5 Reasons Why Crafted Soda Is the Newest Trend

London Essence Crafted Soda


"When your Premium liquor needs a Premium mixer".

The Art of Mixing –

Using Exquisite Mixers from Distilled Botanicals & Herbs.

Today's drinkers are becoming more and more selective and now choosing quality over quantity and as a result, they are interested in learning more about the people and processes involved in creating Ultra-Premium Liquors, Mixers, and Syrups.

With these trends driving the growth across Spirits and Sparkling Wine. Gin, Vodka and Whisky have led the charge, with Luxury Crafted Soda's, Tonic’s and Ginger’s experiencing the same transition. The main aim is to accentuate these major flavour in your drink, so you can still taste it but not mask or overpower it.

Suppose your goal is to drink your Luxury and Premium Liquors with an equally elevated Crafted Soda for your Mixed Drinks. 3Two1 Drinks are exclusively launching the London Essence Company to the Australian & New Zealand market.

These Crafted Artisanal Sodas, Tonic’s & Ginger’s have grown in consumption as mixers for the best Restaurants and Bars in the world and can be seen via The World’s 50 Best competitions.

London Essence Company is viewed and consumed for a history of distillation process for full flavours, quality ingredients, low calories, a small bead for carbonation which relates to flavour, length & viscosity and overall, a delicious adult non-alcoholic beverage that not only pairs well with Spirits & Liqueurs but can just as easily be consumed on it’s own.

5 Benefits of Drinking Handcrafted Fruit & Botanical Soda in your Mixed Drinks

Bars and Restaurants understand the many reasons to carry handcrafted soda. To begin with, the possibilities for flavour are virtually limitless!

Traditional flavours like Citrus, Gingers & Pineapples can be found anywhere. To then add White Peach juice or Grapefruit/Ginger oils or Juniper/Jasmine/Rosemary/Basil or Sage Essences are the key to the main element of all mixed drinks and cocktails, which is balance.

"When your Premium liquor needs a Premium mixer".

  1. Any number of Fruits, Botanical & Herbal Essence can be used to flavour soda.

Thus making Crafted Soda's exceptionally versatile. Tonic water, Soda water, and club soda are examples of these mixers. Ginger ales, fruit sodas, citrus sodas, ginger beers and colas also fall into this category although many are looking for new adult, less sweet versions.

London Essence Crafted Soda has been designed in collaboration with experts. The company is continuing a tradition established towards the end of the 19th Century.

Their predecessors have inspired this renaissance of London Essence. They are specialists in the art and alchemy of taste. By distilling the authentic flavour of delicate fruits and botanicals, they can carefully calibrate a mixer of rare quality.

Each contains a distillation of botanical essences delivering aromatic signature notes.

These Fruit & Botanical/Herbal Soda Mixers can be appreciated on their own or blended with other Ultra-Premium Liquor (Mixed Drinks). In any high-end bar or Restaurant, soda is a must-have mixer. Countless popular cocktails call for it, including the Cuba Libre (Rum & coke), the Gin & Tonic and the Whisky Highball. High Quality, Great Tasting Natural Ingredients


  1. The quality of your mixed drinks will only equate to the quality of the soda you choose.


London Essence acknowledges their secondary supporting role as an exquisite mixer. However, they aim to accentuate the Luxury Spirit. Celebrating the complexity of the Premium liquor, their range of Crafted Soda's are designed to bring out the best in particular gins, vodkas, and dark spirits alike.

"I really like the flavour combinations produced by adding the distilled essence. It means they're not just mixers but mixers with thoughtful profiles. They are so versatile; they can be paired with any spirit". Erik Lorenz Kwãnt.

London Essence has selected for their collection the finest botanicals and gently distill them to capture their true essence to create drinks with the purest flavours.

In contrast to mass-produced soft drinks, Craft sodas use natural ingredients (Natural Flavor) rather than chemically synthesised ingredients. Craft soda makers like London Essence also strive to use as many local ingredients as possible for the best quality available to make the latest Non-Alcoholic product in our portfolio, Roasted Pineapple with Basil essence & White Peach with Distilled Jasmine essence.

