Trent’s Summer Picks
Smirnoff Ice Blue Raspberry Blackberry
Smirnoff Ice Blue Raspberry Blackberry is deliciously sweet and refreshing with forward aromas and flavours of juicy blackberry and sweet blue raspberry. Delicately carbonated, balanced and finishing medium-sweet, this new arrival is perfect for summer in PEI.
18.8 is the first ever Canadian-made low-alcohol and low-calorie gin. Juniper takes a back seat in this low alcohol offering. It offers refreshing notes of elderflower and citrus with a hint of spice in the background. Perfect for summertime cocktails or when a restrained amount of alcohol is desired.
Babe Grigio offers pleasant aromas of apple, pear and melon with crisp notes of citrus on the palate. Light-bodied and fruity, it is refreshingly clean on the finish. Babe Grigio is a fun easy drinking Pinot Grigio with bubbles served in a convenient 250ml can – Perfect for summer!
Smirnoff Ice Berry Blast
Smirnoff Berry Blast Vodka is back again for the summer! This Limited Edition vodka is loaded with vibrant flavours of citrus, blue raspberry and cherry. Assertive flavours persist on the palate with fruit sweetness that is both refreshing and delicious. Add the taste of summer to your home bar with a bottle of Smirnoff Berry Blast.
Mike’s Hard Blue Freeze
Remember reaching into to the freezer on a scorching hot PEI summer day and grabbing a blue freezie? Icy cold with that delicious bold raspberry flavour, there’s nothing more refreshing. Mike’s Hard Blue Freeze is an adult version of that childhood favorite… without the brain freeze.
Lindeman’s Bin 85 Pinot Grigio
Lindeman’s Bin 85 Pinot Grigio offers aromas of pear and crisp apple with hints of melon. The tree fruit aromas are echoed on the palate with crisp lime notes, a well balanced Pinot Grigio with medium acidity and that delivers a delicate light crisp finish. The 250 ml can chills quickly and will prove to be a convenient alternative when a 750 ml bottle is not required.
Rewind Seltzer Key Lime Sea Salt
For those of us who like less or no sugar in their drink, Upstreet’s new Rewind Seltzers are right on the mark with only 100 calories, and 0 sugar. The Rewind Seltzer Key Lime Sea Salt is slightly tart and delivers subtle lime flavours with a crisp, clean finish.
Famille Bougrier Muscadet Sevre-et-Maine
With its origins in Burgundy Melon de Bourgogne is the dominate white grape of the Muscadet region. This particular Muscadet has 0 (zero) grams of sugar delivering a bone dry wine with notes of citrus and a pleasant minerality that pairs exceptionally well with fresh shucked oysters.
The Bougrier family has been producing wine in the Loire Valley for 5 generations. This wine is light, fresh, and crisp and is perfect for pairing with seafood such as, Oysters, Lobsters, Clams, Mussels.
Long Island Iced Tea
Made from Vodka, Triple Sec Liqueur, Rum and Gin. This drink was invented in 1972 at a hotel in Long Island from 4 liquors and Triple Sec. This Ice Box offering is an easy premixed bottle; all you have to do is add lemon or lime bar mix and a splash of cola.
An extremely easy way to pour a complex cocktail. There is only one bottle to purchase and it only take a few seconds to make a refreshing drink. It also works great as a summertime punch.