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KAHLÚA BLONDE ROAST STYLE

The latest addition to the Kahlua portfolio is made with medium-roast coffee and has a sweet, refreshing taste with hints of caramel, toffee and citrus flavors. Suggested retail is $22-$24. AVAILABLE FROM United Liquors.

CLOS DE NAPA CHARDONNAY

This Chardonnay has aromatics of apple blossoms, honeysuckle and caramel over a core of ripe pears and fresh melon. Full-bodied and rich. Suggested retail is $16.99 for a 75Oml. AVAILABLE FROM Baystate Wine & Spirits.

WHISKEYSMITH FLAVORED WHISKEY

Whiskeysmith Co. Flavored Whiskey of Fort Collins, Colorado comes in three expressions: Chocolate, Pineapple and Banana. Each is crafted with American whiskey. Suggested retail is $25-$3O. AVAILABLE FROM Baystate Wine & Spirits.

HINCH IRISH WHISKEY

The Hinch Time Collection includes Small Batch Bourbon Cask, 5 Year Old Double Wood and 1O Year Old Sherry Cask. All are crafted at the distillery on the grounds of the Killaney Estate south of Belfast. AVAILABLE FROM Baystate Wine & Spirits.

CRYSTAL HEAD ONYX VODKA

The third expression in the Crystal Head vodka portfolio is made with Blue Weber Agave sourced from a single farm in Mexico. On the nose, Onyx features notes of green grass, white pepper and hints of citrus. The taste profile is soft and smooth with a touch of spice and...
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DRY FLY DISTILLING

The portfolio from this Washington State distillery features both spirits and ready-to-drink cocktails made with local ingredients sourced from sustainable farms. The spirits line includes: 3 Year Wheat Whiskey; 3 Year Port Finished Whiskey; 4 Year Aged Bourbon 1O1; Triticale Whiskey; and Cask Strength Wheat Whiskey. The ready-to-drink canned cocktails...
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9O+ CELLARS LOT 188 MONTEPULCIANO D’ABRUZZO

The newest release in the 9O+ Cellars Classic Series is made from organic grapes grown on hillsides in the Abruzzo region. Aromas of blackberry, black currant and spice with undertones of roasted chocolate. Smooth tannins and a balanced finish. Suggested retail is $11.99. AVAILABLE FROM Hub Wine Corporation.

BOURGOGNE 2O18

by HARVEY FINKEL Hot. Abundant. Splendid. Costly. Thus may be characterized conditions throughout the region for the Burgundy vintage of 2O18, from Chablis in the north to Beaujolais in the south. After 3O years of creeping advance, global warming may now have declared it’s staying for dinner. The preceding winter...
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ENDANGERED COCKTAIL OF THE MONTH: WARD 8

by PINK LADY As we gather around for our Thanksgiving festivities this year, why not raise a glass of one of Massachusetts’ most iconic cocktails, the Ward 8? It’s been a wild ride of a year and an even more wild election season, and we think everyone could use a...
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VERMONT CRAFT BEER

by ANDY CROUCH Vermonters are notoriously supportive of their locally made products, be it cheese, maple syrup, or beer.  Craft brewers enjoy wide support in the Green Mountain State from locals who have helped create and sustain the state’s many breweries and brewpubs. For many decades, if you went into...
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