Top 10 spirits launches in August 2017

5th September, 2017 by Annie Hayes

Smoky flavours reigned supreme in last month’s top spirits releases, which include a four-strong Mezcal series, a mesquite wood-smoked Tequila, and what is thought to be the world’s most heavily peated single malt whisky.

Smoky flavours reigned supreme in last month’s spirits releases

Those with sweeter, lighter flavour preferences are not left in the dark –  Jim Beam expanded its range with the launch of a vanilla-flavoured Bourbon, and Marcin Miller’s Norwegian distillery introduced an unaged aquavit made with the likes of meadowsweet, sorrel, heather flower, and calamus root.

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society took a walk on the wild side with the launch of Exotic Cargo, intended to “break the mould of what can be done with a blended malt”, Johnnie Walker expanded its experimental Blenders’ Batch series with “with bartenders in mind”.

Click through the following pages to explore our full round-up of top spirits launches in August.

Which new spirits products caught your eye last month? If we’ve missed your favourite, let us know in the comments below.

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