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  • Franklin & Sons at the Penny Farthing Supper Club, London (Drinking Trends) – Brexit – love it or hate it, it’s brought “being British” back. And what’s more British than an evening of alcohol and curry? But this isn’t a ......
  • London Mezcal Week, Sept 11-17th (Drinking Trends) We love Mezcal, and so should you! Why? Well besides being the most characterful, most artisanal, and most interesting spirit out there, Mezcal is a whole heap of fun. ......
  • Moscow Bar Show, 05-07 Sept, St Petersburg (Moscow Bar Show) We are the Moscow Bar Show, and we are staying in St. Petersburg. Why? We have unfinished business here. This city has a well-known magical influence on Muscovites, ......
  • Five Rivers Rum launches in the UK (Drinking Trends) Sanghera Rum Company is launching the UK’s first flavoured white rum using premium Punjabi sugarcane. Launched commercially this month in the UK by entrepreneur Taj Sanghera, Five Rivers ......
  • Diageo Purchases George Clooney’s Casamigos Tequila in $1 Billion Deal (CNBC.com) George Clooney is selling his tequila company Casamigos to Diageo for as much as $1 billion, the company said Wednesday. “If you asked us four years ago if we had ......
    Franklin & Sons at the Penny Farthing Supper Club, London

Franklin & Sons at the Penny Farthing Supper Club, London

(Drinking Trends) – Brexit – love it or hate it, it’s brought “being British” back. And what’s more British than an evening of alcohol and curry? But this isn’t a ruby murray and a can of Carlsberg; Franklin & Sons, the premium tonics, mixers and soft drinks maker, have teamed up with two premium British gins and Indian street food at the Penny Farthing Supper Club at the Cinnamon Kitchen …

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    London Mezcal Week, Sept 11-17th

London Mezcal Week, Sept 11-17th

(Drinking Trends) We love Mezcal, and so should you! Why? Well besides being the most characterful, most artisanal, and most interesting spirit out there, Mezcal is a whole heap of fun. And lucky Londoners find themselves blessed this week with the first London Mezcal Week. LMW is Organised by two of London’s most dedicated Mezcal enthusiasts, Thea Cumming and Melanie Symonds, the founders of  Dangerous Don and Quiquiriqui Mezcals. Melanie and Thea have been working …

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    Moscow Bar Show,  05-07 Sept, St Petersburg

Moscow Bar Show, 05-07 Sept, St Petersburg

(Moscow Bar Show) We are the Moscow Bar Show, and we are staying in St. Petersburg. Why? We have unfinished business here. This city has a well-known magical influence on Muscovites, and we were no exception. After wandering through the centuries-old streets among the trendy bars and museums of classical art, we decided to stay here for another year. Here in general they often come for the weekend, but stay for …

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    Five Rivers Rum launches in the UK

Five Rivers Rum launches in the UK

(Drinking Trends) Sanghera Rum Company is launching the UK’s first flavoured white rum using premium Punjabi sugarcane. Launched commercially this month in the UK by entrepreneur Taj Sanghera, Five Rivers is based on an old family recipe, that has been produced by the Sanghera family for over 150 years.    The namesake of this premium white flavoured rum harks back to its origins in Punjab, India, translated to mean the …

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    Diageo Purchases George Clooney’s Casamigos Tequila in $1 Billion Deal

Diageo Purchases George Clooney’s Casamigos Tequila in $1 Billion Deal

(CNBC.com) George Clooney is selling his tequila company Casamigos to Diageo for as much as $1 billion, the company said Wednesday. “If you asked us four years ago if we had a billion dollar company, I don’t think we would have said yes,” Clooney told CNBC via email. “This reflects Diageo’s belief in our company and our belief in Diageo. But we’re not going anywhere. We’ll still be very much a …

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    Esprit De Figues from Think Spirits

Esprit De Figues from Think Spirits

(Drinking Trends) The team at Think Spirits are delighted to announce Esprit De Figues has won a Platinum and Gold in the 2017 SIP Awards. Distinguished from other industry awards, SIP is the only international spirit competition for new and established brands allowing consumers to take on an unbiased judging role. Esprit De Figues was recognised for its premium quality in bottle design and superb fresh fig taste in the …

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    ROKA Opens Amazing Summer Roof Terrace Pop-up in Collaboration with Suntory Whisky

ROKA Opens Amazing Summer Roof Terrace Pop-up in Collaboration with Suntory Whisky

