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Cool Cocktails: Zombie, Trailer Happiness, London

Ben Reed, global cocktail ambassador at Cocktail Credentials, gets the story behind the story with the latest in our series featuring stand out drinks from the around the world.

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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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New Brixton Distillery unveils first expression

Newly launched micro distillery Brixton has just introduced its first spirit to the market.

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Scratch British Rum enters the on-trade through Speciality Drinks

Launched in 2016, Scratch British Rum focuses on producing spirit, from fermentation to bottling, in its Hertfordshire-based distillery, and will now be available to on-trade venues through distributor Speciality Drinks.

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Copalli launches new cocoa-flavoured rum

Belizean rum distillery, Copalli has unveiled today a new cocoa-flavoured expression.

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Diplomático introduces ‘super-premium’ rum suited to cocktails

The new expression has a bold, spicy character that asserts itself in stirred-down drinks.

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La Hechicera unveils banana-flavoured rum

Colombian rum brand La Hechicera has launched Serie Experimental No. 2, a new rum infused with banana peel.

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Black Tot Rum commemorates Black Tot Day’s 50th anniversary with limited edition

Bottled at full navy strength (54.5% abv) with no sugar added and non-chill filtered, only 5,000 bottles of the new Black Tot Anniversary have been produced.

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

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Copalli launches new cocoa-flavoured rum

Belizean rum distillery, Copalli has unveiled today a new cocoa-flavoured expression.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Diplomático introduces ‘super-premium’ rum suited to cocktails

The new expression has a bold, spicy character that asserts itself in stirred-down drinks.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

La Hechicera unveils banana-flavoured rum

Colombian rum brand La Hechicera has launched Serie Experimental No. 2, a new rum infused with banana peel.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Black Tot Rum commemorates Black Tot Day’s 50th anniversary with limited edition

Bottled at full navy strength (54.5% abv) with no sugar added and non-chill filtered, only 5,000 bottles of the new Black Tot Anniversary have been produced.

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Chris Blackwell launches 007 celebratory edition rum

Blackwell Rum is launching a celebratory expression for the new No Time To Die 007 film due to release this November.

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Don Papa Rum unveils limited-edition rye-aged expression

The new liquid from the Filipino premium small-batch rum brand has been aged for four years in American rye whiskey casks.

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Symposium Spirits launches 'craft spirit pouring selection'

Independent spirits merchant Symposium has unveiled Merchant's Choice, a new 'craft spirit selection' aimed at providing bartenders an alternative to mainstream brands.

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Smokehead to release special-edition rum cask finish

Islay single malt brand Smokehead has just unveiled Smokehead Rum Rebel, a special-edition whisky finished in Caribbean rum casks.

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Chris Blackwell launches 007 celebratory edition rum

Blackwell Rum is launching a celebratory expression for the new No Time To Die 007 film due to release this November.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Don Papa Rum unveils limited-edition rye-aged expression

The new liquid from the Filipino premium small-batch rum brand has been aged for four years in American rye whiskey casks.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Symposium Spirits launches 'craft spirit pouring selection'

Independent spirits merchant Symposium has unveiled Merchant's Choice, a new 'craft spirit selection' aimed at providing bartenders an alternative to mainstream brands.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Smokehead to release special-edition rum cask finish

Islay single malt brand Smokehead has just unveiled Smokehead Rum Rebel, a special-edition whisky finished in Caribbean rum casks.