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Crowd-Pleasing Pitcher Drinks

Imbibe Magazine

With the warm weather ramping up, more outdoor gatherings—such as backyard barbecues, pool parties, and al fresco brunches—are on the horizon. Put that pitcher to good use with these warm-weather recipes that work swimmingly in large quantities. Black Rock Chiller In this simple batched cocktail, Branca Menta’s minty cooling power matches crisp tequila and earthy gentian liqueur.

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BREAKING: Lagunitas Chicago Production Facility to Shutter

Guys Drinking Beer - Beer News

According to reporting from Beer Business Daily as well as posts and stories across social media, Lagunitas announced plans today to close their massive Chicago production facility and taproom space on the city’s southwest side. The adjacent warehouse will remain in operation, with a few employees held over at that space, but otherwise the final day of operation at the Douglas Park facility will be August 1st.

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The Best Canned Wines Right Now

PUNCH

The 9 best canned wines to drink right now, including rosé, red, white, orange and sparkling wines, which are all ideal for summer.

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The 10 Best White Sangria Recipes

VinePair

When thinking of Sangria, sweaty, fruit-loaded pitchers of red wine and ice likely come to mind. But while Red Sangria is undoubtedly more popular than White Sangria, the latter can be equally (if not more) delicious, and certainly deserves a space in your summer repertoire. Unlike its red counterpart, which is often packed with winter-friendly ingredients like citrus, apples, and baking spices, White Sangria tends to be lighter and more refreshing, its pale base better able to take on the flavo

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Top 5 Ways to Optimize Your Loyalty Strategy

Speaker: Lauren Barash, Vice President, Brand Marketing

In an ever-evolving industry, building and retaining loyal customers is critical to the success of any restaurant business. Join Lauren Barash, VP of Brand Marketing at Full Course, as she delves into the world of restaurant loyalty programs, and reveals the top five essential strategies to optimize your approach! This webinar will explore: Loyalty trends and what you should be focusing on 📊 Actionable insights and ideas to help you develop the most powerful and effective loyalty program

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Radisson Sector 29, Gurugram promotes Bhupendra and Parul

Spiritz

Radisson Hotel Sector 29, Gurugram, proudly announces the promotion of Parul Trehan to the position of Learning and Development Manager; and Bhupendra Tomar to the position of Food and Beverage Manager, effective April 1, 2024. Parul Trehan, an English Honors graduate from Jaipur, started her remarkable career at the Heritage Hotel, owned by the Jaipur royal family.

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Austrian Winemaker Discovers 40,000-Year-Old Mammoth Bones in Cellar

VinePair

An Austrian winemaker made an unexpected discovery while renovating his wine cellar — and it wasn’t an old bottle of Blaufränkisch. According to a Wednesday press release from the Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW), bones accidentally uncovered by Andreas Pernerstorfer have been confirmed as belonging to at least three different Stone Age mammoths.

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Accolade “disappointed” as growers reject pay-out offer

Just Drinks

Grape growers supplying Australian drinks giant Accolade Wines have rejected a buy-out offer aimed at stemming the country’s oversupplies.

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Fast&Up releases Reload RTD

Spiritz

Fast&Up, an active nutrition brand, announced the launch of its latest innovation - Fast&Up Reload Ready-to-Drink. The new beverage is ideal for athletes, fitness enthusiasts, and anyone leading an active lifestyle. This new product offers a convenient and effective way to stay energised and maintain peak performance. Fast&Up Reload Ready-to-Drink features a scientifically balanced formula containing five essential electrolytes: sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, and chloride.

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The Importance of Building a Strong Brand Identity for Your Bar

Advanced Mixology

Owning and operating a successful bar is about more than just slinging tasty drinks. It’s also about creating a business strategy that drives sustainable business growth. One element of business strategy is branding. For many bars, the recipe for success lies in crafting a distinct brand identity. A strong brand identity can serve as the foundation for your new or existing bar, helping you not only attract patrons but also create long-term success amidst evolving trends.

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Kerala introduces draft guidelines for alcobev sale

Spiritz

The Kerala government has introduced draft guidelines for the sale of alcobev products in restaurants located in tourist destinations across the state. Under the new guidelines, restaurants located in tourist spots in Kerala can apply for a three-month license to serve beer and wine along with a licence fee of Rs 1 lakh. Additionally, three-star hotels and resorts in tourist destinations in the state are also permitted to serve fresh toddy tapped from their premises.

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Review: Valhalla Herbal Liqueur Shot

Drinkhacker

Say, do you like licorice? Finland-born Valhalla is the Scandi Jagermeister you never knew you needed. The coffee-black liqueur is made with Nordic ingredients including angelica, wormwood, yarrow, and licorice — lots of licorice. Four species of licorice plants, to be exact. Designed to be consumed cold, as a shot, just like Jager, I first tasted it at room temperature neat, as I do all spirits.

