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Global spirits group Beam Suntory has taken a “controlling stake” in London-based craft producer Sipsmith for an undisclosed sum.<p>Beam Suntory has …

Portland's Aviation Gin Just Got Sold Off to New York—Here's Why

Portland distiller House Spirits has sold Aviation Gin to a New York marketing firm called Davos Brands.<p>House Spirits will still make Aviation Gin, …

The Sinister History of How England Fell in Love With Gin

Gin and England go together like, well, gin and tonic. But how did a Dutch beverage become the national drink of England? To learn more, watch this …

Tracing A Gin-Soaked Trail In London

In Scotland, some long-time whisky makers are switching over to gin. In Germany, people who distill traditional brandies are doing the same. The world is in the middle of a gin distillery boom, and it is coming to America.<p>One place to find the roots of this boom is London, where 250 distilleries …

Luke's Beer+ — Founders brewer John Duncan, a member of the...

Luke's Beer+ — I love trying new beers, especially when the sun...

Luke's Beer+ — A fledgling New Plymouth brewery is growing up...

Luke's Beer+ — A Wellington bar hopes to soon have revellers on...

Luke's Beer+ — Coeliac NZ calls for gluten free beer to remain on...

This could be the last Christmas that New Zealanders living with coeliac disease can consume beer and other alcoholic drinks safely if they don’t …

Luke's Beer+ — Our 10 million-year-old relationship with alcohol...

Luke's Beer+ — So what is the Tippling Point? “The Tippling Point...

Luke's Beer+ — The two drinks rule-of-thumb that suggests all men...

Luke's Beer+ — The scholarship was established by Emerson’s...

Luke's Beer+ — NewstalkZB asked me Monday morning to comment on...

NewstalkZB asked me Monday morning to comment on the new .05 drink driving limit. I noted that it is likely to prevent some crashes but that I did …

Luke's Beer+ — New drink-drive limits

Luke's Beer+ — A question of balance

For other craft brewers and beer bars where the most flavourful beers often have more alcohol, it’s just the evolution of trying to find a tasty …

Luke's Beer+ — New Zealand’s Best Amateur Brewer to Be Announced...

New Zealand’s Best Amateur Brewer to Be Announced Amateur brewers from across the country will be keeping their fingers crossed as they await the …

Luke's Beer+ — Water is being marketed as a spoof beer brand in...

Water is being marketed as a spoof beer brand in the latest campaign aimed to curb problem drinking in New Zealand. As well as being renamed, water …

Luke's Beer+ — Hopportunity knocks for Kiwi craft brewers

Craft beer is the fastest growing segment of New Zealand’s brewing industry, currently at about 25 per cent a year. This mirrors an explosion of …

Luke's Beer+ — Talk about pale ales? Don’t mind if I do.

“Armageddon is bigger than Mayhem – Armageddon is bigger than everything.” I also came up with the phrase “zymurgical big bang” which appears on the …

Luke's Beer+ — The Hop and Beer Museum in Founders Heritage Park...

Luke's Beer+ — A commonality amongst high-achievers: it’s their...

Luke's Beer+ — Auckland had a growing craft beer market that he...

Luke's Beer+ — Volstead Trading Company as the Best Bar for Zest...

Luke's Beer+ — An expanding Emerson’s Brewery is set to become a...

Luke's Beer+ — The characteristic smell of beer is very easy to...

Luke's Beer+ — The end of the ‘six o'clock swill’ 9 October 1967...

Luke's Beer+ — Nelson’s Founders brewer John Duncan has been on...

Luke's Beer+ — Baylands Brewery have won one-on-one business...

Baylands Brewery have won one-on-one business mentoring session with Dion Nash, founder of male cosmetics brand Triumph & Disaster. Nash talks to …

Luke's Beer+ — Paul Croucher looks over the set up at his new...