Pernod Ricard on-trade Christmas support

Pernod Ricard UK is helping the on-trade get the fundamentals right this Christmas, announcing a host of support including virtual masterclasses and in-bar solutions. This festive season, social distancing and health and safety restrictions look set to continue. The drinks giant recognises that, despite an expected decline in footfall versus last year’s festive season, there is …

Belvoir Mixers

With the build up to Christmas well and truly underway, checking that you’re stocked with the best soft drinks selection for maximum returns and customer satisfaction is essential. Belvoir’s premium drinks range tick both boxes. All are made with natural ingredients without an artificial sweetener, colouring, flavouring or preservative in sight. The 13 varieties of …

VK Candy Cane

Ready-to-drink brand VK is looking to spread festive cheer with the launch of a new limited edition flavour: VK Candy Cane. The new 4% ABV seasonal variant, which balances sweet a strawberry flavour with hints of peppermint, is being launched as part of the brand’s #WEAREMERRY Christmas campaign, and will be available at selected on-trade …

Double Dutch Rhubarb Pineneedle Tonic

Premium mixer brand Double Dutch is rolling out a limited edition rhubarb and pineneedle-flavoured tonic water just in time for Christmas. The new limited edition variant, which “captures the tastes and smells of the festive season”, has been developed to “elevate complex cocktails and provide a merry non-alcoholic alternative”. To create Rhubarb & Pineneedle, locally …

Barentsz Mandarin & Jasmine Gin

Dutch-inspired gin brand Barentsz is releasing a seasonal mandarin and jasmine flavoured expression in time for Christmas. Building on the success of the original Barentsz Gin, launched in 2016, the new variant is infused with natural mandarin peel and exotic jasmine flowers for a “distinctively smooth and fresh taste”. Distilled in small batches in London, …

Lowlander Winter IPA

Netherlands botanical brewery Lowlander Beer has unveiled its latest zero-waste campaign, using recycled Christmas trees to brew a 2019 Winter IPA. From 2 January, the brewery will be collecting unwanted Christmas trees from Dutch consumers, bars and restaurants in The Netherlands with the aim to transform them into bottles of the new brew. Chief botanical …

Ciroc Vodka Bar at Sketch

Diageo Reserve’s ultra-premium vodka Cîroc has partnered with London restaurant Sketch to launch a festive bar takeover. The Cîroc Vodka Bar will offer diners the opportunity to enjoy three customised Christmas cocktails featuring the brand’s first limited edition winter expression Cîroc Black Raspberry. Cîroc Black Raspberry infuses five times distilled Cîroc Vodka with the natural …

The Cantabria canopy

Bar owners looking to increase profits over the Christmas period can install one of Canopies UK’s stylish Cantabria canopies. With the Cantabria, you’ll be able to cater for more guests this festive season, as well as create a focal point that’ll get you noticed. Controlled by a single handheld remote or smart device, the Cantabria …

Didsbury Gin Christmas liqueur

Manchester-based Didsbury Gin is rolling out a limited edition liqueur for Christmas, inspired by the humble mince pie. As the popularity of gin increases, Didsbury is positioning the new liqueur as a “people pleasing addition” to Christmas tables and bars’ drinks menus. The recipe fuses seasonal flavours such as cinnamon, nutmeg and mixed spice with …

Masons Yorkshire Gin Slow Distileld Sloe

Masons Yorkshire Gin is bringing back its limited edition expressions Steve’s Apple and Slow Distilled Sloe just in time for Christmas. According to the brand, both variants are returning for their third year due to popular demand. The first gin, Steve’s Apple, is distilled with Arlington Pippin apples, picked by distiller Steve from a secret …