Here at #TeamCoco HQ we are partial to a drink or two, and we figured it was time to give you a little round-up of the latest booze news from the UK and beyond.
If you are a lover of cocktails, a gin fan, a martini drinker, or if Sake is your tipple of choice we’ve seriously got it covered for you in this little round-up.
King of Soho – Variorum Gin
The King of Soho Variorum Gin is a pink berry edition of the King of Soho London Dry Gin. This bespoke libation with notes of fresh strawberry and floral chamomile compliment the classic juniper and citrus flavours of the original recipe and is sure to tingle the taste buds.
Priced at £29.99 for 70cl, available from Distillers Direct.
City of London – Rhubarb & Rose Gin
From the City of London’s only gin distillery and inspired by our British love affair with the homegrown flavours of rhubarb and rose, this super premium gin makes a refreshing drink. City of London Distillery Rhubarb & Rose Gin is a beautifully refined gin that balances the delicate notes of rhubarb and rose with the traditional juniper forward base of City of London Distillery Gins.
Priced at £34.99 for 70cl, available from Sainsbury’s.
Whitley Neill – Parma Violet Gin
A luxurious handcrafted gin; Whitley Neill Parma Violet Gin has bright, vibrant flavours of fresh juniper followed by an herbaceous floral note from the Violet and a touch of citrus and spice on the finish. Perfect for sipping over ice and pairing with cocktails and long drinks, the aromatic violet flower infuses a subtle floral note to the smooth English gin base for a vibrant and intense taste of Italian elegance.
Priced at £25 for 70cl, available from Morrisons.
Liverpool – Rose Petal Gin
Organic Liverpool Rose Petal Gin uses the timeless, floral aroma of rose petals to create a delicate and aromatic gin that is tenderly fragrant. It features citrus for sharpness and background notes of sweet liquorice, warming cassia and piney juniper to complement the long rose finish on the palate.
Priced at £56 for 70cl, available from Harvey Nichols.
Negroni Kit – Martini
This fab little gift set includes a bottle of MARTINI Riserva Speciale Bitter, plus a bottle of MARTINI Riserva Speciale Rubino, a rocks glass and bar spoon. All that’s left to add is a serving of your favourite gin. Finish with some ice and a slice of orange garnish, and the cocktail creation is complete.
Priced at £35 for the kit, available from Harvey Nichols, Selfridges and Amazon.
Four Fox – Saké
International brand Four Fox Saké has arrived in the UK, spearheaded by London entrepreneurs Oliver Proudlock and Fraser Carruthers.
Four Fox produce only one batch of Saké every year, which means this drink will be much sought after. A liquor as smooth and elegant in its packaging as in its taste, Four Fox Saké places the utmost emphasis on quality. The unique creation originates in the mountains of Niigata and is made with only the purest of ingredients, the cleanest snowmelt water and 100% local Gohyakumangoku rice of the highest grade.
Priced at £35.60 for 72cl, available online via Amathus Drinks.