The season of laughter, festively themed jumpers and over-indulgence is almost upon us, so to help you get into the right mood we've put together a hand picked selection of goodies we think you'll love as much as we do. Think festive favourites, the emergence of non-alcoholic brands, warming whiskies and sweet treats, and getting through it all with healthy alternatives to hand.
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Winter is all about bold, complex flavours and that's when the spirits category really comes into its own.
We have a fantastic selection of flavoured spirits for you to peruse. Ginger, chocolate, orange and other festive flavours are perfect for this time of year, and make for tasty quaffable serves, too!
The King's Ginger is a liqueur which was specifically formulated in 1903 for King Edward VII. Rich and zesty, this is a fiery ginger spirit enlivened by a hit of zesty lemon. Try this recipe for a proper winter warmer!
What could possibly say Christmas more than sipping on a wonderfully rich and creamy tipple next to the warming glow of a log fire?
Don't forget that the festive season is the perfect time to add more premium spirits to your portfolio as your customers look to spoil friends and family alike. Tempt them with something new and exciting yet perfectly on trend this Christmas! Try Disaronno Velvet Liqueur if you haven't already!
What more can we say about the non-alcoholic sector? It isn't just confined to beers any more and we have a bevy of great no and low spirits on our shelves. One of these new additions to our non-alcoholic spirits line up is Warner's Pink Berry 0%.
Picking up on the popularity of pink gin without the alcohol, give it a go today!
It is no secret that cask ale has had a difficult time over the past few years, but it's fighting back! The skill required to produce cask ale and its small batch nature leads to a fabulous experimentation which plays into the hands of those in the on-trade.
There is the opportunity to target the adventurous beer enthusiast and tackle cask through a premium product offering.
Gritchie Brewery, owned by Guy Ritchie, is one of a growing band who blend old world traditions with new ingredients, helping to break stereotypes whilst still satisfying loyal cask ale drinkers.
Extend your cider season through the cold festive months with mulled cider. Becoming more and more popular, the diverse flavours allow you to experiment and even spice up with your own ideas...it's a winning winter warmer! Add a slug of Sipsmith's Sloe Gin, a cinnamon stick and half an orange to garnish for a proper treat. We recommend Cornish Orchards' Mulled Cider.
As the low/no alcohol beer category continues to grow - 28% last year - we need to listen to what customers actually want. Fuelled by an increase in positive attitudes to healthy lifestyles, and cultural changes in the younger drinker, the availability of really good tasting beers in this category makes this an easy task.
We have a wide range of styles available now which are so good we wonder...can you really tell the difference?
Luscombe produce organic and award-winning drinks in Devon, using only the best ingredients from trusted growers using bespoke recipes. This Hot Ginger Beer is crafted with the finest root ginger, raw cane sugar and Sicilian lemon juice. Packing a punch with its distinctive heat, this classic is coveted by ginger beer lovers the world over!
These days the dedication and quality of spirits mixers that are produced mean they are able to be drunk on their own just as well as enhancing your favourite tipple. Our festive favourite is Double Dutch's Cranberry and Ginger Tonic, but we have a wide range of mixers on offer...go on, have a look!