Hangar One Really Deals in Brandy; The Peanut Board Pushes Booze


Thanks to establishments like Bierkraft, growlers — 64-ounce glass vessels for transporting beer — have become the accessory of the moment, and not just for beer geeks. [NY Times]

Brandy has always been the goal of the makers of Hangar One vodka. They’ve been aging brandy for the past 20 years, and are waiting for the proper moment to release it. [NY Times]

Anheuser-Busch is planning several funny commercials for the Super Bowl with the tagline, “Here we go.” The world’s largest brewer bought five minutes of air time for Feb. 7. [Wall Street Journal]

Switching to a lower-alcohol alternative to wine every day could reduce the risk of developing cancer by 7 percent, according to a recent study. [Decanter]

The National Peanut Board pushed a peanut cocktail this winter that incorporates peanut-infused rum. The French Culinary Institute and wd~50 both have done peanut cocktails. [Grass Fed/T Magazine]

Once again, Governor Paterson has proposed allowing New York food shops to sell wine. The proposal would also allow liquor stores to sell bread and cheese. [The Pour/NY Times]

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