Kingston Press

Aston Manor has unveiled a new look for Kingston Press cider, with a complete redesign of its branding and proposition. The refreshed branding celebrates the “unique authenticity” of the cider, which is crafted at the Aston Manor Cider mill on the banks of the River Severn using a blend of Michelin and Dabinett bittersweet apples …

Edelweiss

Drinks brand agency Signature Brands is bringing Edelweiss Weissbier to the UK market after securing a distribution partnership with its Austrian-based brewer Brau Union and brand owner Heineken. Edelweiss, a traditional Austrian ‘weissbier’, is brewed and bottled at 5.3% ABV in Zipf , Austria, to a recipe dating back to 1646. Described as refreshingly fruity …

Mermaid Salt Vodka

The Isle of Wight Distillery has refreshed the image of Mermaid Salt Vodka to coincide with its UK launch. The grain-based spirit is being made available nationally for the first time, following the relaunch of Mermaid Gin and the introduction of its pink expression. The vodka is now packaged in a white version of the …

Beer Piper BP4 line cleaning system

Automated beer line cleaning company Beer Piper has launched its BP4 system, a new piece of line cleaning technology that links to a mobile app which can control, track and report in real-time. Described as a first of its kind in the UK, the system uses cloud-based technology to log when and who cleans the …

Rebel Yell Cognac Finish

Kentucky-based Lux Row Distillers is bringing a Rebel Yell bourbon expression finished in cognac casks to the UK. The second limited edition release follows the success of the brand’s French Oak Finish last year. Like its predecessor, the whiskey won’t be released in its US homeland. This year’s special release sees Rebel Yell Kentucky Straight …

iZettle Food & Drink

Online payment system PayPal has developed iZettle Food & Drink, a simplified point of sale solution designed to provide hospitality businesses with the tools and insights needed to run and grow their business with confidence. The solution aims to support businesses such as cafes, pubs and restaurants who are trading post lockdown, offering an intuitive …

Wi-Fi solutions provider Wireless Social has released the latest data from its footfall tracker, indicating a significant uplift in footfall across UK towns and cities over the August bank holiday. During the bank holiday, people flocked to cafes, pubs and restaurants to make the most of the conclusion of the Eat Out to Help Out …

Merchant's Choice spirits

UK distributor Symposium Independent Spirits Merchant has launched Merchant’s Choice, a new range of “alternative” craft spirits for bartenders. Designed to provide an alternative for bars that would rather not use mainstream brands, the three-strong range consists of a Guyanese White Rum, a Classic Vodka distilled from British wheat and a bright London Dry Gin. …

Powers Gold Label Distiller’s Cut

Pernod Ricard UK is set to reintroduce Powers Irish Whiskey’s celebrated Gold Label expression to the UK, featuring a new brand identity and higher ABV of 43.2%. First established in 1791 in Dublin’s famed John’s Lane Distillery, Powers is now made at the Midleton Distillery in County Cork. Not only has every drop of the …

Henry Westons cider

Herefordshire-based cider maker Westons is launching its Henry Westons brand to the on-trade. Bestsellers Henry Westons Vintage and Henry Westons Family Vintage will be joined by two new launches – Henry Westons Cloudy Vintage and Henry Westons Organic. All four bag-in-box products are now available nationwide. By launching to the on-trade, Westons Cider plans to …