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From Grain to Glass in Sonoma

From Grain to Glass in Sonoma

26 April 2017

Whiskey, the way it's meant to be made... Building on the influences from Sonoma County's unique terroir, Sonoma County Distilling Co craft grain to glass whiskeys in a small way for a big world. Every level of the production at the distillery is handled in-house. Proudly ignoring the industry trends in pursuit of a new legacy - Sonoma County are...

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Join the Mondo way of life!

Join the Mondo way of life!

24 April 2017

Todd Matteson and Thomas Palmer met in the trenches of the burgeoning East London Beer Scene in the Summer of 2013. Both seasoned homebrewers with professional skill sets picked up from their brewing experiences in Germany, Japan, Spain, the US and the UK, they began to hash out the fine print for Mondo Brewing Company on the late shift...

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Staggeringly Good Beer.

Staggeringly Good Beer.

21 April 2017

Craft beer for people who love to ride dinosaurs! Tucked away in a dark corner of Southsea, Portsmouth there is a place where all PaleAleontologist can enjoy a pint of their favourite thirst quenching Theropods. Staggeringly Good Beer and they're also proud to be a totally unfined Brewery. Meaning they don't use any animal based clearing agents in their beer....

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Top-notch cold brew coffee liqueur

Top-notch cold brew coffee liqueur

19 April 2017

Conker Spirit Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur is the second addition to Conker Spirit's core range, joining Conker Dorset Dry Gin - one of our faves. Described as a complex, fruity brew with intense flavours of espresso, the Conker Spirit team were said to have tried 96 recipes over a year before deciding on the perfect recipe, that of coffee,...

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A Cider for Every Season!

A Cider for Every Season!

18 April 2017

Since March 2012, Norcotts Cider has been turning tastebuds upside down wherever it goes so in order to celebrate Norcotts Cider's 5th Anniversary they have introduced two new and exciting 20L bag-in-box ciders: Rhubarb and, Mango and Lime. Created using a unique recipe developed by Cider Supremo Chris Norcott, these two new flavours are made using locally sourced ingredients...

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Let them take you to your happy place... #LiveLazy

Let them take you to your happy place... #LiveLazy

13 April 2017

Lazy Lizard Beer Company was set up by Dave and Lynn Flower from Brighton in 2015. Their inspiration came from Ibiza, where the lizard is its emblem, where Lynn grew up in the 70's, where they married and have spent many happy times over the years. This is their happy place and they want to take you to your...

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Ireland's first (and only) Single Estate Gin

Ireland's first (and only) Single Estate Gin

12 April 2017

Nestled in the heartland of the Ards Peninsula near Belfast lies a distillery that is as unique in its ambition and in the techniques it employs. The 300 acre Echlinville Estate dates back to the 16th century and is home to both Echlinville distillery and the fields whence the grain is grown and harvested. In true Irish fashion Echlinville use...

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Our Summer 2017 List is here!!

Our Summer 2017 List is here!!

11 April 2017

If you haven't received it already, our NEW Summer 2017 List is on its way to you. If you simply can't wait, check it out here for all your favourite drinks and those newbies you've been looking forward to trying!

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Lowlander White Ale Wins Medal at Dutch Beer Challenge

Lowlander White Ale Wins Medal at Dutch Beer Challenge

10 April 2017

Lowlander Beer has been awarded a silver medal for their White Ale during the Dutch Beer Challenge 2017. The winners were announced on April 5thduring a festive evening in Rotterdam. "Chief Botanical Officer" Frederik Kampman received the award, proud of the achievement, especially having launched Lowlander Beer only last year. White ale, or "witbier" is a beer style typical to The Netherlands. Lowlander gives their White Ale...

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Simple. Clean. Great tasting. Scheckter's Organic Energy

Simple. Clean. Great tasting. Scheckter's Organic Energy

10 April 2017

Founded in 2010 by Toby Scheckter, the company's mission is inspired by three simple principles: Simple • Simple, understandable and pronounceable ingredients. • Only all natural and organic ingredients, no artificial flavours, colours or sweeteners. Clean • No artificial preservatives, no taurine, no synthetic caffeine. • Organic and Informed Sport certified, a clean energy drink with no associated jitters or crash. Informed-Sport is a quality...

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Wander the mountain with a Hookiebobb!

Wander the mountain with a Hookiebobb!

07 April 2017

At Crazy Mountain, they believe that when your passion is your job, life is good. So why do anything else? Founders, Kevin and Marisa Selvy, met in a crazy twist of fate and followed their hearts to Colorado's breathtaking Rocky Mountains. In 2010, they established the Vail Valley's first production brewery, with headquarters and a kickin' tap room in Edwards....

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140 Years of passion in every bottle!

140 Years of passion in every bottle!

05 April 2017

In the rolling fields of a Herefordshire farm, grows a tiny currant. Rarely seen and little known, this succulent fruit is harvested under the summer sun and carefully crafted into the very finest cassis.At White Heron they use a technique similar to winemaking in order to perfectly capture the intensity of freshly picked British blackcurrants. Once the blackcurrant juice...

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Wiltshire Life Awards 2017

Wiltshire Life Awards 2017

04 April 2017

The Wiltshire Life Awards took place on Friday 24th March and we were honoured to support the Independent Food/Drink Producer of the Year Award. It was Fiona's pleasure to award this year's award to Henderson's Artisan Bakery and Café from Salisbury with huge congratulations to Buttle Farm from Compton Bassett and Helen Browning's Organic who won 2nd and 3rd place...

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New! New! New!!

New! New! New!!