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Johnnie Walker. Scotch of Scotch. Find it everywhere in the friendly square bottle. Smooth, mellow, great-hearted, enjoy it everywhere. At home or away. – The Whiskey Wash Johnnie Walker Advert Archive, published 1960

The Whiskey Wash

Welcome to The Whiskey Wash Vintage Johnnie Walker Advert Archive This archive presents a collection of over 100 adverts for Johnnie Walker, spanning from the 1910s to the 1960s. It captures a dynamic period in global history, marked by profound political and social changes, including two World Wars, the Great Depression, the rise and fall of empires, and the dawn of the Cold War.

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Bigging up agave spirits- new podcast!

The Cocktail Lovers

with special guest Jesse Estes … Before we get started, please accept our apologies: there are some shocking pronunciations coming up. But what we lack in Mexican fluency, we certainly make up for in passion for the spirits the country produces. In this episode we open two bottles of tequila, Avíon Silver and Patrón Extra Añejo; get all scholarly delving into The Essential Tequila & Mezcal Companion – How to select, collect & Savor Agave Spirits by Tess Rose Lampert and taste an am

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Triple Dog Irish Whiskey Expands To Key US Markets

The Whiskey Wash

Credit: Triple Dog Irish Whiskey Triple Dog Irish Whiskey is expanding US distribution to Idaho, Southern California, and Arizona. The move follows increasing demand for the award-winning whiskey following its official US launch in 2023. The Irish whiskey category has been rapidly expanding in the United States. According to the press release: “Irish whiskey experienced a 13.4% compound annual growth rate between 2015 and 2020” in the United States alone.

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Archer Achieves Significant Regulatory Milestone; FAA Issues Final Airworthiness Criteria For Its Midnight Aircraft 

PubClub

With this milestone, Archer takes another significant regulatory step forward toward its goal of making electric flying taxis an everyday reality The final airworthiness criteria provides the solidified path for the company to achieve Type Certification for Midnight This is a critical step as Archer continues to ramp up its “for credit” testing with the FAA Archer is one of only two companies in the world to achieve this certification progress with the FAA for an eVTOL aircraft SANTA CLARA, Cali

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Kamiki Drinks Partners With Disaronno International To Bring Japanese Whisky To UK & European Markets

The Whiskey Wash

Credit: Kamiki Drinks Kamiki Drinks , producers of Kamiki Whisky – the world’s first Japanese whisky to be finished in cedar casks – has announced its expansion into the UK and European markets. Partnering with Disaronno International BV and Disaronno International UK, Kamiki Drinks will distribute its premium Japanese whisky and rum to the UK and Benelux (Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg) markets beginning on July 1st, 2024.

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Selina Receives Nasdaq Notice and Provides Update on Nasdaq Hearings Panel

PubClub

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– $SLNA #SLNA –Selina Hospitality PLC (“ Selina ” or the “ Company ”; NASDAQ: SLNA), a global lifestyle and experiential hospitality company catering to millennial and Gen Z travelers, announces today that it has received a notice from The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC (“Nasdaq”) dated May 20, 2024. This notice informs the Company of its delinquency in filing its Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2023 (“2023 20-F”) in accordance with Nasdaq

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Watermelon Syrup – Easy Homemade Recipe

Gastronom

Last Updated on May 24, 2024 by Leah Hall Bring the flavor of fresh watermelon to summer cocktails and more with this fresh fruit syrup, a Watermelon Syrup! This Watermelon Simple Syrup recipe is perfect for watermelon cocktails as well as lemonade or iced tea. Easy to make with fresh juice and a cup … The post Watermelon Syrup – Easy Homemade Recipe appeared first on Gastronom Cocktails.

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LuxUrban Hotels Announces Closing of Public Offering of Securities

PubClub

MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)– LuxUrban Hotels Inc. (“LuxUrban” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: LUXH) , a hospitality company which leases entire existing hotels on a long-term basis and rents rooms in its hotels to business and vacation travelers, today announced that it closed its previously announced public offering of 35,075,000 shares of common stock, including the full exercise by the underwriters of their over-allotment option to purchase 4,575,000 shares of common stock, at a price of $0.

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SOFT DRINKS: LIFE AND SOUL OF THE LICENSED CHANNEL

Bar Magazine

SOFT DRINKS: LIFE AND SOUL OF THE LICENSED CHANNEL, PUTTING AN EXTRA £61.6m [1] THROUGH OPERATORS’ TILLS IN 2023 Soft drinks are playing a vital role in driving revenues and profitability for the UK’s licensed operators, reports Britvic, growing by +1.3% and putting an extra £61.6m through outlet tills last year alone 1 Britvic’s Soft Drinks Review 2024 reveals thatdespite the difficulties of the past few years, the UK’s pubs, bars, clubs and restaurants still play a crucial role in our na

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Hotel Okura to add over 500 rooms in Thailand, including Chiang Mai, under expanded partnership with AWC

PubClub

Will also launch Chao Phraya River cruises this December TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– #Okura –Hotel Okura Co., Ltd. announced today that it signed a multiple-property framework agreement on May 17 with Asset World Corporation (AWC), Thailand’s leading integrated lifestyle real estate group, to operate a new hotel being developed by AWC in Chiang Mai by 2028 and several (to be announced) Okura Group luxury hotels across Thailand by 2030, adding more than 500 rooms in the country.