 London Essence Crafted Soda

  1. Better for your health - Low Calorie

High fructose corn syrup, artificial flavours, and unnatural preservatives are a thing of the past with craft soda maker London Essence. London Essence can skillfully distill and delicately infuse Craft sodas for a distinctive taste. Soda's that are light in sugar and low in calorie, enabling your top-shelf premium spirits to shine through. London Essence uses no artificial sweeteners. This rare quality allows your creativity to flow and create the most exquisite drinks. Each 200ml bottle is about 154kj or 38cal

The Collection of Crafted Soda has been designed with champagne-style bubbles to entice the drinker's palate and deliver versatility in the creations of drinks.

  1. Artisanal, independent firms make these products for Mixed Drinks

Craft soda isn't all that new, despite popular belief. Many countries worldwide had their own locally brewed sodas before the emergence of large monopolies or duopolies.

Today, small-batch soda makers like London Essence rediscovered that lost art form. So make sure to remember that every time you sip on a craft drink, you are drinking the perfect balance of the alchemist infusions.

  1. Smaller bottles Are Better for Mixed Drinks

The 200ml soda bottles are appropriate for Restaurants and Bars unless you plan to use much soda at once. When the bottle seal is broken for the first time, most carbonation is gone.

A Whiskey fizz or Whisky Highball made using day-old soda will be weak, flat, and unappealing. With the 200ml bottles, you can usually pour one tall/high ball or two short drinks, and each one will be incredibly fresh.

Club soda and tonic bottles should be opened cautiously. Allow a small amount of air to escape before entirely removing the seal. Even if you don't shake the bottle, these drinks are renowned for fizzing up and spilling out immediately.

What Flavours do London Essence Crafted Soda's come in?

Roasted Pineapple - a precise blend of Pineapple Extract (Pineapple Juices), botanicals and distilled basil essence, and double-distilled Soda. Or White Peach & Jasmine - a mix of white peach with distilled jasmine essence.

London Essence Craft Soda Company differs from others because they are not using cane sugar, i.e. high fructose corn syrup (HFCS).

Additionally, London Essence artisanal sodas have fewer calories than other drinks. Per 200ml bottle is about 154kj or 38cal.

What does The Roasted Pineapple Crafted Soda taste like?

The Roasted Pineapple Crafted Soda tastes like fresh, ripe Pineapple, cut with the richness of caramelised black treacle and balanced with a herbal note of a basil distillate.

The Aroma - is of a Tropical pineapple and caramelised notes. The inclusion of the basil distillate brings a citrus note that cuts through the caramel's sweetness.

Thanks to its well-rounded flavour profile, it's versatile enough to be served on its own or paired with a premium golden rum for a modern twist on the rum punch.

ROASTED PINEAPPLE CRAFTED SODA - Exclusive to 3two1 Drinks

Enjoy the sweet and sparkling London Essence Roasted Pineapple Crafted Soda, a mixer with delectable tropical top notes.

Refreshingly light and tropical, our Roasted Pineapple Crafted Soda instantly invigorates with a slight sweetness.

It's a versatile Crafted Soda that can be enjoyed on its own or paired with your favourite premium golden rum for a modern twist on the rum punch, thanks to its well-rounded flavour profile.

AVAILABLE FORMATS - London Essence Roasted Pineapple

Our 200ml capacity bottles are the ideal size for a single-serve, to be enjoyed as a Non-Alcoholic beverage or to be added to your premium Liquors.


3Two1 FEATURED COCKTAIL - Mixed Drinks


Enjoy a new take on the classic Vodka Soda with our pleasantly warming and scented Comfort cocktail. Herbal ginseng tea syrup, zingy lime and fragrant basil blend nicely with London Essence Roasted Pineapple Crafted Soda to make an extremely aromatic vodka cocktail that's genuinely warming.


30ml premium vodka

Three basil leaves

20ml Giffard Green Tea Syrup

25ml lime juice

**200ml of London Essence Roasted Pineapple Crafted Soda - 0g Fat 154kj/38cal




A sprig of fresh basil


Pour all contents into a cocktail shaker except the soda and mix vigorously for 10 seconds. Next, pour the drink into a chilled wine glass and double strain over a large ice cube. Top up with London Essence Roasted Pineapple Crafted Soda, and garnish with a sprig of fresh basil for a pleasant touch.

