In celebration of National Rum Day, Aug. 16, Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum released a limited-edition summer bottle that featured iconic artwork from the father of old-school tattooing, Norman “Sailor Jerry” Collins, for whom the rum is inspired, the company says. The 92-proof Caribbean Rum is blended with 100 percent natural spices and flavors and features notes of vanilla, cinnamon and toffee, it adds. Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum is available nationwide for $15.99 for a 750-ml bottle.
Heisenberg vodka created in homage to ‘Breaking Bad’ TV show
September 15, 2016
Inspired by the cult TV series “Breaking Bad,” and in partnership with Sony Pictures Television, Blue Ice Vodka debuted a limited-edition line of Heisenberg vodkas that pay homage to some of the show’s most popular characters, including Jesse Pinkman and The Heisenberg, it says.
Relaunching with a focus on made-from-scratch spirits, Milton, Del.-based Dogfish Head Distilling Co. aimed to provide a premium experience that also disrupts the craft spirits space when it introduced the first selections in its new spirits line, featuring Dogfish Head Analog Vodka, Dogfish Head Compelling Gin and Dogfish Head Whole Leaf Gin, it says.
Apothic Inferno is aged in white oak whiskey barrels
September 15, 2016
By combining years of wine-making knowledge and expertise with innovative techniques inspired by whiskey-making, Modesto, Calif.-based Apothic Wines is appealing to wine and whiskey fans alike with its new, small-batch, limited-release red blend: Apothic Inferno.
As the number of label-reading consumers grows exponentially, beverage-makers that are looking to appeal to these consumers are launching botanical-based beverages in increasing numbers across various categories.
Smart Cube uses Bluetooth technology to communicate to bartenders
September 6, 2016
Hamilton, Bermuda-based Bacardi Ltd. announced the release of Smart Cube technology from Martini. The traditional ice cube-shaped device can be added to a drink in addition to regular, square ice cubes.