first outing for the Holland Sports Community Fireworks night.

The event was attended by over 1500 people, and the system kept up with service all night, offering Fosters, Guinness, John Smith’s Smooth and Strongbow to the crowds for 4 hours.

The system is available to hire with or without one of our bars.

We have several bar fonts available and can also supply kegs for your event at competitive prices.

Contact us to discuss your requirements for draught dispense.

We also have a smaller 2 product system and a 6 product system available for hire.


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How to run your own bar at your wedding or event

Running your own bar at your event – a few tips to help you

Simple outside bar setupWe understand that some people want to run their own bar. Maybe they have friends or family who want to be the barman for the day or know someone from their local pub who is keen to help. Whether you need a bar for a garden party, or wedding bar, there are a lot of things to organise!

All our equipment is available to hire with or without staff, so if a trestle table at the back of your venue won’t cut it, why not hire one of our mobile bars?

Here’s a list of things to consider if you’re thinking of running your own bar, and some tips that will help you plan your party or wedding so that it runs smoothly. The list is by no means exhaustive but will help you on your way to making sure everything has been covered.

If you still have any questions please feel free to email us, we’d be happy to give you some advice or clarification on any of the points below.


  • Is the bar going to be inside or outside?
  • If outside, do you have or need cover in case it rains?
  • Do you need an electricity supply to the bar, and can you safely route a cable to it?
  • Is there a water supply / washing up facility close by?
  • Have you allowed a space to keep stock secure?
  • Do you have somewhere to store ice?
  • How will you chill your drinks and keep them cold?


  • How many people will be attending? Will there be mainly drinking adults, or will there be lots of children or people driving?
  • Are you going to have a few specific drinks available, or are you going to push the boat out and have a large range?
  • Can you get your bar stock on ‘sale or return’?
  • Are you going to use disposable glasses or hire in glassware?
  • Have you ordered lemons, limes and garnishes for drinks? Drinking straws?
  • Ice – Do not underestimate how much ice you will need! Not only for serving in drinks, but also chilling drinks.

Free bar or cash bar

  • Will you be charging guests for their drinks or supplying them for free?
  • Does the premises have a licence that will cover the licensable activities? Do you need to apply for a TEN?
  • If you will be charging for drinks, do your guests know that they will need cash? (you’re unlikely to have a card reader, and you’d be surprised how many people expect to be able to pay with their card / phone / watch!)
  • Do you have plenty of change? Experience tells us that most people turn up with notes and leave with a pocket full of change – make sure you have plenty of coins!!


  • bar hire in Surrey How will you build your bar setup? Trestle tables? Hire a mobile bar?
  • How will you keep your drinks chilled? Fridges? Ice?
  • Do you have ice buckets, bottle openers, chopping boards, spirits measures etc?
  • Where will you store your ice? Freezer? Insulated crates?

During the event

  • Do you have enough people helping? We suggest a minimum of 2 people serving for anything over 40 guests, increasing to 3 when you reach 100 guests
  • Do you have a runner? Someone to clear away glasses, restock the bar, clear away rubbish?

End of the event

  • Do you have enough people to help you clear everything away?
  • Do you need have somewhere secure to store any excess stock?
  • Does someone need to be sober enough to drive?!
  • If your event is at a village hall or similar, whose job is it to ensure the venue is left as you found it, locked up and keys handed back?


A few tips and tricks

  • Allow plenty of time for your drinks to chill. A fridge will take at least 3 or 4 hours to get bottles down to temperature. Remember, it will also take this time to chill down any new stock you put in during the session!
  • Ice baths provide the quickest and most efficient way to chill bottles. In under an hour you’ll be ready to serve. It is important to use water in the ice bath too as ice alone does not have the same effect. Always make sure there is plenty of ice visible in your chilling buckets / baths and you’ll know your temperature is about right. Ideally you want the ice and water to be at least up to the base of the neck of the bottle.
  • If your stock is on sale or return, do not open more cases than you need. Opened cases will not be able to be returned after the event.
  • Bear in mind that if using the ice bath method, many beer / wine labels will come off if soaked for too long.
  • Choose the best quality drinks you can afford. Do you really want to serve a premium gin with Tesco Value tonic water?
  • Remember you are responsible for your guests. Choose the strengths of alcohol wisely! Do you really want your mate Dave to be drinking wine at your wedding breakfast, and then carry on throughout the evening drinking the 9% cider you thought would be nice to have at the bar? This will likely end up in Dave making an arse of himself, possibly falling into your wedding cake or being sick on Great Aunt Edna’s lap.
  • Not everyone will be drinking alcohol. Make sure you have a good selection of quality soft drinks for the non-drinkers and kids. Have a good supply of water to hand.
  • Do not underestimate how much ice you will use! If you’re also going to be using ice for chilling drinks, allow half a bag per guest. It may sound overkill, but 50 bags for 100 guests should be allowed for an event lasting a few hours.
  • Keep things tidy. Design your work area to be as efficient as possible. Recycling bins, rubbish bins and dirty glass storage should all be out of site but easily accessible. Keep your bar top clean and wipe down any spillages immediately.
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Hops & Bubbles – Mobile bar sample stock / pricelist (Randy & The Rockets Xmas party, Warlingham)

Here’s a sample of one of our stock and price lists for a regular gig we have. A 2 night event with around 200 people per night.