Giffard Green Tea Syrup - TASTE REPORTS

Intensely fragrant, with hints of peach acidity and a touch of tannic in the perfect balance of bittersweet green tea.


With such a well-rounded taste profile, our Roasted Pineapple Crafted Soda may be served solo for a refreshing boost or coupled with your favourite premium golden rum for a sophisticated take on the classic rum punch.

FAQ London Essence Crafted Soda Water

As voted by the world's best bars - The London Essence Company is proud to be globally recognised as the No 2 top trending and the No. 3 best-selling tonic water and served in some of the world's finest establishments, including the world's top bars.

Who is London Essence? LONDON ESSENCE Craft Soda Companies Story

London Essence was founded in 1896. Re-launched in 2016

When the London Essence Company Crafted Brand Company was founded in 1896, the founders began developing exquisite essences for some of the city's most prestigious perfume firms.

It was possible to make exquisite essences that were unmatched in their richness and smell by combining a groundbreaking distillation method with the delicate skill of flavour stacking.

London Essence Craft Soda Company EVOLUTION

It's this inventive heritage that informs our skills today. Inspired by the precise craft and ingenuity of the original enterprise, The London Essence Company now offers exquisite drinks with the purest flavours obtained from excellent ingredients.

Flavour experts have carefully selected a blend of botanicals, which are then painstakingly distilled to extract the essence of each ingredient. In the end, you have a high-quality mixer that brings out the flavour of the alcoholic beverage rather than masking it.

Where can Trade Buy London Essence Crafted Soda- ROASTED PINEAPPLE in Australia?

The Roasted Pineapple Crafted Soda is exclusive to 3two1 Drinks Distributors.

Wholesalers can contact 3two1 Drinks for a pricelist or speak to National Sales Manager Jimmy Houston on

Phone Number 0422 418 803 | jimmy@3two1.com.au

What Bars Can I find London Essence around the World?

Some of the world's best bars have joined with London Essence, and we at 3two1 Drinks could not be more pleased to be a part of this Ultra Premier group.

Some of the world's most brilliant bartenders utilise our mixer collection to create unique concoctions, but you can also find our products in select shops and supermarkets closer to home if you search hard enough.

Dante NYC - New York, New York

It is a historic cafe that serves small plates and cocktails in a beautifully restored landmark setting from circa 1915.

Kwãnt - London UK

When it comes to Erik Lorincz's new bar, Kwãnt, the standards are even higher than five-star. Erik Lorincz perfected his trade at the Connaught Hotel in London, one of the world's best bartenders.

The Connaught Bar - Mayfair London, UK

The Connaught Bar features a sophisticated fusion of old and new in an elegant setting.

Coa - Hong Kong

Since its inception in 2017, Jay Khan's COA has been an integral part of the agave spirit revolution in Asia's cocktail culture. COA gets its name from the agave harvesting tool known as the machete (co-ah)

Atlas - Singapore

Singapore's iconic Parkview Square building is home to a grand lobby and bar, ATLAS, located on the ground floor.

The Clumsies - Athens, Greece

The all-day bar Clumsies in the heart of Athens serves up creative concoctions created by the city's most talented bartenders (Greek World Class Winners).

The Little Red Door - Paris, France

Little Red Door. Playfully Pushing Boundaries "Wonderful drinks in a cool setting brimming with a quirky take on the Parisian style, every cocktail lover should visit Little Red Door at least once."

London Essence is coming soon to Maybe Sammy in Sydney, The State Buildings, The Ritz Carlton Perth, Western Australia.

Key Takeaways 5 Reasons Why Crafted Soda is the Newest Trend in Sodas

You may want to consider a new, healthier beverage option:

Crafted Soda using the fruit's natural flavour in your Hotel and Bar.

But, aside from that, it's an excellent opportunity to play with unique flavours and great tasting roasted Pineapple extract, botanicals and distilled basil essence or London Essence White Peach with distilled Jasmine Essence.