WeSake, a new canned sake, has launched in the U.S. The Junmai Gingo sake comes in at 13% abv and is made from only rice, water, yeast, and koji. The brand is taking aim at new sake drinkers, as well as those looking for portable alternatives to beer and canned RTDs and wines. WeSake, created by Pablo Rivera, formerly of AB InBev’s ZX Ventures, is now available in New York, California, Connecticut, and Georgia, in 4-packs of 200-ml. cans for a suggested price of $19. Additionally, WeSake is available through the brand’s website.
Waitsfield, Vermont-based Lawson’s Finest Liquids is releasing its Triple Sunshine IPA beyond its taproom for the first time. Triple Sunshine is part of Lawson’s Sunshine series, which includes Sip of Sunshine, Double Sunshine, and Little Sip in addition, with Triple Sunshine the strongest at 10.5% abv and showing a fruity profile featuring pineapple, grapefruit, and lychee. Its expanded availability to nine states including Massachusetts, New York, and Pennsylvania, among others, is part of the brewery’s specialty limited release schedule it launched this spring that previously raised the profile of its Scrag Mountain Pils, Hopcelot IPA, and Kiwi, which featured New Zealand-grown hops; Triple Sunshine will be the final release in the series this year.
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