Spirits & Cocktails

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Takeaway alcohol sales up a third in lockdown, according to Just Eat data

And the 10pm curfew is fuelling yet more demand according to one UK bottler, which is reporting a spike in demand following the introduction of the curfew last week.

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New Monkey 47 gin is aged in Japanese Oak

Monkey 47 Distiller’s Cut 2020 has spent six months in Mizunara barrels and has been launched to celebrate the brand’s 10th birthday

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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.

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The Scotch Whisky Association commits to diversity and inclusivity

The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) is launching a Diversity and Inclusivity Charter to help the Scotch whisky industry embrace equal opportunities, diversity and inclusivity.

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Cool Cocktails: Beets, by Tjoget, Stockholm

Ben Reed at Cocktail Credentials digs beneath the surface of this standout drink from Stockholm for the latest in the series of Cool Cocktails – where elevated drinks are more than the sum of their liquid parts.

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Cocktails in the City raises £15,000 for The Drinks Trust

With more than 1,500 guests, 5,000 cocktails and 30 bars, the event ran in keeping with government guidelines and was a huge success.

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Japanese-spirits specialist, BBC Spirits, launches in UK

The company specialises in Japanese gin, rum, whiskey, vodka, saké, shochu, liquor, awamori and brandy.

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: 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

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

The Scotch Whisky Association commits to diversity and inclusivity

The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) is launching a Diversity and Inclusivity Charter to help the Scotch whisky industry embrace equal opportunities, diversity and inclusivity.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Cool Cocktails: Beets, by Tjoget, Stockholm

Ben Reed at Cocktail Credentials digs beneath the surface of this standout drink from Stockholm for the latest in the series of Cool Cocktails – where elevated drinks are more than the sum of their liquid parts.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Cocktails in the City raises £15,000 for The Drinks Trust

With more than 1,500 guests, 5,000 cocktails and 30 bars, the event ran in keeping with government guidelines and was a huge success.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Japanese-spirits specialist, BBC Spirits, launches in UK

The company specialises in Japanese gin, rum, whiskey, vodka, saké, shochu, liquor, awamori and brandy.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Tobermory Distillery releases 23yo Oloroso Cask Finish single malt

The sherried malt is an eight-year progression of Tobermory's 15yo liquid and will join the other three whiskies in the distillery's core range.

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Delamain Cognac celebrates Pale & Dry centenary with new interpretation

The House of Delamain is celebrating the 100th year anniversary of its iconic blend by evolving its blend.

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New Mocktails range of alcohol-free RTDs launches in the UK

Hailing from the United States Mocktails, a range of no-abv RTDs, is now available on this side of the pond through drinks distributor Craftwork.

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Trade bodies for hospitality and drinks industries call for more targeted support following Chancellor's announcement

Following the Chancellor Rishi Sunak's Covid-19 financial support announcement earlier today, a number of hospitality and drinks industry trade bodies have responded asking for more targeted help.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Tobermory Distillery releases 23yo Oloroso Cask Finish single malt

The sherried malt is an eight-year progression of Tobermory's 15yo liquid and will join the other three whiskies in the distillery's core range.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Delamain Cognac celebrates Pale & Dry centenary with new interpretation

The House of Delamain is celebrating the 100th year anniversary of its iconic blend by evolving its blend.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

New Mocktails range of alcohol-free RTDs launches in the UK

Hailing from the United States Mocktails, a range of no-abv RTDs, is now available on this side of the pond through drinks distributor Craftwork.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Trade bodies for hospitality and drinks industries call for more targeted support following Chancellor's announcement

Following the Chancellor Rishi Sunak's Covid-19 financial support announcement earlier today, a number of hospitality and drinks industry trade bodies have responded asking for more targeted help.