Top 10 spirits launches in October 2019

4th November, 2019 by Nicola Carruthers

The “world’s first” Afro-Caribbean rum, a Tequila barrel-finished Bourbon and an 11-year-old Lagavulin named after actor Nick Offerman are among our pick of top new products to launch last month.

SB presents the top spirits to launch in October

October saw a number of celebrities collaborate with spirits brands, including rock band Alice in Chains and Parks and Recreation star Nick Offerman.

Flavoured line extensions were also unveiled from some of the world’s biggest brands, including a red velvet cake-infused Baileys liqueur and an apple-flavoured Jack Daniel’s Tennessee whiskey.

Meanwhile, a series of firsts saw two rum experts create the “world’s first” Afro-Caribbean rum, while Vermont-based producer WhistlePig launched what is thought to be the first American whiskey finished in umeshu barrels.

Click through the following pages to explore our full round-up of eye-catching spirits launched in October.

Which new products grabbed your attention last month? If we’ve missed your favourite, let us know in the comments box below.

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