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Alcohol can be sold from on-trade venues during lockdown

Newly published lockdown regulations say alcohol can be sold as takeaway or delivery if it is pre-ordered by phone or online

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4 new RTD cocktail brands launching in the UK

From a new hard seltzer brand to bottled Espresso Martinis, there's nothing slowing down the creation of cocktails to drink at home.

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More support for hospitality businesses needed as second lockdown looms

From Thursday 5 November, all hospitality businesses must close. They can operate a takeaway service but alcohol is exempt.

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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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New cocktail menus 2020: We review the latest and greatest

Despite the challenges of Covid-19, bartenders haven't stopped innovating to produce new and exciting cocktail menus. We'll be constantly updating the below with some of the best.

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We tasted 8 hard seltzers and here's what we thought

We put White Claw, BrewDog's Clean & Press and their hard seltzer competitors through their paces in a tasting. The reviews are in...

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USA wins Licor 43 Bartenders & Baristas Challenge 2020

Annarose Krone has taken the Licor 43 Bartenders & Baristas Challenge for America as the competition went online this year in response to Covid.

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Cool Cocktails: Zombie, Trailer Happiness, London

Ben Reed, global cocktail ambassador at Cocktail Credentials, gets the story behind the story with the latest in our series featuring stand out drinks from the around the world.

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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New cocktail menus 2020: We review the latest and greatest

Despite the challenges of Covid-19, bartenders haven't stopped innovating to produce new and exciting cocktail menus. We'll be constantly updating the below with some of the best.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

We tasted 8 hard seltzers and here's what we thought

We put White Claw, BrewDog's Clean & Press and their hard seltzer competitors through their paces in a tasting. The reviews are in...

Promotion

USA wins Licor 43 Bartenders & Baristas Challenge 2020

Annarose Krone has taken the Licor 43 Bartenders & Baristas Challenge for America as the competition went online this year in response to Covid.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Cool Cocktails: Zombie, Trailer Happiness, London

Ben Reed, global cocktail ambassador at Cocktail Credentials, gets the story behind the story with the latest in our series featuring stand out drinks from the around the world.

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Diageo agrees deal to buy Chase Distillery

The purchase of the Herefordshire distillery is set to complete in early 2021.

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Exclusive: Simone Caporale on his new non-alcoholic spirit brand, Zeo

The internationally renowned bartender has collaborated with an independent startup to create two liquids, Botanical Dry and Spiced Oak. Millie Milliken got an exclusive taste with Caporale – and his Vespa.

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Kyrö Dairy Cream lands in the UK – here's our verdict

The lactose- and gluten-free, rye whisky-based cream liqueur from the Finnish distillery has arrived just in time for Christmas.

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5 festive launches for Christmas 2020

Are we even having Christmas this year though?

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Diageo agrees deal to buy Chase Distillery

The purchase of the Herefordshire distillery is set to complete in early 2021.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Exclusive: Simone Caporale on his new non-alcoholic spirit brand, Zeo

The internationally renowned bartender has collaborated with an independent startup to create two liquids, Botanical Dry and Spiced Oak. Millie Milliken got an exclusive taste with Caporale – and his Vespa.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Kyrö Dairy Cream lands in the UK – here's our verdict

The lactose- and gluten-free, rye whisky-based cream liqueur from the Finnish distillery has arrived just in time for Christmas.

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5 festive launches for Christmas 2020

Are we even having Christmas this year though?