As the fall season fast approaches, it seems as though the readers of Beverage Industry are looking forward to incorporating whisky into their drinking rotation.

Beam Suntory’s Alberta Rye Dark Batch Whisky stood on top of the competition in this month’s New Product of the Month Poll. The premium rye whisky acquired 62 percent of the votes. Alberta Rye is a 90 proof spirit that features a rich color and flavors of honey and oak with hints of vanilla, smoke, sweet oak and savory dried fruit, the company says.

Taking second place was Positive Energy. The fruit juice infused with natural caffeine from green coffee beans took 12 percent of the votes.

Voting took place Aug. 5 – 19 on Check back Sept. 8 for the August New Product of the Month poll.