Top 10 spirits launches in July 2020

From Buckingham Palace’s own gin to rare whiskies for Johnnie Walker’s 200th birthday, there were a number of exciting new products for spirits fans last month. July was a busy period for spirits producers with a number of new products that tapped into the latest trends, as well as innovative cask finishes and commemorative bottlings. For Johnnie Walker’s 200th anniversary this year, the brand unveiled four new expressions, while Brewdog Distilling joined the hard seltzer…

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Skeptic Distillery creates Tequila barrel-finished gin

Chicago-based Skeptic Distillery has released a new gin that has been finished in Tequila barrels for seven months, called Ginquila. The 40% ABV product is described as a “unique and versatile creation” that was inspired by the Tequila‐based Cantarito cocktail, a staple in bars in Southwestern US and Mexico. According to the producer, the Cantarito is thought to be the predecessor to the Paloma cocktail and is served in a clay pot to keep it…

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