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

Copperworks Distilling Company to Launch American Single Malt Whiskey

Copperworks Whiskey is a distinctive entrant to the newly emerging category of American Single Malt Whiskey. Copperworks Whiskey Release 001 is made from a high-quality craft beer brewed from 100 percent pale malted barley which is twice-distilled in traditional copper pot stills. These stills were hand-hammered in the highlands of Scotland and designed specifically for making malt whiskey.

Enovation Brands, Inc. Launches Zamaca

Zamaca is a premium liqueur crafted from Peruvian Maca, a natural superfood that has been used for thousands of years for its many benefits. Native to the Andes, Maca grows at altitudes of up to 12,000 feet. Its ability to thrive in this harsh environment makes the plant incredibly strong.

KEEL Vodka Is Now Gluten-Free

KEEL Vodka Gluten Free is available at select bar, restaurant and retail locations across NY, CT, MA, RI and FL, with a suggested retail price of $19.99 for 750mL.

Dulce Vida Spirits Expands Lineup of Craft Tequilas

Dulce Vida Tequilas, recently acquired by newly formed alcohol beverage investor, Milestone Brands LLC, announces the introduction of 70-proof Dulce Vida Lime Tequila and Dulce Vida Grapefruit Tequila.

Old Forester Celebrates 15th Anniversary of Birthday Bourbon

The 2016 Birthday Bourbon expression is offered at 97 Proof, jointly determined by Brown-Forman Master Distiller Chris Morris and Old Forester Master Bourbon Specialist Jackie Zykan. This year marks Zykan's first involvement with the Birthday Bourbon release since joining the brand in 2015.

Stolen Spirits Releases Limited Edition Overproof Rum

It is the last of a 6-year aged, pot still rum made using hand harvested sugar cane grown by local farmers. The sugar cane mash is fermented using a proprietary yeast strand that is cultured in outdoor wood vats. The mash ferments for seven days in a selection of the distillery’s 50 different traditional cedar tanks

Pernod Ricard Introduces Jameson The Cooper’s Croze

A super-premium whiskey, Jameson The Cooper's Croze is part of The Whiskey Makers Series, a range of three whiskeys, each highlighting a specific part of the whiskey making process.

Splinter Group Spirits Partners With Vintage Wine Estates

Splinter, formed in 2013 by the Wilkinson Family and Dave Phinney, produces the limited-production, award-winning brands Straight Edge bourbon whiskey and Slaughter House American whiskey. The highly allocated whiskies are finished in French oak wine barrels previously used for aging Bordeaux varietal red wines and have garnered a cult following. Each bottling has sold out upon release.