GSN Spirited News: May 3rd 2022 Edition

Boston-based Latitude Beverage is extending Tequila Zarpado with a new Reposado expression. Rested in ex-Kentucky Bourbon barrels for three to four months, the new offering retails at $27 a 750-ml. and joins the existing Tequila Zarpado Blanco ($23) in the range. The new Reposado is debuting on store shelves across 14 states, as well as online. The Latitude Beverage portfolio also includes 90+ Cellars and Wheel Horse Whiskey.

Gatlinburg, Tennessee-based Ole Smoky Distillery is expanding distribution of two of its moonshine flavors. Both newer additions to the lineup, the two receiving national visibility are White Chocolate Strawberry Cream and Banana Pudding Cream. They’re available now across the U.S. in 50-ml. Mini Moonshine jars as well as original 750-ml. sizing. 

Proximo Spirits-owned Stranahan’s whiskey has unveiled an Añejo Cask expression as the latest release in its limited-edition series of distillery exclusives. Retailing at $70, Stranahan’s Añejo Cask is an American single malt made from a marriage of six to nine-year-old whiskey initially aged in virgin American oak barrels, with up to two and a half years spent in casks that previously held Reserva de Familia Extra Añejo Tequila. The 45% abv offering is available exclusively at Stranahan’s distillery in Denver, Colorado.

The Glenrothes, part of the Edrington portfolio, has launched a limited edition 36 Year Old Single Cask Scotch whisky. Only 168 bottles are available for $3,600 each. After buying a bottle, purchasers will receive an NFT featuring custom artwork—also featured on the bottle packaging—created by The New Yorker illustrator Maddie Dai. The NFT will also provide access to real world experiences around the globe, including the potential to travel to the distillery in Rothes, Scotland, which is not traditionally open to visitors. 

Information courtesy of Shanken News Daily

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