Hiro Sake will be distributed statewide in California by Epic Wine & Spirits; in Texas by United; and in Nevada by Southern Wine & Spirits.
The release features bourbons which were all aged in barrels with the same entry proof (105), same stave seasoning, aged in the same warehouse (concrete floor), and same char level (number three). All other variables, recipe (wheat or rye), grain size, and tree cut (top or bottom of the tree) vary.
Inspired by traditional pie recipes, the news product line features pie liqueur flavored whiskeys aged between four to eight years and bottled in Canada.
“The premium and super-premium spirits categories have been growing consistently for most of the past two decades, outpacing the spirits market in general,” said J. Smoke Wallin, CEO, Taliera, Inc. “Despite its size, the Rum category has yet to produce a break-out brand in the $25-30 price category. Sugar Skull Rum will be that brand.”
Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine is bringing back a holiday favorite, Shine Nog, and will roll-out the flavor with national distribution (available in all 50 states) starting in November with a limited run through the holiday season.
Louisville-based Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. has appointed Savannah Distributing Co. as their wholesale partner for the state of Georgia. The fast-expanding American brandy distiller adds Georgia as the eighth state for distribution of their craft spirits joining Minnesota, Wisconsin, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Tennessee and its home state of Kentucky.
In the most recent video, McHale visits Matt “Mayhem” Biolos, award-winning surfboard designer and owner of LOST Surfboards, at their San Clemente, CA headquarters. McHale and Biolos tour his state-of-the-art shaping facility before testing out the custom-made Purity Vodka LOST Mayhem surfboard at the beach.
To celebrate the recent acquisition of Drambuie and give a nod to its rich heritage steeped in the glamour of 1960’s New York, William Grant & Sons has unveiled a new Drambuie TV spot which pays homage to the 60’s era of classic cocktails, iconic stars and advertising excellence.
Kentucky craft brandy makers Copper & Kings have reached an agreement with Savannah Distributing Co. to get their products in retailers throughout Georgia.
The recipient of a 2014 San Francisco World Spirits Competition Double Gold Medal, SIA is a blend of Speyside, Highlands and Islay malts, created by Scotch Enthusiast and licensed bartender Carin Luna-Ostaseski, to appeal to a contemporary palate.
Founded in 2012 by Patrick Dillingham, a former Notre Dame quarterback and Sean Koffel, a former U.S. Marine Corps Captain and Iraq War veteran – American Born Moonshine is poised for continued success and expansion, with the construction of a Moonshine Bar completed at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena and the announcement of an E-Commerce platform that will sell apparel and merchandise to its fans nationwide.
A unique expression inspired by the 1963 Straight Malt, which was the first ever single malt to be actively marketed internationally. A reproduction of the original Glenfiddich Straight Malt, the release is an exclusive addition to the family run distiller’s collection of whiskies and will be available exclusively in the US, and Taiwan in 2014.
Little Barrel Bourbon was aged for four months in five gallon barrels. It is the same recipe going into the barrel as the big barrel Bourbon that will be released next year, giving craft bourbon fans an opportunity to taste what’s coming at Black Button Distilling.
With a base of its award-winning white whiskey, KOVAL’s Dry Gin adds flavors from grains of paradise, rose hip, juniper, angelica root, and coriander. This recipe makes a gin that is crisp enough to be enjoyed straight and complex enough to be an ideal base for both classic and contemporary cocktails, according to the company.