Discarded Banana Peel Rum

William Grant & Sons has added a Caribbean rum infused with banana peel to its sustainable Discarded Spirit Co portfolio. The launch of Discarded Banana Peel Rum follows the success of Discarded Sweet Cascara Vermouth, a vermouth infused with cascara, the discarded fruit of the coffee berry, which made its debut to the UK market …

Nine Lives cocktail

South London’s Nine Lives has introduced its latest nine-strong cocktail menu, which sees a continuation of the bar’s commitment to sustainability. Ingredients for the new menu, which features serves named after “solid 90s hip-hop tunes”, have been sourced using waste products from the bar and local businesses around London Bridge, alongside vegetables and herbs from …

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 …

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 …

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 …

The Lost Alhambra

The Adventure Bar Group, the team behind Tonight Josephine, Bar Elba and Blame Gloria, have opened The Lost Alhambra bar in Leicester Square. Described as the operator’s most Instagram-worthy venue yet, the new late-night bar is situated on the original site of the notorious Alhambra Theatre, which opened its doors in 1854. Once described as …

Agnes Arber Pineapple gin

UK distributor and brand owner Signature Brands is expanding its Agnes Arber gin portfolio, with the launch of a new pineapple-flavoured variant. Tapping into the ever-growing flavoured gin category, Agnes Arber Pineapple leads on from the successful launch of Arber Rhubarb last year, and adds another “bold” expression to the gin range. The new 41.6% …

Franklin & Sons Sister's Soda range

Premium soft drinks and mixers brand Franklin & Sons is rolling out its new sub brand Sister’s Sodas to the on-trade. Developed to appeal to health conscious consumers seeking pioneering and delicious flavours, Sister’s Sodas combine real fruit extracts, all-natural ingredients and a low amount of sugar. The range consists of three flavoured sparkling waters: …