Blind Spot cocktails

St Martins Lane hotel’s late-night speakeasy bar Blind Spot has teamed up with niche perfumers Miller Harris for a one-off cocktail collaboration. For two months from the 27 August, Blind Spot will be serving a bespoke cocktail menu based on the latest Miller Harris fragrances: Blousy, Brighton Rock and Dane Amongst The Lace. Just like …

Monin Pink Peppercorn

Monin is tapping into current flavour trends with its latest launch: Pink Peppercorn syrup. The newest addition to the Monin portfolio “captures the unique aromatic and floral character of the vibrant South American berry”. Monin Pink Peppercorn can be used within a range of cocktails and non-alcoholic serves, designed to help bartenders elevate G&Ts and …

Abbey Road cocktails at The Ivy St John’s Wood

The Ivy St John’s Wood has launched an exclusive cocktail menu, dessert and installation to mark the 50th anniversary of Abbey Road, one of The Beatles’ greatest albums. Running from now until the end of September, the bar’s new cocktail offering features tipples named after iconic songs from the album. Here Comes The Sun, for …

Proseccolada

London-based bar and restaurant Granary Square Brasserie has partnered with Jamaican coconut rum brand Koko Kanu to transform its terrace into a tropical paradise for summer. Until September 1, guests will be transported to an exotic tropical island, with the outdoor terrace installation featuring a welcoming palm tree archway, luscious tropical plants and flowers and …

Double Dutch cocktail competition

Premium mixer brand Double Dutch has launched its first ever cocktail competition, offering bartenders the chance to win a trip to Amsterdam. The ‘around the world’ themed competition challenges entrants to create a “taste sensation for their favourite country” using Double Dutch’s range of tonics and mixers. Individual competitors will be judged on their product …

Pinkster Gin Jam cocktail mix

Raspberry-infused gin brand Pinkster has launched Pinkster Gin Jam Cocktail Mix, created using a by-product from its signature recipe. Available in individual 20g sachets, the cocktail mix, which is designed to add “a fruity twist” to a G&T, has a two-year shelf life and will be targeted across on-trade channels. Pinkster managing director Stephen Marsh …

The Churchill Bar and Terrace Casa de Cuba

The Churchill Bar & Terrace at luxury London hotel Hyatt Regency is offering guests the chance to step into a tropical Cuban haven this summer at Casa de Cuba. For this year’s seasonal offering, the bar has transformed its outdoor terrace into a vibrant Cuban sanctuary, complete with lush greenery, lanterns and quirky trinkets – …

Monin Green Tea Concentrate

Syrups specialist Monin has bolstered its portfolio with a Green Tea Concentrate, developed for use in cocktails, iced teas and other non-alcoholic drinks. The new addition “encapsulates the unique fresh essence of the popular Asain tea”, and has been designed to help bartenders and baristas create an “exciting” and “different” array of green tea drinks. …

Johnnie Walker Highballs

Diageo-owned scotch whisky brand Johnnie Walker has launched a new global campaign centred around promoting the Highball. The campaign comes as part of Johnnie Walker’s continued efforts to popularise the serve, which classically combines scotch and soda. In recent years, the brand installed Highball bars at Taste festivals and as part of its partnership with …

OTO CBD cocktail bitters

UK-based wellness company OTO has introduced a non-alcoholic ‘high-strength’ CBD cocktail bitters to the on and off-trade. The cocktail bitters has been created as a “functional and flavourful” alternative to alcohol, “using the power of CBD to help drinkers relax, connect and ‘amplify the moment’ in any social experience”. OTO’s CBD bitters has been developed …