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

Luxco Announces New Distillery Name and Unveils Logo

The distillery is located in Nelson County on a 70-acre site off state highway KY-245, in the heart of the Bourbon Capital of the World. When completed, the distillery building will be approximately 18,000 square feet and the overall site will include six barrel warehouses, a tasting room, and event space, in addition to offering visitors a new stop on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail.

Stillhouse Spirits Co. Announces Distribution Expansion

Beginning this month, the 100% clear corn American whiskey, in addition to current distribution in California, Indiana, and Ohio, will be newly available in Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, New Jersey, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin.

Pernod Ricard Introduces Martell Blue Swift

Martell, the oldest of the great cognac houses, reveals Martell Blue Swift, an Eau de Vie de Vin made of 100% Cognac VSOP finished in Kentucky Bourbon casks.

The Sazerac Company Unveils Mr. Boston Website

The book once called the “Bible of Booze” has entered the digital age, with the launch of the website mrbostondrinks.com/, which contains more than 10,500 drink recipes, each of them entered into a drinks database as originally found in the printed books.

The Bitter Truth Pink Gin Supports Breast Cancer Research For Second Year

For the entire month of October, the bitters brand will contribute $2 to the cause for every bottle of its Pink Gin sold on- and off-premise. In addition to the per bottle contribution, several on-premise accounts are joining the efforts by agreeing to make a donation for every Pink Gin cocktail they sell throughout the month

Royal Wine Corporation Introduces Boondocks American Whiskey

Royal Wine Corporation is proud to introduce Boondocks American Whiskey, a creation from Whisky Advocate Lifetime Achievement Award winner Dave Scheurich who has helped to create some of America's most recognized whiskeys over the last 40 years.

Sazerac Introduces Granny’s Gingerbread Cream

Crafted to highlight its gingerbread spice and brown sugar notes, Granny’s is made with natural vanilla flavor and heavy creams sourced from Vermont dairies

Copper & Kings Launches Floodwall American Apple Brandy

The apple brandy continues Copper & Kings’ tradition of celebrating its Louisville hometown, and the Butchertown neighborhood. The iconic Louisville floodwall, finished in 1957, protects the city from the natural disaster of the flooding of the mighty Ohio River.

Lord Calvert Canadian Whisky Announces Partnership with Ducks Unlimited

To kick off this partnership, Lord Calvert Canadian Whisky will be releasing a limited edition Ducks Unlimited decanter, available nationwide in October. Each 750ml decanter is hand painted, hand labeled and hand filled with smooth and flavorful Lord Calvert Canadian Whisky.

Cutty Sark Shares With the Next Generation a Nostalgic Look at Life, Community and Work

To introduce the brand to the next generation, throughout September Cutty Sark will have its own office in the WeWork co-working environment. Visitors will be transported back in time to the 1950s/60s, and experience what working in an old-school office was like in contrast to today’s communal office environments.

Hood River Distillers Launches Pendleton Directors’ Reserve Canadian Whisky

Aged for 20 years, the Directors’ Reserve product is best served on its own, without any adulteration. At room temperature, the warm undertones come to the forefront, and when slightly chilled, crisp, yet ripe fruits surface. A drop or two of water may be added, to bring out more complex flavors.