Imbibe July-August 2016 news

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

The sweet taste of success: Flavoured whiskey

Although people have been adding flavours to American whiskey for over 100 years, many in the bartending community remain sceptical.

News |  Wine

España por favor! Spanish wine

From the rebirth of old-vine Garnacha to multi-varietal whites and dabblings with amphorae, the Spanish wine scene is a riot of experimentation.

News |  Beer & Cider

Wheat watching: Wheat beer

Wits, weizens and weisses were all but down and out 40 years ago, but now these continental wheat beers are among the hottest styles out there.

News

The world according to... Andy Briggs

Andy Briggs, co-founder of The Stable talks cider, perms and minke whales with Laura Foster'I left school as soon as I could and joined the Navy, wher

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

In the shaker: The sour

Born in the USA but enjoyed everywhere around the world, the Sour is based on just three ingredients.

News |  Beer & Cider

Bittersweet symphony: Cider apple varieties

Most cider is made up of a blend of different apple varieties, each of which brings something different to the blend.

News |  Wine

Here comes summer: Summer wines

And the world wants refreshing white wines, right? Anne Krebiehl MW runs the rule over the 10 must-have blancos for when the heat is onALBARIÑOAlbariñ

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Your starter for ten: Preprandial cocktails

Question: how do you make more money from the pre-dinner moment? Answer: come up with a drink that works both on its own and with your first course.

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.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

In the shaker: The sour

Born in the USA but enjoyed everywhere around the world, the Sour is based on just three ingredients.

News |  Beer & Cider

Bittersweet symphony: Cider apple varieties

Most cider is made up of a blend of different apple varieties, each of which brings something different to the blend.

News |  Wine

Here comes summer: Summer wines

And the world wants refreshing white wines, right? Anne Krebiehl MW runs the rule over the 10 must-have blancos for when the heat is onALBARIÑOAlbariñ

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Your starter for ten: Preprandial cocktails

Question: how do you make more money from the pre-dinner moment? Answer: come up with a drink that works both on its own and with your first course.

News |  Wine

Vins & Needles: Coravin

Since it burst onto the scene three years ago, Coravin has revolutionised the options for by-the-glass wine drinking.

News |  Beer & Cider

Hoppy hoppy shakes: Tasting & matching beer cocktails

Beer cocktails, hoptails, shandies… call ‘em what you like, but they’re on the rise, as more bartenders discover beer’s mixing potential.

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'I've got an idea...': The best bar concepts

From Wild West cat houses to Michelin-starred restaurant-alikes, there are some astonishing bar concepts out there.

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The Hot 100: Scotland's hospitality group The 100

Back in March, four of the biggest names in Scottish hospitality launched The 100, a group designed to bang the drum for Scottish hospitality.

News |  Wine

Vins & Needles: Coravin

Since it burst onto the scene three years ago, Coravin has revolutionised the options for by-the-glass wine drinking.

News |  Beer & Cider

Hoppy hoppy shakes: Tasting & matching beer cocktails

Beer cocktails, hoptails, shandies… call ‘em what you like, but they’re on the rise, as more bartenders discover beer’s mixing potential.

News

'I've got an idea...': The best bar concepts

From Wild West cat houses to Michelin-starred restaurant-alikes, there are some astonishing bar concepts out there.

News

The Hot 100: Scotland's hospitality group The 100

Back in March, four of the biggest names in Scottish hospitality launched The 100, a group designed to bang the drum for Scottish hospitality.