Fix8 canned kombucha

Kombucha brand Fix8 is releasing its three flagship flavours – Triple Ginger, Strawberry Tulsi and Citrus Saffron – in new fully recyclable 330ml aluminium cans. Joining Fix8’s glass bottle range, the new format has been introduced with the aim to “tackle the barrier of consumption occasion and functionality”. Brewed in small batches at the Fix8 …

Mixed Berry Yorkshire Tonic

Artisan drinks producer Raisthorpe Distillery has expanded its Yorkshire Tonic range with a new seasonal Mixed Berry variant. Designed to produce a “taste of Yorkshire harvest in the glass”, the new tonic combines strawberries, raspberries, black and redcurrants and brambles. Mixed Berry is available in a 500ml bottle and joins the existing six Yorkshire Tonic …

Double Dutch Cocktail Soda range

Premium mixer brand Double Dutch has expanded its portfolio with the launch of the Cocktail Soda range, comprising of two variants – the Bloody Mary Soda and Cucumber Margarita Soda. Double Dutch has taken ingredients from classic cocktails to develop the new sodas, which can be mixed with spirits or enjoyed on their own as …

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 …