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The great gin experiment: What could the category's next invention look like?

The gin explosion of the past few years is a phenomenon that doesn’t seem to be slowing down. But to maintain momentum and stay relevant, what can the category do to continue its reinvention? Charlie Whitting investigates.

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Opinion: Neil Ridley asks if the rise of no and low 'gins' could impact the gin category's integrity

With the recent wave of lo- and no-abv ‘gins’, Neil Ridley wonders if the crystal-clear roots of the gin category are in danger of becoming a murky and confusing place for its true lovers.

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5 of the latest spirits offerings in the UK

A ginger beer cask finished whiskey, Four Pillars Modern Australian gin and new Everleaf expressions are among some exciting new offerings.

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10 of the most exciting recent spirits launches in the UK

From vintage Cognacs and limited-edition whiskies, to Norfolk and wine-barrel-aged gins, we've rounded up some of our favourite launches this week.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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South African gin Inverroche hits UK market

Boutique Bar Brands will be distributing the gins from this month (October).

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

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

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

South African gin Inverroche hits UK market

Boutique Bar Brands will be distributing the gins from this month (October).

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

New Monkey 47 gin is aged in Japanese Oak

Monkey 47 Distiller’s Cut 2020 has spent six months in Mizunara barrels and has been launched to celebrate the brand’s 10th birthday

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Marussia Beverages adds Japanese gin to its portfolio

The spirit is made at Kaikyo Distillery by master distiller and blender, Kimio Yonezawa.

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Mermaid Salt Vodka gets new look and launches nationally

The Isle of Wight Distillery has refreshed its grain-based spirit's image to coincide with its UK launch.

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Porter's Gin rolls out champagne-inspired Orchard expression

The new gin is made with apples, pears and... soybean distillate?

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

New Monkey 47 gin is aged in Japanese Oak

Monkey 47 Distiller’s Cut 2020 has spent six months in Mizunara barrels and has been launched to celebrate the brand’s 10th birthday

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Marussia Beverages adds Japanese gin to its portfolio

The spirit is made at Kaikyo Distillery by master distiller and blender, Kimio Yonezawa.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Mermaid Salt Vodka gets new look and launches nationally

The Isle of Wight Distillery has refreshed its grain-based spirit's image to coincide with its UK launch.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Porter's Gin rolls out champagne-inspired Orchard expression

The new gin is made with apples, pears and... soybean distillate?