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Review: Rolling Social Event's World Whiskies Sip Along

The new multi-category tasting experience incorporates one-of-a-kind liquids with laid-back learning. Imbibe's Millie Milliken sipped along.

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Homegrown heroes: British premium spirits

The terms ‘less but more’ and ‘supporting local’ still abound in the Covid era of drinking. So, is now the time to invest in British premium spirits for your bar? Millie Milliken investigates.

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A trio of whisky launches to get excited about

As the saying goes, good things come in threes, and there’s been a trio of whisky launches in recent days. Here’s all you need to know about them…

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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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Imbibe Live Online, part of Global Bar Week, now available on demand

Spend some time in the company of the likes of Ian Burrell, Megs Miller, Ryan Chetiyawardana, Ivy Mix and Lyndon Higginson without leaving the sofa.

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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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Casa Lumbre has a new mezcal

Ojo de Tigre is made using Espadin and Tobala agaves and will be distributed in the UK from mid-October.

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Scotland’s most northerly mainland Scotch distillery to open in 2021

Named 8 Doors, the micro-distillery will be opening its doors in John O’Groats, Caithness county, in 2021.

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 |  Wine

Imbibe Live Online, part of Global Bar Week, now available on demand

Spend some time in the company of the likes of Ian Burrell, Megs Miller, Ryan Chetiyawardana, Ivy Mix and Lyndon Higginson without leaving the sofa.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

New Brixton Distillery unveils first expression

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

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Casa Lumbre has a new mezcal

Ojo de Tigre is made using Espadin and Tobala agaves and will be distributed in the UK from mid-October.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Scotland’s most northerly mainland Scotch distillery to open in 2021

Named 8 Doors, the micro-distillery will be opening its doors in John O’Groats, Caithness county, in 2021.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Domaine d’Aurensan releases unique Armagnac made from ‘phantom grapes’

Made by distillery Domaine d’Aurensan, Le Carré des Fantômes is an innovative single-plot Armagnac made with a blend of the brandy's six rarest grape varieties.

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Penrhos Spirits steps into the non-alcoholic market

Penrhos Spirits has launched its first no-abv distilled expression, Zero Raspberry.

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Caviar-infused vodka finally hits the market

Spirits brand L’Orbe has unveiled its first expression, Vodka x Caviar.

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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.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Domaine d’Aurensan releases unique Armagnac made from ‘phantom grapes’

Made by distillery Domaine d’Aurensan, Le Carré des Fantômes is an innovative single-plot Armagnac made with a blend of the brandy's six rarest grape varieties.

News |  Mixers & More

Penrhos Spirits steps into the non-alcoholic market

Penrhos Spirits has launched its first no-abv distilled expression, Zero Raspberry.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Caviar-infused vodka finally hits the market

Spirits brand L’Orbe has unveiled its first expression, Vodka x Caviar.

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.