Booze News Weekly


Booze News Weekly March 25, 2015 No Comments.

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3707819_GDo you ever find yourself getting bored with your go-to booze? When you’ve grown tired of that mundane drink order, we’ll be here to walk you through what’s new and noteworthy this week:

It’s (pre-mixed) Margarita Time – Celeb chef Sandra Lee recently launched a line of bottled margaritas, celebrating her coined catchphrase, “It’s cocktail time!”—and it really is. The ready-to-drink margs come in two flavors; Key Lime and Strawberry, each made from real fruit, sugar, tequila and triple sec. Talk about a real bang for your buck.

Hornitos Spiced Honey – Featuring 100% blue agave, this tasty tequila brand has infused their classic liquor with a natural honey flavor and a special spice blend to create a tangy new flavor. Mix it with lemonade or your favorite soda for sweet and spicy kick.

The Spring/Summer Shandy – Providence, Rhode Island’s Narragansett Beer announced this week that they will releases two of their seasonal blends—Narragansett Del’s Shandy and Narragansett Summer Ale—earlier this year. For us northerners, this is excellent news because we are so sick of winter we might as well skip spring all together and celebrate summer.

Off to the Races – Bourbon giant Old Forester released a ready-to-serve Mint Julep cocktail just in time for spring. Sold in a commemorative Kentucky Derby bottle, the 60-proof pre-mixed cocktail is made with Old Forester Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey; all you need is a silver cup of crushed ice and you’ll be set for the races.

Strong Bow Cider’s 2 New Flavors – To extend its “Cider At Its Bestest” campaign, Heineken USA’s Strongbow cider brand is adding two new flavors to their portfolio, Strongbow Red Berries and Strongbow Ginger. The pair will make their debut in the company’s new 12-bottle variety pack along with Strongbow’s existing flavors, Gold Apple and Honey.

Burnett’s Fruity Flavored Vodka – The well-known vodka brand introduced two additions to its already diverse group of flavors—Cherry Limeade & Apple Berry. The fun new flavors will be found on shelves starting early this April and can be purchased in four different sizes (depending on how hard you’re trying to party).

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