Monin Halloween Poison Apple cocktail

Lee Hyde, beverage innovation manager at Monin UK, shares his top five tips and favourite ghoulish recipes to help make the most of Halloween this year. Bring theatre: Where possible, the fear factor will need to be inferred rather than physical, so atmosphere and music will be increasing important. Customers will still want to enjoy …

Jameson Grow Your Own Cocktail web series

Jameson Irish Whiskey has developed a Grow Your Own Cocktail web series, alongside a new competition, to promote local sourcing, collaboration and discovery among bartenders and producers around the world. Last year, the Jameson team brought bartenders, local farmers and producers together in communities across the globe to encourage mixologists to create locally inspired cocktails. …

Cocktails in the City Community Spirit Edition

Cocktails in the City is returning to London for a two-day alfresco cocktail garden party this September, celebrating the capital’s drinks scene and raising money for the hospitality industry. Taking place at Bedford Square Gardens on Friday 11 and Saturday 12 September, the festival’s Community Spirit Edition will feature drinks from over 30 of London’s …

As the on-trade reopens post lockdown and attempts to drive much needed business, UK distributor Cellar Trends is executing a Kickstarter Cocktail Kit Programme in support of its key customers. Key accounts across the country will be able to create each of the UK’s top ten cocktails, according to CGA’s Mixed Drink Q1 2020, using …

Muzai

UK start-up Muzai, a new craft cocktail mixer range crafted using organic, mindful ingredients, has made its debut. Muzai’s Yuzu & Thyme, Hibiscus and Lemongrass & Ginger variants are created from an all-natural blend of premium organic tea, kombucha, organic agave and botanicals. The versatile ‘Mindful Cocktail formulas’ are naturally light in sugar, with the …

London’s most famous department store has partnered with a French crystal brand to launch the Baccarat Bar. The intimate setting forms part of Harrods’s Brompton Street branch and opened on July 17th 2020. It will serve an exclusive cocktail list that pairs top class ingredients with the elegance of Baccarat’s glassware collection which graces some …

London Cocktail Week 2020

The organisers of London Cocktail Week have announced that the 2020 festival will be taking place, running for the entire month of October, to support London’s on-trade. Four leading spirits portfolios – Brown-Forman, Diageo, Edrington-Beam Suntory & Moët Hennessy – have committed their support alongside 26 individual brands. Together, they have joined forces with the …

Kraken Cocktail Kombat competition

The Kraken Black Spiced Rum is supporting bars and bartenders post-pandemic with a new digital cocktail competition called Kraken Cocktail Kombat. The contest will see eight UK bartenders from London, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Brighton and Manchester battle it out through a number of ‘drink dual’ rounds. Their fate will be entirely in the hands of …

Three Sheets Pernod Ricard cocktails

Pernod Ricard UK is supporting independent and local venues by collaborating with London bar Three Sheets to bottle and deliver seven exclusive cocktails. The cocktails have been created by seven fellow London cocktail bars and contain either Beefeater, Jameson or Havana Club as the key ingredient. Three Sheets will bottle and deliver the drinks, giving …