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11.2012

Massachusetts Beverage Business

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SCOTCH SALES SKYROCKET

Scotch may be an acquired taste but it would seem that much of the world is rapidly gaining an appreciation for the stuff. Scotch whisky exports increased in value by 12 percent in the 12 months to the end of June 2O12, according to figures published by the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA). Growth was seen in the US, Venezuela, Germany and in exports to Russia through the Baltic States in the first six months of [...] Read More »

YOU GOT AN I.D. FOR THAT PIZZA?

Speaking of being 21-plus . . . it’s not often (or ever) that you have to show an ID to buy a pizza. But when your pie is served with liquor-steeped cherries, apparently you’ve got to be 21 to purchase it. Massachusetts pizza chain Salvatore’s “21-plus pizza” pies are in fact made with enough alcohol to necessitate the regulation. The first of the bunch, the Vignola Cherry Pizza, is topped with fresh mozzarella, Gorgonzola, prosciutto, [...] Read More »

RAISE A GLASS TO THE MAGIC KINGDOM

As fun as amusement parks can be – the rides, games, prizes and food – they can also be draining – the lines, screaming kids, crazy costs. And if you’ve ever slogged your way through Disney you know that there’s no cocktail at the end of the tunnel: the park is dry. But here’s a piece of news many moms and dads will welcome: The Magic Kingdom is serving adult libations! For the first time [...] Read More »

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