Animal Spirits Gin01 - The Rabbit

London start-up Animal Spirits has launched Gin01 – The Rabbit, the inaugural expression in its craft spirit collection inspired by characters of the animal kingdom. Distilled with corn spirit and 10 botanicals, including cardamom, Kazbek hops, Sichuan green pepper and magnolia berries, Gin01 – The Rabbit is made with ethically sourced organic juniper from a …

El Tequileño tequila

Tequila brand El Tequileño is making its debut in the UK through a new partnership with independent spirits firm Ten Locks. Founded in 1959 by tequila pioneer Don Jorge Salles Cuervo, El Tequileño is made using blue agave from Los Altos de Jalisco and mineral-rich volcanic spring water from El Volcan de Tequila. Bartenders can …

Woodford Reserve Baccarat Edition

Woodford Reserve has collaborated with fine crystal maker Baccarat to launch a new limited edition bourbon expression finished in cognac casks, bottled in Baccarat decanters.  Priced at £1,500 per bottle, the Baccarat Edition ages Woodford Reserve American whiskey in hand-selected XO cognac casks at the brand’s Kentucky distillery. The new launch is said to be …

Hawksbill Spiced Rum

Intercontinental Brands (ICB) has bolstered its portfolio with Hawksbill, a new Caribbean spiced rum on a mission to protect the endangered Hawksbill turtle. Uniting Caribbean rums sourced from Guyana and Trinidad, Hawksbill features a “unique combination” of spices, including vanilla, raisin, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and sea salt. The rum brand has partnered with the Barbados …

Martin Miller's Gin Winterful

Premium gin brand Martin Miller’s has launched Winterful, a new limited edition seasonal variant. Inspired by the botanicals commonly used in home-made mulled wine recipes, the winter edition pays homage to the brand’s dual heritage, which sees its English distilled gin blended with Icelandic spring water. Winterful is created using Martin Miller’s Gin’s twin-distilled Original …

The Oxford Artisan Distillery

The Oxford Artisan Distillery has announced an exclusive partnership with drinks agency Sip and Savour to scale up the UK distribution of its spirits portfolio. The Oxford-based certified organic grain-to-glass distillery currently produces Oxford Rye Organic Vodka and Oxford Rye Organic Gin, while it’s Oxford Rye Whiskey is due to launch in December. The premium …

York Gin Chocolate & Orange

York Gin has developed a chocolate and orange-flavoured gin, inspired by the famous Terry’s Chocolate Orange. York is famous for its chocolate-making history. The Chocolate Orange was invented and manufactured in the city’s Terry’s chocolate factory from 1932 until 2005. A homage to the product, the new full-strength gin is created using cocoa beans and …

Salcombe Gin 'Phantom'

Sauternes estate Château Climens has partnered with Devon’s Salcombe Distilling Company to create a new cask-aged gin, marking the sixth release in the limited edition Voyager Series. Named ‘Phantom’ after one of the Salcombe Fruit Schooners built in the small Devon port in 1867, the gin is inspired by the unique characteristics of Sauternes wines. …

Junimperium Winter Edition Gin

Estonian artisan gin brand Junimperium has introduced its Winter Edition Gin to the UK on-trade and off-trade in time for the festive period. The 43% ABV gin is inspired by the classic, seasonal flavours of Northern Europe, where it is distilled. It is infused with lingonberries, which are native to the Estonian Boreal Forests, alongside …

Bowsaw American whiskey

Kirker Greer Spirits has added a second expression to the UK offering of its American whiskey brand Bowsaw. Distilled and matured in the north of Kentucky, near the Ohio River, Bowsaw Straight Bourbon Whiskey has a unique mash bill comprising 75% corn, 21% rye and 4% barley. It is aged for over three years in …