This tried and tested drinks stock list is fully scalable, working well at any sized event.

Lagers / Ales / Ciders

Bottled lagers – Carlsberg, Budweiser, Corona Extra, Becks £3

Bottled ales – Doombar, London Pride, Westerham Brewery British Bulldog £3.50

Draught bitter – Titsey Brewery Gresham Hopper / Leverson Buck £3.50 pint

Bottled ciders – Bulmers original £3.50

Bottled flavoured ciders – Old Mout (all flavours), Bulmers various flavours £4

Non alcohol – Heineken 0.0 £2.00 / Becks Blue / £2.00 / Old Mout alc free £3.00

Smirnoff Ice / WKD Blue £3.00

Wines / Fizz

Playlist Pinot / Chardonnay / Sauvignon blanc / Merlot / Rioja – Single serve bottle (187ml) £3.50

As above but 75cl bottles £12.00

Revillo prosecco / Prosecco Di Maria – 200ml single serve bottle £4, 75cl bottle £13.50

House spirits & shots

All priced at £2.50 (25ml) £4.00 (50ml)

Famous Grouse, Smirnoff Vodka,  Gordons Gin, Lambs Navy Rum, Bacardi, Archers, Malibu, Corvoisier

Shots all priced at £2 – Luxardo Sambucca, Tequila, Tequila Gold, Jagermeister, Tequila rose

Premium spirits

All priced at £3.00 (25ml) £5.00 (50ml)

Gins – Hendricks, London Number 1, Adnams, Brighton, Tanqueray, Sharish Blue, Bombay Sapphire, Boodles, Warner Edwards Rhubarb, Sipsmiths, Silent Pool.

Vodka – Grey Goose, Thunder Toffee, Absolut

Rum – Kracken, Morgans Spiced

Soft Drinks and Mixers

Fever Tree mixers (200ml single serve) – Tonic water, Light tonic, Ginger Ale, Meditteranean Tonic, Elderflower Tonic, Lemon tonic £1.50

Coke / Diet Coke / R Whites Lemonade cans £1.50

Mineral water – Still or sparkling £1.00

J20 – Various flavours £1.50

Cocktails  – Prepared to order

Mojito / Gin 75 / Woo Woo all priced at £5





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Quality drinks at sensible prices – Mobile bars in Oxted

When choosing a Hops & Bubbles cash bar, we’ll only serve you and your guests the best quality drinks priced much lower than your local pub!

There are a few things that kill a mobile bar, and there is no real excuse for doing any of them:

  • Warm drinks – How often have you seen soft drinks served from a 2ltr bottle that’s been sitting on the side of the bar?
  • Poor quality mixers – Let’s have a nice premium gin and kill it with some Tesco value tonic!
  • Flat drinks – Big bottles that have got warm and been opened 15 times.

Many competitors will try to push up their profits by using supermarket own branded mixers and soft drinks, or bottles of beers which are on offer. Although with the beer they are the same product inside, many will be smaller bottles than the pub standard 330ml.

Using local specialist supplier’s, the drinks we serve are specifically aimed at the on-trade, meaning you’re getting the same quality and size as you’d get in your local pub. All our mixers and soft drinks are packaged as single serve meaning you get a freshly opened chilled drink every time.

We also try and use, wherever possible, single serve wines and prosecco’s to ensure you’re getting the freshest drink possible, straight from the bottle.

If you have a birthday party, garden party, festival or wedding planned for the future, send us a message to see how we can help.





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Hops & Bubbles – a bit about us

Hops & Bubbles – a bit about us

Hops & Bubbles was formed by Dan and Simon, two folically challenged over 40’s with a passion for making sure people have a good time. Both have pivotal roles in the increasing success of their local bar, Holland Sports & Social Club.

Dan started in the hospitality trade back in the 80’s at the tender age of 12. Working as Chief Operational Manager of glass collecting at one of the top local pubs, The Royal Oak, he swiftly moved on to bottling up by the age of 12 and a half.

During the next couple of years kitchen and waiting work was added to his ever-increasing skillset. From this early age he realised the pub is where he wanted to be and before the legal age of 18, was regularly working the outside bar picking up tips, tricks and bad habits from a number of British and Aussie bar staff. Over the next few years cellar management, a BTEC in motor vehicle technology, welding and bass playing were added to his skills.

Simon started at around the same age, but on the other side of the bar. Over the years he has picked up numerous skills from playing darts and cribbage, to keeping Guinness shareholders rich.

With the help of a number of trusted friends and family working alongside us, we have a long list of successful events we’ve been involved in, and we will be adding plenty more this year. Our ethos is to make sure every one of our clients and their guests have a good time!