Lucy Britner

Lucy Britner


Lucy has been a drinks journalist for 14 years. She holds a WSET diploma in wine and spirits and this year became a Keeper of the Quaich. Lucy was one of the founding editors of World’s 50 Best Bars and her work has appeared in many food and drinks titles. She also has a special interest in future insights and has written many pieces on how new technologies and trends will impact the drinks industry. Her favourite drink is the one in her hand. 

Beer & Cider

Asahi withdraws Grolsch from the UK & Ireland

After 25 years Asahi and Molson Coors have agreed to end the joint venture agreements.

Spirits & Cocktails

Buzzing booze: The growth of CBD drinks

How the on-trade is embracing the hottest ingredient in town.

Spirits & Cocktails

Paragon Brands lines up Arumdu rum liqueurs

Arumdu is a new range of rum liqueurs made using natural extracts and essences.

Mixers & More

Sober thinking: The rise of functional drinks

From natural energy drinks to CBD products and 'bubbles with benefits', there's a new wave of 'healthy' drinks.

Spirits & Cocktails

Bacardi rolls out Aberfeldy 15 Years Old finished in Bordeaux casks

The latest expression of Bacardi's Aberfeldy is a 15yo single malt finished in wine casks from Pomerol, Bordeaux.

Beer & Cider

Big Drop Brewing launches its first collab beers

Bid Drop is launching four new beers in collaboration with leading UK craft breweries and beer expert Melissa Cole.

Spirits & Cocktails

Majestic signs Rockstar Spirits

Products will be sold online and throughout 200 Majestic stores.

Spirits & Cocktails

Rum poised to pick up gin’s slack

Spiced and flavoured expressions are driving the growth of the rum category.

Spirits & Cocktails

Bacardi rolls out Aberfeldy 15 Years Old finished in Bordeaux casks

The latest expression of Bacardi's Aberfeldy is a 15yo single malt finished in wine casks from Pomerol, Bordeaux.

Beer & Cider

Big Drop Brewing launches its first collab beers

Bid Drop is launching four new beers in collaboration with leading UK craft breweries and beer expert Melissa Cole.

Spirits & Cocktails

Majestic signs Rockstar Spirits

Products will be sold online and throughout 200 Majestic stores.

Spirits & Cocktails

Rum poised to pick up gin’s slack

Spiced and flavoured expressions are driving the growth of the rum category.

People & Places

The London Essence Company just made cocktails (more) personal

The London Essence Company created an interactive space to find out more about both the logic and science behind personal taste as part of this year’s London Cocktail Week.

Spirits & Cocktails

Edinburgh Cocktail Week 2019: Our guide for the on-trade

Check out Edinburgh Cocktail Week's best pop-ups, parties and experiences, kicking off next Monday 14 October.

People & Places

The London Essence Company just made cocktails (more) personal

The London Essence Company created an interactive space to find out more about both the logic and science behind personal taste as part of this year’s London Cocktail Week.

Spirits & Cocktails

Edinburgh Cocktail Week 2019: Our guide for the on-trade

Check out Edinburgh Cocktail Week's best pop-ups, parties and experiences, kicking off next Monday 14 October.