Glasshouse Whisky

Langstane Liquor Company has unveiled Glasshouse, a “bright and fruity” whisky designed to be complementary in long drinks. The company, co-founded by Ben Iravani, Josh Rennie and Alex Lawrence, who is also the global head of bar operations for Mr Lyan Group, studied the whisky Highball and subsequently created a liquid to suit it. The …

Devils Claw Waeska bar

Waeska bar at The Mandrake hotel in London has unveiled a new cocktail menu rooted in ethnobotany, the study of a region’s plants and their practical uses through traditional knowledge of local cultures. The 14-strong menu has been developed to take guests on “a journey through flavours and feelings” using herbs and botanicals from across …

Burger & Lobster colourless cocktails

London restaurant group Burger & Lobster has launched a five-strong range of colourless cocktails in a bid to remove stereotypes associated with famous drinks. Focusing on taste rather than marketing, the ‘Mixed-ology’ collection sees five classic cocktails, including the Mojito and Negroni, transformed into neutral, nameless drinks. The drinks were created by mixologist Eduard Balan …

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 …

The Coral Room cocktails

The Coral Room at The Bloomsbury Hotel has launched its new ‘A Sip of England’ cocktail menu, inspired by the moors, meadows, seas and spires of the country. From Wordsworth’s lakes and Bronte’s moors to the Cornish Riviera, Glastonbury and the Bloomsbury Group’s Sussex retreat, The Coral Room’s new cocktail list sets out to offer …

Sipling Alcohol Free Cocktails

Adult soft drinks producer Sipling Beverage Company has introduced a premium range of ready-to-drink alcohol-free cocktails to the UK market. The no-ABV cocktails “recreate the sophisticated flavours, familiarity and sense of occasion” of several of the world’s most popular cocktails: the Bellini, Gin & Tonic, Moscow Mule, Mojito, Old Cuban and Spiced Rum & Cola. …

Lyaness new cocktail menu

Ryan Chetiyawardana’s London cocktail bar Lyaness is launching the next phase in a playful cocktail list centred around seven core ingredients. Lyaness opened its doors at Sea Containers London hotel in March 2019, replacing Ryan’s award-winning cocktail den Dandeylan. The bar’s first menu took seven recognisable ingredients and manipulated them into “unfamiliar and exciting forms”, …

1st Step USA, Passport menu at St James Bar

St James Bar at London’s Sotitel St James hotel is preparing to launch ‘Passport’, a new cocktail menu inspired by flavours and cultures from around the world. The menu, which officially launches on November 1, has been designed to resemble a real passport, with each cocktail displayed with a stamp of the country it is …

Highball Cocktails

UK-based The Original Free Drinks Company is making its debut with a new six-strong range of ready-to-drink non-alcoholic cocktails. Tapping into the booming ‘no and low” trend, the brand offers “authentic and sophisticated” 0% ABV cocktails in single-serve bottles, cans and on tap. Mixed in small batches in the UK, Highball consists of six variants: …

Daniel Laycock and Luke Cole have been named the winners of the 2019 Monin BarBarista Challenge. In association with UK Coffee Week, the competition paired professional bartenders with baristas, giving them the opportunity to showcase their creative coffee cocktail flair. At the grand finale, regional heat winners had to create drinks that perfectly balanced coffee …