Spirits sales are benefiting from premiumisation and the cocktail boom

Alcoholic drinks: Spirits trends and innovations

By Carina Perkins

In the fourth part of our special feature on alcoholic drinks we look at the key trends and innovation in the on-trade spirits market, which is riding high on the wave of the cocktail boom.

The East London Liquor Company is the brainchild of former Barworks operations manager Alex Wolpert (left) and master distiller Jamie Baxter (right)

Spirits production returns to East End

By Luke Nicholls

A new craft spirits company is set to bring spirits production back to London’s East End next month with the launch of a gin, whisky and vodka distillery and adjacent cocktail bar.

Hayman Distillers has relaunched its range of gins to emphasise the company's history as a family distiller

Hayman Distillers relaunches gin range

By Peter Ruddick

To coincide with its 150th anniversary, English gin distiller Hayman Distillers is relaunching its range of Hayman's Gin in order to better emphasise the company's history as a family distiller.