Alex Lawrence on leading Mr Lyan bars globally

Alex Lawrence was beset by a feeling of failure when he first joined the Mr Lyan group. But now, as global head of bar operations, he is taking on new challenges and opportunities across the world. *This feature was originally published in the February 2020 issue of The Spirits Business I remember walking across Blackfriars Bridge at 4am when I first started at Dandelyan in complete tears because I knew I wasn’t good enough to…

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Alex Lawrence creates whisky for Highballs

The Langstane Liquor Company, which was co-founded by Mr Lyan Group’s Alex Lawrence, has created a blended malt Scotch whisky specifically for mixing in Highballs. Lawrence, global head of bar operations for Mr Lyan Group, co-founded the Langstane Liquor Company along with Ben Iravani and Josh Rennie. The trio analysed the whisky Highball to create a liquid that would complement the classic long drink. Made from 100% malted barley, Glasshouse Whisky is said to be…

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