Gossamer Wings from Honey Tap Brewery named Best Honey Beer
August 10, 2017
More than 100 entries were submitted to the third annual Honey Beer Competition this year. Gossamer Wings from The Tap Brewery, Bloomington, Ind., took home Best in Show honors at the 2017 competition, hosted by the National Honey Board, Firestone, Colo. This year’s competition had 106 made-with-honey beer entries, which were submitted from craft breweries throughout North America, it says.
Strongbow Hard Apple Ciders, a brand of White Plains, N.Y.-based Heineken USA, announced its newest flavor, Strongbow Orange Blossom. The new flavor delivers a fresh, spring-like orange blossom aroma with a touch of sweetness and a juicy apple finish, the company says. Like all Strongbow products, Strongbow Orange Blossom contains no artificial flavors or colors, it adds.
In time for the holiday season, Sonoma Cider released its Winter Mix variety pack. The limited-run holiday four-pack includes two 22-ounce bottles of each of the following flavors: The Sleigh, a combination of all-spice, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and Sonoma Cider’s organic apple cider; and The Cutter, which features bright and light aromas of ginger, with well-rounded notes of molasses and spiced baked apples in the body, the company says.