Top 10 spirits launches in May 2019

The “world’s first” whisky made using artificial intelligence, a low-abv ‘spirit drink’ and the first line extension from Sailor Jerry rum were namechecked in our pick of top spirits launched in May.

Last month saw a number of drinks producers move into new categories including Swedish cider maker Kopparberg with its new fruit-flavoured gins, and tonic producer Fever-Tree’s debut in the ready-to-drink market.

Meanwhile, soft drinks giant The Coca-Cola Company also debuted its own range of mixers for dark spirits, and Diageo tapped into the super-premium gin market with the launch of Villa Ascenti.

Click through the following pages to explore our full round-up of exciting spirits launched in May.

Which new products caught your eye last month? If we’ve missed your favourite, let us know in the comments box below.