mackinnon punch

A refreshing summery drink is being promoted for Drambuie whisky liqueur to mark the centenary of the Drambuie Liqueur Company. The Mackinnon Punch combines Drambuie with lots of ice, a topping of soda water, Angostura Bitters and a squeeze of fresh lemon for a drink with an effervescent finish. It enhances the flavours of Drambuie, …

Glayva

A new design has been unveiled for Glayva whisky liqueur to highlight the variety of flavours in the drink as well as to increase brand awareness and stand-out. The bottle has been embossed to illustrate the intricate combination of flavours in the blend while the label has been refreshed to give it a contemporary feel. …

Disaronno Sour

Rooftop parties are to be held in London, Manchester and Scotland as part of a campaign to grow awareness of the Disaronno Sour. The Disaronno Terrace parties will feature tasting sessions and free cocktail master classes from leading bartenders, showing consumers how to make Disaronno’s signature serve as well as their own twists. Live music …

licor 43

Bars in Yorkshire will be marking the arrival of the Tour de France cycle race with serves made with Licor 43 as part of a calendar of on-trade events for the Spanish liqueur this summer. Events include a partnership with The Yorkshire Hotel in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, which will see Licor 43 drinks served to …

Opal Nera is being relaunched as a sambuca after EU rulings meant that the black liqueur’s alcoholic content was too low to be part of the category. Producer Fratelli Francoli has raised the ABV from 30% to 38% which means it can now be called a sambuca again instead of a sambuca-flavoured premium liqueur. After …

An all-female bartender competition by Rhuby Liqueur has been launched as part of a campaign to support female entrepreneurs and support breast cancer awareness. Returning for a third year, the Pink Your Drink competition is to run in the UK, the US and Sweden, taking place at bars in London, New York City and Stockholm …

Chefs and bartenders are being challenged to create both a cocktail and a dish in a competition for Toussaint Coffee Liqueur. In the style of Masterchef, teams of two will be called on to impress judges at heats around the UK, culminating in a final with the prize of a trip to the Tales of …

Premium German herbal liqueur Borgmann1772 is being introduced to the UK by leading drinks company Marblehead Brand Development. Made to a secret recipe, it has been distilled, filtered and bottled in the laboratory of the apothecary to the Duke of Brunswick for over 120 years. Aimed at the bar trade in the UK, it has …

Spirits and liqueurs specialist agency Mangrove has launched a new addition to the Mozart range of super-premium liqueurs. Mozart RG Milk Chocolate Cream is a 17% ABV blend of Belgian gourmet chocolate, Madagascan vanilla, fresh cream, cocoa butter, Forastero and Trinitario cocoa from Ghana and fine alcohol distillate. Dieter Fadinger, Mozart’s master distiller and master …

A limited-edition bottle is being introduced for Scottish liqueur Drambuie for the first time ahead of the Christmas period. The 70cl bottle, wrapped in a striking black and white zig-zag motif, will go on sale only in the UK, Greece, Malta and Bulgaria from October. The design is inspired by the brand’s current “A Taste …