News from the spirits, craft spirits, and beverage alcohol categories.

Melissa Heim to Serve as Eastside Distilling Executive VP

Eastside Distilling, Inc. appoints its Master Distiller, Melissa “Mel” Heim, to the additional role of Executive Vice President of Operations. (PRNewsFoto/Eastside Distilling, Inc.) PORTLAND, OR – December 6, 2016 –…

New England Brands Unveil First Ever Maple Water Sake

Boston, MA (November 21, 2016) – Dovetail Sake, Massachusetts’ premier and only sake brewery, and DRINKmaple, producers of pure maple water tapped from trees in Vermont, have joined forces to…

McClintock Distilling Opening Doors December 3rd

FREDERICK, MD, NOVEMBER 16, 2016 – McClintock Distilling is opening for business on December 3, 2016 for tours and tastings. To commemorate the grand opening, the tasting room and distillery…

The Bloody Buddy Makes its Texas Debut

  AUSTIN, Texas, November 15, 2016 – After four years in the making and lots of blood, sweat, and tears, Austin’s own modern renaissance men, Buddy Jordan and Joey Kindred,…

A. Smith Bowman Distillery Introduces Experimental Line of Distilled Spirits

The line will include a wide variety of distilled spirits, including the aforementioned gin, and will grow to include different expressions of rums, vodkas, and brandies. The Experimental Series will explore a wide variety of spirits delving into unique recipes, wood types, exotic fermentables, and the use of local ingredients such as grapes, apples, pears, grains, and much more.

Diageo Launches The Singleton of Glendullan In The U.S.

The portfolio includes a 12 Year-Old (SRP $34.99/750ml), 15 Year-Old (SRP $49.99) and 18 Year-Old (SRP $79.99) expression boasting a range of perfectly balanced single malt whiskies. Aged primarily in Bourbon casks offering a rich, smooth character, these whiskies are crafted using and pure water drawn from the high, wooded hills above the distillery in located in the Speyside region of Scotland.

Seagram’s Vodka Introduces Apricot- and Grapefruit-Flavored Vodkas

Seagram’s Vodka, distillers of quality and tradition since 1857, is pleased to announce the launch of the first-ever Golden Apricot Flavored Vodka as well as Seagram’s Ruby Red Grapefruit Flavored Vodka – two refreshing, aromatic additions to this American-made vodka’s award winning portfolio.