Tipplesworth X Diageo

Diageo has acquired pre-mixed cocktail specialist Tipplesworth, with plans to drive outlet expansion of the brand’s draught system in the UK on-trade. Tipplesworth, which was founded in 2013, already partners with Diageo to offer its cocktails on draught in the on-trade using proprietary technology. The brand’s Espresso Martini and Passion Fruit Martini cocktails are currently …

Savage Garden Poppy Field cocktail

Rooftop bar Savage Garden at the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel by the Tower of London has launched a new cocktail menu. The concept takes its inspiration from London’s dark, gruesome history, from Tower Hill to Tynburn, The Bloody Tower to Murder Mile and Aldgate to St Paul’s, capturing bloody murders, betrayals, intrigue, dramatic disappearances and …

Binary Botanical

Good Living Brewing Company is inviting mixologists and bartenders across the South East of England to enter its new low-alcohol cocktail competition to mark Dry January. Entrants are encouraged to test their creativity by creating a low-alcohol cocktail using at least 100ml of Good Living Brewing’s Binary Botanical, a 0.5% ABV light beer with a …

Devils Claw Waeska bar

Waeska bar at The Mandrake hotel in London has unveiled a new cocktail menu rooted in ethnobotany, the study of a region’s plants and their practical uses through traditional knowledge of local cultures. The 14-strong menu has been developed to take guests on “a journey through flavours and feelings” using herbs and botanicals from across …

Metaxa Twelve Competition

Rémy Cointreau-owned Greek spirit Metaxa has named Thomas Hay-Owens from The Venner Bar at The Bull Hotel 2019’s Metaxa Twelve competition winner. This year’s contest invited bartenders across the UK to create a new serve incorporating Metaxa 12 Stars, which were judged on four main qualities: Look, Sense, Listen and Explore. Nearly one hundred entries …

Italicus’ Aperitivo Challenge 2019

Selia Bugallo of Kwãnt, London has been crowned the Best Italicus Bar Artist of the Year with her aperitivo-style cocktail, The Three of Us. At the final at Barcelona’s Paradiso bar, which recently placed at number 20 in the World’s 50 Best Bars, 12 bartenders battled it out in front of a live panel of …

Burger & Lobster colourless cocktails

London restaurant group Burger & Lobster has launched a five-strong range of colourless cocktails in a bid to remove stereotypes associated with famous drinks. Focusing on taste rather than marketing, the ‘Mixed-ology’ collection sees five classic cocktails, including the Mojito and Negroni, transformed into neutral, nameless drinks. The drinks were created by mixologist Eduard Balan …

20 Stories cocktails

Manchester restaurant and bar 20 Stories has launched a new drinks menu, featuring six new ‘photographic cocktails’ complete with edible printed images. The team, headed up by senior bartender David Stanley, hope to bring an exciting, new experience to the Manchester bar scene by drawing upon seasonal ingredients and new technology. Customers will be able …

The Coral Room cocktails

The Coral Room at The Bloomsbury Hotel has launched its new ‘A Sip of England’ cocktail menu, inspired by the moors, meadows, seas and spires of the country. From Wordsworth’s lakes and Bronte’s moors to the Cornish Riviera, Glastonbury and the Bloomsbury Group’s Sussex retreat, The Coral Room’s new cocktail list sets out to offer …

Sipling Alcohol Free Cocktails

Adult soft drinks producer Sipling Beverage Company has introduced a premium range of ready-to-drink alcohol-free cocktails to the UK market. The no-ABV cocktails “recreate the sophisticated flavours, familiarity and sense of occasion” of several of the world’s most popular cocktails: the Bellini, Gin & Tonic, Moscow Mule, Mojito, Old Cuban and Spiced Rum & Cola. …