Six with Seedlip: Paul Gilligan, co-founder of Magical Mushroom Company
We’re soon to launch a new, bio-contributing packaging mycelium gift box for Seedlip Spice 94. It’s fully biodegradable, recyclable and compostable; taking approximately 40 days to break down naturally and add nutrients to the soil.
Want to know more about Mycelium? Read more here.
Recommended Reading: Our pick of the best books on nature
Nature writing is a welcome distraction from our increasingly digital lives. No matter what the elements are throwing at us, we can find a cosy corner and revel in the wonders of the natural world; preferably with a Seedlip & Tonic within reach.
This list includes some of our favourite nature writing. If you’re looking for guidance at a moment of crisis, a cause to get passionate about or an excuse to lose yourself in evocative explorations of meadows and waterways, there’s a book below for you.
Mycelium 101: How can mushrooms help solve the issue of single-use plastic?
Coming soon to Seedlip is a bio-contributing mycelium gift box for Seedlip Spice 94. We know many of you must be thinking ‘myceli-what?’
This handy breakdown of Mycelium 101 will hopefully help to explain the real magic in this mushroom packaging, and how it can help solve the issue of single-use plastic.
Coming soon to Seedlip: A Mushroom based gift set made with Mycelium Technology
As a Nature Company we’re committed to celebrating and protecting the natural world.
Coming soon to our online store is a mushroom-based gift set that progresses both our support of sustainable packaging as well as championing nature’s ability to solve societies challenges.
Read more here.
The best rooftop terraces & pub gardens in the UK to enjoy a Non-Alcoholic drink: where to celebrate the bank holiday & the last few weeks of summer
We adore nature and will never stop celebrating its beauty. Even though travel has been restricted this Summer, we want to take this time to celebrate spending time outdoors by sharing with you our favourite roof top bars & pub gardens across the country because there’s nothing quite like drinking Seedlip al-fresco.
Harness the flavour of the soft Summer fruit: Why you should start using jam in Seedlip cocktails
Now is the time to make the most of British soft fruit. Blackberries and Elderberries are ripening in the hedgerows with Sloes not far behind. Plums are in their prime, while Autumn Raspberries and Strawberries are having a final flourish.
Here are three jam-packed recipes to make the most of our delicious summer fruits.
Where to buy a perfectly mixed Seedlip & Tonic: Independent UK stockists for Seedlip’s ready-to-drink cans
It’s easier than ever to enjoy a Seedlip & Tonic thanks to the launch of our new perfectly mixed cans. Available in three flavours: Seedlip Garden 108 & Cucumber Tonic, Seedlip Grove 42 & Lemongrass Tonic, and Seedlip Spice 94 & Grapefruit Tonic; there’s a Seedlip & Tonic to suit any palate.
Wherever you’re planning to enjoy a Summer staycation, take a look at our list to find out where you can buy Seedlip & Tonic in the UK.
Nature Week 2020: How our teams spent their week in nature
Nature Week was introduced at the Seedlip Co three years ago. It’s an extra week’s holiday. This year the team have been wild camping, hiking, fly fishing, reef surfing and moose spotting everywhere from the Mojave Desert to the South Downes.
Here are a few highlights from Nature Week 2020.
Seedlip cocktails to satisfy a crowd: Non-alcoholic Summer pitchers
We’ve tweaked some of our best non-alcoholic Summer cocktails such as the Grove Margarita and Grove Fruit Cup so each recipe can be made in a jug and serve six people at a time. Everyone wants a slice of the celebration so dress up each glass. We’ve included garnish suggestions below.
Submit your recipes for our new e-cocktail book: Seedlip: Cocktails at Home
On the heels of the release of Seedlip’s first Cocktail Book, we're excited to embark on a second e-cocktail book together. We're looking for innovative cocktail recipes from our community to fill its pages. And with just a few, simple guidelines to follow for submission, your recipe could very well be the next mainstay amongst Seedlip drinkers worldwide.
How-to put together the ultimate summer picnic hamper: Seasonal recipes we’d love to eat alfresco
We’ve gathered together dishes from some of our favourite foodies to give you an idea of what the dream picnic hamper menu could look like [and taste like!]. Have a go at making some of these for your next Summer picnic.
Welcome to the spring issue of Beasley Journal:
The spring issue of Beasley Journal has landed and it’s available to read, for free, online.
Beasley Journal is a quarterly nature newspaper inspired by the ethos of @beasley_farm, a soon-to-be centre of excellence for the non-alcoholic category & home to the Seedlip portfolio.
Our favourite online drink retailers we love to order from right now:
Many retailers are still delivering nationwide & it’s a great opportunity to support businesses who can’t open their usual brick & mortar stores.
Take a look through this list of our favourite online retailers we love to order from right now, you might find something special for the weekend.
Nerdy on Nature: Apps that will help you discover more about the natural world through a virtual lens
Escaping into nature is still possible, even if it’s within the confines of our own homes and through a screen.
This list of apps is designed to help you discover more about the natural world through a virtual lens. Some have been recommended by the Seedlip team, including our founder Ben Branson who loves using the PictureThis to identify plants on his daily walk.
Bring wildlife into your garden: The best plants to sow now to attract pollinators into your garden this summer.
One of the simplest pleasures of gardening, is seeing Butterflies, Hoverflies and Bees flying between blooms in a flower bed.
Here we offer some advice on the types of plants that will help bring wildlife into the garden, plus the best plants to sow now to have a pollinator-friendly garden this Summer.
