Broker’s Gin is teaming up with a British manufacturer of satchels for London Cocktail Week to offer cocktails to match the company’s most popular bags. From Monday October 7 to Sunday October 13, it will be serving the gin-based drinks at the Cambridge Satchel Company’s shop in Shorts Gardens, Covent Garden. It celebrates the British …

A bottle that glows in the dark is the latest limited edition from premium vodka brand Stolichnaya, building on its presence in the late-night market. Stoli Night Edition, which is being introduced this autumn, appears to come in a minimalistic, frosted glass bottle but the front label has a subtle, almost hidden pattern that absorbs …

Burn Stewart Distillers has unveiled the new look and liquid for premium blended whisky Black Bottle which will be available from this month. The new Black Bottle marks a return to the original Scotch that brothers Charles Innes, Gordon and David Graham created in Torphins, west of Aberdeen, in the late 19th century. Burn Stewart …

A new London Dry Gin inspired by Africa and made with African ingredients is being introduced in the UK, with a slice of the profits helping to save endangered elephants. Elephant Gin is crafted and distilled in Münster in Germany, with an ABV of 45%, using 14 botanicals including the herb Devil’s Claw, the shrub …

Islay’s independent farm distillery Kilchoman, which was founded eight years ago, is to release its oldest whisky to date: a 2007 vintage. Only 10,000 bottles of the limited-edition 2007 Vintage will be made available worldwide and are expected to sell quickly. With a smoky vanilla and caramel nose with cooked lemon and citrus fruits, the …

Hendrick’s Gin will be bringing its trademark quirkiness and inventiveness to London Cocktail Week through a visit by its Carnival of Knowledge. Its “travelling parlour of enlightenment” will be in the gothic setting of the Grade I-listed Georgian townhouse at 33 Fitzroy Square in the heart of Fitzrovia from October 11 to 13. Saturday October …

A bigger-flavoured, higher-ABV version of Bulldog London Dry Gin is being introduced in the UK, aimed at cocktail bars for G&Ts and classic-style cocktails. Bulldog Gin Bold has an ABV of 47% instead of the original gin’s 40% and has a stronger, bolder taste. It also comes in a 100cl bottle instead of 70cl, available …

The golden Krombacher Dunkel is being released in the UK for the first time, building on the success of Germany’s Krombacher pils in British bars and pubs. A limited quantity will be available in draught and bottled formats, testing whether there is demand for the darker malty lager to be added to the brand’s permanent …

Merrydown Cider is introducing a new 6% ABV classic medium cider in 500ml bottles in the on-trade to appeal to an older audience. The crisp cider, which was launched by drinks company SHS in the take-home sector earlier this year, is based on a traditional Sussex recipe created by the brand’s founders in 1946. Coming …

Chase Distillery, which is best known for its award-winning premium spirits, is bringing to market a classic cider that is the base ingredient for its gin and vodka. The medium dry Willy’s cider is crisp and fruity, made traditionally using bittersweet cider apples grown in Hereforshire where the distillery is based. The juice from the …