Spirits & Cocktails

Green fingers: Distiller David Wilkinson (l) and botanist Dr Greg Kenicer (r)

Edinburgh Gin launches 'garden' variant

By Nicholas Robinson

Edinburgh Gin has launched a new variant in collaboration with the city’s Royal Botanic Garden, using rare and exotic ingredients grown and handpicked from the garden itself.

Helping hand: Visual prompts such as PoS are vital during the summer months

Garden Fillers: how to maximise summer drinks sales in your pub

By Emma Eversham

What Brits drink in pub gardens has evolved dramatically over the years, with promiscuous punters swapping their favourite tipple as frequently as the summer weather changes. But with hopes of a scorcher this year, operators and suppliers are already...

In season: Bloody ‘Ell is one of the biggest beer releases in every beer geek’s calendar

New products: Bloody ‘Ell is back

By James Beeson

Beavertown’s seasonal blood orange IPA is back in stock. Be quick, it won’t hang around for long, and when it’s gone, it’s gone.

Distillery: there's a fine science to distilling gin

In association with Diageo

What next for gin?

By Nicholas Robinson

Gin’s renaissance during the past few years looks unlikely to plateau – and its success is coming from all categories, including mainstream, premium and super-premium variants

Egg-cellent Easter: the cocktails are priced at £7 each

Novus launches exclusive Easter cocktails

By Nikkie Sutton

Bar and restaurant operator Novus has launched an exclusive range of Easter cocktails in partnership with Kentucky-based Bulleit Bourbon.