NEW: BEST DAMN Cream Soda And Limited Release Of BEST DAMN Sweet Tea

bestdamncreamBEST DAMN Brewing Co. is back to bring you the best damn news you’ve heard all day with the release of their newest hard soda, BEST DAMN Cream Soda. Hitting shelves nationwide starting March 6th, BEST DAMN Cream Soda is aged on real vanilla beans during the brewing process for a touch of sweetness.

“BEST DAMN Cream Soda is our take on timeless recipe and is a sweet addition to any occasion whether you’re out with the guys, drinking with friends at a BBQ or even cheering on your favorite team,” said Kathryn Sattler, Sr. Director, BEST DAMN Brewing Co., Anheuser-Busch. “BEST DAMN Cream Soda joins the national family of flavorful and approachable brews, and complements our fan-favorite BEST DAMN Root Beer with another take on nostalgic flavors. It’s SODA-licious, you’ll love it.”

bestdamnAdditionally, in 2017, the brand will continue to grow its portfolio of flavorful brews with BEST DAMN Sweet Tea, available in select Northwest and Midwest markets starting March 27th. The new hard tea is aged on real black tea leaves during the brewing process for a crisp and refreshing taste – “Tastiness Guaran-Tea’d!” BEST DAMN Sweet Tea joins the brand’s portfolio of beers including BEST DAMN Cream Soda, BEST DAMN Root Beer, and BEST DAMN Apple Ale.

Drinkers can find the new brews where BEST DAMN Brewing Co. products are sold, for purchase in six-packs of 12-oz. bottles and 16-oz. cans.

Redd’s Apple Ale Announces New Flavor Lineup for 2017

redds-blueberry-ale-cansRedd’s Apple Ale is adding more variety to its refreshing beer lineup by introducing new flavors and bringing back fan favorites. Redd’s Blueberry Ale returns by popular demand to the Redd’s family, joining the new Redd’s Raspberry Ale. Each flavor will be available year-round. The Redd’s “Limited Pick” series also returns with new limited-edition flavors kicking off with the new Redd’s Peach Ale.

Similar to the original Redd’s Apple Ale, all new flavors are five percent alcohol by volume, and each adds a unique twist to the signature crisp apple taste Redd’s is known for:

  • Redd’s Blueberry Ale boasts a delicately balanced apple and blueberry aroma, while offering a taste that delights with ripe blueberry tones and a satisfying apple finish.
    Redd’s Blueberry Ale will be available starting in February.
  • Redd’s Raspberry Ale delivers juicy raspberry notes with hints of apple, providing the perfect balance of floral sweetness with Redd’s crisp apple finish. Redd’s Raspberry Ale is a brand new flavor that will be available in March.

R3D12oz(Peach)5Bdy01The 2017 “Limited Pick” special releases will feature two new, exciting beers to be released over the course of the year. First up is Redd’s Peach Ale, a beer that leads with ripe peach notes balanced with Redd’s gratifying apple taste. Stay tuned for more information on the “Limited Pick” series second flavor.

“There are two things we know our beer drinkers love: trying new things and flavor variety. This is why we’re excited to bring different ingredients together and turn them into new refreshing beers,” said Lisa Rudman, Redd’s Family of Brands marketing manager. “We always strive to deliver the best quality beer and this year is no different for Redd’s Apple Ale, as the 2017 product line-up is filled with new flavors and surprises.”

All new flavors will be available nationwide at most grocery and convenience stores in 6-pack 12-ounce Bottles, 16-ounce cans and in the Variety Pack. Redd’s Blueberry Ale and Redd’s Raspberry Ale will also be available in 12-pack 12-ounce bottles. For more information, visit ReddsAppleAle.com, Facebook.com/ReddsAppleAle and follow @ReddsAppleAle on Twitter.

NEW: Strongbow Orange Blossom

strongbow-orange-blossom

Strongbow Hard Apple Ciders, the number one selling global cider brand, unveils its newest flavor, Strongbow Orange Blossom. The new flavor delivers a fresh, spring-like orange blossom aroma with a touch of sweetness and a juicy apple finish. Strongbow Orange Blossom, along with all Strongbow products, contain no artificial flavors or colors.

“We are welcoming spring this year with the newest edition to the Strongbow family of hard ciders, and are excited to share Strongbow Orange Blossom with our fans!” said Jessica Robinson, Senior Director Strongbow, who was involved in the development of the new flavor.

“Strongbow Orange Blossom, a fresh remix of natural flavors, has received consistently high taste test ratings, appeals equally to men, women, cider and non-cider drinkers, and has a higher trial potential than the leading hard soda brand. Consumer research during the new flavor development also revealed that 8 of 10 consumers say Orange Blossom is “good tasting,” “easy to drink,” and “refreshing”. And overall flavor trends are on our side –orange is a top 3 flavor driving growth in flavored spirits, Robinson continued.”

All flavors in the new Variety Pack are gluten-free and sold in 11.2 oz. bottles. Strongbow Gold Apple and Strongbow Honey are 5% ABV, while new Strongbow Orange Blossom, Strongbow Cherry Blossom and Strongbow Ginger are 4.5% ABV.

NEW: Svedka Blue Raspberry

svedkablurasp

SVEDKA Blue Raspberry, the dynamic new addition to its award-winning portfolio. Continuing SVEDKA’s focus on flavor innovation, SVEDKA Blue Raspberry delivers on the extreme flavor trend with an explosive sweet berry and tart lemon profile. SVEDKA Blue Raspberry will be available nationwide beginning March 2017 (varies by market), in 50ML (Suggested Retail Price (SRP) $1.99), 375ML (SRP $6.99), 750ML (SRP $12.99), 1L (SRP $16.99) and 1.75L (SRP $21.99).

“SVEDKA constantly looks to break the mold by introducing bold flavors to the vodka category, and we’re excited to unveil SVEDKA Blue Raspberry as the newest dynamic addition to our award-winning portfolio,” said Diana Pawlik, SVEDKA Vodka’s Vice President of Marketing. “SVEDKA Blue Raspberry is an electric, sweet and sour flavor combination, offering Millennials an adventurous new meta-flavor to match their exhilarating approach to life.”

SVEDKA Blue Raspberry targets the palate thrill seekers who crave extreme flavors, a trend seen across the food and beverage space in sour candies, spicy snacks and electric energy drinks coveted by Generation-Y. With raspberry and blue raspberry being the most sought-after vodka flavors among consumers, SVEDKA Blue Raspberry answers the Millennial call for all things bold and audacious.

SVEDKA Blue Raspberry opens with bright raspberry and berry notes that build to an energetic, hard lemon twist. SVEDKA’s iconic, shelf-popping, two-tone packaging further communicates the bold flavor blend with vibrant fuchsia raspberry tones transitioning to an electric blue hue.
Blue Heaven

1½ parts SVEDKA Blue Raspberry
½ part Blue Curaçao
¼ part fresh lemon juice

Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker over ice. Shake and strain into a shot glass. Garnish with a lemon wedge.

Blujito

1½ parts SVEDKA Blue Raspberry
¾ part fresh lime juice
¾ part simple syrup
Pinch of mint
3 blueberries
2 raspberries

Muddle blueberries, raspberries and mint in a shaker. Add remaining ingredients over ice and shake. Strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice.

 

Recipes, reviews and new product sightings from the wonderful world wine, spirits and an occasional beer.

%d bloggers like this: