This new light beer from Yuengling is crisp and easy-drinking with 2.6 grams of carbs, 95 calories, and 4.2% ABV. The brands’ modern packaging design and wing logo is a contemporary take on the brewery’s traditional eagle logo and is a tribute to D.G. Yuengling’s original Eagle Brewery built in... Read More
HARPOON MIKE’S PASTRY CANNOLI STOUT
Made in collaboration with Mike’s Pastry, the Harpoon Mike’s Cannoli Stout was brewed using their hand-made cannoli shells, cocoa nibs, lactose, and vanilla to re-create the flavor profile of their famed dessert. Flavors of milk and dark chocolate, vanilla cream and fried dough. Packaged in 16-ounce cans and limited draft.... Read More
This portfolio of wines from former NFL football player turned winemaker Charles Woodson includes a Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Red Blend and Cabernet Sauvignon. Woodson also created the label TwentyFour, a series of fine wines. Suggested retail for each of the Intercept wines is $19.99. AVAILABLE FROM Baystate Wine & Spirits.
The Irish distiller has released three new whiskeys: a Pot Still, a 17-year-old Single Malt and a 25-year-old Single Malt. The Pot Still is aged in Bourbon casks and finished in virgin Irish oak casks that Glendalough sustainably harvested from the mountains surrounding their distillery. Suggested retail is $54.99. The 17 year old... Read More
There are two new releases from this winery in the Arroyo Seco AVA: a Chardonnay and a Pinot Noir. The Chardonnay has lush flavors of tropical fruit, pineapple, kiwi, and honeysuckle with bright acidity, minerality, and light oak. The Pinot Noir is elegant and floral with notes of chocolate covered... Read More
BRUSCO ESPADIN MEZCAL
Made using artisanal methods, this mezcal is cooked in ground ovens along with oak coal which adds a complex layer of flavors and aromas such as smoke, ash and soil. Shredded with tahona, it is fermented in wooden vats with natural yeasts and double distilled with copper pot stills. Suggested retail... Read More
ADICITIVO PLATA TEQUILA
Produced in El Arenal Jalisco, Adictivo Plata Tequila is made with 1OO% pure Blue Agave and has a soft, warm flavor and herbaceous aromas. Suggested retail is $55.99. AVAILABLE FROM Abacus Distributing.
PB&W PEANUT BUTTER FLAVORED WHISKEY
Bottled by Old Elk Distillery, PB&W is a blend of premium whiskey combined with three different peanut flavors. Suggested retail is $29.99 per 75Oml. AVAILABLE FROM Baystate Wine & Spirits.
By SANDY BLOCK,MW Among the first places I check on a restaurant wine list: where’s the Chenin Blanc? And, no, it’s not primarily because I don’t want to spend a lot of money, although that’s part of the equation. It’s more an acid test, no pun intended. If I’m seeing... Read More
IN SEARCH OF TUSCANY’S QUINTESSENCE-SANGIOVESE AT RICASOLI
By HARVEY FINKEL The iconic grape of central Italy is undoubtably the Sangiovese, which reaches its apogee in central Tuscany. But it was not ever so, nor is it everywhere. So variable is the variety, depending on clone, conditions, and treatment, that we can pick out a few foci of... Read More