Magazine article USA TODAY
Here's a Big Time Toast to Holiday Spirits
Just in time for the holidays--and available only through January--is Infinium, a champagne-like beer perfect for toasting special occasions and ringing in the new year. Made in a collaboration between the brewers at Samuel Adams and the world's oldest brewery, Germany's Weihenstephan, this sparkling beverage contains only malt ed barley, hops. water, and yeast. It exudes fine bubbles and has a fruity, spicy aroma. The flavor is light and dry, with a slight citrus note achieved from dry-hopping with Bavarian Noble hops. For more information, visit www.samueladams.com.
Embodying the energy of contemporary New York City--edgy yet refined--New Amsterdam spirits break from tradition with products that are modern, intriguing, and smooth. Crafted with botanicals, citrus elements, and a light touch of juniper to create an unparalleled taste, the emphasis on citrus flavors makes New Amsterdam Gin easy to drink straight or to use in mixed drinks. Even the bottle boasts sleek angles with a modern design, echoing the gleaming skyscrapers of Manhattan, After all, before New York was New York, it was New Amsterdam. For more info. visit www.newamsterdamspirits.com
One of the only major Tequila brands still produced as an estate-bottled product, Tequila Partida is made from 100% blue agave for a clean. smooth, and exceptionally pure taste. Its nuanced flavor comes from agave plants that have matured for seven to 10 years, baked slowly and gently, distilled twice, and then bottled by hand. Partida Reposado is aged for six months in American oak barrels and has a richness, which can be savored like a fine Cognac, with just a hint of sweetness. Partida Blanco is clean and crisp. …