Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. Adds Distribution in Three Northeast Markets

Copper & KingsLouisville-based brandy distiller continues expansion with Rhode Island, New Jersey and Pennsylvania

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (June 1, 2015) – – – Louisville-based Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. has appointed new distribution partners for its American Brandy and Absinthe spirits in three key Northeastern states: Rhode Island, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Copper & Kings American Brandies were launched in June 2014 and are currently available in 15 states with the additional markets taking the line to 18 total states.

“Loyalty and integrity are important values to us,” said founder Joe Heron. “Johnson Brothers have been an excellent partner for us, and we are pleased to expand our relationship with them to Rhode Island. Allied Beverage Group and Majestic Wine and Spirits will give us unsurpassed coverage in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.”

“We are very fortunate to be able to partner with world-class distributors,” said senior vice president of commercial operations Shane Rietow. “Johnson Brothers, Allied and Majestic are not only fine professionals, they are also great people. We are really very excited to become part of their exceptional portfolios. The eastern seaboard to Washington D.C. is our current focus and we are making excellent progress, and we are enjoying meeting and working with some great wholesalers and their teams.”

Copper and Kings American Brandy and Absinthe are distilled exclusively in copper pot-stills, and are non-chill filtered with no post-distillation infusion of added sugar, boisé (powdered oak, shavings or infusion), other flavors, or colorants for an uncorrupted, authentic, natural flavor, nose and color.

The distillery produces the following portfolio of fine distilled spirits:

Copper & Kings Craft Distilled Brandy (90 proof/45% ABV) – $35 for 750 mL bottle
Copper & Kings Immature Brandy
(90 proof/45% ABV) – $30 for 750 mL bottle
Copper & Kings Absinthe Blanche (130 proof/65% ABV) – $55 for 750 mL bottle
Copper & Kings Un-Aged Apple Brandy (90 Proof/45% ABV) – $30 for 750mL bottle

The list of 18 markets includes: Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Wisconsin.

About Copper & Kings American Brandy Co.:
Copper & Kings uses small batch copper pot-distillation to forge untraditional, non-derivative, pure pot-distilled American apple and grape brandies and absinthe that are non-chill filtered with no added sugar, colors, flavors or synthetic chemicals. The state-of-the-art distillery exclusively focuses on the distillation of brandy. Copper & Kings, located at 1121 E. Washington St. in Butchertown, is owned by beverage entrepreneurs Joe and Lesley Heron. For more information, visit www.copperandkings.com or follow @CopperAndKings on Facebook and Twitter.