New York, NY (PRWEB) July 30, 2006 -–
Castle Brands Inc. (AMEX: ROX), an emerging developer and global marketer of premium branded spirits headquartered in New York,
today released its spirited holiday 2007 gift plans.
With a growing portfolio of premium brands, Castle Brands offers something for every taste and style for the upcoming holiday season. There is no upcharge on any of these premium packs.
Boru Vodka was inspired by Brian Boru, legendary high king of Ireland. In the year 1014, Boru led Ireland to victory against foreign invaders. In the spirit of this tenacious defense, Boru Vodka upholds unsurpassed standards of quality and craftsmanship that have no rival. The Boru Iceless Chiller is designed to keep Boru perfectly chilled without diluting the clean, bold taste you've come to expect. Just store Boru in the freezer until ready to serve. Then, place the bottle into the chiller where the smooth, crisp character and delicate appeal of Boru will remain chilled for up to four hours. Unlike similar buckets, no ice or cooling of the chiller is required. The chiller is clear lucite with a silver band around the top and near the bottom, and is branded with the Boru sword and shield logo. The handsome royal blue and silver box is a perfect gift for any occasion.
The holiday gift sets from Gosling’s Black Seal® Rum feature a 12 oz jar of New Hot Buttered Rum Toddy Mix or a ready-to-enjoy Gosling’s Gourmet® Rum cake.
A centuries-old pleasure, a hot toddy is a brace against the cold, a curative, a comfort, a calming, restorative blanket of bliss. Made in small batches with brown sugar, butter, Madagascar vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves, Gosling’s has married the traditional toddy and hot buttered rum into an aromatic, rich and thoroughly enjoyable, by-the-fire delight. In winter nothing warms the spirit like rum and nothing is more warming than a Rum Toddy made with Gosling’s Black Seal® Rum.
Or take your pick from three Gosling’s Gourmet rum cakes. Beginning with the divine trio of butter, eggs and sugar, using the freshest ingredients and lots of barrel aged Gosling’s Black Seal Rum, these premium cakes are as exceptional as they are indulgent.
CocoRumba Double Chocolate Cake - Chocolate chunks, dates, pecans, cocoa, and brown sugar permeated with aromatic Gosling’s Black Seal Rum make this dense, dark, rich-as-royalty cake a chocolate lover’s dream come true.
Bermuda Rum Swizzle Cake - Bermuda’s favourite cocktail, the Rum Swizzle, is transformed into a provocative cake with seductive island flavours — pineapple, apricots, lemon, lime, coconut, vanilla and lots of Gosling’s Black Seal Rum.
Dark ‘n Stormy® Island Spice Cake - A Dark ‘n Stormy, made with ginger beer and Gosling’s Black Seal Rum, is Bermuda’s national drink. All of these traditional flavours are reflected in a moist, zingy cake bursting with ginger, cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, and Gosling’s Black Seal Rum.
This holiday season, we invite the consumer to enjoy the smooth and exceptional flavour of Pallini Limoncello. Pallini's exceptional gift pack contains two elegant and contemporary hand-blown Pallini "classico" glasses, compliments of Virgilio and Micaela Pallini. The perfect accompaniment to an intimate evening or a raucous dinner with friends, these long-stemmed glasses epitomise true Italian style and enhance the intensity of the Pallini Limoncello experience when served chilled straight from the freezer. The gift box is a vibrant green decorated with the famous Amalfitano lemons.
This festive season, Celtic Crossing, the rich, honey-flavored liqueur from Ireland, offers an exquisite gift pack. In the Irish language, Christmas is known as "Nollaig". In bygone times, apples were hung from evergreen trees on the winter solstice as a reminder that harvests will come again. From this past custom may have developed our Christmas tradition of hanging ornaments on a tree. Celtic Crossing Liqueur has partnered with Blarney Glass to bring you the Nollaig collection of Irish ornaments. The Celtic gift box is warm, burgundy color trimmed in gold and is imprinted with a bow and a gift card. Inside each box is a beautiful Christmas ornament with a shamrock design trimmed in gold. The ornament is in its own beautifully decorated gift box which is also imprinted with a bow and gift tag and is ready to give as a gift in itself. There are four different ornament designs in each six-pack case.
‘Tis the season for Irish cream and Brady’s Irish Cream Liqueur wears its holiday green and gold coffee mug right on the bottle. This festive on-pack is the perfect stocking stuffer.
The Knappogue Castle Whiskey Gift Pack reflects the heritage of this sophisticated brand. The gift box, in rich wood tones, is meant to reflect opening the door to the Castle. Once inside (the back of the box) you are in the Drawing Room of Knappogue Castle itself which contains a portrait of Mark Edwin Andrews, the brand's founder. Whiskey connoisseurs know that adding a wee bit of water to whiskey will open up its nose and flavor. The ceramic water pitcher included in the gift pack was custom designed for Knappogue Castle Whiskey. Emblazoned with the Knappogue Castle Whiskey logo, it also bears a sketch of Knappogue Castle. The sketch was commissioned over 40 years ago by Mark Edwin Andrews and was drawn by renowned Irish artist Raymond Piper. This collectible water pitcher is the first in a series which will document the Irish whiskey-making process.
The Clontarf Irish Whiskey Gift Pack tells the story of the Clontarf heritage and its "Gift of the Elements". Traditionally whiskey is served either neat or with "water back". When added to whiskey, a little water will open up its bouquet and flavor. The Clontarf Gift Pack contains an elegant and upscale glass water carafe bearing a frosted Clontarf logo on the front. This carafe was designed to reflect the clean lines of the Clontarf bottle and its younger, more untraditional lifestyle demographic.
More about Castle Brands Inc.
Castle Brands is an emerging developer and global marketer of premium branded spirits within four growing categories of the spirits industry: vodka, rum, Irish whiskey and liqueurs/cordials. Currently, the Castle Brands’ portfolio includes Boru™ Vodka, Gosling’s Rum®, Sea Wynde® Rum, Knappogue Castle® Irish Single Malt Whiskey, Clontarf® Irish Whiskey, Celtic Crossing Liqueur®, Pallini® Limoncello, Raspicello and Peachcello and Brady’s Irish Cream®.
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For more information on Castle Brands or photos of the gift packs, contact:
Vice President – Marketing & Public Relations
Castle Brands, Inc.
570 Lexington Avenue
New York, New York 10022