Jack Daniel's Macbeth

A new music campaign has been launched for Jack Daniel’s whiskey that celebrates “hand-crafted” music, starting with the brand’s own live music venue in east London. The Jack Rocks programme of activities will run throughout the year, highlighting the whiskey’s special place in music, including partnerships with independent venues all over the country. Distributor Bacardi …

monteiths

New Zealand’s Monteith’s Brewing Company is making its debut in the UK on-trade with a range of four beers introduced through Heineken UK. Available in 33cl bottles, they are the eastern European-style Bohemian Pilsner Beer, the Southern Pale Ale, Summer Ale and India Pale Ale. The brewing company was established by Stewart Monteith in 1868 …

salvatore's bar

Salvatore’s Bar (pictured) at London’s Playboy Club has been named the capital’s favourite nightspot out of 1,176 different venues in the capital on ratings website TripAdvisor. Bartender Salvatore Calabrese, who launched the bar with Playboy Club in 2011, said: “This is a fantastic achievement for the bar and my wonderful, dedicated team. “Our mission at …

grey goose VX

Our regular round-up of industry news, for August 28 to September 1, 2014 UK plan for Grey Goose vodka and cognac The new Grey Goose VX – vodka blended with cognac – is to be introduced into UK bars in spring next year after launching in the travel trade. The new spirit has been created …

harveys cellars

Mark Ludmon visits Jerez in southern Spain, the home of sherry We have Andalusia to thank for many things: flamenco, gazpacho and a rather theatrical breed of horse that excels at dressage. But we should be especially thankful for sherry which dates back over 2,000 years. From June 2 to 8, bars and restaurants across …

Tails Stirring Range 2014

The Tails range of pre-mixed cocktails has been taken on by distributor Hi-Spirits after a redesign and reformulation of the recipes. The ready-to-serve drinks have been refreshed in collaboration with Dutch spirits and liqueur producer Lucas Bols, working with its master distiller and head mixologist. With new products added to the range, the cocktails are …

thaikhun bar manchester

Thai Leisure Group (TLG), which operates 11 restaurants and four cocktail bars across the north of England and Scotland, is looking to expand into London after a year of growth. It has reported like-for-like sales growth of 9% over the last year, with current turnover, annualised on existing sites, of £25million. TLG has two main …

peter marks brian arnott street pastors luminar

Nightclub operator The Luminar Group has linked up with Street Pastors around the country to hand out promotional flip flops. Throughout August, staff will provide the flip flops to customers as they are leaving Luminar’s 53 clubs, throwing a spotlight on the invaluable work of the Street Pastors volunteers. Launched in 2003 by Reverend Les …

pint please

A free app has been launched today in the UK that helps people find new and favourite beers at bars and pubs and share their recommendations. Pint Please shows where different beers are available, allowing users to search for the nearest place selling a specific brand and, once tasted, give it a rating. Linking into …

kronenbourg 350th Anniversary edition

A special-edition bottle has been unveiled for Kronenbourg 1664 as part of celebrations for the 350th anniversary of the beer’s original brewery. The bottles have been updated to showcase the heritage and brewing expertise behind the brand with a colour split label of silver and the classic Kronenbourg 1664 blue, emblazoned with the text “Celebrating …