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(Drinking Trends) – To me, whisky drinkers generally fall into one of two camps – one being the Pete Doherty-esque party-goers who mix with coke (the drinking kind), and the other being the whisky purists, choosing to drink it neat or on-the-rocks. Even the cocktail enthusiast in me doesn’t readily conjure up images of whisky as anything else. Yet Suntory Chita Single Grain Whisky has proven that the right whisky can …

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    Jindea Single Estate Tea Gin

Jindea Single Estate Tea Gin

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(Drinking Trends) Gin and tea share a long and intertwined history. Indeed the idea of a tea-infused gin is nothing new. Jindea Single Estate Tea Gin is a bit special though. It takes first flush Darjeeling and places it right at the heart of the product. Indeed a quick glance at the side of the bottle shows that the Darjeeling is the second most prominent botanical after juniper berry. Combined with cardamon, citrus …

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    Tiki By The Sea Europe. Rome, September 17th-19th 🗓 🗺

Tiki By The Sea Europe. Rome, September 17th-19th 🗓 🗺

(Drinking Trends) Do you like rum? Do you like Tiki? Do you like a little bit of education of the type that you get to do on a pirate ship? If the answer to these is yes, then Tiki by the Sea Europe is definitely for you! Tiki by the Sea is an annual 3-day celebration of Tiki with seminars for bartenders organised by some of the biggest names in …

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    Introducing Hendrick’s Orbium, a Quininated Gin

Introducing Hendrick’s Orbium, a Quininated Gin

(Drinking Trends) William Grants & Sons has just unleashed Hendrick’s Orbium Gin on an unsuspecting world. Product of the experimentations of adventurous Master Distiller, Leslie Gracie, Orbium combines the core Hendrick’s Gin botanical flavours with Quinine, Wormwood and Blue Lotus Blossom.   Described as what Hendrick’s gin might taste like in a parallel universe, Hendrick’s Orbium derives it’s name from how Ms Gracie perceives flavour; visually. She considers this gin …

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    Overproof Bombay Sapphire Batch Sparks Recall And Collector Frenzy

Overproof Bombay Sapphire Batch Sparks Recall And Collector Frenzy

(Drinking Trends) A rogue batch of Bombay Sapphire London Dry Gin has been distributed in Canada with an alcohol by volume level of 77%, way over it’s usual 40% abv mark. The overproof batch was spotted by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, who said no illnesses associated with the gin had been reported. The CFIA is however trecommending that customers who find themselves in possession iof the 1.14ltr bottles with …

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    Brighton Cocktail Week, 18-28 May

Brighton Cocktail Week, 18-28 May

(Brighton Cocktail Week) Enjoy cocktails with a twist at 30 bars, gastropubs and restaurants around Brighton & Hove. Each venue will be presenting five classic cocktails with their own unique twist, and they are just £5 each for wristband holders. Selected venues will also be hosting one-off masterclasses, food and cocktail pairings, promotions and tastings at a discounted rate for wristband holders – you’ll find details of these events on …

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    London Rum Festival, 21-23 April

London Rum Festival, 21-23 April

(Rum Festival)  Welcome to The Rum Festival, the UK’s first travelling Rum Festival…. We love Rum and we think you will too! Rum is the most diverse and versatile of the spirits. Great on its own over ice, perfect blended with your favourite mixer, or shaken up in a cocktails, rum is the perfect drink for any occasion. At The Rum Festival we will introduce you to over 100 different …

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    One Gin – A Delicious Way To Help Fund Water Projects Worldwide

One Gin – A Delicious Way To Help Fund Water Projects Worldwide

(onedifference.org) One was founded with the express purpose of creating positive change in the world by funding the provision of safe, clean drinking water to the millions of people who still live without it. For almost 12 years now, we’ve been selling bottled water and great tasting soft drinks, and using the profit to fund life-changing water projects in some of the world’s poorest communities. We are always seeking new …

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    Cherry Heering Workshop & Masterclass Tour Hits 100 Cities In 100 Days

Cherry Heering Workshop & Masterclass Tour Hits 100 Cities In 100 Days

(Drinking Trends) As Cherry Heering moves into the brand’s 200th year they are celebrating with the launch of  a unique educational Workshop & Masterclass – “Modern Classics” executed by some of the best bartenders and venues in the world.   “Our goal is to have bartenders from around the world understand this 200-year-old product and see beyond the Singapore Sling and Blood & Sand or any other classic cocktail where Heering is …

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