Growing vegetables in small spaces: recommended reading to help you learn to grow edible plants at home.
To celebrate National Gardening Week, we’re asking some green-fingered experts to share advice and tips for growing at home, both indoors and out.
First up is Kew-trained horticulturalist, Charlie Harpur. He has shared the books he's been reading & podcasts he's been listening to, which have helped him learn useful skills for growing vegetables in small spaces.
What Nature Means to Us: How the Seedlip Team Protects Our Planet
Nature is inherent and integral to Seedlip. It is where we source the ingredients with which we distill our spirits and is our source of inspiration. We know the road to living sustainably is a long one, and it’s small steps taken each and every day that amount to leaps and bounds of progress over time. Read more about how our global team is helping to protect the planet– on Earth Day and every day.
Tools of the trade: an essential list of barware tools for making cocktails at home
Take a look through our guide to the tools of the trade, the items you see bartenders using in your favourite cocktail bar, to discover which pieces of barware equipment we feel are essential for making the best non-alcoholic cocktails at home.
Why connecting with nature is good for your health: mind, body & soul
Spending time outside and connecting to nature has been proven to improve our health and wellbeing.
It’s not always about grand outdoor adventures – although we do think they’re great – it can be as simple as having a few houseplants around the house to gaze at, or a collection of plants on a windowsill to nurture.
How to cut a world-class garnish: Tips & tricks for adding the best garnish to your non-alcoholic cocktails.
A garnish on a drink is a final flourish. It adds an element of theatre and fun, and will enhance the drinking experience by awakening other senses such as sight and smell before taste comes into play.
This mini guide to cutting garnishes will help ensure you’re getting the most out of the plants that we use most in our drinks, in five simple steps.
Six with Seedlip: Matt Collins
In this month’s Six w/ Seedlip we chat to Matt Collins, head gardener for the Garden Museum in Lambeth, London. The garden Matt looks after at the museum is a green oasis within the city. Here, he tells us all about the history & plants hidden within the museum walls & gives his advice for creating a garden in a small space.
Nature & Chill: The best nature documentaries to watch on Netflix right now
Netflix have brought some incredible stories from the natural world to our screens. It’s become the easiest form of escapism; a way to press the refresh button in your brain without leaving the comfort of the couch. Choosing is the tricky part but hopefully our list below will make it easier for you.
How to celebrate Mother’s Day with Seedlip non-alcoholic spirits: A guide to Mother’s Day gifting.
Mothering Sunday takes place on the 22nd March 2020 in the UK and, apart from the traditional card and flowers, we wanted to share how you can really show your appreciation for the matriarchal force in your life with the gift of Seedlip.
International Women’s Day: A snapshot of the amazing women at Seedlip & Æcorn
60% of Seedlip Co employees are women and we inspire, challenge and support each other every day. To celebrate International Women’s Day, we asked a few of our employees around the globe to tell us what inspires them and what they love to do outside of work.
Perfect drink pairings for pancake day: A non-alcoholic brunch menu to celebrate Shrove Tuesday.
Find our recommendations for drink pairings for some of the most popular Pancake Day fillings including Lemon and sugar to Maple syrup. If you want to go big this year, we hope these ideas will help you create a bottomless non-alcoholic brunch menu for Shrove Tuesday that’s quick, easy and entertaining.
Future Proof: A night out at The Box w/ Seedlip x Sober & Social
An exciting venue, good company and great music are three must-haves for a fun night out. Alcohol can be involved too but we don’t think it’s the key to calling a night a success. So we teamed up with Sober & Social to host a sober night out at The Box.
Six with Seedlip: Monica Berg
Winner of the 2019 Bartender’s Bartender award at the World’s 50 Best Bar Awards, Monica Berg is a highly regarded name in the drinks industry. We put six questions to Monica to find out more about the bar, how she keeps herself inspired and what excites her most about 2020 & a new decade.
Recommended podcasts: what we’ve been listening to in 2019
We love podcasts at Seedlip HQ, so we thought we’d share with you a list of some of our favourites from the last year, including a few stand-out episodes that started conversations in the office.
The list includes a wide range of topics from fun trivia to in-depth interviews. We hope you enjoy them as much we do.
Festive Non-Alcoholic cocktails: five drinks to make for Christmas and New Year’s Eve
Party season has arrived, and we have some fun, festive ideas for non-alcoholic Christmas cocktail recipes.
Take a look at our top five seasonal cocktails to make at home, plus pre-mixed drinks to take to party if the host has asked guests to BYO. From Christmas punch to a non-alcoholic alternative to Champagne, Seedlip has you covered.
Seasonal highlights to look out for this Autumn:
Sunlight filtering through morning fog, colour-rich tree canopies and spiderwebs covered in dew. All moments that remind us why Autumn is so spectacular. If you’re out walking this month, keep your eyes peeled for some of the season’s best bits. Find out more here.
What's on: London Cocktail Week 2019
London Cocktail Week brings together the best bars and bartenders in the business to celebrate the unbeatable experience of sipping on a perfectly mixed drink.
Seedlip, will be one of the few bars to offer a sophisticated non-alcoholic option. Take a look at what else is on!
10 things you probably didn’t know about the history of Mercedes Benz Motorsport:
The German Grand Prix in Hockenheim this Sunday marks 125 years of Mercedes-Benz Motorsport.
To mark the occasion and our partnership with Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport, we picked out 10 facts about Mercedes-Benz motorsport ahead of the race this weekend.