Washington-based distiller Dry Fly has partnered with the Spokane spice company Spiceology on a new canned Bloody Mary. The cocktail combines a blend of spices with Dry Fly Vodka for a savory, bold, and slightly smoky taste. 8% ABV. Suggested retail is $13.99 per 4-pack of 355ml cans. AVAILABLE FROM... Read More
This Korean apple fortified wine with natural strawberry flavors has a very berry scent and smooth taste. The apples are grown under the natural climate conditions in Korea, which adds to the vivid color. Suggested retail is $5.99 for a 375ml bottle. AVAILABLE FROM Abacus Distributing.
Harpoon Brewery and WhistlePig Rye Whiskey have released their second collaboration brew: The Bock Hog. Harpoon’s Doppelbock – a strong, flavorful, malty lager – is conditioned in Spanish Oak and South American Teakwood barrels that previously housed WhistlePig’s The Boss Hog VII: Magellan’s Atlantic. With the base notes of the... Read More
This new line of hard iced teas from Truly includes Strawberry, Lemon, Raspberry and Peach flavors. The first hard seltzer brewed with real tea, each flavor is refreshing with a hint of fruit, 1 gram of sugar, 1OO calories and 5% ABV. Variety 12-packs of 12-ounce cans. AVAILABLE FROM Commercial... Read More
Light-bodied and crisp, this French sparkling wine (formerly known as Jules Bertier) has notes of exotic fruits, candied lemon zest and pineapple. A hint of pastry on the finish. Suggested retail is $1O.99. AVAILABLE FROM Baystate Wine & Spirits.
This complex cuvée has flavors of black fruits with subtle toasted notes, bitter chocolate and leather. Made with grapes from vines which are over 3O years old in the AOC Saint Mont. Suggested retail is $23.99. AVAILABLE FROM Abacus Distributing.
This Cava has fine and gentle bubbles with aromas of mature tropical fruits. Smooth flavors of brioche bread and almonds with a well-integrated and creamy sparkle. Suggested retail is $12.99 for a 75Oml. AVAILABLE FROM Baystate Wine & Spirits.
The latest addition to the Ezra Brooks range has been charcoal filtered and features the brand’s signature ‘spicy, rye Bourbon mash bill taste The result is a smooth Bourbon with hints of caramel, vanilla, chocolate and spice.” Suggested retail for a 75Oml is $25. AVAILABLE FROM United Liquors.
These sparkling wines are crafted in small batches in California utilizing the Charmat Method. Crisp and fresh, the White has notes of peach, apple and lemon. Made from Pinot Noir grapes, the Sparkling Rosé has flavors of ripe strawberry, raspberry and shortbread. Suggested retail for a 75Oml is $14.99. AVAILABLE... Read More
by HARVEEY FINKEL Today we’ll discover the second of the pair of exquisite effervescent wines we began with in this space last month, this one from Champagne, the paragon of sources of such pleasures. It is no surprise that the Brut Nature is a product of Louis Roederer, a grande... Read More