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Slovenia’s Laško Club, regarded as one of the finest beers in central Europe, is now available in the United States. An award-winning beer in Europe, Laško Club is a light-bodied pale golden lager with a subtle hop aroma and full flavored malty depth on the palate, the company says.
Pangea Water introduced a product of the same name made from Italian natural spring water. The water qualifies as a light mineral water because of its balance of mineral salts, sodium and scarce fixed residue.
Oak Beverages announced the release of a summer seasonal beer from Canadian brewery Unibroue. The brewery’s Ephemere Cassis is a seasonal white ale brewed with black currant.
Nestlé USA introduced three aguas frescas-style drinks in select markets across the United States. Based on the traditional Hispanic beverages, Nestlé Aguas Frescas are 100 percent natural and are available in three flavors: Jamaica, made with hibiscus flowers; Tamarindo, which is made from tamarind puree; and Horchata, which is made from rice and cinnamon.
Reed’s Inc. launched a Dr. Better flavor under its Virgil’s Premium Soda Label. The caffeine-free flavor is created with all-natural ingredients and sweetened with raw cane sugar, the company says.
Svedka Vodka added a grape variety to its line of flavored vodkas. The sixth variety in the Swedish vodka’s portfolio, Svedka Grape is made with West Coast concord grapes and Svedka’s five-times distilled vodka that is made from winter wheat.
R&A Bailey Co., a subsidiary of Diageo plc, introduced Baileys Mudslide ready-to-serve cocktail. Featuring the flavor of Baileys Irish Cream, Baileys Mudslide can be blended with ice for a summer cocktail.
Heaven Hill Distillery added a Whipped Cream flavor to its Burnett’s vodka line. The all-natural flavor line includes a total 24 flavors. Burnett’s Whipped Cream Flavored Vodka is available 50-ml., 750-ml., 1-liter and 1.75-liter bottles.
Stone Brewing Co. announced the 2011 vintage of its Stone Imperial Russian Stout is available.
Hendrick’s Gin invites consumers to experience the world inside its bottle. (Photos by Jennifer Haderspeck)
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