Spirits & Cocktails

Trash to treasure: Operators advise on how to run a sustainable cocktail bar (Debby Lewis-Harrison)

Cocktail bar licensees give top tips for sustainability

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Operators across the country have given tips for running a sustainable cocktail bar after the collision of COP26 and national vegan month this November stressed the need for environmental responsibility.

Captain's orders: customers will be looking for serves they can't recreate at home

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Why rum is a must-stock this festive season

By Samantha Newby, Category Director, Captain Morgan

Many consumers will have missed spending time with friends and family within the on-trade over the past year and we can expect people to flock back to pubs and bars this festive season to enjoy celebrating with loved ones.

Fok Hing Gin: alluding to profanity?

Gin company forced to change its labels

By Rebecca Weller

The alcohol industry’s independent Complaints Panel has made a precedent changing decision to force Fok Hing Gin to change their labels.

Enter now: the awards are now open for entries

Top 50 Cocktail Bars

Top 50 Cocktail Bars awards open for entry

By Top 50 Cocktail Bars

Have you got the best bar team in the country, pride yourself on your sustainable credentials or perhaps you’re new to the bar scene and want to make your mark?

In good spirits: stronger drinks are leading the line this week for the new products list

New products round-up

Spirits dominate latest new launches

By Gary Lloyd

Whether it's the fiscal boon awarded to the spirits sector through this week's Autumn Budget statement from Chancellor Rishi Sunak or just a buzz for Halloween, spirits are the top hitters for new products this week.

Latest launches: here's what new on the drinks market

New products round-up

New serves available to tempt customers

By Gary Lloyd

Whiskies, coconut flower beer, Tequilas, a non-alcoholic cider and a remake of classic TV advert are among the latest additions to the new products market.

Plenty of options for your pub: some of the latest releases

New products round-up

The latest new products to hit the market

By Gary Lloyd

This week’s new products focuses on a variety of spirits, including gins from Boë and Foghouse, plus tea, coffee, beer and ginger ale variants.

A premium offer: Steve Latto of the Criterion gives advice on making your drinks offer the best it can be

Quality time at the bar

By Gary Lloyd

Whether it is a bit more disposable cash or a lust to try the best products available, pub customers are going for quality when it comes to enjoying a drink since the on-trade reopened in earnest.

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