Animal Spirits Gin01 - The Rabbit

London start-up Animal Spirits has launched Gin01 – The Rabbit, the inaugural expression in its craft spirit collection inspired by characters of the animal kingdom. Distilled with corn spirit and 10 botanicals, including cardamom, Kazbek hops, Sichuan green pepper and magnolia berries, Gin01 – The Rabbit is made with ethically sourced organic juniper from a …

El Tequileño tequila

Tequila brand El Tequileño is making its debut in the UK through a new partnership with independent spirits firm Ten Locks. Founded in 1959 by tequila pioneer Don Jorge Salles Cuervo, El Tequileño is made using blue agave from Los Altos de Jalisco and mineral-rich volcanic spring water from El Volcan de Tequila. Bartenders can …

Woodford Reserve Baccarat Edition

Woodford Reserve has collaborated with fine crystal maker Baccarat to launch a new limited edition bourbon expression finished in cognac casks, bottled in Baccarat decanters.  Priced at £1,500 per bottle, the Baccarat Edition ages Woodford Reserve American whiskey in hand-selected XO cognac casks at the brand’s Kentucky distillery. The new launch is said to be …

Fix8 canned kombucha

Kombucha brand Fix8 is releasing its three flagship flavours – Triple Ginger, Strawberry Tulsi and Citrus Saffron – in new fully recyclable 330ml aluminium cans. Joining Fix8’s glass bottle range, the new format has been introduced with the aim to “tackle the barrier of consumption occasion and functionality”. Brewed in small batches at the Fix8 …

Conker Spirit Decaf Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur

UK distributor Love Drinks has added the much-anticipated Decaf Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur from Dorset’s Conker Spirit to its portfolio. Conker Spirit launched its Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur in 2016. Now, two years later, the brand has developed a decaffeinated alternative. The aim was to produce a product that stood tall next to its caffeinated …

Hawksbill Spiced Rum

Intercontinental Brands (ICB) has bolstered its portfolio with Hawksbill, a new Caribbean spiced rum on a mission to protect the endangered Hawksbill turtle. Uniting Caribbean rums sourced from Guyana and Trinidad, Hawksbill features a “unique combination” of spices, including vanilla, raisin, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and sea salt. The rum brand has partnered with the Barbados …

Mixed Berry Yorkshire Tonic

Artisan drinks producer Raisthorpe Distillery has expanded its Yorkshire Tonic range with a new seasonal Mixed Berry variant. Designed to produce a “taste of Yorkshire harvest in the glass”, the new tonic combines strawberries, raspberries, black and redcurrants and brambles. Mixed Berry is available in a 500ml bottle and joins the existing six Yorkshire Tonic …

Martin Miller's Gin Winterful

Premium gin brand Martin Miller’s has launched Winterful, a new limited edition seasonal variant. Inspired by the botanicals commonly used in home-made mulled wine recipes, the winter edition pays homage to the brand’s dual heritage, which sees its English distilled gin blended with Icelandic spring water. Winterful is created using Martin Miller’s Gin’s twin-distilled Original …

The Oxford Artisan Distillery

The Oxford Artisan Distillery has announced an exclusive partnership with drinks agency Sip and Savour to scale up the UK distribution of its spirits portfolio. The Oxford-based certified organic grain-to-glass distillery currently produces Oxford Rye Organic Vodka and Oxford Rye Organic Gin, while it’s Oxford Rye Whiskey is due to launch in December. The premium …

Pink Prosecco

Slim Wine founder Paul Anthony Gidley is bringing Pink Prosecco DOC Rosé to the UK on-trade. Produced at a Treviso winery, owned by the vice president of the Prosecco Council, Pink Prosecco uses a blend of Glera and Pinot Noir grapes. The latter gives the liquid its pink hue. With a “fruitier nose” than standard …