Latest news surrounding Allied Glass

Stylish, Bold and Vivid Red- Presenting the fabulous Red Door Gin bottle

With over 120 years of whisky distilling tradition behind them, the family owned Benromach Distillery has recently taken a new direction and, in the summer of 2018, launched the magnificent Red Door Gin, a small-batch, handcrafted London Dry style gin, inspired by Scotland’s mountains, forests and coastal fringes and named after the distinctive red doors at the distillery in a fabulous red bottle by Allied.

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A New Bottle for Curio

Curio Spirits has launched a beautiful new glass bottle exclusively created by Allied Glass for its Wild Coast Gin and Cardamom Vodka brands, giving it a more distinctive profile whilst supporting Curio’s desire to be more environmentally responsible. The new bottle, which is manufactured in standard flint replaces the previous extra white flint container which was produced in Europe, it therefore using recycled content and reducing the bottle’s carbon footprint  

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Trend Focus 2019

There are many trends influencing a variety of different markets, we have selected 7 key trends with 3 of those having the greatest impact on the spirits market specifically. Millennials and the next cohort Generation Z, Provenance and Premiumisation.   Millennials and Generation Z

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A Perfect Presentation for Chinnery Gin

Chinnery Gin, perfectly packaged in a stunning bottle inspired by artist and explorer George Chinnery and the romance of the Old China Trade, created by Design Bridge and manufactured by Allied. George Chinnery was born in London in 1774. He attended art school there, a contemporary of Turner’s. He became a portrait artist and moved to Dublin in 1796, lodging at 27, College Green, in the heart of the city.

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Manchester Gin has introduced a Jeroboam- sized bottle of gin manufactured by Allied.

The 4.5 litre ‘showstopper’ bottle, which faithfully replicates the smaller bottles within the range, holds an equivalent of nine standard bottles and is being introduced in time for the festive season. Manchester Gin, which is a small-batch gin, with only 500 standard-sized bottles made per run, is infused and inspired by botanicals synonymous to the North of England, such as dandelion and burdock. The Jeroboams will be introduced for two of their four styles: The Signature Gin and Raspberry.

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Introducing the Bespoke Quatrefoil Whisky Bottle

The Lakes Distillery has recently unveiled its’ new bespoke Quatrefoil bottle, manufactured by Allied Glass. “The simple elegance of the bottle appeals to the timeless nature of the spirit, trends in the spirit industry will come and go but we wanted to create something that would reflect the elegance of the liquid inside.”  commented Paul Currie, co-founder of the Lakes Distillery. The four leaves of the Quatrefoil, an ancient symbol found sculptured into the bedrock of Victorian farmyard buildings, forms the base of the bottle

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Allied Glass Wins at UK Packaging Awards 2018

At the annual UK Packaging Awards, announced on the 30th October 2018, Allied were delighted to pick up two prestigious awards:- Glass Pack of the Year – Manchester Gin The judges commenting: “The heavy embossing and well-crafted bottle more than meet the brief for innovation and production excellence. The addition of “Made in Manchester” emblazoned and embossed around the shoulder is an excellent addition to the product.” “It clearly displays that the brand has been extended through technical innovation. The bottle retains a traditional feel with a modern twist.”

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Unveiled: The Under the Sea Collection 2018

‘Under the Sea’ is an original collection by Allied, launched at Luxe Pack Monaco 2018, which brings the enchanting underwater world to the land above, concentrating on the colourful landscape within our oceans and the amazing sea life, using lustrous shades of the sea juxtaposed with tropical colours. A powerful collection of exceptional bottles, it combines bold embossing and debossing which is then printed with exacting precision to create a sculptured print effect of the very finest quality. 

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Allied Glass Golden Ticket Winner Launches New Bottle Design

Allied launched its Golden Ticket Competition in October 2017, with the prize being the design and creation of a bespoke glass bottle for one craft distillery, the first lucky winner having been Herefordshire’s Haven Distillery. Since then, members of the design team have worked very closely with Duncan Fox, owner of Haven, to understand the ethos behind the distillery, to gain an appreciation and passion for their handcrafted spirits before producing a stunning glass bottle.

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Allied Wins Luxury Packaging Award

Winners of the 2018 Luxury Packaging Awards were announced last night, Allied Glass winning the Luxury Drinks category with the beautiful Midleton Very Rare bottle, the judges commenting:

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