Dirty Sue Whiskey Cherries

Dirty Sue Whiskey Cherries is a new brand of cocktail cherries. Bartender and Dirty Sue founder Eric “ET” Tecosky bathes the cherries in cherry juice formulated with Tennessee and Kentucky whiskeys, and mellowed with notes of vanilla, star anise and currant. These Stardust cherries are from the Pacific Northwest, and are “noticeably larger than other cherries in the category and have a skin that pops with the first bite revealing a flavor that’s been compared to a…

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Stolen X Rock & Rye in Cans

Stolen Spirits, which launched Stolen X in 1-L and 750-ml. bottles earlier this year, has extended the line with 100-ml cans. According to Nielsen, RTD consumption increased over 40% in the past year. Based on a pre-prohibition spirit known as “Rock & Rye,” Stolen X is made with straight American rye whiskey, and then blended with organic raw honey and real orange peel. “Most canned beverages are watered down versions of classic cocktails, but Stolen…

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Sonoma-Cutrer Vintage 2017 Vine Hill ‘Flanc De Coteau Bloc’ Pinot Noir

Sonoma-Cutrer today announced the introduction of its Vintage 2017 Vine Hill ‘Flanc De Coteau Bloc’ Pinot Noir as part of its Winemakers Release series. Sonoma-Cutrer’s Vine Hill Vineyard in the Russian River Valley provided the fruit for this release, with grapes specifically selected from the highest elevation, hillside blocks. With more than a 400-ft. elevation change, each ridge, slope, and valley in the vineyard contributes to the grapes, the company says. Combined with a variety…

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Old Pulteney Huddart, 15 and 18 Year Old Scotch Whiskies

Old Pulteney has announced the U.S. launch this fall of its updated range. The relaunched portfolio now includes three new Highland expressions: the smoky non-age-statement Huddart, plus a 15 Year Old and 18 Year Old. These new whiskies join Old Pulteney’s 12 Year Old malt, and the entire collection is now housed in a redesigned bottle and box. Named after the street in Wick where the Pulteney Distillery was founded, Huddart is a smokier take…

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Mount Gay Rum The Master Blender Collection: Pot Still

Mount Gay Rum will release a new limited-edition expression, The Master Blender Collection: Pot Still. The second edition in this series — following Mount Gay XO Peat Smoke Rum — and the first blend from the new female Master Blender, Trudiann Branker, Pot Still celebrates the original way Mount Gay made rum for about 200 years, using only rums distilled in double retort pot stills. After selecting a specific batch of pot still liquid, Trudiann placed it into virgin ex-whiskey…

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