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Drink Spotlight: La Colombe Cold Brew Shandy Lemonade


Our new nitrous-infused Cold Brew Shandy Lemonade is made with light-roasted Colombian organic coffee and lemonade from real Sicilian lemons for a bright, refreshing afternoon pick-me-up.

Crafted with lemonade made from lemons sourced along the Mediterranean coast in Sicily, Italy, lightly-roasted organic Pure Black Colombian Cold Brew and nitrous to create a sweet and subtle, refreshing beverage.

  • 9 oz cans; 4 Packs and 16 Packs available
  • Excellent source of Vitamin C
  • Natural caffeine equivalent of 1 cup of coffee


About La Colombe Coffee Roasters

La Colombe Coffee Roasters is a Philadelphia-based specialty coffee company known for ethical, long-term trade practices with growers. It provides signature classic blends and exceptional single origins to cafes, hotels, and restaurants around the world. La Colombe owns and operates eleven cafés with four in NYC, three in Philadelphia, three in Chicago, and one in DC. La Colombe cafes are a window to our national wholesale business, which maintains thousands of specialized coffee programs to many of the world’s finest restaurants and cafes.


Company: La Colombe Torrefaction, INC.
Brand: La Colombe Coffee Roasters
Origin: USA
Category: Latte
Packaging: 9 fl oz (266 ml)
Claims: Plant-based. Dairy-free. Simple and pure.
Variants: View Range Here
Price: $12.00 (4-Pack)
Where to Buy: Buy Online, Find a Cafe









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Beer Spotlight: Narragansett Del’s Shandy



Narragansett Brewing Co. introduced the second release in its “Hi Neighbor Mash-Up” series: Narragansett Del’s Shandy. The shandy mixes Narragansett’s lager and Del’s tart lemon concentrate, creating a 5 percent alcohol by volume brew for the warm summer months. Narragansett Del’s Shandy currently is available throughout Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut and New York and is expected to remain at retail into August.



About the Company
While history tells us that Narragansett Lager is the beer that made ‘Gansett famous, the brewery also began producing a wide variety of ales when it opened in the late 1800’s. Pale Ale, Select Stock Ale, and Banquet Ale were all staples in the Narragansett Beer line-up long before Curt Gowdy first popularized the phrase “Hi neighbor, have a ‘Gansett!” during Red Sox broadcasts. In fact, the old brewery had an entire four-story building dedicated to the “Ale Department” throughout most of the 20th century, and the Narragansett Ales outsold the Lager until the 1940’s. It has been documented that American tastes changed from darker and more bitter ales to lighter and easier drinking lagers after Prohibition for two reasons. First, waves of immigrants from lager-drinking Central and Eastern European countries had come to America during the early 1900’s, and second, thousands of American GI’s returned home from Europe with years of lager drinking experiences after World War I and World War II. Yet while it was Narragansett’s award-winning lager that helped propel the brand to the status of the #1 beer in New England by the late 1940’s, the ales continued to be a valuable part of the ‘Gansett portfolio well into the 1970’s.


Company: Narragansett
Brand: Narragansett
Origin: USA
Category: Beer
Packaging: 16oz can
Claims: Limited Edition
Price: $8.99 (6 pack)
Where to Buy: Coming Soon
Website: narragansettbeer.com






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Beer Spotlight: Alhambra Lemon Shandy



The ideal blend of beer and lemon. Made with Alhambra pilsner-type beer with 4.6% alcohol content, it will surprise you with its refreshing, beer-like taste. There's no doubt that this Shandy comes the closest to beer.


Tasting Notes
Beer flavoured with lemon, with a light and very refreshing taste. Bright gold colour with slightly reddish tones reminiscent of pilsner. Very consistent head, with a smooth texture. Flavour similar to that of mild beers, with sweet, fruity tones and citric aromas of lemon peel and ginger. The perfect alternative within the low-alcohol range, for those moments when you feel like drinking beer.

Type: beer mixed with lemon-flavoured drink.
ABV: 0.9 %
Best served at: 4 – 6º C.
Taste: very refreshing..
Colour: soft golden tones..
Aromas: lemon peel and citrus fruits.




Company: Cervezas Alhambra
Brand: Alhambra
Origin: Spain
Category: Beer
Packaging: 330 ml Glass Bottle
Alcohol Volume:  4.6%
Variants: 1925, Premium, Especial, Negra, Non Alcoholic, Shandy
Price: Coming Soon
Website: cervezasalhambra.es




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Product Spotlight: Kaiser Radler Beer From Brazil


Radler is a lightweight and highly refreshing recipe for mixing beer with natural lemon juice. Joining these two ingredients, it refreshes twice, so it's been hit among Europeans.


Water, lager type beer, sugar, concentrated lemon juice, lemon natural flavor.


Radler beers are becoming very popular worldwide. Consumers are looking for more healthy options when drinking alcoholic beverages and the combination of fruit juice and beer in a low alcohol volume drink is the perfect answer.

For more information on Radler beers visit our Radler report Here.



