Before the holidays many brands release new spirits or line extensions to existing ones. These are some of what's new from Patron, Wild Turkey, The Glenlivet, Greenhook Ginsmiths, and more.
Known for its bitters and rum-making heritage, the House of Angostura (www.angosturarum.com) - with the only rum distillery in Trinidad today - marks its 190th anniversary with the U.S. arrival of Amaro di Angostura.
I flew to Saronno Italy and then Marsala, Sicily last week for two days of education and a cocktail or two with Disaronno. These were my two favorite drinks of the week.
Berentzen Bushel & Barrel is the result of blending bourbon and Berentzen's apple liqueur. Berentzen Apple Liqueur is made from apple bushels and the grain that has been the Berentzen spirit standard for centuries.
Intense Ginger Liqueur by Barrow’s Serrallés USA and Barrow’s Intense Ginger Liqueur announce a sales and marketing partnership. Serrallés USA’s products include its flagship brand, Don Q, Caliche Rum, Palo Viejo, Death’s Door Spirits, Wondermint and Kringle Cream Liqueur. Barrow’s Intense Ginger Liqueur is made in Brooklyn, NY and uses more than 200 lbs of fresh ginger per batch. Its distillation process contains only four ingredients: ginger, sugar, cane spirit and filtered water. It is bottled at 22% ABV. The rollout will be phased through April and May with primary focus on the Northeast Markets and will be available through...
Lucas Bols Alcoholic Foam The Dutch spirits company Lucas Bols has introduced the world’s first alcoholic foam in the United States. The formula is contained in 200 ml bottles of three Bols liqueur flavor varieties: Blue Curaçao, Crème de Cassis and Amaretto. The pump affixes to the top of the bottle and, with quick little pumps, creates up to 2 liters of the fizzy foam. The suggested retail price is $17.99 per bottle. The product is now available in both the on- and off-trade channels across the U.S. “On hot or cold drinks, the foam will hold for a minimum...
San Francisco bartenders are responsible for the creation of at least 24 different spirits, some available at retail and some reserved just for the bars. In the April 2014 edition of 7x7 Magazine, I have a story about them, with accompanying recipes online.
St. George Spirits NOLA Coffee Liqueur The coffee beans are roasted by Jewel Box Coffee Roasters of Oakland, California and then are infused slowly and at low temperatures to minimize extraction of the astringent components of the coffee. Made with Ethiopian Yirgacheffe coffee beans roasted medium-to-dark, French chicory root, Madagascar vanilla and organic cane sugar. SRP: $35 Distribution: AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MI, MN, MO, MT, OR, NV, NY, RI, TN, TX, WA, WI.