Top Beverages

UK-based CBD drinks producer Top Beverages has unveiled its inaugural range of nine craft spirits with CBD infusions. The range spans three separate collections: Classic, Spice and Signature. Bottled at navy strength, or 54.5% ABV, the spirits are distilled with 50mg of premium full spectrum THC-free CBD. The Classic Collection comprises Top Beverages’ Gin, distilled …

Twisted Nose Gin

Winchester Distillery has unveiled a new design for its flagship gin Twisted Nose. Originally launched five years ago, Twisted Nose combines Hampshire-grown watercress with juniper and eight other botanicals, including coriander seed grown in the South Downs and lavender from Long Barn in Alresford. Using 20% less glass and 95% less plastic, the gin is …

Lunun Gin

Chef and restaurant owner Dean Banks has launched a new premium Scottish gin called Lunun to the UK market. Described as a “no-nonsense” gin, Lunun focuses “solely on taste” and has been developed with the chef’s palate in mind. Influenced by the MasterChef: The Professionals finalist’s travels to over 40 different countries and his expertise …

Edinburgh Gin

Edinburgh Gin is rolling out its biggest ever brand campaign, ‘Filled with Wonder’, which celebrates “discovery” and the “wonders” worked by the brand with natural flavours. The new campaign features a “dream-like” TV advert, which made its debut exclusively on Channel 4. Set to Frankie Valli’s song The Night, it leads the viewer through changing …

Martin Millers 9 Moons Solera Reserve

Premium gin brand Martin Miller’s has launched 9 Moons Solera Reserve, the next expression in its Moons Range. 9 Moons Solera Reserve shares the same botanicals as Martin Miller’s Gin and is aged for nine months in Iceland in French oak barrels, which is said to complement the citrus profile of the gin and boost …

Aviation American Gin

Ryan Reynolds’ gin brand Aviation hopes to ‘disrupt’ the UK market as it continues its expansion plans with a multi-million-pound investment. Owned by actor and producer Ryan Reynolds, the American craft gin is produced in Portland, Oregon, and features seven principle botanicals, including juniper, lavender, Indian sarsaparilla and anise. It is said to be “less …

Glasshouse Whisky

Langstane Liquor Company has unveiled Glasshouse, a “bright and fruity” whisky designed to be complementary in long drinks. The company, co-founded by Ben Iravani, Josh Rennie and Alex Lawrence, who is also the global head of bar operations for Mr Lyan Group, studied the whisky Highball and subsequently created a liquid to suit it. The …

Salford Rum Dark Spiced

Salford-based rum brand The Salford Rum Company is adding a new Dark Spiced expression to its range. Blended and bottled at independent wine and spirits producer Kingsland Drinks in the heart of Salford in Greater Manchester, the new 40% ABV variant joins The Salford Rum Company’s original Spiced Rum. Dark Spiced combines specially selected Caribbean …

Tullamore Dew XO Caribbean Rum Cask Finish

William Grant & Sons-owned Irish whiskey brand Tullamore Dew has launched an XO expression finished in Caribbean rum casks to the UK. Tully XO has been created to take drinkers on a journey from Ireland to the Caribbean, highlighting the role the Irish emigrants of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries played in the early development …

Alba Cola

The Caledonian Cola Company is rolling out a new premium craft cola made with Scottish water and heather to bars across Scotland. Alba Cola has been developed by Glaswegians Chris Ewing and Naill Holmes, who noticed the popularity of regional colas in France and spotted a gap in the market for a cola from Scotland. …