Spirits & Cocktails

Three is the magic number: Fever-Tree is launching three ready-to-drink bottled gin and tonics this summer

Fever-Tree launches trio to RTD market

By Robert Mann

Fast-growing mixer brand Fever-Tree has taken its tonic expertise into the alcohol market as it launches three ready-to-drink (RTD) bottled gin and tonics.

Moving in-house: after almost 18 months under Global Brands, on-trade sales of LoneWolf will return to BrewDog

BrewDog takes reins for LoneWolf on-trade sales

By Stuart Stone

Independent Scottish brewer and pub operator BrewDog has revealed that all sales of its spirits brand LoneWolf across all channels will be managed in-house as of 1 July.

Tickled pink: Kopparberg Premium Gin is being launched at 700 Greene King pubs

Kopparberg launches pink gin

By Nikkie Sutton

Swedish cider brand Kopparberg has jumped on the pink gin bandwagon and unveiled its strawberry and lime flavour Premium Gin, which is bottled at 37.5% ABV.

On the up: rum sales in the on-trade are increasing

Rum sales now worth £1bn

By Nikkie Sutton

Sales of rum are continuing to rise with almost 35m bottles sold worth more than £1bn in 2018, according to new figures.

Get a thirst on: a new podcast called MA Drinks features one-to-one interviews with people at the top of the drinks trade

MA Drinks podcast – in association with Diageo

How have drinking habits changed in 10 years?

By Nicholas Robinson

The future of alcohol consumption has never been more in focus, with habits changing on an almost daily basis driven by lifestyle choices that, in turn, determine innovation. But what’s next for alcohol?

Premium league: spirits are driving growth in the alcohol category

£5bn growth opportunity for alcoholic drinks

By Nikkie Sutton

The alcoholic drinks category will see a rise in value of £5.2bn to £46.7bn in 2022, according to historic and predictive data, revealed in a new report.

Follow us

Pub Trade Guides

View more



Subscribe to The Morning Advertiser

The definitive voice for the pub trade

Get the latest news, analysis and insights from the uk pub sector straight to your inbox!