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

William Grant & Sons Acquires Drambuie Whisky Liqueur

William Grant & Sons’ Chief Executive, Stella David commented: “We have a passion and a reputation for nurturing and building brands. Drambuie is a natural fit for our portfolio, it has a very rich history and a great story to tell and we are delighted to be in a position to start to re-engage with existing drinkers and to connect the brand with an entirely new generation of consumers”.

Anchor Distilling Company Debuts Anchor Old Tom Gin

Anchor Old Tom, like its historical predecessors, is pot-distilled with juniper berries and other botanicals, sweeter than modern London dry gin, and bottled unfiltered. Though produced with the traditional botanicals star anise and licorice root, Anchor Old Tom also features an unconventional ingredient—stevia.