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Drinks Masterclass: how to make a Little Door & Co Crimes of Passion cocktail (Credit: Getty/SolStock)

DRINKS MASTERCLASS

How to make a Crimes of Passion cocktail

By Rebecca Weller

In this week’s Drinks Masterclass, London-based multiple operator Little Door & Co’s operations manager, William Russell, shares how to make the company’s Crimes of Passions cocktail.

New products: this week's round-up features Hooch, Shepherd Neame, Never Say Die Whisky, Rich's Cider and Radlow Hundred vineyard

NEW PRODUCTS ROUND-UP

Hooch unveils new flavour

By Rebecca Weller

This week's round-up features new products from Hooch, Shepherd Neame, Never Say Die Whisky, Rich's Cider and Radlow Hundred vineyard.

Diageo CEO Sir Ivan Menezes death

Diageo announces death of Sir Ivan Menezes

By Nikkie Thatcher

Diageo has announced former chief executive Sir Ivan Menezes has passed away aged 63, following a brief illness, with his family at his side.

New products: this week's round-up features Old Mout, Luscombe and Theakston

NEW PRODUCTS ROUND-UP

Luscombe launches new Raspberry Crush variant

By Rebecca Weller

This week's round-up features new products from Luscombe, Old Mout, Camden Town Brewery, ICB, Theakston, DropWorks and Lancaster Spirits Company.

Personnel change: David Haworth is to be replaced by Julia Massies from September this year

Pernod Ricard UK MD to retire

By Nikkie Thatcher

Managing director of Pernod Ricard UK David Haworth is set to retire later this year after a career of more than three decades at the business.

New products: this week's round up includes Bathtub Gin, Camden Town Brewery, Otter Brewery, Jam Shed, Black Sheep Brewery, Salcombe Distilling Co., Seven Brothers and Hive Mind Brewery

NEW PRODUCTS ROUND-UP

Bathtub Gin releases new seasonal flavour

By Rebecca Weller

This week's round-up features new products from Bathtub Gin, Camden Town Brewery, Otter Brewery, Jam Shed, Black Sheep Brewery, Salcombe Distilling Co., Seven Brothers and Hive Mind Brewery.

Diageo md reflects on first year in job

Big Interview

The undercover boss

By Ed Bedington

There won’t be many captains of industry that look to stay close to the coalface, but for one top boss, playing an undercover role behind the bar is key to understanding his business.

New products: this week's round-up features Funkin Cocktails, Adnams and Robinson's Brewery

Funkin Cocktails introduces three new flavours

By Rebecca Weller

This week's round-up features new products from Funkin Cocktails, Adnams, BrewDog Distilling Co., Robinsons Brewery, Sovereign Brands, Meantime Brewery, Mydflower Sparkling Wine and Siren Craft Brew.

Delicious balance: how to make a Mango Martini using Belgrove Hazelnut Rum (Credit: Getty/SolStock)

DRINKS MASTERCLASS

How to make a Mango Martini

By Rebecca Weller

In this week’s Drinks Masterclass, Belgrove Rum founder Edmund Wood shares how to create a Mango Martini (11% ABV) using the brand’s Hazelnut Rum.

New products: Dead Man's Fingers announces new rum

NEW PRODUCTS ROUND-UP

Dead Man's Fingers reveals new flavoured rum

By Rebecca Weller

This week's round-up features new products from Dead Man's Fingers, Salcombe Distillery, Greene King, Peony Wine, Arkell's Brewery and Kavka Vodka.

Drinks Masterclass: how to make Milk Thistle bar's Lady in Red cocktail (Credit: Getty/SolStock)

Drinks Masterclass

How to make a Lady in Red cocktail

By Rebecca Weller

This week’s Drinks Masterclass showcases a Lady In Red cocktail (22% ABV) from Bristol-based cocktail bar the Milk Thistle.

