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News |  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.

News |  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.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Cane changers: Pushing spiced rum's boundaries

While it’s always been stylistically diverse, rum’s boundaries are being pushed ever further by a wave of new products, from dry spiced examples to unusual botanical rums. Clinton Cawood boards the new cane train.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

New products: This week's top spirit launches (27 April-1 May)

From limited edition rum and cactus gin, to single malt whisky and potato vodka, we've rounded up some of the biggest new launches in the world of spirits.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

New products: This week's top spirit launches (13-17 April)

From limited edition whiskies and new vermouth brands, to spiced rum and tequila liqueurs, we've rounded up some of the biggest new launches in the world of spirits.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Rum, blood & tiki: The history of British Navy rum

Since the 17th century, rum has had firm roots in Britain’s maritime heritage. Eleanor Dallaway reports on the British Navy’s rum-drenched history.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Barbados’ first female distiller plans ‘a new chapter’ for Mount Gay rum

Trudiann Branker joined Mount Gay as master blender in April 2019 and recently unveiled a raft of changes planned for the brand.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Funkin launches Nitro Piña Colada

Funkin has unveiled a Nitro Piña Colada can as it looks to grow its range of ‘bar-quality’ RTDs.

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

New products: This week's top spirit launches (13-17 April)

From limited edition whiskies and new vermouth brands, to spiced rum and tequila liqueurs, we've rounded up some of the biggest new launches in the world of spirits.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Rum, blood & tiki: The history of British Navy rum

Since the 17th century, rum has had firm roots in Britain’s maritime heritage. Eleanor Dallaway reports on the British Navy’s rum-drenched history.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Barbados’ first female distiller plans ‘a new chapter’ for Mount Gay rum

Trudiann Branker joined Mount Gay as master blender in April 2019 and recently unveiled a raft of changes planned for the brand.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Funkin launches Nitro Piña Colada

Funkin has unveiled a Nitro Piña Colada can as it looks to grow its range of ‘bar-quality’ RTDs.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Dead Man’s Fingers launches Pineapple Rum

Halewood Wine & Spirits brand Dead Man’s Fingers has launched a pineapple-flavoured rum.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Hampden Estate brings Great House Distillery Edition to the UK

Hampden Estate has released its distillery-exclusive rum in the UK for the first time.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Barbican Botanics launches British Spiced Rum

Barbican Botanics Spiced Rum will be on show at this year’s Imbibe Live.

News |  Mixers & More

Long Tail launches two new dark spirit mixers expressions

The two new mixers, Hibiscus and Lemon Sour, are designed to pair with rum, golden tequila or whisky.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Dead Man’s Fingers launches Pineapple Rum

Halewood Wine & Spirits brand Dead Man’s Fingers has launched a pineapple-flavoured rum.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Hampden Estate brings Great House Distillery Edition to the UK

Hampden Estate has released its distillery-exclusive rum in the UK for the first time.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Barbican Botanics launches British Spiced Rum

Barbican Botanics Spiced Rum will be on show at this year’s Imbibe Live.

News |  Mixers & More

Long Tail launches two new dark spirit mixers expressions

The two new mixers, Hibiscus and Lemon Sour, are designed to pair with rum, golden tequila or whisky.