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Shakes & the City kicks off with the London heat

The first heat of Shakes & the City 2019, Imbibe’s national cocktail competition to find the best cocktail city in the UK, took place in London yesterday.

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Rum's growth shows no signs of slowing, says WSTA

Rum is on a roll, according to the latest figures released by the the Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA)

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Does rum need a new categorisation system? Imbibe investigates

Jacopo Mazzeo and a team of bartenders put some potential new rum categories to the test.

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Glenmorangie launches 1991 vintage, and is building an experimental distillery

With maverick Dr Bill Lumsden in charge of whisky creation at Glenmorangie and Ardbeg, these two brands have never been strangers to innovation in the

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Foxhole Spirits launches Hyke Gin made from surplus table grapes

Foxhole Spirits is expanding its range of spirits made from otherwise unused resources with the launch of Hyke Gin.

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Chapel Down launches Pinot Noir Gin

England’s largest winemaker has released the third product in its premium spirits range.

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Rare spirits at approachable prices: Spirits educator Hannah Lanfear on armagnac

Imbibe Educator of the Year Hannah Lanfear is one of the on-trade’s go-to resources for spirits knowledge.

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Amathus Drinks adds premium Barceló Imperial Onyx rum to its portfolio

Leading UK importer and distributor Amathus Drinks has added Imperial Onyx, one of Dominican distillery Barceló’s top labels, to its rum portfolio.Bar

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Foxhole Spirits launches Hyke Gin made from surplus table grapes

Foxhole Spirits is expanding its range of spirits made from otherwise unused resources with the launch of Hyke Gin.

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Chapel Down launches Pinot Noir Gin

England’s largest winemaker has released the third product in its premium spirits range.

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Rare spirits at approachable prices: Spirits educator Hannah Lanfear on armagnac

Imbibe Educator of the Year Hannah Lanfear is one of the on-trade’s go-to resources for spirits knowledge.

Spirits & Cocktails

Amathus Drinks adds premium Barceló Imperial Onyx rum to its portfolio

Leading UK importer and distributor Amathus Drinks has added Imperial Onyx, one of Dominican distillery Barceló’s top labels, to its rum portfolio.Bar

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Mast Jagermeister UK enters gin category with Gin Sul

It may be better known for its proclivity with shot enthusiasts, but Mast Jagermeister UK has now entered the gin category.

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Meet me in Manhattan: Test driving rye whiskeys in a classic cocktail

With more rye whiskey on the market than ever – and not just from across the Pond – the Manhattan is up for review.

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Mast Jagermeister UK enters gin category with Gin Sul

It may be better known for its proclivity with shot enthusiasts, but Mast Jagermeister UK has now entered the gin category.

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Meet me in Manhattan: Test driving rye whiskeys in a classic cocktail

With more rye whiskey on the market than ever – and not just from across the Pond – the Manhattan is up for review.