Silent Pool Rare Citrus Gin

Surrey-based premium gin brand Silent Pool has announced the launch of its new Rare Citrus Gin, crafted from rare citrus varieties from around the world. The gin features fruits such as Hirado Buntan, Natsu Dai Dai, Buddha’s Hand and Green Seville Orange, which are sourced from world-renowned citrus collectors on the Alentejo coast in Portugal, …

RedLeg Banana Rum

The RedLeg Rum Company has released a Banana Rum, the second flavour extension for the brand, along with refreshed branding across the entire range. Building on the success of RedLeg Spiced Rum and RedLeg Pineapple Rum, the new addition to the portfolio offers a “smooth, accessible spirit”. It infuses the original RedLeg Rum, which is …

Belvedere Heritage 176

Luxury vodka brand Belvedere is launching Heritage 176, an expression made using the centuries-old technique of malting rye to impart “rich taste and character”. Up until the 1890s, Polish rye vodka-makers had relied on the technique of malting rye to produce vodka of distinct flavour. Beginning in the early 1900s, as distillation scaled and modernised, …

Perfetto Lemon

Continental Wine and Food (CWF) has extended the Perfetto Gin range with a new flavour, made with lemons from the Sorrento coast. Perfetto “celebrates the true taste and style of Italy”. The lemon-infused variant boasts a “natural aroma”, with essential oils bringing out the sweet citrus. Before being infused with lemons, the gin is distilled …

Salcombe Gin Voyager Series 'Restless'

Salcombe Gin and two Michelin-starred chef Niall Keating have unveiled ‘Restless’, the fifth expression in the Voyager Series, which uses kombucha as a liquid botanical. The 46% ABV limited edition gin is inspired by Niall’s passion for Asian cuisine and has been distilled with his very own blood orange kombucha, made at his culinary residence, …

Mermaid Salt Vodka

The Isle of Wight Distillery has refreshed the image of Mermaid Salt Vodka to coincide with its UK launch. The grain-based spirit is being made available nationally for the first time, following the relaunch of Mermaid Gin and the introduction of its pink expression. The vodka is now packaged in a white version of the …

Rebel Yell Cognac Finish

Kentucky-based Lux Row Distillers is bringing a Rebel Yell bourbon expression finished in cognac casks to the UK. The second limited edition release follows the success of the brand’s French Oak Finish last year. Like its predecessor, the whiskey won’t be released in its US homeland. This year’s special release sees Rebel Yell Kentucky Straight …

Merchant's Choice spirits

UK distributor Symposium Independent Spirits Merchant has launched Merchant’s Choice, a new range of “alternative” craft spirits for bartenders. Designed to provide an alternative for bars that would rather not use mainstream brands, the three-strong range consists of a Guyanese White Rum, a Classic Vodka distilled from British wheat and a bright London Dry Gin. …

Powers Gold Label Distiller’s Cut

Pernod Ricard UK is set to reintroduce Powers Irish Whiskey’s celebrated Gold Label expression to the UK, featuring a new brand identity and higher ABV of 43.2%. First established in 1791 in Dublin’s famed John’s Lane Distillery, Powers is now made at the Midleton Distillery in County Cork. Not only has every drop of the …

Jameson Grow Your Own Cocktail web series

Jameson Irish Whiskey has developed a Grow Your Own Cocktail web series, alongside a new competition, to promote local sourcing, collaboration and discovery among bartenders and producers around the world. Last year, the Jameson team brought bartenders, local farmers and producers together in communities across the globe to encourage mixologists to create locally inspired cocktails. …