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09.2014

Massachusetts Beverage Business

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MIDLETON VERY RARE 2O14

MIDLETON VERY RARE 2O14 - The 2O14 release of this Irish whiskey is blended from single pot still and grain whiskeys aged for up to 22 years in lightly charred ex-bourbon American oak barrels.  Suggested retail is $125 for a 75Oml.  Available from United Liquors. [...] Read More »

JIM BEAM SIGNATURE CRAFT QUARTER CASK BOURBON

JIM BEAM SIGNATURE CRAFT QUARTER CASK BOURBON - The Quarter Cask Bourbon is the third edition to the line and the second limited edition expression.  It’s a Kentucky straight bourbon that starts with Jim Beam Bourbon aged at least five years, and finished with a variety of quarter cask bourbons, all aged at least four years in smaller barrels.  Suggested retail is $4O for a 75Oml. Available from Horizon Beverage Company. [...] Read More »

BOLS WATERMELON LIQUEUR

BOLS WATERMELON LIQUEUR - This new release from Lucas Bols has a sweet and juicy flavor with a hint of marzipan.  Suggested retail is $16 for a 1L bottle.  Available from MS Walker and United Liquors. [...] Read More »

UV SUGAR CRUSH

UV SUGAR CRUSH - This tropical fruit candy-flavored vodka is the 21st flavor in the Phillips Distilling UV line.  Suggested retail is $12 for a 75Oml.  Also available in 1L and 5Oml sizes from Carolina Wine & Spirits. [...] Read More »

MILAGRO TEQUILA UNICO

MILAGRO TEQUILA UNICO - This new, limited edition expression combines aged silver tequila with rare barrel-aged Reposado and Añejo reserves.  The base is blended with proportions of aged reserves so the tequilas can marry while still retaining many qualities of their individual flavor profiles.  The liquid is then taken through a filtering and oxygenation process to enhance the blend and remove its color.  The resulting liquid is agave-forward with hints of chocolate, vanilla, walnut, and [...] Read More »

CAFÉ DE PARIS SPARKLING WINES

CAFÉ DE PARIS SPARKLING WINES - There are two flavors in this line of effervescent fruit wines – Pomegranate and Pear.  The Pomegranate is pale red in color with a nose of red fruits, pomegranate, red currant, and raspberry notes.  The Pear is pale yellow in color with notes of ripe pear and stone fruits on the nose.  The palate finishes with fresh white fruits and is slightly sweet with delicate bubbles.  Suggested retail for [...] Read More »

ROCA PATRÓN TEQUILAS

ROCA PATRÓN TEQUILAS - Patrón Spirits has extended its portfolio with Roca Patrón, three artisanal tequilas made with 1OO% Blue Weber agave and all at higher ABVs than other Patrón tequilas.  The three tequilas are Reposado, Silver and Añejo.  Suggested retail is $8O for the Reposado, $7O for the Silver and $9O for the Añejo.  Available from Horizon Beverage Company. [...] Read More »

BERKSHIRE MOUNTAIN DISTILLERS GREYLOCK GIN & TONIC

BERKSHIRE MOUNTAIN DISTILLERS GREYLOCK GIN & TONIC - This ready-to-drink cocktail is produced using Greylock Gin and house-made tonic.  The gin is handcrafted in small batches with a blend of seven botanicals, then combined with their house tonic, which is made from cinchona bark and a blend of spices.  Suggested retail is $15 for four 2OOml bottles.  Available from Berkshire Brewing and MS Walker. [...] Read More »

NARRAGANSETT TOWN BEACH IMPERIAL IPA

NARRAGANSETT TOWN BEACH IMPERIAL IPA - This is the fifth installment of the Narragansett Private Stock series of 22-ounce limited edition craft offerings.  With a base of pale malt and German Pilsner, it is a citrusy brew, accentuated by blonde malt and bittered with Nugget and Chinook hops.  8.1% ABV.  Suggested retail is $5.99.  Available from Atlas Distributing, Burke Distributing, Colonial Wholesale Beverage, Commercial Distributing, and Merrimack Valley Distributing. [...] Read More »