New products: this week's round-up features Westons Cider, Camden Town Brewery, Theakston Brewery, Salcombe Brewery and Sheppy's Cider, Hepworth Brewery, Brockmans Gin and Whitebox Cocktails

NEW PRODUCTS ROUND-UP

Westons launches new Rosie's Pig variant

By Rebecca Weller

This week's round-up features new products from Westons Cider, Camden Town Brewery, Brockmans Gin, Theakston Brewery, Salcombe Brewery, Whitebox Cocktails, Hepworth Brewery and Sheppy's Cider.

Regal offerings: new drinks products specifically launched to celebrate the crowing of King Charles III (credit: Getty/CHUNYIP WONG)

New products for King's coronation

Raise a royal glass – new products for the coronation

By Gary Lloyd

To celebrate the King’s coronation, which takes place on Saturday 6 May, plenty of drinks producers are launching products to tie in with the festivities – here are some that could help you boost trade.

Drinks Masterclass: how to make mango a Margarita (Credit:SolStock)

DRINKS MASTERCLASS

How to make a Mango Margarita

By Rebecca Weller

In this week’s Drinks Masterclass, Present Company general manager Carey Hanlon explains how to make the venues Mango Margarita cocktail (18.7% ABV).

New products: this week's round-up features Camden Town brewery, Budvar, Magic Rock and Northern Monk

NEW PRODUCTS ROUND-UP

Camden Town Brewery unveils latest seasonal beer

By Rebecca Weller

This week’s round-up features new products from Camden Town Brewery, Northern Monk, Morris Whisky, Bar Buoy, Magic Rock, Budvar and Maiden Mill.

New products: this week's round-up includes Timothy Taylor, Edinburgh Gin, Spirit of Yorkshire and Shepard Neame

NEW PRODUCTS

Edinburgh Gin adds to Experimental Series

By Rebecca Weller

This week's round up features new products from Timothy Taylor’s Brewery, Edinburgh Gin, Shepherd Neame, Shakespeare Distillery, Mahala and Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery.

New products: this week's round-up includes new serves from Tanqueray, Black Sheep Brewery and Heineken UK

NEW PRODUCTS

Tanqueray announces new alcohol-free variant

By Rebecca Weller

This week's round-up features new products form Tanqueray, Black Sheep Brewery, Chapel Down, Hofmeister, Sharp’s brewery, Heineken UK, Waterford Distillery and House Coren.

Less is more: Hey Palu co-owner shares how to make the venues Wild Strawberry Negroni cocktail (Credit:Getty/SolStock)

DRINKS MASTERCLASS

How to make a strawberry Negroni

By Rebecca Weller

This week's Drinks Masterclass showcases a strawberry Negroni from Edinburgh-based cocktail bar, Hey Palu.

Versatile cocktail: Lab 22 general manager describes how to make the venues Transparency rum cocktail (Credit:Getty/SolStock)

DRINK MASTERCLASS

How to make a 'Transparency' rum cocktail

By Rebecca Weller

Lab 22 cocktail bar general manger, Matthew Jones, illustrates how to make the venue’s “versatile” Transparency serve.

New products: this week's round-up features Baileys, Silent Pool, GlenAllachie and Whitley Neill

NEW PRODUCTS ROUND-UP

Baileys introduces new light variant

By Rebecca Weller

This week's round-up features new products from Baileys, Silent Pool, Meantime Brewery, Salcombe Distilling Co., GlenAllachie, Fungtn and Whitley Neill

That's the spirit: How to take your alcohol-free offering to new heights (Getty/ ViewApart)

The dos and don’ts of making a stand-out mocktail

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

January is long gone, and now a fresh crowd has ditched booze for the 40-day stint of Lent. With a third of all pub visits alcohol free, there’s no time like the present for the sector knuckle down on its low-to-no offering.

New products: this week's round-up features Bombay Sapphire, Kopparberg and Greene King

NEW PRODUCTS ROUND-UP

Kopparberg announces limited-edition summer cider

By Rebecca Weller

This week's round-up features new products from Kopparberg, Schweppes, Peroni, Salcombe Distilling Co, Greene King, Three Drinkers and Bombay Sapphire.

