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Long read: The cocktails emerging after lockdown

Julian de Féral surveys the recently reopened-bar landscape to see how his pandemic predictions – formulated three months ago – are holding up in reality behind the bar.

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Christmas 2020 – what does it hold for UK bars?

The Christmas trading period has never been so important – or unpredictable. Kate Malczewski explores the measures to make the 2020 festive season both safe and prosperous behind the bar.

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10 of the most exciting recent spirits launches in the UK

From vintage Cognacs and limited-edition whiskies, to Norfolk and wine-barrel-aged gins, we've rounded up some of our favourite launches this week.

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Remy Savage unveils glassware collection with Nude

The six cocktail glasses have been designed with ‘modern mixology’ in mind.

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Bar alumni join forces to create Easy Social Cocktail Co

Imie Augier, Hebe Richardson and Nate Brown have created a range of bottled cocktails and hard seltzers in east London.

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Bacardi to elimate '3,000 tons' of plastic with new bottle design

New 100% biodegradable bottles breaks down in 18 months by swapping crude oil for seed oil.

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Hard enough: Will hard seltzers last this side of the pond?

The hard seltzers category has taken the US by storm, but can its success be replicated in the UK? Lucy Britner reports.

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750,000 hospitality jobs will be lost without government help

The prediction for total business failure by the end of 2020 is now estimated to be more than one in four.

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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Bar alumni join forces to create Easy Social Cocktail Co

Imie Augier, Hebe Richardson and Nate Brown have created a range of bottled cocktails and hard seltzers in east London.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Bacardi to elimate '3,000 tons' of plastic with new bottle design

New 100% biodegradable bottles breaks down in 18 months by swapping crude oil for seed oil.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Hard enough: Will hard seltzers last this side of the pond?

The hard seltzers category has taken the US by storm, but can its success be replicated in the UK? Lucy Britner reports.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

750,000 hospitality jobs will be lost without government help

The prediction for total business failure by the end of 2020 is now estimated to be more than one in four.

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Imbibe Live Online, part of Global Bar Week, now available on demand

Spend some time in the company of the likes of Ian Burrell, Megs Miller, Ryan Chetiyawardana, Ivy Mix and Lyndon Higginson without leaving the sofa.

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Hospitality Gin continues to raise money for the industry

Profits from sales go to The Drinks Trust and Hospitality Action to help support workers during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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New Sherry Cask Single Malt Whisky from Cotswolds Distillery

The latest expression from the Warwickshire distillery has been seasoned with Oloroso and Pedro Ximenez Sherries.

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What Day 4 of Imbibe Live Online, part of Global Bar Week, has in store

Discover another day of virtual events and looking back at Day 3's highlights.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Imbibe Live Online, part of Global Bar Week, now available on demand

Spend some time in the company of the likes of Ian Burrell, Megs Miller, Ryan Chetiyawardana, Ivy Mix and Lyndon Higginson without leaving the sofa.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Hospitality Gin continues to raise money for the industry

Profits from sales go to The Drinks Trust and Hospitality Action to help support workers during the Covid-19 pandemic.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

New Sherry Cask Single Malt Whisky from Cotswolds Distillery

The latest expression from the Warwickshire distillery has been seasoned with Oloroso and Pedro Ximenez Sherries.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

What Day 4 of Imbibe Live Online, part of Global Bar Week, has in store

Discover another day of virtual events and looking back at Day 3's highlights.