Rum news

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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.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Penryn Spirits unveils new botanical rum

Cornish distillery Penryn Spirits’ latest release, Bora, is a botanical rum explicitly aimed at gin drinkers.

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Giffard launches pepper liqueur, Piment d’Espelette

The new product from the French liqueur specialist uses Espelette pepper from the Basque Country and a hint of rhum agricole from Martinique.

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Four new flavoured rums from Dead Man's Fingers

The spiced rum brand has added Lime, Raspberry, Passionfruit and Hazelnut expressions to its portfolio.

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Camus to release double-matured Cognac that underwent 'sea maturation'

Cognac producer Camus is set to unveil Caribbean Expedition, a special double-matured release that traveled by tall ship between France and the Caribbeans.

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Cockspur Rum Punch RTD launched in UK

The global rum brand's new product will be available to the on-trade in both 275ml and 1-litre bottle formats.

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Celebrate World Rum Day (11 July) with these 2020 releases

To celebrate World Rum Day, we've gathered some of this year's most exciting rum launches in the UK, from spiced to navy strength.

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Plantation Rum to rename in response to global Black Lives Matter movement

Rum brand is said to have recognised 'the hurtful connotation the word "plantation" can evoke' and will be evolving its brand name as a result.

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

Camus to release double-matured Cognac that underwent 'sea maturation'

Cognac producer Camus is set to unveil Caribbean Expedition, a special double-matured release that traveled by tall ship between France and the Caribbeans.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Cockspur Rum Punch RTD launched in UK

The global rum brand's new product will be available to the on-trade in both 275ml and 1-litre bottle formats.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Celebrate World Rum Day (11 July) with these 2020 releases

To celebrate World Rum Day, we've gathered some of this year's most exciting rum launches in the UK, from spiced to navy strength.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Plantation Rum to rename in response to global Black Lives Matter movement

Rum brand is said to have recognised 'the hurtful connotation the word "plantation" can evoke' and will be evolving its brand name as a result.

News |  People & Places

Shuttered Manchester bar Marigot Bay makes a virtual comeback

After closing its doors in April 2019, Altrincham bar Marigot Bay Bar & Cafe has announced plans to relaunch as a virtual experience.

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Admiral Rodney launches limited-edition rum Officer’s Releases No. 1

Saint-Lucia’s rum brand Admiral Rodney has unveiled the first expression in its limited-edition series Officer’s Releases.

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New Scottish rum range launched by Matugga Distillers

The Liv Rum collection from the Livingston micro-distillery includes two white rums, a spiced rum and two flavoured liqueurs.

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New spiced golden rum from Southwestern Distillery

Twin Fin has been created by the makers of Tarquin's Gin to showcase both the Caribbean and the wild Cornish coast.

News |  People & Places

Shuttered Manchester bar Marigot Bay makes a virtual comeback

After closing its doors in April 2019, Altrincham bar Marigot Bay Bar & Cafe has announced plans to relaunch as a virtual experience.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Admiral Rodney launches limited-edition rum Officer’s Releases No. 1

Saint-Lucia’s rum brand Admiral Rodney has unveiled the first expression in its limited-edition series Officer’s Releases.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

New Scottish rum range launched by Matugga Distillers

The Liv Rum collection from the Livingston micro-distillery includes two white rums, a spiced rum and two flavoured liqueurs.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

New spiced golden rum from Southwestern Distillery

Twin Fin has been created by the makers of Tarquin's Gin to showcase both the Caribbean and the wild Cornish coast.