Hard Yerba Mate Brand Kové Debuts in Oregon

Kove´ (koh-veh) Hard Yerba Mate, the world’s first 5% ABV Yerba Mate brand, has secured a distribution agreement with Portland-based Upstanding Distribution to expand availability of the sippable hard tea seltzers to Oregon.

Molson Coors Innovation Update: Topo Chico to Expand Nationwide

Molson Coors Beverage Company will expand distribution of its Topo Chico hard seltzer nationwide, beginning in January 2022. Molson Coors launched the hard seltzer brand in nine states and seven metro areas earlier this year, in partnership with Coca-Cola Beverages, according to a press release.

HOP WTR Pushes East with Constellation Brands’ Backing

Nootropic-infused sparkling water brand HOP WTR announced this week it has achieved 500% growth in its first full year on the market, with its retail footprint now reaching 17 U.S. states. Launched as an online exclusive last year, California-based HOP WTR is now available in all BevMo! locations in California, Washington and Arizona.

Kentucky Owl Releases The Wiseman Bourbon

Stoli Group Kentucky Owl is announcing the release of The Wiseman Bourbon, its first Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey produced and distilled by Kentucky Owl in collaboration with the Bardstown Bourbon Company, both located in The Bourbon Capital of the World — Bardstown, Kentucky.

Scapegrace Naturally Black Gin Arrives Stateside

Intriguing, bewitching, beguiling and utterly delicious, Scapegrace Black is the world’s first naturally black gin, a viral sensation that swept New Zealand and sold out in just one day. Today, Scapegrace Black is now available in the United States at a suggested retail price of $39.99.

Limited-Run Deanbury Vodka Launches In California

Deanbury, a locally-distilled super premium vodka, launched in California. Founded in Los Angeles, the brand arrives as premiumization continues to rise in the alcohol industry with consumers seeking unique new offerings. Deanbury aims to offer a millennial-focused experience.