Muzai

UK start-up Muzai, a new craft cocktail mixer range crafted using organic, mindful ingredients, has made its debut. Muzai’s Yuzu & Thyme, Hibiscus and Lemongrass & Ginger variants are created from an all-natural blend of premium organic tea, kombucha, organic agave and botanicals. The versatile ‘Mindful Cocktail formulas’ are naturally light in sugar, with the …

Double Dutch

Heineken has acquired a minority stake in premium tonic and mixer brand Double Dutch. Double Dutch Drinks was founded in 2015 by Dutch twin sisters Raissa and Joyce de Haas and now sells over a million bottles a month in 26 countries, with stocklists across both the on-trade and off-trade. The new investment from Heineken, …

Artisan Drinks Co competition

For its new competition, The Artisan Drinks Co is giving professional bartenders the chance to show off their cocktail-making skills and have their creation preserved for posterity as a work of art. Entrants, who need to be based in the UK, can choose from a selection of five Artisan mixers to include in their cocktail, …

Franklin & Sons mixers

Premium soft drinks and mixers brand Franklin & Sons has added two new flavoured mixers to its range, designed to enhance dark spirits. The two quinine-free mixers – Pineapple Mixer with Almond and Mandarin Mixer with Ginger – have been developed to pair with spirits beyond gin, helping to create limitless combinations to experiment with …

Lovely Drinks

Independent drinks producer Lovely Drinks has introduced a new look to reflect the “quintessentially English and spirited nature” of the brand. Tailored to meet the needs of the on-trade and off-trade, the new branding, which stretches from the logo to typography, is designed to have “more prominence, clarity and legibility on shelf” as well as …

Fever-Tree flavoured soda collection

Premium mixer brand Fever-Tree is rolling out new premium range of flavoured sodas to the UK on-trade. Taking the same approach used to craft its range of tonic waters, Fever-Tree’s The Soda Collection contains four variants – Raspberry & Rose, Mexican Lime, Italian Blood Orange and White Grape & Apricot – all of which are …

Love Tonic

A new quinine-free tonic water brand developed to enhance the flavours of gin, whisky, rum, vodka and tequila has launched in the UK. According to its makers, Don Lawson and Gary Morren, Love Tonic “helps uncover the true flavour of the spirit it is mixed with”, rather than masking it. Don said: “Whether you drink …

Artisan Drinks Co Fiery Ginger Beer

Premium mixer specialist The Artisan Drinks Company has extended its range with the launch of Fiery Ginger Beer. The latest mixer joins Classic and Skinny London Tonics, Violet Blossom Tonic, Pink Citrus Tonic, Agave Lemon Tonic and a Barrel Smoked Cola in the Artisan Drinks craft collection. The new ginger beer has been created to …

Belvoir Fruit Farms

Belvoir Fruit Farms has added two new expressions to its ready-to-drink Pressé range – Pink Lady Sparkling Apple Juice and Lime & Soda. Available from mid-January, Belvoir’s Pink Lady Sparkling Apple Juice is created by blending both clear and cloudy apple juices from Pink Lady apples, along with a dash of elderberry juice. Made with …

Alba Cola

The Caledonian Cola Company is rolling out a new premium craft cola made with Scottish water and heather to bars across Scotland. Alba Cola has been developed by Glaswegians Chris Ewing and Naill Holmes, who noticed the popularity of regional colas in France and spotted a gap in the market for a cola from Scotland. …