Cocktails

More pours: which new products have launched in the past week?

NEW PRODUCT ROUND-UP

Bacardi and Dead Man’s Fingers grow rum range

By Stuart Stone

Both Bacardi and Dead Man’s Fingers have added new variants ahead of National Rum Day on 16 August, while Everards and Robinsons have launched limited edition beers.

Colourless cocktails: gender-neutral range aims to provide more inclusive variety

Are gender-neutral cocktails a thing?

By Alice Leader

A new survey has revealed 21% of participants do not feel comfortable drinking certain cocktails as they feel they are better suited to the opposite gender.

Cutting queues: bartenders could be unaware they are losing customers

Long queue times ‘drives customers away’

By Alice Leader

New research shows queues could be losing bartenders more customers than they realise, with the average British consumer waiting up to a whopping 12 hours a year for their cocktails.

Cocktail craze: pubgoers want visually appealing drinks but are tending towards simpler serves, Pontoon’s Simon Weston said

Drinkers seeking ‘purist’ cocktails

By Emily Hawkins

Simple serves will be the next big trend within the cocktail category out-of-home, according to the director of a pre-batch cocktail company.