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November 2012

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Tea Cocktails and unusual flavours

Tea has been a prevalent flavour trend of late, focusing on infusing drinks with tea flavours. However, one of the big bar trend predictions for 2013 takes tea drinks into the mainstream with the rise of tea cocktails.

Absolut launched …

Healthy & Authentic ingredients

The gastronomic trend for foraging for ingredients has crossed over to drinks and is being taken up by top bartenders.

Nick Strangeway, owner of British drinks consultancy company Strangehill, and long-time collaborator with chef Mark Hix, is at the forefront …

Brews up coffee from elephant dung

For those who like their coffee with a strong nose Thailand could be the ideal destination, after a blend made from elephant dung was put on sale by an upmarket hotel chain.

The Black Ivory blend, made from coffee beans …

Suntory Whiskey Cask Collection

Suntory has unveiled four Yamazaki single malt whiskies aged in each of the different wooden casks manufactured in its cooperage.

Eagerly awaited by collectors and connoisseurs is the unusual Yamazaki Mizunara. Unique to Japan, this indigenous oak imparts exquisite aromas …

Moonshine and White Dog Whiskey

White whiskies are proving to be a popular area of innovation following the recent popularity of both moonshine and un-aged White Dog whiskies. Releases by craft producers have spurred mainstream brands to launch their own white whiskey variants.

Jim Beam …

World’s strongest beer is launched at 65% abv

A Scottish brewery is aiming for a spot in the Guinness World Records book after producing the world’s strongest beer.

Brewmeister’s Armageddon beer has an incredible 65% abv.

The brewery, which began production earlier this year with a local pale …

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