03 April 2017

Whether it's Rum, Ale, Lemonade, Cider, Armagnac or something else this spring... we've got lots of luscious new products wait for you to persue this April! Check them out here.

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A Tale of Temptation

A Tale of Temptation

31 March 2017

The sound of a secret... Calypso is one of Siren Craft Brew's voices and they are calling you. The Sirens of Greek mythology would entice mariners with their magical songs. Their voices would entwine into a complex, layered melody. At Siren Craft Brew, they work in a similar way, combining four ingredients that interact together in magical ways to...

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The Angel's Share.

The Angel's Share.

29 March 2017

The most recent addition to the Sánchez Romate family, Cardenal Mendoza Angelus was created by the Bodega's foreman who wanted to transmit the fragrance of the orange blossom that engulfed the Bodega's patio every spring. This was the essence which, when mixed with the aromas of the sherry wines and brandies maturing in the Bodega, was what the foreman...

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A taste of Yuzu fruit!

A taste of Yuzu fruit!

27 March 2017

The Yonezawa family began sake production in 1886 in Akashi - one of the major fishing towns in the west part of Japan. The region is famous for its quality seafood especially sea bream (tai in Japanese) and octopus. With the fertile soil ideal for rice growing and plenty of clean spring water supply the region is renowned for...

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From the East End comes Redchurch

From the East End comes Redchurch

24 March 2017

Another of our newet brewers is the exciting Redchurch Brewery, an East London craft brewery from the heart of E2, and we've got SIX of their tasty beers! Redchurch Brewery's approach is simple: exceptional beers, brewed with respect for the process and flavour. Starting with an initial core range they've gone on to develop a wide rang eof experimental beers...

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Celebrate World Water Day with a thank-you from Belu

Celebrate World Water Day with a thank-you from Belu

22 March 2017

Belu are excited to announce that since 2011, they've passed on a total of £2,200,076 to WaterAid, transforming 146,671 lives with safe water and sanitation. £695,140 was raised in the past year alone.​ Today is World Water Day and we want to join in with their thank you to you for making this possible. Check out our range of Belu drinks and...

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The Untouched Rum - Mezan Jamaican Barrique XO

The Untouched Rum - Mezan Jamaican Barrique XO

22 March 2017

Our collection of Mezan Rums is growing and this month's addition is the beautiful Mezan Jamaica Barrique XO Rum. As part of the Mezan range of single cask bottlings, it is the only rum in the range that is a blend of rums from more than one distillery and is not single vintage. The idea behind the Mezan range...

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The Original Unfiltered.

The Original Unfiltered.

20 March 2017

Beautifully crafted, bold and iconic. London Pride is an iconic pint. And if it ain't broke, don't fix it, they say... But what do they know? With their biggest beer launch in a generation, Fuller's recently revealed London Pride Unfiltered and it's now here at Nectar waiting for you to try! <span style="

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NIX&KIX gets a new look and lower sugar content!

NIX&KIX gets a new look and lower sugar content!

20 March 2017

London-based drinks brand NIX&KIX have spent the last nine months working with leading bartenders and beverage scientists perfecting their range of three variants. Through rigorous testing they've achieved below 4.8g sugar per 100ml for their range of Mango & Ginger, Peach & Vanilla and Cucumber & Mint without adding any artificial sweeteners. The drinks feature a unique discovery...

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The Cold Irishman Competition!

The Cold Irishman Competition!

17 March 2017

Happy St. Patrick's day! How's your Cold Irishman? To be in with the chance to win a visit and experience the range of expressions first hand at the new Walsh Whiskey distillery in County Carlow, Ireland in June 2017 with Emporia Brands, simply create a twist on 'The Cold Irishman' cocktail and enter your creation online. The Cold Irishman cocktail...

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Award winning Pothecary gin is here!

Award winning Pothecary gin is here!

17 March 2017

Dorset born Pothecary Gin is made by Soapbox Spirits, a new distillery formed by Lukasz Dwornik and Martin Jennings, two friends with over 35 years in hospitality and drinks between them. What sets them apart from the array of gins already on the market is their unusual, but by no means distastful, use of Provencial lavdener as one of...

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Best brews at the International Brewing & Cider Awards!

Best brews at the International Brewing & Cider Awards!

16 March 2017

Congratulations to Innis and Gunn, Fuller's and Camden Town Brewery for winning at the International Brewing and Cider Awards! In the International Smallpack Lager competition in Class 2 fo

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Bossin' it!

Bossin' it!

15 March 2017

Boss Brewing strongly believe craft beer is and should be for the people and they're all about creating simply stupendous beers that are truly accessible to everyone. In their eyes, craft beer should never be pretentious, intimidating or perplexing. Simply put they want beer to be about having fun and experiencing the wonderland of taste explosions! The nerve centre of...

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Our/London...Our/Vodka

Our/London...Our/Vodka

13 March 2017

As a Pernod Ricard Company, Our/Vodka is a global vodka made by local partners in cities around the world. It has already successfully launched in Berlin and Detroit, Seattle, Amsterdam and now London; with each city giving its name and character to the vodka. Our/Vodka sets out to redraw the vodka map, working in partnership with people who not only...

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The world's first non-alcoholic spirit!

The world's first non-alcoholic spirit!

10 March 2017

We've got non-alcoholic beer...now we've got a spirit that tastes of a spirit but won't tip your customers over the limit! Seedlip Spice 94. In the 1600's Apothecaries were using small copper stills to make non-alcoholic herbal remedies. This alchemy was documented in The Art of Distillation published in London in the year 1651 and is now re-purposed for the...

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