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

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, …

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 …

Double Dutch Rhubarb Pineneedle Tonic

Premium mixer brand Double Dutch is rolling out a limited edition rhubarb and pineneedle-flavoured tonic water just in time for Christmas. The new limited edition variant, which “captures the tastes and smells of the festive season”, has been developed to “elevate complex cocktails and provide a merry non-alcoholic alternative”. To create Rhubarb & Pineneedle, locally …

London Essence Original Indian Tonic Water

Mixer specialist The London Essence Company has added a new citrus-forward Original Indian Tonic Water to its collection. The tonic features a balance of lemon and lime, combined with aromatic calamansi extracts, to deliver a “tropical note”, layered with a hint of chinotto and juniper for a bitter tonic finish. The team at The London …

Bumble Zest CBD Tonic Water

London-based start-up Bumble Zest Drinks has launched a new CBD tonic water, made with all natural flavours and ingredients. Created using sparkling water, natural quinine, lemon juice, maple syrup, ginger juice, cinnamon extract and 5mg of full spectrum EU compliant CBD, the tonic is light in taste and golden amber in colour. It has been …

Franklin & Sons Mallorcan Tonic Water

Premium tonic, mixer and soft drinks brand Franklin & Sons has added a new Mediterranean-style Mallorcan Tonic Water to its range. Taking inspiration from the Spanish Balearic island of Mallorca, the new variant combines zesty lemon, lime and grapefruit with aromatic rosemary and thyme. The ingredients are blended with spring water, a touch of British …

Martini Fiero

Bacardi-owned Martini is targeting younger consumers with a new orange-flavoured summer vermouth called Fiero. Martini is tapping into the trend for bold flavoured, brightly coloured drinks with the launch of Fiero, which has been created to be enjoyed paired with tonic water as part of aperitivo occasions. Fiero means ‘proud’, ‘intense’ and ‘bold’ in Italian, …

Earl Grey Tonic

Soft drinks specialist Folkington’s is bolstering its mixer portfolio with the launch of a new “quintessentially British” Earl Grey Tonic. The new variant is made using natural bergamot oil, the essential ingredient of Earl Grey, which is blended with natural quinine and other botanical extracts. Folkington’s Earl Grey follows the launch of the brand’s English …

Franklin & Sons Taste Collective - Rich Woods, Sophie Michell and Rosie Birkett

Global Brands-owned Franklin & Sons has launched its Taste Collective campaign, appointing three ambassadors renowned in the fields of food, drinks and styling. Bartender Rich Woods, chef Sophie Michell and cookery writer and food stylist Rosie Birkett will front the new campaign, educating consumers and showcasing how high-end trends can apply to everyday life. Celebrating …