Do 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:
SomeWine: The famous online greeting card company is teaming up with 2016 Beverage Co to launch 3 wines under the new SomeWine label. The range will consist of a California Chardonnay, a Pinot Noir and a red blend. The trademark sarcastic humor of Someecards has made it one of the most viral brands in the US and will likely appeal to “millennials as much as it does their moms” on the bases of flavor as well as personality. SomeWine is available throughout more than 30 US states for with an RRP $12.99.
Hot Enough Vodka: Made with Naga jolokia chiles, Hot Enough Vodka’s newest release rates 500,00 on the Scoville scale of heat. If you aren’t familiar with the scale– that’s pretty damn hot. Drinkers are instructed to use extreme caution and to “not drink as a shot under any circumstances.” 200 times hotter than a jalapeno pepper, this vodka is truly for the brave. Compliment your friends this holiday with a gift that says, “I believe in you.” Preorder a bottle at Firebox.com for $53.19.
Boston Harbor Distillery: You can make whiskey from corn or from rye. But, you can also make whiskey from beer. Boston Harbor Distillery is releasing three whiskies brewed from limited-run Samuel Adam’s beers. The three varieties range from slightly smoky, sweet and savory, to a holiday-inspired spice. At 84 proof, the whiskey will go for $40 online or $120 for the entire set.
Sparkling Ale: Samuel Adams pays tribute to a rare historic Scottish style with release of a Sparkling Ale. The ale combines subtle notes of hops with pale malts to create a slightly floral American Blonde Ale with a dry finish. Boston Beer Company’s limited release brew is a light-bodied, golden, bubbly brew coming in at a 4.8 ABV.
Lic Frozen Cocktails: Across the pond, Lic released its Mulled Wine Frozen Cocktail. The cocktail, with hints of cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and star anise, will be available as a limited edition product over the Christmas season. With the strength of a cocktail of up to 15% ABV, this frozen cocktail is made with pioneering technology and can be shipped unfrozen– perfect for gifting.