Company: Heineken
Brand: Kaiser
Category: Beer
Origin: Brazil
Packaging: 355ml bottle, 350ml can
Alcohol Volume: 2%
Website: kaiser.com.br



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Product Spotlight: Maccabee Pineapple Shandy


Maccabee Shandy Pineapple is our latest summer edition to the Shandy range. Shandy is a fun, easy to drink and refreshing malt beverage. Shandy was originally a traditional beer cocktail produced by mixing lager beer with lemon-lime soda.

In 2005, Maccabee Shandy was launched as a Ready-to-Drink spinoff of Maccabee Beer with only 1.9 alc/vol and became an instant success.
Shandy comes in four great natural flavors: Lemon-lime, Peach, Apple and Watermelon with limited editions launched each summer.

Today the Maccabee Shandy brand is the top selling RTD flavored alcoholic beverage in Israel.


About Tempo
Tempo is one of the largest and longest established beverage companies in Israel. The company manufactures and markets a variety of beverages: In the beer segment, the number one Israeli beer brand, Goldstar, the award winning Maccabee beer, and the most popular premium beer Heineken, as well as famous specialties such as Paulaner, Samuel adams, Newcastle and Murphy's. In the soft drinks industry, Tempo is a franchisee of the Pepsi portfolio with world known brands such as Pepsi, Pepsi Max, Seven up & Mirinda. Other brands in the category are Jump and Cider HaGalil. Tempo's water portfolio covers the entire spectrum: San Pellegrino as the category leader in the super-premium segment, San Benedetto in the premium segment and the locally produced bottled water Aqua nova in the mainstream category. Tempo's XL is a market leader in the energy drinks category. A fully owned subsidiary, Barkan Winery LTD, is Israel's second largest winery and produces both Barkan and Segal's extensive wine portfolio. Finally, as of 2011, Tempo distributes the Pernod portfolio of spirits, Israel's largest, with the world famous Absolut vodka, Chivas, Jameson and Ballantine's whiskeys and many others.

The company employs a workforce of about 1,000 employees, and through its national distribution supplies its products directly to about 11,000 customers covering all market segments.


Company: Tempo
Brand: Macabee
Origin: Israel
Category: Flavored Beer
Packaging: 330ml
Alcohol Volume: 1.9%




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Product Spotlight: Ben Shaws Bitter Shandy

The taste of sunshine, happiness and old-fashioned street parties!

Nothing brings back memories of traditional street parties like the delicious, thirst-quenching taste of Ben Shaws Bitter Shandy.

With the bunting flying and the Union Jacks waving, all your neighbours were there, sharing their plates of sandwiches and bowls of crisps. Sunshine, jelly and, of course, what seemed like giant bottles of Bitter Shandy… made from real beer and lemonade, it was the irresistible soft drink that used to make you feel so very grown up!

For a quick trip down memory lane, Bitter Shandy is available in a 330ml can or 500ml bottle. The six-can multipacks are ideal for smaller parties and picnics however for those bigger family get-togethers and parties with friends, where all you do is reminisce and laugh, the 2litre bottle is ideal.

2litre & 500ml bottles
Carbonated Water, Beer (11%), Sugar, Citric Acid, Lemon juice from concentrate, Colour (Caramel E150c), Preservatives (Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Metabisulphate), Sweetener (Sodium Saccharin), Flavouring, Stabiliser (Quillaia Extract). CONTAINS WHEAT AND BARLEY, CONTAINS SULPHITES.

330ml cans
Carbonated Water, Beer (12%), Sugar, Citric Acid, Colour (Caramel E150c), Flavourings, Preservatives (Sodium Benzoate), Sweetener (Sodium Saccharin), Stabiliser (Quillaia Extract). CONTAINS WHEAT AND BARLEY.


Company: Cott Beverages
Brand: Ben Shaws
Slogan:  Refresh Your Memories
Origin: UK
Category: Soft Drinks
Packaging: 330ml, 500ml, 2 Liter
Claims: Vegan Friendly
Variants: Bitter Shandy, Dandelion & Burdock, Cream Soda, Cloudy Lemonade
Where to Buy: View Here
Website: benshawsdrinks.co.uk

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Product Spotlight: Tempo Shandy


A daytime drink.

Light beer tastes, with a 1.9% alcohol. Shandy is a perfect way to spend the afternoon, at a restaurant, cafe, picnic, or just for no reason.

You can drink it as a substitute for light beer or soft drinks.

Comes in a variety of flavors: lemon lime, peach, apple and cherry.

Shandy's Story
Tempo first launched Shandy In Israel in 1983: a light alcoholic drink, a combination of beer with 1.9% alcohol and lemonade.

In April 2010, Tempo relaunched this favorite drink with surprising flavors: lemon lime, peach, apple and cherry. In just two years sales jumped and stood at four times the sales than in the past.

The new Shandy beer hasn't stopped winning Awards - in 2010 was declared as product of the year and its apple version won the Syal prestigious Product Innovation award in France.

