lockdown news

People & Places

On lockdown: William Lowe, master distiller

We caught up (virtually) with Cambridge Distillery master distiller William Lowe, to talk online onboarding, studying to become master of wine, and RTD Negronis.

Spirits & Cocktails

Long read: A cool cocktail is more than the sum of its liquid parts

With bars and bartenders still in the swing of innovating their cocktail offerings, Ben Reed, global cocktail ambassador at Cocktail Credentials, asks how they can make sure their drinks are a true reflection of themselves.

Beer & Cider

Fourpure is giving 10,000 free pints to key workers

The brewery is giving away its Monsoon brew, which has thus far only been available as a speciality super-fresh pale ale in pubs and bars in London.

People & Places

How can venues sell alcoholic drinks under lockdown?

As British drinkers' thirst for a pint at the pub escalates, we ask specialist law firm Licencing Lawyers to provide some clarity on how venues can sell alcohol under lockdown.

Beer & Cider

Beavertown Brewery launches Staycation IPA

Alongside the beer, a dedicated website promises to take beer fans to a tropical paradise.

Wine

Imbibe's favourite things in lockdown: Part three

In the latest look at what drinks we've been enjoying over the last couple of weeks, you'll find us sipping rum from the Scilly Isles, an amaro from the Cotswolds and a new coffee liqueur from Mr Black.

People & Places

On lockdown: Lisette Davis, hotelier

We virtually caught up with independent rum specialist and Grenada's Rumboat Retreat owner Lisette Davis, to talk hospitality in the Caribbeans, Ti Punches, and regional tourism.

Wine

UKHospitality asks government to be #FAIR4Hospitality

The industry body has launched a new campaign requesting investment in a ‘fair and timely return for hospitality this summer'.

Beer & Cider

Beavertown Brewery launches Staycation IPA

Alongside the beer, a dedicated website promises to take beer fans to a tropical paradise.

Wine

Imbibe's favourite things in lockdown: Part three

In the latest look at what drinks we've been enjoying over the last couple of weeks, you'll find us sipping rum from the Scilly Isles, an amaro from the Cotswolds and a new coffee liqueur from Mr Black.

People & Places

On lockdown: Lisette Davis, hotelier

We virtually caught up with independent rum specialist and Grenada's Rumboat Retreat owner Lisette Davis, to talk hospitality in the Caribbeans, Ti Punches, and regional tourism.

Wine

UKHospitality asks government to be #FAIR4Hospitality

The industry body has launched a new campaign requesting investment in a ‘fair and timely return for hospitality this summer'.

Beer & Cider

Fourpure, Magic Rock and Little Creatures will replace out-of-date beer with fresh kegs

The three craft brewers will offer new-for-old stock to venues when they are allowed to reopen.

People & Places

Operators urged to join #UKGrandOutdoorCafé campaign

Turning the UK’s streets into a huge outdoor café could allow on-trade businesses to generate revenue again, say the organisers of a new campaign.

Beer & Cider

Fourpure, Magic Rock and Little Creatures will replace out-of-date beer with fresh kegs

The three craft brewers will offer new-for-old stock to venues when they are allowed to reopen.

People & Places

Operators urged to join #UKGrandOutdoorCafé campaign

Turning the UK’s streets into a huge outdoor café could allow on-trade businesses to generate revenue again, say the organisers of a new campaign.