Daily News: Tanqueray Partners with Snoop, Jersey’s Pork Roll Beer

Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere:

– More than two decades after releasing “Gin & Juice,” Snoop Dogg has partnered with Tanqueray.

– A New Jersey brewery has brewed a porter with Taylor Ham and spices based on the state’s famed pork roll breakfast sandwich.

– As the ancestral home of absinthe, Switzerland is the only country to legally define the liquor.

– In an attempt to remove artificial ingredients from their beverages, PepsiCo Inc. is releasing an organic version of Gatorade.

– Extreme weather in France, which has destroyed many regions’ grape crops, is expected to cause a 10 percent decrease in the country’s wine production this year.

– Finally, today marks the annual return of Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte.

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