GSN Brews News: November 2nd 2021 Edition

Minneapolis, Minnesota’s Tattersall Distilling has added a Corpse Reviver #2 to its line of RTD cocktails. The new RTD, the sixth release in Tattersall’s cocktail portfolio, comes in at 30% abv and is made with the distillery’s own gin and absinthe. The new cocktail joins Cosmo Bianco, Old Fashioned, Manhattan, Salty Dog and Bootlegger in the brand’s RTD range and is now available throughout Tattersall’s distribution footprint in 100-ml. bottles.

Southern Comfort, part of the Sazerac portfolio, has released a new Holiday Cocktail pack and an eggnog mixer ahead of the 2021 holiday season. The Holiday Cocktail pack ($25) features 24 50-ml. bottles split between the brand’s original release, its Black offshoot, and its 50% abv variant. The brand has also released two non-alcoholic eggnogs, meant to serve as a cocktail base or as a non-alcoholic drink. The eggnogs retail for $3 and come in Traditional and Vanilla Spice flavors. 

Beam Suntory’s Hornitos Tequila has expanded its line of spirits-based RTDs with a new pineapple-flavored canned cocktail. The 5% abv release has 112 calories per 12-ounce serving and comes in 4-packs of a 12-ounce cans retailing for around $12. The new pineapple flavor follows the RTDs’ launch in March with Lime and Mango seltzers.

Dogfish Head has augmented its lineup of ready-to-drink offerings with two new canned cocktails: Blood Orange & Mango Vodka Crush and Lemon & Lime Gin Crush (both 7% abv). Both are available nationally now in 4-packs of 355-ml. slim cans. The new entries join the existing Strawberry & Honeyberry Vodka Lemonade, Blueberry Shrub Vodka Soda, and Cherry Bergamot Whiskey Sour in Dogfish Head’s canned cocktail range.

Ballast Point is releasing fall seasonal Pumpkin Down in 6-packs of 16-ounce cans. The seasonal brew begins with a base of Ballast Point’s Piper Down Scottish Ale, augmented with roasted pumpkin and spice. The 5.8% beer is debuting both in cans and on draft, and will be available at the company’s taprooms as well as Home Brew Mart and online for delivery throughout California.

Guinness has launched Gingerbread Stout, a new limited-release beer, from the Diageo brand’s Maryland-based Open Gate Brewery. The 6% abv stout is made with cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, and ginger. Guinness Gingerbread Stout is available for a limited time in 6-packs of 11.2-ounce bottles throughout the mid-Atlantic region and at Open Gate.

Information courtesy of Shanken News Daily