Bluecoat Gin New Branding

There’s a new look for the Bluecoat gin line. Philadelphia Distilling has unveiled new packaging for the full range of Bluecoat spirits: the original Bluecoat American Dry Gin, Bluecoat Elderflower Gin and Bluecoat Barrel Finished Gin. The brand redesign also features a new logo, which had remained unchanged since the brand first hit shelves in 2006. The liquid inside remains the same. Bluecoat American Dry Gin has a heavy dose of American citrus peels in…

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Lawson’s Finest Liquids Scrag Mountain Pils, Scrag Mountain Pils Salt & Lime

Lawson’s Finest Liquids kicks off May with the release of two specialty pilsners. Scrag Mountain Pils, and its salt and lime-infused counterpart, Scrag Mountain Pils Salt & Lime, are now available at retailers throughout Vermont, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island. Named in honor of Waitsfield — Vermont’s town water source and the aquifer deep beneath Scrag Mountain — these two pilsners come in at an approachable 4.8% ABV. Scrag…

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Greenbar Distillery Nonalcoholic RTDs

Los Angeles-based Greenbar Distillery has announced three new RTDs. The trio of non-alcoholic RTDs includes Earl Grey Bitters+Soda, UnGin+Tonic and UnRum+Cola. Each starts as an alcoholic spirit, and then has its alcohol stripped away during or after distillation, leaving behind the flavors of bitters, dry gin and blackstrap rum. Tapping into both the premium RTD and nonalcoholic beverage trends, these new products are available in June in more than 30 states. The suggested retail prices…

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CanBee Cocktails

CanBee Cocktails is the newest entry into the rapidly expanding RTD market. The canned cocktail brand is comprised of all-natural ingredients, gin and honey. The brand supports bee conservation efforts, including the Xerces Society’s Pollinator Conservation Program, by donating a portion of all sales to organization’s efforts. “As distillers and creators of CanBee Cocktails, we have a passion for providing quality spirits,” says Carrie Riby, director of marketing at CanBee Cocktails. “Undoubtedly, we knew we could create…

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Chandon Garden Spritz

Chandon has announced its first foray into the category of ready-to-drink sparkling aperitifs with the debut of Chandon Garden Spritz. A balance of bubbles, bitters and botanicals with no artificial flavors or colors, Chandon Garden Spritz takes Chandon’s sparkling wine and adds a house-made “Garden liqueur,” made by Chandon’s winemaking team in Argentina. This liqueur contains locally sourced Valencia oranges, fresh herbs and spices. Chandon Garden Spritz is ready to serve and share immediately upon…

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