Hayman Distillers is collaborating with The Langham in London’s West End to launch a Gin Palace within the hotel’s opulent Palm Court. Running from now until the end of November, the Gin Palace offers a new menu of cocktails made with Hayman’s gins, created by Alex Kratena, head mixologist at the hotel’s award-winning Artesian Bar. …

The Cornish Gin Distillery has launched a new premium gin, Elemental, that blends exotic botanicals to create a product that represents the spirit of Cornwall. Its ingredients include juniper berries from Croatia, coriander seed from Spain and cassia bark from China, combined to produce a well-balanced flavour encompassing dry grassy overtones with a sweet gentle …

Bartenders, brand ambassadors and distillers from the UK are among the latest new members admitted to the elite Gin Guild. The guild, which was established last year by the Worshipful Company of Distillers, has installed 19 new people from the industry because of their work on developing and promoting the gin category. They include Alessandro …

Bartender Tom Finnon (pictured) has been appointed to the role of brand champion for super-premium London dry gin Bulldog. He will represent the brand at trade shows, deliver training to bar staff and develop showcase drinks, including its new higher-ABV expression Bulldog Gin Bold. Tom began his career in Oracle bar, Leeds, in 2006, where …

Broker’s Gin is teaming up with a British manufacturer of satchels for London Cocktail Week to offer cocktails to match the company’s most popular bags. From Monday October 7 to Sunday October 13, it will be serving the gin-based drinks at the Cambridge Satchel Company’s shop in Shorts Gardens, Covent Garden. It celebrates the British …

Bars, hotels and restaurants across Mayfair in London are hosting a “cocktail trail” that offers six different drinks made with Berkeley Square Gin. The Mayfair Berkeley Square Gin Cocktail Trail, running from now until November, brings together bars that took part in the Berkeley Square Cocktail Competition to devise a sophisticated cocktail for the gin. …

A new London Dry Gin inspired by Africa and made with African ingredients is being introduced in the UK, with a slice of the profits helping to save endangered elephants. Elephant Gin is crafted and distilled in Münster in Germany, with an ABV of 45%, using 14 botanicals including the herb Devil’s Claw, the shrub …

A new gin inspired by legendary nightlife entrepreneur Paul Raymond is to be distributed to bars in the UK through a new partnership with drinks company Hi-Spirits. King of Soho London Dry Gin is being launched this week by West End Drinks, owned by Howard Raymond, the son of Paul Raymond who ran late-night venues …

A bigger-flavoured, higher-ABV version of Bulldog London Dry Gin is being introduced in the UK, aimed at cocktail bars for G&Ts and classic-style cocktails. Bulldog Gin Bold has an ABV of 47% instead of the original gin’s 40% and has a stronger, bolder taste. It also comes in a 100cl bottle instead of 70cl, available …

Warner Edwards, one of Britain’s newest artisan gins, has begun extending its line of spirits with the introduction of a limited-edition elderflower gin. The distillery is producing only 2,200 bottles of the new spirit, made with elderflowers harvested by hand on the farm in the village of Harrington in Northamptonshire where the distillery is based. …