Double Dutch teams up with Soho House

Mixer producer Double Dutch Drinks has been named the official tonic partner of members’ club Soho House. The Double Dutch range of tonic waters and flavoured mixers will be available in Soho House’s sites around the world, including restaurants, bedrooms, cinemas and work spaces. Raissa de Haas, co-founder of Double Dutch Drinks, said: “As members of Soho House, my sister Joyce and I are really excited to now see our drinks behind these wonderful bars…

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Greenbar Distillery adds five RTD cocktails to range

Los Angeles-based Greenbar Distillery has launched a line of canned cocktails comprising three Highballs and two non-alcoholic Spritzes. Launching in 20 states across the US, the range includes Single Malt Whiskey and Soda (7% ABV), Coastal Rum and Cola (7% ABV), City Gin and Tonic (8% ABV), Lavender Bitters and Soda and Orange Bitters and Soda. The Highball range features RTDs made using Greenbar’s three-year-old single malt whiskey, the distiller’s silver and spiced rums, and…

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Tonic and mixer brands on tackling the US

The rise in popularity of gin has led to a revolution in mixers, with flavoured variants coming to the fore. But can tonic producers convert their esteem in the UK and Europe to success in the US? *This feature was originally published in the November 2019 issue of The Spirits Business Hard as it is to believe, there was once a mere handful of gin brands out there, with effectively just Schweppes and Britvic tonic…

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Seedlip and tonic RTD cans launch in UK

Non-alcoholic ‘spirit’ Seedlip has launched a trio of ready-to-drink (RTD) cans that combine the brand’s three variants with tonic water. Released at the beginning of the year, the Seedlip and tonic cans are said to offer a “convenient ready-to-drink option for alcohol-free choices”. The range consists of Seedlip Grove 42 with Lemongrass Tonic, Seedlip Spice 94 with Grapefruit Tonic, and Seedlip Garden 108 with Cucumber Tonic. The first variant is described as a “citrus blend…

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Fever-Tree sales hit by ‘challenging’ UK market

Tonic water producer Fever-Tree’s 2019 UK sales are predicted to fall 1% as the market witnessed a “challenging Christmas” period with a slowdown in consumer spending. The carbonated mixer producer has released its trading update for 2019 ahead of the group’s preliminary results on 24 March 2020. Fever-Tree expects full-year revenue for 2019 to increase by 10% to £260.5 million (US$339m) – a stark contrast to its 40% growth reported for 2018. Fever-Tree’s revenue was…

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