It's true that moonshine isn't the first thing we'd think of mixing with wine, but one taste of Spodee ($9) and you'll be a believer. Based upon the Depression Era drink of the same name, this 36 proof drink contains a delightful mixture of wine, herbs, spices, fruits, and 'shine, all packaged in an appropriately down-market milk bottle container. Drink it straight, or mix it with cola or OJ for a full-on cocktail.
Spodee wine is a blend of liquor and wine made by Steven Grasse, the mastermind behind Hendrick's Gin and Sailor Jerry Rum. Spodee wine is inspired by Depression-era beverages and is 36 proof.
Spodee is a creation of Steven Grasse, after his success with Hendrick’s Gin, Sailor Jerry Rum, and Art in the Age Craft Spirits. Spodee is Grasse’s first foray into the usually staid wine category. Spodee is a wine fortified with high proof moonshine, that you mix into cocktails, like a spirit.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rhode Island's best-known beer is going retro. Narragansett Beer has temporarily reintroduced the design of the can it sold in the 1970s.
It's true that moonshine isn't the first thing we'd think of mixing with wine, but one taste of Spodee ($9) and you'll be a believer. Based upon the Depression Era...