In this Spirits Gallery, we highlight a handful of notable new product releases from outside of traditional spirits, including RTD cocktails like Tattersall’s Manhattan and Freeland Spirits’ French 75, new apéritifs from Proposition Cocktail and Santa Teresa 1796 and the latest Bitters & Soda flavors from Hella Cocktail Co.
Santa Teresa 1796
Santa Teresa 1796 has teamed up with award winning bartender Julio Cabrera (Café La Trova, Miami) to create the Cantinero Coffee Bitters, made from cacao, cracked coffee beans, sarsaparilla and molasses. The Cuban-inspired release is available now exclusively in on-trade channels in the U.S.
Designed for the health-conscious alcohol consumer, hard pressed juice brand Pulp Culture has launched its new seasonal release called LOVE, featuring pineapple and pomegranate juice along with adaptogens like maca, damiana and cordyceps.
Set to debut in Q2 2021, Phreshly is a new line of pre-mixed canned cocktails featuring varieties like First Love (Rose, Gin, Campari) and Bay Lemonade (Watermelon Puree, Cane Sugar, Bourbon).
Tattersall’s new bottled ready-to-drink Manhattan features the distillery’s Straight Rye Whiskey, made from 100% Minnesota grown rye and aged in charred American white oak barrels, blended with Tattersall Italiano-Style Liqueur, sherry and aromatic bitters. The product is launching first in Minnesota first, followed by Wisconsin, and is sold in 750 mL bottles for a suggested retail price of $34.99.
Proposition Cocktail Co.
Expanding their product family of hemp extract-infused non-alcoholic cocktails, Proposition Cocktail Co. has released a Blood Orange Bitter Apéritif, made with organically-sourced blood oranges, ashwagandha, bitter roots, mountain herbs and 15 mg of hemp extract. The product is available for pre-order now on the brand’s website with a 6-pack case priced at $36.
Hella Cocktail Co.
Cocktail mixer and bitters brand Hella Cocktail Co. is expanding the lineup for its non-alcoholic Bitters & Soda line introduced last year. The new flavors include Grapefruit, Lemon Lime and Ginger Turmeric, all of which contain zero sugar and are packaged in 12 oz. cans. The flavors are available now via Hella’s website and will be available on Amazon for $29.99 for a 12-Pack and $9.99 for a 4-pack in the coming weeks.
French 75 is the latest release from Oregon’s Freeland Spirits. Featuring a blend of Freeland Gin, chardonnay, lemon juice and bubbles, with notes of mint and candied lemon peel, the RTD cocktail contains 15.5% ABV and has a suggested retail price of $16.95 for four 250ml cans (8.4 ounces each).