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Tuesday 28 April 2015

Spirits

Real Housewives star to launch vodka

Star of the Real Housewives of New York City, Luann de Lesseps, has revealed she is to launch her own range of flavoured vodkas.

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 No Comments »

US frat boys rapped for 2,000-can beer haul

Four underage students had their spring break celebrations cut short after their cargo of nearly 2,000 cans of beer was confiscated by Alabama state police.

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Killer’ vodka hits shelves at Asda

Killer Queen, a vodka produced in tribute to the late frontman Freddie Mercury, has been rolled out at UK supermarket Asda.

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Mystery over 1974 cocktail chart

A chart produced in 1974 by the US Forest Service on how to construct cocktails has bizarrely ended up in the US National Archives.

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 8 Comments »

C&C unifies brand stable

Magners owner C&C Group has brought together its three separate businesses in a bid to streamline operations ahead of some “exciting developments” in 2015.

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 1 Comment »

Canada’s taste for English gin ‘soaring’

Grape-distilled English gin Chilgove will be available in Canada from April, with interest in the spirit said to be “soaring”.

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

World’s oldest martini mixed in Las Vegas

A martini containing gin and bitters from 1900, thought to be the oldest ever created, has been crafted in Las Vegas by famed bartender Salvatore Calabrese.

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 ‘medicinal’ drinks

From a herbal elixir created by Carthusian monks to bitters invented to cure tropical diseases, we round up the top 10 drinks lauded for their medicinal value.

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 1 Comment »

Scotch value drops in half of top markets

Last year saw the value of Scotch whisky exports drop by up to 39% in half of its 20 top markets, contributing to an overall 7% decline in 2014.

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 biggest vodka brands

In an ever-crowded and competitive market the world’s biggest vodka brands have had to up their game in recent years to keep ahead of the pack.

Monday, March 30th, 2015 No Comments »

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