The regular New Booze feature might better be called New Whiskey, as it seems 80% of new spirits products released are scotch and bourbon. Today we have 15 of those, plus liqueurs, vodka, gin, cognac, and Spanish brandies.
Behold a round-up of new liquor products hitting store shelves, including gin and sweet potato liqueurs, aged American apple brandy and Swedish vodka, rum meant for shots, and 18 new whiskies, most of them limited editions.
So much new American and scotch whisky is being released that I can barely keep up with drinking it all. I do my best.
Blended Canadian, scotch, and American whiskies, pisco, cool-sounding syrups, vodka designed for mixing with soda water, and other new products launching now.
New Booze: Four new whiskies hit the market from The Glenfiddich, Orphan Barrel, Old Forrester, and Rogue Spirits.
Anchor Distilling makes three unique rye whiskies in a tiny corner of a big brewery in Potrero Hill in San Francisco. I visited, probably for my 6th time, to learn the story of how it all started and how the whiskies are made.