Each summer Tempo markets a Limited Edition of the beer. Last year is was a bitter lemon Edition, which won Product of the Year for 2012, and this year a new summer edition is coming out, tropical watermelon flavor.



Company: Tempo
Brand: Tempo
Category: Beer
Origin: Israel
Packaging: 330ml
Claims:  Low Alcohol
Varieties: Lemon Lime, Peach, Apple, Cherry
Alcohol Volume: 1.9%
Website: tempo.co.il



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Alcohol Spotlight: Molson Canadian 67 Sublime Shandy



Molson Canadian has joined the Shandy/Radler revolution and has launched Sublime.  Molson Canadian 67 Sublime is a premium light beer with a hint of refreshing Lemon-Lime flavour and 67 calories per 341ml bottle. That’s about half the calories of wine or mixed drinks. Calculations based on an average serving (6 oz glass of wine and single serving of mixed drink). Details at molsoncanadian67.ca. Sublime is unexpectedly different. It’s the beer you drink when you wouldn’t usually choose beer. It’s a beer that is perfectly at home on an upscale patio, the golf course, the dock or wherever Canadians reach for a refreshing taste out of the ordinary.

Tasting Notes

Molson Canadian 67 Sublime is specially brewed with two-row malted barley, a touch of wheat, four different varieties of hops, and a hint of natural citrus flavours to provide a refreshing combination of lemon and lime.


Company: Molson Canadian
Brand: Molson Canadian 67 Sublime
Category:  Beer
Origin: Canada
Packaging: 11.5oz bottle
Alcohol Volume:  3%
Claims: Only 67 calories per 11.5oz bottle
Website: molsoncoorscanada.com



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Beer Spotlight: Saranac Shandy


For nearly 100 years, Europeans have mixed lemonade and beer as a refreshing beverage during the summer months. We continue this tradition with Saranac Shandy-A refreshing blend of lemonade and lager. Kick back, relax and enjoy!

What makes Saranac Shandy special?

We make an actual lemonade with REAL lemon juice, sugar and water and mix it with a traditional light lager to achieve a nice lemon aroma and taste.
Using lemonade made with real lemon juice results in a nice refreshing finish.
We use carified lemon juice to achieve a clear, light color.
Simply put, it's delicious, sweet, clean and crisp. All characteristics you'd expect to taste in a real lemonade, except for it's even better...it has beer in it!

Beer Style: Lager and Lemonade
Malt Selections: North American Pale Malt
Fruit Selections: Lemon Juice
Color: Golden
Mouthfeel / Body: Light, Crisp
Food Companions: Summer food, BBQ, light fare, light cheeses like feta, Key Lime pie
Alcohol By Volume: 4.2%


Company: Saranac
Brand: Saranac Shandy
Category: Beer, Flavored Alcohol
Origin: USA
Packaging: Bottle (6 pack)
Alcohol Volume: 4.2%
Website: Saranac.com






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Product Spotlight: Carib Shandy


Shandy Carib is a tropical light alcoholic beverage (1.2% alc./vol.) that promises to refresh and excite the taste buds with local flavors.

The Brewery first introduced Shandy Carib in 1985. It was originally brewed in Ginger then followed by the Sorrel flavor. In November 1998, a Lime flavor was introduced to the Shandy Carib family.

The brand is seen as a cool, vibrant and fun beverage for social situations and relaxation – beach events, night clubs and lounges, family days and other social gatherings.

Shandy Carib is aimed at responsible young adults and the “young at heart,” who aspire to be trendy and cool, and are socially and physically active. “Change the Flavor of your Day” with Shandy Carib.

Ginger Shandy

Ginger Shandy is an exciting blend of the natural ginger root extract and beer. It has a crisp ginger taste that is carefully balanced with a slight, sweet note and beer flavor without any after taste.

Taste - clean, ginger flavor
Aroma - ginger aroma
Visual - clear, golden color


Alcohol by Volume - not more than 1.2%
Caloric Content - 142 calories per 275mls

Lime Shandy

Lime Shandy can be described as having a pleasant citrus, fruity, tangy and refreshing taste, with a fresh lemon-lime aroma and taste.

It has a balance of sweetness and beer flavor without any aftertaste.

Taste - clean, lemon-lime flavor
Aroma - lemon lime
Visual - clear, golden color

Alcohol by Volume - not more than 1.2%
Caloric Content - 142 calories per 275mls

Sorrel Shandy

Sorrel Shandy is a blend of sorrel extract and beer. Its flavor can be described as a pleasant, sweet, smooth, refreshing sorrel flavor, carefully balanced sweet note and beer flavor.

Taste - clean, sorrel flavor
Aroma - slightly sweet, floral aroma

Alcohol by Volume - less than 1.2% (0.7%)


Company: Carib Bewery
Brand: Shandy Carib
Category: Beer, Flavored Alcohol
Origin: St Kitts & Nevis
Packaging: 275ml
Alcohol Volume: 1.2%
Lime, Ginger, Sorrel



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