A complaint by a member of the public against Dead Man’s Fingers (DMF) Super Spiced Rum and Dead Man’s Fingers Tequila Reposado was not upheld by the alcohol industry’s Independent Complaints Panel (ICP).
You’ve got your lovely range of craft beers, scrumptious cask ales and ever-popular mainstream pints and cracking ciders on the bar but something’s missing… sort out your spirits and wines and you’ve pretty much got it perfect.
Smirnoff launches a new berry flavoured serve and Greenall's gin goes tropical as well as new products from Beavertown, Burleighs, Brighton Gin, Mr Black Rum and Terlingham Vineyards in this weeks round up.
The carbon footprint of some of the nation’s favourite cocktails is disturbing, however small changes could make a big impact on not just the environment but pubs bottoms lines also, according to Alliance online.
The UK rum market saw gains of 1.7% in the on trade to January 2022 when compared with 2019 and has become the third largest rum market in the world, according to a recent report by the Campari Group UK.
By Martyn Cozens, UK on-trade director at Molson Coors
It’s been a testing couple of years for the hospitality sector and, as we emerge from the pandemic and face other economic challenges, there’s never been a more important time for pubs and their suppliers to support each other.
A good week for gin enthusiasts as this weeks round up features four new flavours from Bombay Sapphire, Whitley Neill and Edinburgh Gin while Northern Monk expands into the soft drinks category and other new products from Thatchers Cider, Hardys, Salford...
Average drinks sales by value in Britain’s managed pubs, bars and restaurants were 2% down in the seven days to Saturday 2 April when compared with the same week in 2019, the latest CGA Drinks Recovery Tracker has shown.
The drinks sector has been gearing up for summer this week with a new coastal-themed gin from Hendrick's and a new fruity offering from Greenall's launched alongside new products from Sheperd Neame, Galipette, Chandon, San Pellegrino, Coastal...
Gin sales in the UK dropped by almost £1bn in value, decreasing from £2.7bn in 2019 to £1.9bn in 2020 following various lockdowns and pub closures, according to figures from the Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA).
By Seb Heeley-Wiggins, co-founder, The Spirit of Manchester Distillery
We can all agree that the past 24 months have been difficult. For the hospitality operators who rely on customers for their bottom line, and also for the producers who rely on such operators to fuel their supply line. Both have faced enormous financial...
Perhaps more recognisable as the cocktails mixologist on Channel 4 TV show Sunday Brunch, World of Zing Cocktails founder Pritesh Mody gives his thoughts on how cocktails are faring in the on-trade and offers his advice on what to expect and what you...
Ethical gin producer One Gin has smashed its fundraising target as it seeks to expand its sales team to reach more on-trade business, develop a vodka and non-alcoholic spirit, ramp up marketing and launch a new sustainable bottle while helping to fund...
The latest new products have a strong bias towards being lower in alcohol or in calories. First up is a low-alcohol spirit from four former Wales rugby union stars while Beavertown and SkinnyBrands launch drinks with fewer calories.
The rise in consumers’ desire for cocktails “will go on for quite some time” but the industry needs to take the art of cocktail making “very seriously”, according to some of the top cocktail bars across the country.
In the week to Saturday 5 February, average drinks sales in Britain’s managed pubs, bars and restaurants were 3% below the same period in 2020, however, sales of spirits have continued to soar, according to the latest CGA Drinks Recovery Tracker.
Drinks sales in Britain’s managed pubs, bars and restaurants saw a drop in sales of 8% in the week to Saturday 29 January compared to the same period in 2020, the latest CGA Drinks Recovery Tracker has revealed.
Rum, Tequila and vodka are expected to be among the more popular drinks for 2022, while wine, gin and whisky are among those suspected to take a dip in popularity this coming year, according to the latest CGA On Premise Measurement Service.
The latest new products launched to the market include Ten Locks taking on distribution of Cambusier fruit liqueurs, Bacardi releasing two variants of non-alcoholic spirit Palette and Kopparberg's alcohol-free Mixed Fruit Tropical flavour.