Crispin Cider Co., a division of Chicago-based MillerCoors, continues to innovate with the debut of a new variety pack of 12-ounce slim cans, now available nationwide. Among the featured flavors are portfolio staples Crispin Rosé and Crispin Brut, along with its new flavor, Crispin Pearsecco.
New flavor to attract rose wine drinkers to hard cider category
February 7, 2018
Strongbow Hard Ciders, a brand of White Plains, N.Y.-based Heineken USA, announced its newest flavor, Rosé Apple, a semi-dry hard cider with a touch of red fleshed apples. With a light, refreshing and fruity taste and 5 percent alcohol by volume, this newest addition to Strongbow’s line is reminiscent of a Rosé wine but with only 10 grams of sugars in an 11.2-ounce bottle, the company says.
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.
New sessionable available in Fall Orchard Sampler Variety Pack
August 16, 2016
Angry Orchard, a brand of Boston-based The Boston Beer Co., announced the launch of Easy Apple, its newest less-sweet hard cider. Easy Apple offers consumers an easy-drinking hard cider option from Angry Orchard that’s lower in calories and sessionable, the company says. The hard cider will be introduced in six-packs in select states this month, includingWashington State,Oregon,Idaho,Montana,ArkansasandRhode Island. Easy Apple also will be available nationwide in the Angry Orchard Fall Orchard Sampler Variety Pack, it adds.
Beverage Industry’s September issue features our 2019 Wholesaler of the Year recognition to Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits. This issue also features an up close look at the new Future Proof beverage alcohol company as well as a look into the coffee category within the past year. As usual, we rounded up the latest trends in products, packaging and ingredients.
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