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The Lakes Distillery unveils new vino de naranja and Sherry cask-finished whiskies

The Lakes Distillery has launched two new whisky expressions as part of its The One collection.

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New initiative Glasgow Cocktail Collective launches to support on-trade

Bars and drinks brands are being encouraged to take part to deliver drinks to people's homes and keep cocktail culture alive in Glasgow during and after the coronavirus lockdown.

News |  Beer & Cider

Innis & Gunn crowdfunds over £3m for its new brewery

The Scottish brewer exceeded its target to raise funds for a ‘major’ new brewery and visitor experience in Edinburgh.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Arbikie Distillery releases second Highland Rye Scotch whisky

Highland Rye Single Grain Scotch Whisky is the second rye whisky to be released in Scotland and the first 4yo.

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Black Bottle launches first new whisky in 20 years

Black Bottle launches a 10yo whisky with a strong Islay influence.

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Bacardi rolls out Aberfeldy 15 Years Old finished in Bordeaux casks

The latest expression of Bacardi's Aberfeldy is a 15yo single malt finished in wine casks from Pomerol, Bordeaux.

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Edinburgh Cocktail Week 2019: Our guide for the on-trade

Check out Edinburgh Cocktail Week's best pop-ups, parties and experiences, kicking off next Monday 14 October.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Ardgowan launches Coppersmith blended malt

Ardgowan Distillery has released Coppersmith, the first in a new series of limited-edition whiskies.

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 special: New make spirit

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our monthly podcast. In this special episode, deputy editor Millie Milliken delves into the world of new make spirit.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Black Bottle launches first new whisky in 20 years

Black Bottle launches a 10yo whisky with a strong Islay influence.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Bacardi rolls out Aberfeldy 15 Years Old finished in Bordeaux casks

The latest expression of Bacardi's Aberfeldy is a 15yo single malt finished in wine casks from Pomerol, Bordeaux.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Edinburgh Cocktail Week 2019: Our guide for the on-trade

Check out Edinburgh Cocktail Week's best pop-ups, parties and experiences, kicking off next Monday 14 October.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Ardgowan launches Coppersmith blended malt

Ardgowan Distillery has released Coppersmith, the first in a new series of limited-edition whiskies.

Promotion

Highland Park to announce the finalists of A Tribe in the Wild bartender programme

Nine lucky bartenders will be heading to Orkney for the finals of Highland Park's A Tribe in the Wild programme.

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Chivas Brothers launches its largest single malt collection to date

Chivas Brothers has unveiled a collection of 15 different single-malt whiskies from Speyside.

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Scotland’s 'Whisky Isle' has a new £12m distillery

Whisky blenders Hunter Laing & Company – and £12m – are behind the newly opened Ardnahoe Distillery in Islay, on the west coast of Scotland.

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Benromach brings out 41- and 46-year-old single casks

Speyside distillery Benromach is launching two new single-cask whiskies from 1977 and 1972 under its Heritage label.There are 122 bottles of Benromach

Promotion

Highland Park to announce the finalists of A Tribe in the Wild bartender programme

Nine lucky bartenders will be heading to Orkney for the finals of Highland Park's A Tribe in the Wild programme.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Chivas Brothers launches its largest single malt collection to date

Chivas Brothers has unveiled a collection of 15 different single-malt whiskies from Speyside.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Scotland’s 'Whisky Isle' has a new £12m distillery

Whisky blenders Hunter Laing & Company – and £12m – are behind the newly opened Ardnahoe Distillery in Islay, on the west coast of Scotland.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Benromach brings out 41- and 46-year-old single casks

Speyside distillery Benromach is launching two new single-cask whiskies from 1977 and 1972 under its Heritage label.There are 122 bottles of Benromach