Tia Maria Espresso Martini

Coffee liqueur brand Tia Maria is bringing back its popular Coffee Cocktail Month initiative to the on-trade in April. The activity officially launches on April 1, and aims to drive awareness of coffee cocktail serves using the liqueur and highlight the profit opportunity for licensees. Tia Maria will be kicking things off at the London …

By the Dutch Advocaat

By the Dutch is bolstering its range of premium spirits with the release of By the Dutch Advocaat, a traditional liqueur made from barn eggs and brandy. Some believe that advocaat’s origins lie in Dutch travellers trying to imitate the creamy mixture of avocado pulp, cane sugar and rum they had been offered in Brazil. …

Kahlúa's sustainable coffee initiative

Pernod Ricard-owned coffee liqueur brand Kahlúa has unveiled a new sustainable development programme with a goal to source 100% of its coffee sustainably by 2022. The newly launched initiative strives to have a meaningful environmental and socio-economic impact on the lives of Mexican coffee farmers and their families. Billy King, director of sustainable development, Kahlúa, …

Amarula Vanilla Spice

South African drinks brand Amarula is bolstering its portfolio with the launch a premium vanilla spiced cream liqueur. Amarula Vanilla Spice is made from ethically-sourced, “uniquely African” ingredients – distilled Marula spirit, vanilla extract from Madagascar, and a Nigerian ginger root, all blended with cream. The creamy vanilla and spicy notes in Amarula Vanilla Spice …

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 …

Bloom Lemon & Elderflower

Quintessential Brands’ Bloom London Dry Gin has unveiled a limited edition lemon and elderflower flavoured gin liqueur. According to the brand, the new variant has been released following “unprecedented demand” from fans online. Bloom Lemon & Elderflower has been created by renowned master distiller Joanne Moore. Described as “light” and “fruity”, it has an ABV …

Aleksandra Jaworska

Italian bittersweet liqueur Amaro Montenegro has joined the Mangrove Global portfolio in a push to build the brand in UK bars and retail sectors. Showcasing its versatility will be a key strategy. With an ABV of 23%, Amaro Montenegro can be served neat as a digestivo, with tonic as an aperitvo and as an ingredient …

Monin Original

A delicate lime liqueur from French drinks producer Monin has been relaunched in the UK after a hiatus. Created in 1912, Monin Original is made in Bourges in France using a unique lime peel distillation process plus complex spices and tropical plants. It went on to become a classic French speciality spirit. With its distinctive …

Mr Black Amaro

Amaro, the traditional Italian bitter liqueur, has inspired a new permanent expression from the makers of Mr Black Cold Press Coffee Liqueur. Like the core expression, the new bitter-sweet Mr Black Coffee Amaro is made with cold-brew coffee but has 14 distilled and macerated fresh botanicals added, including bitter gentian, orange and grapefruit. Head distiller …

Esprit de Figues

Esprit de Figues, described as “the world’s first true fresh fig liqueur”, has been launched in the UK through premium spirits specialist Mangrove. It is produced in the hills of Burgundy using traditional techniques at a 150-year-old family distillery, using Violette de Bordeaux figs grown in Morocco. The fruits are gently infused in high-quality French …