Craft Brewing and Distilling News for July 27, 2018July 27, 2018
•Florida’s Hemingway Rum Co. has released a limited edition expression within its Papa’s Pilar lineup. Papa’s Pilar Platinum Blonde rum ($35-$38 a 750-ml.) features a blend of five rums sourced from five different locations throughout the Caribbean, the United States, and Central America. The rums—aged two to seven years—are column distilled and solera aged in Bourbon barrels and Spanish Sherry butts. Only 2,000 cases of the 46%-abv Papa’s Platinum Blonde rum were produced, and the expression will be allocated to select markets.
•Colorado-based Oskar Blues Brewery is adding Hotbox Coffee Porter to its year-round lineup. Previously offered as a fall seasonal, Hotbox Coffee Porter is made with seven different malt varieties and blended with concentrated cold brew coffee from Colorado’s Hotbox Roasters. The 6.4%-abv expression will now be sold throughout the year starting this August, available nationwide in 6-packs of 12-ounce cans.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.