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Penryn Spirits unveils new botanical rum

Cornish distillery Penryn Spirits’ latest release, Bora, is a botanical rum explicitly aimed at gin drinkers.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Giffard launches pepper liqueur, Piment d’Espelette

The new product from the French liqueur specialist uses Espelette pepper from the Basque Country and a hint of rhum agricole from Martinique.

News |  People & Places

Exclusive: Mr Lyan’s Cub not re-opening following lockdown

Imbibe spoke exclusively to Ryan Chetiyawardana about the difficult decision to close the venue's doors for good, the Cub brand’s future, and what the industry can learn from Covid-19.

News |  Beer & Cider

A medicinal mushroom beer has just launched

Fungtn beer range is brewed with myco adaptogens, a species of fungi that is been historically used for medicinal purposes.

News |  Beer & Cider

West Coast IPA: UK vs US challenge

It’s the king of craft beer styles, but claims to the West Coast IPA crown are many and varied. Jacopo Mazzeo takes some time to assess and taste an array of contenders from both sides of the Atlantic, with the help of two of the UK’s most discerning beer communicators.

News |  People & Places

Behind (the) bars: Inside the Great Scotland Yard Hotel

Before Covid-19 took hold in the UK, we headed to one of 2020’s most anticipated openings, Great Scotland Yard Hotel. What we found inside doesn’t hide from its drama-filled past. Millie Milliken meets bars manager Michal Maziarz.

News |  Beer & Cider

Natalya Watson launches Virtual Beer School

The 12-week programme is available on the beer educator's new DiscoveringBeer.co.uk website which launched during lockdown.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

New Stambecco Maraschino Amaro enters the UK market

Wine and spirits company Biggar and Leith has unveiled its new amaro brand, Stambecco Maraschino.

Podcasts

SipAdvisor: Listen to our first Imbibe podcast

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our new monthly podcast and our first episode features all-star line-up: the Artesian’s Anna Sebastian; sommelier Jan Konetzki; beer writer Pete Brown; Club Soda’s Laura Willoughby, and ciderologist Gabe Cook.

SipAdvisor special: Natural wine podcast

Following the announcement earlier this year that ‘natural wine’ has been legally recognised in France as Vin méthode nature, our first  podcast special edition is entirely dedicated to the subject.

SipAdvisor: Episode 2

In the second episode of our podcast, we look at what re-opening might look like for the UK’s pubs bars and restaurants – including an interview with on-trade marketing legend Mark McCullough about the 100 Day Playbook, a muse on PPE for hospitality staff, all accompanied by a glass of English fizz for English Wine Week.

SipAdvisor special: New make spirit

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our monthly podcast. In this special episode, deputy editor Millie Milliken delves into the world of new make spirit.

News |  Beer & Cider

West Coast IPA: UK vs US challenge

It’s the king of craft beer styles, but claims to the West Coast IPA crown are many and varied. Jacopo Mazzeo takes some time to assess and taste an array of contenders from both sides of the Atlantic, with the help of two of the UK’s most discerning beer communicators.

News |  People & Places

Behind (the) bars: Inside the Great Scotland Yard Hotel

Before Covid-19 took hold in the UK, we headed to one of 2020’s most anticipated openings, Great Scotland Yard Hotel. What we found inside doesn’t hide from its drama-filled past. Millie Milliken meets bars manager Michal Maziarz.

News |  Beer & Cider

Natalya Watson launches Virtual Beer School

The 12-week programme is available on the beer educator's new DiscoveringBeer.co.uk website which launched during lockdown.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

New Stambecco Maraschino Amaro enters the UK market

Wine and spirits company Biggar and Leith has unveiled its new amaro brand, Stambecco Maraschino.

News |  Beer & Cider

No- and low-abv beer specialist Sobersauce launches

Sobersauce is a new e-commerce service exclusively dedicated to the no and low beer category.

News |  Wine

Why South Africa’s wine farms are on their knees

With the ongoing curfew and ban on alcohol sales, the South African wine industry is experiencing seriously challenging times. Malu Lambert offers an on-the-ground report.

News |  People & Places

How bars can embrace the Eat Out to Help Out food scheme

As the chancellor’s scheme officially gets off the ground this week, Millie Milliken speaks to bars about how they are making the most of Eat Out to Help Out as they reopen their doors, from reducing menu sizes, to being creative with offers and even introducing bar food.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Glen Moray distillery’s new wine-finish whiskies

Glen Moray has unveiled three new limited edition ‘wine-finish’ expressions for its 2020 Distillery Edition release.

News |  Beer & Cider

No- and low-abv beer specialist Sobersauce launches

Sobersauce is a new e-commerce service exclusively dedicated to the no and low beer category.

News |  Wine

Why South Africa’s wine farms are on their knees

With the ongoing curfew and ban on alcohol sales, the South African wine industry is experiencing seriously challenging times. Malu Lambert offers an on-the-ground report.

News |  People & Places

How bars can embrace the Eat Out to Help Out food scheme

As the chancellor’s scheme officially gets off the ground this week, Millie Milliken speaks to bars about how they are making the most of Eat Out to Help Out as they reopen their doors, from reducing menu sizes, to being creative with offers and even introducing bar food.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Glen Moray distillery’s new wine-finish whiskies

Glen Moray has unveiled three new limited edition ‘wine-finish’ expressions for its 2020 Distillery Edition release.