Cocktails & Spirits

When Beer Isn't Enough - Try Whisky In A Can

Picture this - it's a warm Saturday afternoon in Ft. Lauderdale and you've spent the day doing some work around the house.  Now it's time to relax so you pop the top off a cold one and guzzle down a refreshing mouthful of... whisky? 

Panamanian based Scottish Spirits Ltd. will soon distribute Whisky in a Can. Each can is 12oz, which means that there are about eight shots of whisky in each can. It's unclear at this time whether Whisky in a Can is meant to be shared by a few friends or guzzled in a frat boy initiation stunt. 

Even though the company is called Scottish Spirits, the company points out that this is whisky and not Scotch, since Whisky in a Can is not made in Scottland.  The company also plans to market Tequila in a Can, Rum in a Can, Gin in a Can and Vodka in a Can. 

Right now Whisky in a Can is available only in the Caribbean and South America, but plans to bring it to market in the United States are underway.  Scottish Spirits is a pretty innovative (or insane) company, since it also plans to market an alcohol-free whisky. Because we only drink whisky for the "taste"......riiighhht.... 


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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times, covering the restaurant and bar scene in South Florida. She has been featured on Cooking Channel’s Eat Street and Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race. Doss won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature on what it’s like to wait tables. In a previous life, she appeared off-Broadway and shook many a cocktail as a bartender at venues in South Florida and New York City. When she’s not writing, you can find Doss running some marathon then celebrating at the nearest watering hole.
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