This series involves 12 individual casks of Irish Single Malt whiskey hand bottled for some of the top American on and off premises accounts on both the East and West Coast of the U.S.
The one of a kind spirit is made from hand-selected bottles of the finest whiskeys from Black Button Distilling and The O’Begley Distillery. Chosen by their respective head distillers, the whiskeys were blended together, remarried in wooden casks and set to age together until the ideal marriage of flavors was reached.
The debut of Smithworks is also coupled with the excitement of officially raising a glass with an essential member of the Smithworks family: award-winning country music star and fellow Heartland native, Blake Shelton.
Sazerac will be developing its comprehensive global strategy for Southern Comfort in the coming months, including evaluating the current assortment of Southern Comfort product offerings and packaging before making determinations about any specific changes or new additions.
SKYY Vodka, the American-made vodka steeped with the innovative and progressive spirit of California, is expanding its popular Infusions line, adding two new flavors to its portfolio: SKYY Infusions Honeycrisp Apple and SKYY Infusions Tropical Mango.
Clerkin has more than 30 years of domestic and international experience in the beverage alcohol industry. He joined Moët Hennessy USA in 2008 as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.
Louisville-based Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. is launching the CR&FTWERK series of small batch, American Brandy aged for 12 months in oak barrels previously used to age eclectic American craft beers from 3 Floyds, Sierra Nevada, Oskar Blues and Against the Grain breweries.
“After a few years of rapid growth, we found ourselves unable to keep up with demand for our products, especially our newest product, LA1 Whiskey, which has been a hugely successful spirit,” said Tom Donner, co-owner and co-founder of DPD.
"We are extremely excited,” said Max Lents, owner. “It’s the first barrel of rye whiskey distilled in Baltimore since distilling left the city decades ago, and it's something that can never happen again. It would be a shame to blend the first barrel of Baltimore distilled rye, so we're releasing it in a limited, single barrel format.”
This 100 proof, Bottled-In-Bond, small batch wheat recipe bourbon was aged well over a decade and is a special one-time-only release.
Aged for over three years in eight carefully selected charred oak bourbon barrels, Republic Tequila Extra Añejo will be the fourth product in the Republic Tequila family, and the crown jewel of the brand.
In the summer of 2012, Berkshire Mountain Distillers had the idea to experiment with triple distilling a batch of Samuel Adams Cinder Bock, a fiery Rauch Bock beer. The resultant whiskey made from this beer was then aged in Samuel Adams Utopias casks for nearly three and a half years.
The survey features predictions from master mixologists/bartenders, bar and retail store owners, spirits reviewers, cocktail authors and industry experts from across the U.S.
The eponymous Irish whiskey from The Pogues, whose Celtic take on punk took rock by storm in the '80s, is now available to band fans and finer whiskey lovers alike in the U.S., after rolling out in the U.K. last fall.