Spirits & Mixers

News from the spirits, craft spirits, cocktail mixers and other beverage alcohol categories.

Beattie’s Distillery Redesigns Packaging

Moving to upgrade the image of its premium Farm-Crafted Potato Vodka, Beattie’s Distillery, of Alliston, Ontario in Canada is refreshing its packaging with a bold new look.

Campari America and Stirred Launch Online Cocktail Platform

Launching this month, the Stirred online cocktail platform, which is designed for mobile but accessible on all devices, helps cocktail novices and experts alike discover new cocktails that can be made from their at-home bar and kitchen cupboard.

M.S. Walker Introduces Amaro dell’Etna to the U.S. for First Time

Serving as the brand’s national importer, M.S. Walker rolled Amaro dell’Etna out to nearly 20 states before the end of 2017, with approximately 10 more to follow early in 2018. The brand joins M.S. Walker’s rapidly-growing portfolio of direct wine and spirit imports.

Black Infusions Hires Brand Ambassadors For Expansion of Black Fig Vodka

Black Fig Vodka, the first spirit produced by Black Infusions, LLC, announces the hiring of its first round of Brand Ambassadors. This initiative is the result of the artisanal vodka’s recent entrance into five new markets, an expansion that nearly doubles the brand’s U.S. footprint.

James Pepper Reopens Distillery

The James Pepper Distilling Co. is pleased to announce that it has fermented, distilled and barreled its first batch of bourbon whiskey at the historic James E. Pepper Distillery in Lexington, Kentucky.

Glenfiddich Whisky Releases Winter Storm

Glenfiddich Winter Storm is the newest release in the Glenfiddich Experimental Series, joining Glenfiddich India Pale Ale Cask Finish and Glenfiddich Project XX.

Town Branch Distillery Releases Gin

Town Branch Gin will be available for purchase at the Town Branch Distillery visitors center beginning on December 12, 2017, and will be moving into full distribution at the beginning of 2018.

MGP’s Atchison Distillery Achieves BRC’s Highest Audit Rating

MGP, a leading supplier of premium distilled spirits and specialty wheat proteins and starches, today announced that its Atchison, Kan., distillery has completed yet another excellent British Retail Consortium (BRC) audit, achieving a Grade AA with zero non-conformances.