There comes a point during the creation of a spirit when the master distiller says, “Enough!” With Purity vodka, enough means re-distilling their winter wheat and barley mash a total of 34 times.
Fee Brothers have been one of only two mainstays in the cocktail bitters world for over 100 years; and until fairly recently the only U.S. company still in the business of making bitters post-Prohibition.
The UK Bartenders Guild (UKBG) celebrated all things Midori with a presentation on the brand and a Midori cocktail competition during February.
The first sip was while the beer was chilled, and it kept to the sweet fruit barley wine style. Very smooth and thick. Insanely sweet. So I let it warn a while. Now I’m not going to claim a bit of heat magically changed it into a stout.
NOT every dad would camp outside the Bundaberg Rum Bondstore for three nights just to be one of the first lucky punters to grab a bottle of the distillery's latest release for their collector son.
Off the heels of an explosively successful brand launch in 2011, Pucker™ Vodka is bringing a bold new attitude and intensity to the flavored vodka category this summer by partnering with iconic deejay Steve Aoki.
The hop bitterness and resin elements are the main show, but it still has quite the fruity range within that. The excellent thick texture is what really makes the body. It allows the bitterness to be subtle without sacrificing force.
Familia Camarena Tequila announced today that the company will continue its marketing sponsorship agreement with the Los Angeles Angels.
Beer and ale lovers from around the region helped to make the Baa’s of Steel festival the best ever. More than 11,000 people headed to Magna for the real ale festival with proceeds going to several charities including Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice.
It feels very fresh, almost bohemian in style, and with just the slightest wood in the flavours. Mostly the oak seems to have given it room to expand and refine itself. The sweetness reminds me of the crystallised sugar taste I had encountered with the HBC hop, though here it is much more balanced with a wider fruit range to smooth it out.
Walk into any supermarket, and there’s bound to be an aisle for organic fruits. The same soon could be said for the tequila aisle if a new Rockaway Township company has any say in the matter. While Talero Tequila is produced in Mexico, its home base is in Rockaway Township, and it is owned by township resident Tim Harrington
Pernod Ricard SA said it would end its 17-year legal battle to recover control of the Havana Club rum brand in the U.S. and instead create a new label, preparing to tap the U.S. rum market should Washington lifts its embargo on Cuban goods.
Brewery Vivant will start sending beer to Chicago this fall after doubling their brewing capacity with a $300,000 expansion this summer.
In a world where there seem to be endless variations on vodka, gin and flavored rum; it is exceptionally refreshing to find a white spirit that is truly unique in both taste and heritage. That spirit is pisco. Created in Peru about 300 years ago, pisco is distilled from grapes.
It is a very subtle beer for the main flavour, unfortunately the main body can also seem light. The front especially seeming occasionally watery. The back by comparison hits with an acid burn as you swallow.
As a species, one of our most noble traits is empathy. All but the most evil human beings posses it. I have tried to envision what life would be like if I suffered from gluten-intolerance.
Some beers are a little hard to pigeonhole. Most of the time, the people who make them couldn’t care less. A case in point would be Sainte-Reserve Lupulus, from Microbrasserie Charlevoix, which is now available in Ontario as part of the LCBO’s spring release.
The New York-based beverage company has enlisted O.B.H. Wine and Spirits to market the two brands in Canada as of next month, subject to approval by the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) to market the brands throughout all provinces and territories in the country.
SVEDKA Vodka launched its new TV campaign with first of the two old-school music videos featuring the brand icon SVEDKA_Grl. For the first time SVEDKA_Grl has come to life fully animated, and viewers can see her walk, dance, play a keytar and even fly to the moon.
Paulaner wheat beer is worldwide still the most popular beer of its kind. The strong European sales market continues to drive growth. In Poland, sales increased by almost 29 percent; Spain saw more than 10 percent growth while 7 percent was recorded in Italy.
Turning a hobby into a successful business is the dream of most every entrepreneur. A young couple is pursuing that dream while creating a new beer and brewing it in Hudson. Greg and Molly Harris are in the process of developing American Sky Beer at 1510 Swasey St. with their sights on producing the first batch of their signature ale for tasting in late June.
Russian Standard Vodka is the No. 1 premium vodka brand in Russia, recognised for its smooth spirit and pure taste. It is now being launched in Malta by Paul Bonnici & Son Ltd, the wine and spirit importer and distributor in Zebbug.
The flavour is very evident and the texture thick without getting to the sickly point a lot of scotch ales share. It does feel like more than one beer may take it past the sweet spot of balance so not a beer to session it seems.
Master rum maker Gustavo Ortega will present his Brugal Blanco Especial Extra Dry Rum to the Americas duty free market at this week’s IAADFS exhibition in Orlando. Ortega will join brand-owner The Edrington Group on the booth of distributor Remy Cointreau (Booth 113).
Beam Inc., a leading global premium spirits company, announced that it has completed the acquisition of the fast growing Pinnacle Vodka and Calico Jack Rum brands from privately-held White Rock Distilleries.