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Saturday 30 August 2014

Spirits

The week in pictures

The cheeky cork behinds of two women make a pert appearance in this week’s round up, while the Great British Beer Festival kicks off in Kensington.

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Underwear models turn drinks deliverers

An alcohol delivery app has teamed up with an underwear company to offer a raunchy bespoke drinks service.

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200-year-old gin recovered from shipwreck

A 200-year-old bottle of gin has been recovered from the wreckage of a sailing ship in Poland.

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New Scottish gin fires up the stills

The UK’s newest gin distillery, which claims to be the most northerly on mainland Britain, is due to begin production next week

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Russia moves to ban Ukrainian alcohol

Russian authorities have banned imports of Ukraine’s alcohol products, ramping up drinks industry fears over the continued crisis.

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Lobster pots a hit with drunken Brits

Lobster pots, pie makers and diving equipment are just some of the bizarre online purchases made by Brits under the influence, it has emerged.

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Top 10 memorable drinking scenes

From Bogart’s immortal “of all the gin joints in all the world”, to Ron Burgundy’s simply put “I love Scotch”, some of the best movie moments happen with a glass in hand.

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Bar tops cocktail with entire fried chicken

A bar has thrown down the gauntlet for the most extreme cocktail garnish.

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Absinthe appellation refused by Swiss court

A court has overturned a decision to give Swiss absinthe producers a protected designation of origin.

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UK on-trade bounces back

New data paints a positive picture of the UK on-trade, pointing to sustained growth over the last 16 consecutive months.

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