Bora Botanical Rum

Cornish distillery Penryn Spirits has released Bora Botanical Rum, positioned as a “rum for gin lovers”. Named after the Cornish word for dawn, Bora is distilled using natural, locally sourced botanicals, including nettles and quinces, to create a “light, dry, aromatic spirit”. The rum is designed to be enjoyed with tonic, with a sprig of …

Mad City botanical white rum

Foxhole Spirits, which creates Hyke Gin, has unveiled Mad City, a botanical white rum featuring design from Bristol-based urban artist Sled-One. Mad City is said to add “more depth, flavour and complexity” to white rum, marrying 100% Fairtrade certified rum from Jamaica, Guyana, the Dominican Republic and Barbados with a recipe of 25 sustainably sourced …

Caorunn Highland Strength gin

Caorunn is launching a 54% ABV Highland Strength gin ahead of its upcoming ten-year anniversary and in celebration of World Gin Day on June 8. Produced at the Balmenach Distillery in the Scottish Highlands, the stronger version of Caorunn Gin infuses five locally foraged Celtic botanicals and six traditional gin botanicals in what is thought …

Soft drinks and mixer brand Fentimans is launching a ‘Save the Botanicals’ campaign for Earth Day on April 22 to raise awareness of endangered British plant species. A bespoke ‘Save the Botanicals’ cocktail menu will be launched across a number of UK bars over the Easter bank holiday weekend, which this year coincides with Earth …

McQueen and the Violet Fog gin

International wine and spirits company Sovereign Brands has announced the global launch of a new handcrafted gin from Jundiaí, Brazil. McQueen and the Violet Fog is limited to 500 litres per batch and claims to combine 21 different botanicals. To make the gin, fifteen botanicals are macerated in a neutral sugarcane spirit to extract flavour …