Minneapolis-based Phillips Distilling Co. is extending its Revel Stoke line with a Roasted Apple label due out in November, with distribution going national in January. Roasted Apple will be line-priced (at $15 a 750-ml.) with Revel Stoke’s three other flavored whiskies, the spiced, cinnamon and roasted pecan. Roasted Apple will also join the seasonal Revel Stoke Pumpkin Spiced, which is hitting retail shelves now ($15).
Distell USA is expanding distribution of its Bain’s Cape Mountain Whisky in the U.S. Originally launched in a handful of Midwestern markets this past summer, Bain’s, a 100%-grain South African whisky, is now entering New York and Massachusetts and deepening its penetration in the Midwest as well. Produced at the James Sedgwick Distillery in Wellington, South Africa, Bain’s retails at $30 a bottle.
Diageo’s Cîroc vodka brand is extending its flavored lineup with the launch of Cîroc Apple. Rolling out nationwide in January, the 35%-abv entry features notes of green apple, vanilla and citrus, and will be available in 50-ml., 200-ml., 375-ml., 750-ml., 1-liter and 1.75-liter formats, priced at $30.99 a 750-ml. Cîroc Apple joins existing Pineapple, Peach, Amaretto, Red Berry and Coconut expressions in the brand’s flavored vodka stable.
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