New Products: Laphroaig 18 Year Old

Laphroaig 18 Year Old

Beam Global Spirits & Wine Inc. and Laphroaig Single Islay Malt Scotch will launch of Laphroaig 18 Year Old this fall. The 96-proof Scotch is made in limited quantities each year and will replace Laphroaig 15 Year Old this fall. Its 18-year aging process results in a Scotch with a bright gold color and soft, sweet and spicy Islay peat smoke. The Scotch tastes of a tang of smoke that fades into smooth floral scents, blending into an oaky nuttiness.

For more information, visit

Absolut Boston

This month, Absolut debuts its third city-inspired flavor, Absolut Boston. The black tea and elderflower vodka offers bartenders and bar patrons an opportunity to shake up the cocktail scene. The bottle design features Boston’s left-field wall and serves as an homage to one of the city’s most iconic monuments and its local sports fanaticism. Absolut will donate $50,000 from sales to the Charles River Conservancy, which is dedicated to the stewardship and renewal of the parklands along the city’s riverbanks.

For more information, visit

Gritty McDuff’s Halloween Ale

Maine craft brewer Gritty McDuff’s Brewing Co.’s Halloween Ale is available until Oct. 31. Gritty’s Haloween Ale is deep amber in color and offers a bold, malty palate and well-rounded hop finish. The hops involved in the brew are Whitbread Goldings, East Kent Goldings and B.C. Kent. Halloween Ale is available on tap and in 6- and 12-packs of 12-ounce and 22-ounce bottles and 5 L mini kegs.

For more information, visit

Vita-Mix XL Blender

Vita-Mix Corp. introduces its new XL blender, which features a 4.2 peak horsepower motor and 192-ounce real blending capacity. XL’s design allows for reduced preparation time and increased efficiencies, including the ability to create up to 24 8-ounce servings in a single batch, faster cleanup with a dishwasher-safe container and labor and time savings. XL features a variable speed and pre-programmed time cycles, as well as a pulse function.

For more information, visit

Suggested Articles

More than ever, we need Congress to help our independent restaurants which are proven to be a foundation of the U.S. economy.

The list has extended to several states and even more counties as COVID-19 cases rise.

The latest data shows U.S. jobless claims at 1.5 million, a small decrease from the previous week.