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Spirits & Cocktails

Book review: 'Drunk in China: Baijiu and the World’s Oldest Drinking Culture', by Derek Sandhaus

An engaging introduction to baijiu, the world's biggest selling spirit, that comes with as much historical and societal context as it does entertainment.

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Top free online learning tools for bartenders during lockdown

If you’re struggling to fill the days that stretch ahead during coronavirus, these free online courses for bartenders will keep you sharp.

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Pernod Ricard UK + WSET partner to offer free training

2,000 bartenders and hospitality professionals will have access to the WSET Level 1 Spirits course, free of charge.

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British drinks companies call for temporary alcohol duty suspension

The move, says the WSTA, would be crucial to help businesses survive the covid-19 crisis.

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What the potcheen is poitin? A guide to the Irish spirit

We spoke to the UK and Ireland’s proudest poitin pushers to learn more about the enigmatic Irish spirit.

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Book review: 'Spirits of Latin America', by Ivy Mix with James Carpenter

The Brooklyn-based bartender has released a book that beautifully brings together the many spirits, stories and cocktails that Latin America has to offer.

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.

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Diving Deep: WSET's new Level 3 Spirits Award

Scotch, bourbon, tequila, rum, vodka, gin, cognac, shōchū and beyond: WSET’s new Level 3 Award in Spirits covers it all in detail. Imbibe snagged a seat on the first-ever UK course

Spirits & Cocktails

What the potcheen is poitin? A guide to the Irish spirit

We spoke to the UK and Ireland’s proudest poitin pushers to learn more about the enigmatic Irish spirit.

Spirits & Cocktails

Book review: 'Spirits of Latin America', by Ivy Mix with James Carpenter

The Brooklyn-based bartender has released a book that beautifully brings together the many spirits, stories and cocktails that Latin America has to offer.

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.

Promotion

Diving Deep: WSET's new Level 3 Spirits Award

Scotch, bourbon, tequila, rum, vodka, gin, cognac, shōchū and beyond: WSET’s new Level 3 Award in Spirits covers it all in detail. Imbibe snagged a seat on the first-ever UK course

Spirits & Cocktails

Gin 1689 launches pink expression The Queen Mary Edition

The Dutch gin will be distributed to the UK on-trade by Distilled Brands.

Spirits & Cocktails

Thompson’s Baijiu launches in time for Chinese New Year

Essex-born baijiu is made in partnership with the English Spirit Distillery and produced with 100% English sorghum.

Spirits & Cocktails

Gin 1689 launches pink expression The Queen Mary Edition

The Dutch gin will be distributed to the UK on-trade by Distilled Brands.

Spirits & Cocktails

Thompson’s Baijiu launches in time for Chinese New Year

Essex-born baijiu is made in partnership with the English Spirit Distillery and produced with 100% English sorghum.