Beverage Dynamics

Beverage Dynamics - March/April 2017

Beverage Dynamics is the largest national business magazine devoted exclusively to the needs of off-premise beverage alcohol retailers, from single liquor stores to big box chains, through coverage of the latest trends in wine, beer and spirits.

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Page 82 of 87 March/April 2017• Beverage Dynamics 83 ON THE Shelf PALM BAY TEQUILA BRIBÓN, RÅVO VODKA Wine and spirits importer Palm Bay International has introduced two new products: Tequila Bribón and Råvo Vodka. Tequila Bribón is distilled using 7-10-year-old 100% Blue Agave grown in the volcanic soils of Jalisco surrounding the town of Tequila. Råvo Vodka is a 100%-natural, certifi ed gluten-free vodka made in the Swedish fashion, from winter wheat. SRP: $19.99 per 750-ml. bottles URL: NEWPORT STORM HIGH TEST COFFEE STOUT Rhode Island's Newport Storm Brewery has an- nounced its newest small-batch brew. This stout has aro- mas of coffee and sweet chocolate. Locally roasted coffee adds hints of caramel and nougat, while dark malts create depth with roasted fl avors. High Test was made with a combination of Black Patent, Choc- olate Wheat and Roasted Barley malts. Magnum and Equinox hops were added for balance and a smooth, sweet fi nish. SRP: $9.99 per 4-pack URL: SOLEIL MIMOSA Soleil Mimosa has introduced updat- ed packaging for its line of pre-made, ready-to-drink mimosa cocktails. The redesign includes a new graphic sun-inspired logo, and a simplifi ed message for consumers: "Made with Fresh Juice." While the new packag- ing offers a variety of changes, the orange, yellow and red hues remain a recognizable characteristic of the brand. SRP: $10.99 per 750-ml. bottle URL: DON Q OAK BARREL SPICED RUM A blend of Puerto Rican rums that have been aged for three- to-six years add structure, smoothness and tannins. Fla- vors include a blend of vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and clove, along with a barrel-aged rummy character. Warm kitchen spices give way to oaky tannins. Aro- mas include vanilla and nutmeg, beginning with honey oak notes. No artifi cial fl avors or colors. The spirit aged in American white oak barrels. SRP: $29.99 per 750-ml. bottle URL: JOSE CUERVO RASPBERRY MARGARITA A new ready-to-drink tequila cocktail, this release has traces of lime, with orange and berry fruit notes. Pour over ice, add fresh raspberries and enjoy. This joins other products in the Jose Cuervo RTD line: Pink Lemonade, Mango, Strawber- ry Lime, Classic Margarita, Grapefruit Tangerine, Coconut Pineapple, Watermelon, Lime Light, and White Peach (Light). 19.9 proof. SRP: $15.99 per 1.75-L bottle URL: DIPLOMÁTICO MANTUANO, PLANAS RUMS Diplomático Rum has an- nounced two new-to-mar- ket expressions: Mantuano and Planas. Mantuano, 40% ABV, is a blended rum aged for up to 8 years, ideal for mixing in cocktails like the Mary Pickford, and retails for $24 per 750-ml. bottle. Planas, 47% ABV, aged up to 6 years, is a blended white rum with a sipping profi le. This sipping rum can be enjoyed in delicate cocktails such as a Hemingway Daiquiri. SRP: $29 per 750-ml. bottle URL: MINOR CASE STRAIGHT RYE WHISKEY Limestone Branch Distillery has released Minor Case Straight Rye Whiskey, which underwent a sherry cask fi nish and is bottled at 90 proof. Aged two years, this whiskey offers a warm rye spice complemented by the dried fruit notes from being fi nished in a sherry cask, the company says. From the same producers of the Yellowstone bourbon brand, the rye is packaged in a fl ask-style bottle with a letterpress label and a cork topper. SRP: $49.99 per 750-ml. bottle URL: WYOMING WHISKEY DOUBLE CASK The fi rst barrel-fi nished whiskey from this Wyoming producer. The sherry-fi nished bourbon features dark of dried apricot and fi g, stewed prune, black currant and toasted nuts. There are hints of candied orange peel, vanilla butter cream, and molasses. A limited release of 110 cases of Double Cask will be available for purchase in Wyoming, New York, New Jersey, Colorado, Illinois, Texas and California. SRP: $59.99 per 750-ml bottle. URL: THE MACALLAN 1991 FINE & RARE VINTAGE The newest edition to the The Macal- lan Fine & Rare collection. Aged in an American

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