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indexPatrón Spirits Co. has bolstered its Patrón Citrónge liqueur line with the launch of Citrónge Mango. Rolling out this month, the Mango version of the ultra-premium liqueur—made from Ataulfo mangos sourced from the Mexican states of Nayarit and Chiapas—will be available in 375-ml., 750-ml. and 1-liter formats, joining the brand’s existing Citrónge and Citrónge Lime expressions. The Citrónge line retails at around $23 a 750-ml. bottle.

indexAnchor Distilling has launched Mezcal Amarás Cupreata in the U.S. market. Produced in the Mexican village of Mazatlán, the new 43%-abv unaged mezcal is made with 100% cupreata agave, a less common agave species that grows only on select mountain slopes within the Rio Balsas basin. Mezcal Amarás Cupreata, priced at $59.99 a 750-ml., marks the second expression from Mezcal Amarás, which debuted its flagship 100% espadín agave unaged mezcal in January.

2015 RumChata Iced Coffee Sampler Pack-800Agave Loco’s RumChata cream liqueur brand has reintroduced its Summer Iced Coffee Sampler Pack. Launched for the first time last year, the seasonal sampler pack includes two 8-ounce ready-to-drink cans of Casa del Sol iced coffee and a 750-ml. bottle of RumChata, which are intended to be mixed together to create a RumChata iced coffee cocktail. The RumChata Summer Iced Coffee Sampler Pack is currently available nationwide, retailing at $19.99.

indexPiedmont Distillers’ Midnight Moon moonshine brand has extended its lineup with the launch of Midnight Moon Peach. Made with natural peaches, the new 70-proof entry is set to begin rolling out nationwide this July, retailing at $21.99 a jar. Peach is the 10th expression in the brand’s stable, joining Midnight Moon’s existing Original 80 Proof, 100 Proof, Cranberry, Blackberry, Cherry, Blueberry, Strawberry, Apple Pie and Raspberry offerings.

All information courtesy of Shanken News Daily


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