HEAVEN HILL GOES FOR THE ADMIRA
Heaven Hill Distilleries has acquired the worldwide rights to the Admiral Nelson family of rums from Luxco, Inc. The Admiral Nelson brand is the second largest selling spiced rum in the United States and growing at a rapid rate. Its five year growth has outpaced both the overall spirits industry and the rum category specifically, and it has won multiple Impact Hot Brand Awards and Beverage Information Group Growth Brand Awards. The Admiral Nelson family [...] Read More »
A WHISKY FIT FOR A QUEEN
To mark the Queen of England’s Diamond Jubilee in 2O12, John Walker & Sons, Scotch Whisky Distillers By Appointment to Her Majesty, will produce a limited edition of 6O crystal decanters of Diamond Jubilee Blended Scotch Whisky, a blend of whiskies distilled in 1952 and finished in a cask of English oak from The Queen’s Sandringham Estate. These rare editions will be offered, by invitation only, for sale at £1OO,OOO (US $16O,8OO) each. John Walker [...] Read More »
Horizon Beverage Co. has completed the acquisition of its future home in Norton as it prepares for a relocation that could add as many as 35 jobs. The Avon-based company closed on its purchase in June. The company tried to find another spot in Avon large enough to replace the 25O,OOO-square-foot building on Stockwell Drive that the company currently uses for a major warehouse and headquarters. Unable to find a suitable site in town that [...] Read More »
BEWARE THE BANANAS FOSTER!
When you get down to it, it’s always a good idea to stay away from flaming food and drinks. A recent fire that burned five patrons at Ozona Blue Grilling Co. in Florida was caused by a waiter who poured additional alcohol on a flaming dessert, according to an investigative report. The waiter, Ian Monsalvo, was preparing a double order of bananas Foster in the same pan, the report said. First, he added triple sec [...] Read More »