Leading bartenders on co-creating liqueurs and bitters

Bartenders are making their own bitters, liqueurs and other ingredients, fuelled by a desire to bring new flavours to old favourites. SB speaks to industry experts to find out why the trend has become so prevalent. *This feature was originally published in the November 2019 issue of The Spirits Business New menus call for new flavours and this drive to innovate has seen bartenders create their own products to use behind the bar. From in‐house‐produced…

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Haig Club becomes ‘official whisky’ of Inter Miami

Single grain Scotch brand Haig Club has signed a sponsorship deal to become the ‘official whisky’ of David Beckham-backed football team Inter Miami CF. The former football star is also one of the founding partners of single grain Scotch brand Haig Club, which is made at Diageo’s Cameronbridge Distillery. The sponsorship agreement follows the launch of line extension Haig Club Clubman in Miami. “I’m so excited that Haig Club is launching in Miami,” Beckham said…

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Oldest Karuizawa and Macallan whiskies go on sale

Sotheby’s in London is set to auction the oldest Karuizawa and Macallan whiskies ever bottled as part of its Finest and Rarest Spirits sale next month. A 52-year-old bottling from the closed Japanese whisky distillery Karuizawa – called Cask #5627 Zodiac Rat 1960 – is estimated to fetch £160,000-£220,000 (US$206,000-US$284,000). In 2018, a bottle of the same whisky broke the world record for the most expensive bottle of Japanese whisky sold at auction. This record…

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Seven new MWs

The Institute of Masters of Wine has announced seven new Masters of Wine, from five countries. The total number of MWs in the world is now 396 in 30 countries.  Go to Source Author: {authorlink}

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