Chester County, Pennsylvania’s Brandywine Branch Distillers is releasing The Revivalist, a collection of four small-batch gins—Equinox, Summertide, Harvest and Solstice. Each of the Revivalist gins is made from a base of selected barley and wheat grains, along with juniper, angelica and coriander. Each of the expressions also showcases other botanicals specific to the season for which it’s named. The Revivalist Gins retail at $40-$50 a bottle. Brandywine is also planning a future line of brandies and apple-based spirits.
Luxco is extending its Ezra Brooks brand with a seasonal Bourbon Cream offering this fall. Ezra Brooks Bourbon Cream is at 25 proof and will retail at $13-$15 a 750-ml. bottle. Meanwhile, Luxco is introducing new packaging across the Ezra Brooks brand, which also includes a Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Blended Whiskey and Seven-Year Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.
New Jersey-based Niche Import Co. has added a pair of Irish whiskey labels from Redcross, County Wicklow-based distiller Barr an Uisce to its portfolio. Barr an Uisce’s signature blend, Wicklow Rare ($50), is aged in first-fill Bourbon barrels and finished in Oloroso casks for six months, while portfoliomate 1803 ($80) is a 10-year-old single malt Irish whiskey also matured in first-fill Bourbon casks. Barr an Uisce’s Wicklow Rare and 1803 join Niche Import’s existing whisk(e)y lineup, which includes the Old St. Andrews Scotch brand.
All information courtesy of Shanken News Daily