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Bacardi’s John Dewar & Sons workers to vote on strike action

Just Drinks

Workers at Bacardi’s John Dewar & Sons are voting on strike action following claims management have been withholding a pay rise from staff.

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Zilch Surpasses 4 Million Customer Milestone in 44 Months

PubClub

– Zilch charges ahead with enhanced AI capabilities via AWS – Zilch’s total GMV now over $3 billion, 50% of which was generated in the last 12 months LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Zilch , the world’s first ad-subsidised payments network (ASPN), today announced its latest milestone: surpassing 4 million registered customers within just 44 months of launch. “In less than four years, we’ve transformed how millions experience, engage and – most importantly – are r

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“We’re seeing big brands push back a little bit harder” – Roar Organic sees competition heat up in US functional drinks

Just Drinks

Roar Organic CEO Bill Lange on how US consumers’ view of better-for-you products is changing and efforts by big brands to win back share.

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Visiting Croatia: Top Things To Know & Places To Visit Including Should You Go (Yes!)

PubClub

The breathtaking coastline of Brela, Croatia. Photo: PubClub.com By Kevin Wilkerson, PubClub.com Travel Editor This is a cut-to-the-chase look at Croatia. I have anticipated your questions (ones I had before going there myself, actually) and have provided these answers. Where Exactly Is Croatia And It Still Part Of Yugoslavia? Croatia is east of Italy with a coast along the Adriatic Sea.

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Anora acquires Scandiavian glögg brand Blomberg from Orkla

Just Drinks

Nordic spirits brand house Anora has announced the acquisition of the Blomberg glögg brand from Orkla Denmark today.

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Everything You Need To Know About The Royal Salute 21 Year Old Signature Blend

The Whiskey Wash

The Royal Salute 21 Year Old Signature Blend has remained unchanged since 1953. Credit: Royal Salute In my role as Director of Blending and Inventory at Chivas Brothers , I oversee the creation and ongoing continuity of all single malts and blended whiskies across our iconic brands, including Royal Salute. I’ve been in the industry for 40 years now, and it’s a privilege to play a part in the crafting of these renowned spirits.

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Coca-Cola Europacific Partners sells Feral Brewing Co.

Just Drinks

Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) has sold its Australian producer Feral Brewing Co. for an undisclosed amount.

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GTR Creates New Benchmarks

Spiritz

It is no longer enough to simply display the various brands at duty-free shops and allow consumers to choose what they want. There are a whole lot of other strategies such as in-house promotions, the presence of knowledgeable retail ambassadors and digital conveniences that have come into play to make the duty-free shopping experience turn into an enjoyable memory, says Leila Stansfield, Managing Director, Bacardi Global Travel Retail.

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O’Neill Vintners & Distillers buys Sonoma’s Ram’s Gate Winery

Just Drinks

O’Neill Vintners & Distillers has acquired US wine estate Ram’s Gate Winery, located in Sonoma in California

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Whiskey Review: High n’ Wicked Kentucky Straight Bourbon

The Whiskey Wash

We review High n’ Wicked Kentucky Straight Bourbon, aged at least five years after being distilled from a mash bill of 51% corn, 39% rye, and 10% malted barley in a sweet mash style. (image via High n’ Wicked) Editor’s Note: We received a review sample of this whiskey from the brand. However, in accordance with our editorial policies , this has not influenced the outcome of our review in any way.

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AB InBev to upgrade bottling lines at Fort Collins brewery

Just Drinks

Anheuser-Busch InBev is investing $15.5m to upgrade bottling lines from packed to bulk glass at its Fort Collins brewery in Colorado.

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We Asked 25 Bartenders: What’s the Best Scotch for Cocktails?

VinePair

While perfect when sipped on its own, Scotch makes an excellent cocktail base that’s nuanced, complex, and worth the effort no matter the season. However, choosing a bottle to complement your next nightcap while also being kind to your wallet can prove to be a complicated task. Thankfully, 25 bartenders from around the world have come to the rescue.

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Stock Spirits to launch Amundsen vodka in Germany

Just Drinks

Poland-based Stock Spirits has launched its Amundsen vodka in Germany, marking its second vodka brand in the country.

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Review: Connacht Single Malt Irish Whiskey Batch 1

Drinkhacker

Connacht makes a range of Irish whiskeys, including Brothership and Ballyhoo , and even other spirits like gin and vodka. This however is the first time we’ve covered anything with the Connacht name on the front of the label. This single malt was launched in 2021 as a 4 year old, double-distilled from 100% Irish malt barley and aged in both bourbon and oloroso sherry casks.

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In data: Beverage businesses should make integrating generative AI top priority

Just Drinks

Generative AI will “transform” drinks businesses, according to global data and analytics company GlobalData.

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