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Out now: Imbibe's autumn issue

In our latest issue, Stu Bale reveals what's next for the Crucible; we wonder if technology can save hospitality; if hardseltzers can make it on this side of the pond, and explore the true colour of our industry.

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Rampur releases single malt whisky matured in Bourbon barrels and finished in Indian Cabernet Sauvignon casks

Rampur Asava Single Malt Whisky is a non-chill filtered expression and the distillery says it is the 'first time in history' that a single malt has been made this way.

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Moore House Cocktail Company launches new bottle-cocktail range for the on-trade

RTD cocktails specialist Moore House Cocktail Company has unveiled a new range of pre-batched expressions in larger formats with the on-trade in mind.

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South African gin Inverroche hits UK market

Boutique Bar Brands will be distributing the gins from this month (October).

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Three new mezcals arrive in UK from The Lost Explorer Mezcal

The Lost Explorer Espadín will be the core expression, while two rarer wild varietals, Tobalá and Salmiana, will complete the range.

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Vermò vermouth launches in the UK

The aperitif is said to have a lighter body and lower sugar content than typical vermouths.

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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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Nikka whisky introduces two new expressions in the UK

Nikka Tailored and Taketsuru Pure Malt will be available at selected on- and off-trade partners from October and November respectively.

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.

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Three new mezcals arrive in UK from The Lost Explorer Mezcal

The Lost Explorer Espadín will be the core expression, while two rarer wild varietals, Tobalá and Salmiana, will complete the range.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Vermò vermouth launches in the UK

The aperitif is said to have a lighter body and lower sugar content than typical vermouths.

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

Nikka whisky introduces two new expressions in the UK

Nikka Tailored and Taketsuru Pure Malt will be available at selected on- and off-trade partners from October and November respectively.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Tayēr RTD bottled cocktail collection to be distributed by Cask Liquid Marketing

Alex Kratena and Monica Berg's ready-to-drink serves, created during lockdown, are now available for on- and off-trade sales.

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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.

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Scratch British Rum enters the on-trade through Speciality Drinks

Launched in 2016, Scratch British Rum focuses on producing spirit, from fermentation to bottling, in its Hertfordshire-based distillery, and will now be available to on-trade venues through distributor Speciality Drinks.

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New RTD cocktails range from Great British Menu's Oliver Peyton

Unknown Pleasures has been co-created with Dré Masso and initially launches with three expressions.

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Tayēr RTD bottled cocktail collection to be distributed by Cask Liquid Marketing

Alex Kratena and Monica Berg's ready-to-drink serves, created during lockdown, are now available for on- and off-trade sales.

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

Scratch British Rum enters the on-trade through Speciality Drinks

Launched in 2016, Scratch British Rum focuses on producing spirit, from fermentation to bottling, in its Hertfordshire-based distillery, and will now be available to on-trade venues through distributor Speciality Drinks.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

New RTD cocktails range from Great British Menu's Oliver Peyton

Unknown Pleasures has been co-created with Dré Masso and initially launches with three expressions.