Craft Brewing and Distilling News for October 12, 2017October 12, 2017
•Prizefight Irish Whiskey is slated to launch in New York City and Boston this fall. A new brand created by Ireland’s Flor Prendergast and Steven Grasse of New Hampshire-based Tamworth Distilling, Prizefight is made with a blend of 10-year-old malt and 4-year-old grain whiskies sourced from West Cork Distillers. The whiskey is finished in American rye casks from Tamworth for six months. Prizefight is retail priced at $44.99 and will also be available for purchase online, via Warehouse Wines & Spirits. The brand is being handled stateside by MHW Ltd.
•Pawtucket, Rhode Island–based Farmer Willie’s Craft Ginger Beer has debuted Farmer Willie’s Extra Ginger. Made with over two tons of fresh ginger, the 4.5%-abv Extra Ginger is the second product in Farmer Willie’s portfolio, joining its flagship Ginger Session beer. The new entry is available in four-packs of 12-ounce cans retail priced at $8.99, and on draft in select on-premise venues throughout the Greater Boston Area, Cape Cod, Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard and Rhode Island.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.