February 7, 2019

This fledgling gin company, Disbury Gin, was only founded in Manchester in 2017, by Mark Smallwood and Liam Manton. An appearance on the hit show, Dragons’ Den,  just a year later in a bid to raise funding, found them in favour with Jenny Campbell, an entrepreneur, and...

February 7, 2019

In most marathons runners clutching water bottles is a common images, but in Scotland, whiskey is so much a part of the culture that runners will pound the streets for miles for a wee dram.  Whiskey fans can now sign up for the third annual Dramathon. This unique race...

February 7, 2019

A drink that many of us reach for during the day, often frequently, now might have added benefits if you are a sufferer of rosacea. Drinking at least four cups of the stuff could help reduce your risk of developing rosacea. The NHS reviewed the data which originated fr...

February 7, 2019

Lucky Saint was launched in 2018. It is a British brand, unfiltered lager with an ABV of just 0.5%, which is brewed independently in Germany. At just 53 calories a bottle, the company have focussed on retaining flavour and character, whilst ditching the calories and al...

February 7, 2019

Exciting news from Pepsi as they have confirmed that they are developing Nitro Pepsi. Whilst they have given no release date, what we do know is that the drink will feature, “velvety, cascading foam” and two flavours will be available; their signature cola and vanilla....

February 7, 2019

Hawkes Cider once again put a different spin on Apple Pay. The Brewdog backed company, based in south London’s Bermondsey Beer Mile, started their #AppleDonor scheme in 2015. The plan was for locals to donate their own apples to the Hawkes to be made into craft cider,...

February 6, 2019

A new collaboration between Metallica and Stone Brewing, Enter Night, is a pilsner (5.7% ABV) described as bringing together the “beauty of a traditional Northern German Pilsner with Arrogant Consortia’s modern overtones of aggression.” The beer actually made its debut...

February 6, 2019

Navy Strength Gin has just been launched by Conker Spirits, in partnership with UK charity the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI)

Conker Gin's Navy Strength Gin, is their first new gin since the release of Dorset Dry in 2014. Conker Spirits will donate £5 for ev...

February 6, 2019

The new distillery will be running tours this year, offering visitors a wide ranging experience, including the history of rum production and a cocktail master class. Opening the distillery means Wester Spirit Co has been able to increase their production capacity from...

February 6, 2019

Filled in 1948, this cask of Glen Grant has been slowly  nurtured by Gordon and MacPhail for 70 years and is now ready for release. With just 210 bottles released, the price tag reflects the age and quality of the whiskey. Explaining the history of this cask, Stephen R...

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