Damoiseau fruit rums

Guadeloupe-based rum agricole distillery Damoiseau has launched two tropical fruit-flavoured rums in the UK. Promising to “bring Caribbean sunshine with every sip”, both Damoiseau Arranges Mango and Passion Fruit Rhum and Damoiseau Arranges Pineapple Vanilla Rhum feature freshly cut tropical fruit which “balances the grassiness of the agricole rum”. The “rounded” and “mellow” rums offer …

Sky

Sky is offering its licensed trade customers the opportunity to create a TV advert and have an advertising campaign made exclusively for their business, for free. Tracy Harrison, director of marketing at Sky Business, said: “Imagine if you had Sky’s creative team at your disposal to make a TV advert promoting your pub and creating …

Sugar Hut Essex

Famous Essex nightclub Sugar Hut has relaunched after being bought by the team behind Studio 338 in south east London. The venue boasts a number of new exterior and interior features. The central cobbled courtyard has been given a new floor and the indoor space has been fitted with new lighting, screens, infrastructure and sound …

Salcombe Distilling Co Wolf Rock Rum

Salcombe Distilling Co has released Wolf Rock, its first ever limited edition cask aged rum. Wolf Rock (42.4% ABV) is named after an iconic nautical landmark at the entrance to Salcombe’s estuary and marks the beginning and end of the nineteenth-century voyages of the Salcombe Fruiters. Famous for carrying fresh fruits and spices around the …

Tullibardine 51-year-old

Tullibardine Distillery has expanded its Custodians Collection with a new special edition single malt whisky called Tullibardine 1964. The 51-year-old single malt presents the fourth addition to the range and has been produced from three specially selected casks. Bottled at cask strength, 40.4% ABV, Tullibardine 1964 is said to boast a range of delicate yet …

Churchill's Port

Zoe Fryday travels to Porto, Portugal with family-run independent port wine brand Churchill’s Port has a rich, fascinating history and provenance. Produced with distilled grape spirits exclusively from the Douro Valley in the northern provinces of Portugal, the iconic fortified wine offers exceptional quality and unique terroir. Port’s sweet, warming, indulgent characteristics make it a …

Roxy Ball Room Birmingham

Bar operator Roxy Leisure is opening a new Roxy Ball Room site in Digbeth, Birmingham in January. Offering pool, beer pong, shuffleboard and arcade games, Roxy Ball Room Birmingham will be the ninth venue for the brand, with others located in Manchester, Nottingham, Leeds and Liverpool. Located on Heath Mill Lane, the new Birmingham bar …

BrewDogAF

Independent Scottish craft brewer BrewDog is launching a new bar dedicated to alcohol-free in central London. The BrewDog AF Bar, which is set to open its doors on January 6, is the first of the company’s global bars to feature a line-up solely devoted to drinks without alcohol. It will offer 15 taps of draught …

Edible Cocktail Toppers

The humble citrus fruit has long been the garnish of choice for bartenders around the world, but how many times have you thought about the environmental impact of the orange? Research suggests that a single orange will need up to 50 litres of water in its lifetime! Edible Cocktail Toppers has introduced a potato starch …

Cahoots Control Room

Zoe Fryday explores Cahoots’ new overground station-inspired Ticket Hall and Control room Attention all passengers. Central London’s chic, experiential cocktail bar Cahoots has expanded its Soho empire. The celebrated 1940s underground train station-inspired speakeasy, set inside an abandoned tube station turned air raid shelter, has a brand new sister venue, and its located just next …