Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Red sky at night...............Virgin's new No and Low Cocktails....

Virgin Atlantic is in the news at the moment, firstly for its joint bid to take over troubled UK regional airline FlyBe, Secondly because the airline, majority owned by Delta, it is launching a no and low alcohol cocktail menu on some of its flights.

The No Lo menu has been designed in partnership with Seedlip, the world’s first distilled non-alcoholic spirits and Regal Rogue, the Australian quaffing vermouth and is available across in Economy, Premium and Upper Class cabins.

The menu has been created to offer customers choosing not to drink alcohol onboard, a grown up option with unique flavours.

Current No Lo Menu available across Economy, Premium and Upper Class cabins

Red Sky at Night (no alcohol)
Seedlip Spice, Fever Tree Indian tonic, lemon slice

Shepherd's delight (no alcohol)
Seedlip Spice, Fever Tree ginger ale, lemon slice

The Bold Mule (low alcohol)
Regal Rogue Bold Red vermouth, Fever Tree ginger ale, lemon

The Bold Spritz (low alcohol)
Regal Rogue Bold Red vermouth, soda, lemon

Mark Murphy, Food and Beverage Manager at Virgin Atlantic commented: “With the global trend of no and low alcohol cocktails, Seedlip and Regal Rogue are the perfect partners to bring this option to our customers. There’s a big focus across the airline industry on reducing the amount of alcohol consumed in flight, and we’re delighted to be leading the way by offering our customers across all cabins a selection of zero and low alcohol alternatives.”

Founder of Seedlip, Ben Branson says: “Virgin Atlantic is renowned for its world class cocktail offering and we’re so proud to be part of it. As a brand we champion inclusivity, flavour and experience over ABV and so we look forward to bringing an exclusive selection of Nolo® cocktails to guests when they’re travelling.”