Latest news surrounding Allied Glass

Students in Competition to Create Premium Gin

Allied Glass, in collaboration with the Retail Institute, Leeds Beckett University and Leeds Gin have recently run a competition for the final year design students to create a new premium gin pack for the Leeds Gin Brand.

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Allied Launches Distillers Forum

Allied Glass, the premium glass bottle manufacturer, has launched the Distillers Forum, a new industry collective for the growing number of craft makers springing up across the country.  Niche gin and whisky distillers from across the UK gathered in Leeds for the inaugural meeting of the forum to share insights about design, retail and building successful brands in the emerging sector. 

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A Striking New Bottle for the Blackwoods Range

For the first time in five years, Blackwoods has released a new vintage across its spirit range and to mark the occasion, the brand has undergone an enormous packaging overhaul, with elegant new bottles – inspired by the Golden Age of Cocktails. Previously bottled in a standard container, the new pale green glass bottle is both imaginative and inspiring exuding elegance and quality, Dan Bolton, Managing Director of distributor Hi-Spirits, says:

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Smeatons Launches with Design by Denomination and Bottle by Allied

An original handwritten recipe for Bristol Method Dry Gin from the 1870s has been recreated, bottled and launched as Smeaton’s with the identity and packaging design created by Denomination and the bottle manufactured and decorated by Allied Glass. The packaging celebrates the Bristol Method Dry style, relatively new to consumers, telling the story behind the gin, communicating the authenticity and heritage of the product and providing maximum standout.

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Caorunn's Craftsmanship Encapsulated in New Contemporary Bottle

After nearly ten years at the pinnacle of the premium gin market, Caorunn has launched a brand new bottle made by Allied Glass which marries the fine spirit’s artisan roots with seriously sleek aesthetics.

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Midleton Very Rare 2017 unveiled in a new bottle by Allied

Irish Distillers has recently launched its’ Midleton Very Rare 2017 Irish whiskey in a luxurious glass bottle inspired by Irish literature and craftsmanship, designed by Nude and manufactured by Allied Glass. 

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Allied Glass Invests In Engineering Talent

Allied Glass, the premium glass bottle manufacturer, is investing in the next generation of engineering talent with the largest intake of apprentices in more than three decades. The West Yorkshire company has hired eight bright young prospects aged between 17 and 24 for the four-year training programme in mechanical and electrical engineering.

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Batch Brew Unveils New Glass Bottle Design

Premium spirit maker Batch Brew has recently revamped its packaging with a beautiful and distinctive new bottle created by Allied Glass. Taking inspiration from their still Adrian, the bottle features stunning fluting around the body and intricate embossing of Batch Brew’s logo on the front panel to perfectly reflect the premium nature of the handcrafted spirits within.  Michael Hogley, Allied’s Head of Design and Decoration, says:

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Jawbox Gin Unveils New Bottle Design

Jawbox Gin has recently unveiled a new look bottle created to reflect the rich heritage and quality of the spirit, manufactured by awarding winning Allied Glass. A stunning yet robust container manufactured in extra white flint glass, the design features intricate embossing on the bottle’s front shoulder panel, Richard Ryan of Jawbox Gin says: “We wanted to create a new bottle which would not only stand out on the shelf behind the bar but also tell the story of this authentic spirit in a unique way.”

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Allied Wins At Uk Packaging Awards

Allied Glass last night celebrated success at this year’s UK Packaging Awards – having won the Limited Edition of the Year category with the truly stunning Deanston 40- Year-Old bottle, the judges commenting: “Exactly how a limited edition 40-year-old malt whisky should look! Screams vintage, tradition, class and utter perfection.” Additionally, the company was delighted to receive Highly Commended for the Best Packaging of a New Product category for the unique Method & Madness bottle, the judges comment being:

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