New products: this week's round up features new serves from Whitley Neill, Bacardi and Black Sheep Brewery

NEW PRODUCTS ROUND-UP

Bacardi announces new spiced rum

By Rebecca Weller

This week's round-up features new products from Bacardi, Whitley Neill, Nirvana Brewery, Luscombe, Hogs Back Brewery and Black Sheep Brewery.

Fresh and spicy: how to make Callooh Callay's popular Mexican Takeaway cocktail (Credit: Getty/SolStock)

DRINKS MASTERCLASS

How to make a Mexican Takeaway cocktail

By Rebecca Weller

This week’s Drinks Masterclass showcases a recipe from Callooh Callay in Shoreditch, London, which is number 37 on the Top 50 Cocktail Bars list.

Women of the brewing and spirits industry on IWD

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2023

Women of the beer brewing and spirits industries shine on IWD

By The Morning Advertiser

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2023 on Wednesday 8 March, The Morning Advertiser spoke to some of the leading women in the beer and spirits sector to discover how the industry can #EmbraceEquity.

New products: this week's round-up features new serves from Hendrick's, Kraken Rum, Mermaid Distillery, Bruha and Ten Locks

New products round-up

Hendrick's announces limited-edition gin

By Rebecca Weller

This week's round-up includes a limited-release gin from Hendrick's alongside new products from Mermaid distillery, Bruha, Ten Locks and Kraken Rum.

Unique twist: Gungho! cocktail bar owner Julien Barnett breaks down one of the site's best-selling serves (Credit: Getty/SolStock)

Drinks Masterclass

How to make a 'unique' Bramble cocktail

By Rebecca Weller

Marking the first serve in The Morning Advertiser's new Drinks Masterclass series, licensee of GungHo! cocktail bar in Brighton, East Sussex, Julien Barnett, explains how to make one of the bar’s best-selling products.

New products: this week's round-up includes new serves from Adnams, Silent Pool and Small Beer Brewery

Adnams releases new cask stout

By Rebecca Weller

This week's new products round up features two new offerings from Adnams, a super-premium gin expression from Silent Pool and a new IPA from Small Beer Brewery alongside Amazon's first wine collection and cask strength whisky from McNair's....

London calling: Satan's Whiskers in Bethnal Green was named the number one cocktail bar in the UK

Top 50 Cocktail Bars

UK’s Top 50 Cocktail Bars revealed

By Nikkie Thatcher

The 2023 Top 50 Cocktail Bars sponsored by Franklin & Sons have been unveiled, with London’s Satan’s Whiskers taking the top spot.

Advice provided: the report shows how operators can identify counterfeit wine and spirits (image: Getty/draghicich)

How to spot fake alcohol

By Nikkie Thatcher

Advice on how to spot fraudulent alcohol has been unveiled in a new report from the Fraud Advisory Panel.

New products: this week's round up features new serves from VK, Black Sheep Brewery, Sandford Orchards and Cawston Press

new products round-up

VK launches new sugar free range

By Rebecca Weller

This week's round-up features new products from RTD brand VK, Sandford Orchards, Cawston Press and Black Sheep Brewery.

New products: this week's round up features new serves from Uncle Nearest, High Point, Provence Wine, Lockdown Liquor & Co. and Hogs Back

NEW PRODUCTS

Uncle Nearest whiskey launches in the UK

By Rebecca Weller

This week's round up features a UK launch from American whiskey brand Uncle Nearest alongside new products from Hogs Back, Provence Wine, Lockdown Liquor & Co, and High Point.

New products: this week's round up features new serves from Guinness, Salcombe Distilling Co and Ellers Farm

NEW PRODUCTS ROUND-UP

Guinness 0.0 launches for the on-trade

By Rebecca Weller

This week's round-up features an on-trade debut from Guinness alongside a new gin from Ellers Farm Distillery and a festive relaunch from Salcombe Distilling Co.

What are the latest drinks releases before Christmas 2022?

New products round-up

New drinks in time for Christmas

By Gary Lloyd

The latest new releases to the market include beers from Hook Norton, Theakston and Chevallier while spirits include Johnnie Walker and Elusive Expressions from Diageo.