GSN Backbar Review: October 19-23, 2015

downloadSantera Spirits LLC has launched its namesake Tequila range in the U.S. Produced and bottled in Jalisco, Mexico, the Santera lineup includes an unaged Blanco; a Reposado, which is aged for up to seven months in American oak; and an Añejo, which is aged for up to 16 months and blended with a small amount of extra Añejo Tequila. The trio, which began rolling out in recent weeks, is currently available across the New York market, retailing at $41.99-$54.99 a bottle.

download (1)Luxco’s Pearl vodka has added a pair of seasonal flavors—Pumpkin Spice and Chocolate Hazelnut—to its lineup. The pair will be available for a limited time, joining Pearl’s existing range of 15 flavored entries and unflavored Black Label expression. Priced at around $11.99 a 750-ml.

download (2)Brown-Forman will unveil a new limited Woodford Reserve whiskey next month, Master’s Collection 1838 Style White Corn. To create the new Bourbon release ($100 a 750-ml.), Woodford Reserve master distiller Chris Morris drew from the production records of Oscar Pepper and James Crow, who made whiskey at the Woodford Reserve Distillery site in the mid-1800s. Rolling out in select markets in November, Woodford Reserve’s 1838 Style White Corn is billed as being a lighter-bodied whiskey, with a soft, sweet, fruit-forward profile.

All information courtesy of Shanken News Daily


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