Quintessential Brands acquires First Ireland Spirits Company

Quintessential Brands has announced the acquisition of First Ireland Spirits Company, Ireland’s largest independent producer of Irish cream liqueurs and Irish country creams.

Lucas Bols launches Elderflower liqueur in the US

Bols Elderflower retails for US$17.99 (75cl) with a 15% abv. The product is available in both the on- and off-trade channels across the US

World's 50 Best Bars Brands Report: Liqueurs and bitters

For the fifth instalment of the 2014 Brands Report, we quizzed the class of 2013 on the liqueurs and bitters brands moving through their bars.

De Kuyper expands and re-brands

De Kuyper yesterday unveiled a new look for its liqueurs range and three new pot stills that it intends to use to diversify and expand its portfolio.

Disaronno and Tia Maria brand ambassador

First Drinks has appointed Rod Eslamieh as its first ever full time brand ambassador for its Illva-owned brands – Disaronno, Tia Maria and Isolabella.

Drambuie sales bolstered by UK gains

The Drambuie Liqueur Company grew profits 5% in the year ended June 2013, after gains in the UK countered reverses in Southern Europe and Asia.