Good Living Brewing Dry January Cocktail Competition

Jamie Proud from The Pound in Canterbury, Kent has won Good Living Brewing Company’s Dry January Cocktail Competition. The inaugural contest, which sets out to showcase that no and low-alcohol cocktails can be enticing and delicious, invited bars across the south east of England to create a low-ABV serve containing at least 100ml of Good …

Adnams Wild Wave 0.5% cider

Suffolk-based brewer and distiller Adnams has launched Wild Wave 0.5% cider to meet the rapidly growing demand for premium low-alcohol drinks. The new low-ABV version follows the success of Adnams’ Wild Wave cider, which launched to the UK market last year. The 0.5% ABV drink is made using a mix of English bittersweet and dessert …

Binary Botanical

Good Living Brewing Company is inviting mixologists and bartenders across the South East of England to enter its new low-alcohol cocktail competition to mark Dry January. Entrants are encouraged to test their creativity by creating a low-alcohol cocktail using at least 100ml of Good Living Brewing’s Binary Botanical, a 0.5% ABV light beer with a …

Michelob Ultra bottle

Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I, part of AB InBev, is launching its Michelob Ultra brand in draught and bottle format to the UK on-trade. Michelob Ultra is a premium 3.5% ABV light beer, containing 125 calories per pint. The UK launch responds directly to the trend for leading an active lifestyle and demand for reduced-calorie and …

Portobello Road Temperance

Portobello Road is introducing a new low-ABV spirit to its portfolio, aimed at gin fans looking to moderate their alcohol intake. Bottled at 4.2% ABV, the new spirit, Temperance, has been created by Portobello Road Gin’s co-founder Jake F Burger. It is distilled using the same nine time-honoured botanicals that comprise Portobello Road Gin’s signature …

Small Beer Session Pale

Bermondsey-based brewery Small Beer Brew Co has added a 2.5% ABV Session Pale to its family of low-alcohol beers. Created to be enjoyed over the summer months, the brew features “bright citrus aromas, tropical zesty notes and a juicy taste”. With a “sociable” ABV, Session Pale has been developed to provide the enjoyment associated with …

Agua De Madre

A new low-ABV, probiotic water kefir drink called Agua De Madre is being rolled out to the UK on-trade. Agua De Madre co-founders Nicola Hart and Sam Clark set out to find a healthy ‘live’ drink, and after much research, came across water kefir, a fermented probiotic drink with a history dating back over 2000 …

Belsazar Vermouth range

Diageo Reserve has officially welcomed Belsazar Vermouth to its portfolio, with an exclusive launch event at London’s Devil’s Darling. Created by German entrepreneurs Maximilian Wagner and Sebastian Brack, and acquired by Diageo from Distill Ventures earlier this year, Belsazar is the first vermouth to join the Diageo Reserve portfolio. The wine aperitif is made from …