Craft Brewing and Distilling News for July 22, 2019July 22, 2019
•Newport, Oregon’s Rogue Spirits has announced its first line of sparkling canned cocktails. The new releases come in three flavors, clock in at 7.5% abv, and are made using all natural ingredients blended with Rogue’s portfolio of spirits. The initial releases are Cucumber Lime Gin Fizz, Cranberry Elderflower Vodka, and Ginger Lime Vodka Mule. All three will be available August 1 in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Florida, and Michigan in 4-packs of 12-ounce cans. A national rollout will follow in January 2020.
•Salt Lake City, Utah’s Simplicity Cocktails is set to launch its first line of ready-to-drink canned offerings in August. The 6% abv drinks come in four flavors, and are malt- and gluten-free. Simplicity’s Moscow Mule and Gin & Tonic will be available in 12-ounce cans in liquor stores throughout Utah, while its Vodka Soda and carbonated Cadillac Margarita will be available for special order.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.