A philosophical spirit: Oisin Davis on Remy Savage of Shapes bar in London

This month our spirits expert chats with the Franco-Irishman bringing art into cocktail bars

Remy Savage, the Franco-Irishman combining art, philosophy and bartending

The residents of Pearse Street in Dublin certainly know all about him, now we just have to make sure the rest of Ireland does. I'm referring to Remy Savage, one of the most creative and dynamic forces in the global cocktail industry.

His mother is Italian and his father is a Dub from the aforementioned south inner city, but he mostly grew up in France, stating that he is “basically a European mess" when referring ...