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Inclusion this way: Making hospitality spaces trans-friendly

Debate around transphobia flooded Twitter this summer, and transgender inclusivity continues to be an important conversation. Millie Milliken talks to the on-trade about how we can make our hospitality spaces more welcoming to the trans community.

News |  Beer & Cider

Book club: 'Craft: An Argument', by Pete Brown

Released in the summer, Pete Brown's latest book is entirely dedicated to one of the drinks industry's most debated terms, craft beer. Jacopo Mazzeo takes a look at its pages.

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Tier 2 Covid measures will be catastrophic for London hospitality, says UKH

UKHospitality (UKH) says Tier 3 job support needs to be extended to businesses in Tier 2 to avoid widespread job losses ‘within weeks’.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Hospitality Gin continues to raise money for the industry

Profits from sales go to The Drinks Trust and Hospitality Action to help support workers during the Covid-19 pandemic.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

New Sherry Cask Single Malt Whisky from Cotswolds Distillery

The latest expression from the Warwickshire distillery has been seasoned with Oloroso and Pedro Ximenez Sherries.

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Breaking: London to move to Tier 2 Covid measures on Saturday

Under Tier 2 restrictions households are banned from mixing in pubs, bars and restaurants.

News |  Wine

What Day 4 of Imbibe Live Online, part of Global Bar Week, has in store

Discover another day of virtual events and looking back at Day 3's highlights.

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Heineken fined £2m by Pubs Code Adjudicator

The brewer was found in breach of the Pubs Code for forcing its Star Pubs & Bars venues to stock too many of its beers.

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: How to tackle no shows

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our monthly podcast. In this third episode, we remember some of the venues that have had to close during the Covid-19 crisis before taking a closer look at the problem of no shows

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

New Sherry Cask Single Malt Whisky from Cotswolds Distillery

The latest expression from the Warwickshire distillery has been seasoned with Oloroso and Pedro Ximenez Sherries.

News |  People & Places

Breaking: London to move to Tier 2 Covid measures on Saturday

Under Tier 2 restrictions households are banned from mixing in pubs, bars and restaurants.

News |  Wine

What Day 4 of Imbibe Live Online, part of Global Bar Week, has in store

Discover another day of virtual events and looking back at Day 3's highlights.

News |  People & Places

Heineken fined £2m by Pubs Code Adjudicator

The brewer was found in breach of the Pubs Code for forcing its Star Pubs & Bars venues to stock too many of its beers.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Exclusive: What will drinks lab Crucible do next?

As Crucible celebrates its third birthday, the London-based drinks lab is entering a new phase with a new site. Founder Stu Bale talks exclusively to Clinton Cawood about creativity, evolution, and Buckfast.

News |  Beer & Cider

Molson Coors joins forces with La Sagra Brewery to create Madri Excepcional lager

Madrí Excepcional will be exclusively available on draught in the UK on-trade venues from next week (19th October).

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

No.3 London Dry Gin collaborates with Alessandro Palazzi on Vesper Martini RTD

The award-winning gin has partnered with the head bartender of the iconic Dukes Bar to make the limited-edition RTD cocktail.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

House of Botanicals' Old Tom gin range gets a refresh

The bartender-owned brand from Aberdeen has revamped its Classic, Maple and Raspberry expressions to improve their aesthetic as well as make them 100% recyclable.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Exclusive: What will drinks lab Crucible do next?

As Crucible celebrates its third birthday, the London-based drinks lab is entering a new phase with a new site. Founder Stu Bale talks exclusively to Clinton Cawood about creativity, evolution, and Buckfast.

News |  Beer & Cider

Molson Coors joins forces with La Sagra Brewery to create Madri Excepcional lager

Madrí Excepcional will be exclusively available on draught in the UK on-trade venues from next week (19th October).

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

No.3 London Dry Gin collaborates with Alessandro Palazzi on Vesper Martini RTD

The award-winning gin has partnered with the head bartender of the iconic Dukes Bar to make the limited-edition RTD cocktail.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

House of Botanicals' Old Tom gin range gets a refresh

The bartender-owned brand from Aberdeen has revamped its Classic, Maple and Raspberry expressions to improve their aesthetic as well as make them 100% recyclable.