Top 10 spirit launches in May

10th June, 2013 by Chloe Ware

May 2013 saw an influx of premium whisky launches along with a few flavoured spirits, limited editions and travel retail editions thrown in for good measure.

Top 10 Spirit Launches in May

These brands make up our top 10 spirit launches in May. Can you guess them all?

Tamdhu single malt has been reinvented as an exclusively sherried whisky after Ian Macleod Distillers bought the distillery in 2011 while other whisky launches include a limited edition coronation package by The Macallan and a commemorative whisky for Ardbeg’s annual day of celebration, Ardbog Day.

Bols has come up with a solution to many bartenders’ creative woes by creating a honey liqueur that imparts the honey taste without the problem of it sticking to the bottom of the glass.

Hapsburg Absinthe is also trying to crack the Brazilian market with its new range of Quartier Latin flavoured absinthe at a lower abv to conform with Brazilian alcohol content guidelines.

Meanwhile Berry Bros & Rudd are celebrating the launch of their first travel retail-exclusive range of The Glenrothes.

Have we missed any out? Let us know by leaving a comment below.

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