Spirits & Mixers

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

A. Hardy USA Releases Amaro Dente Di Leone and Verney Vermouth

Vermouth connoisseurs will be pleased to learn that Verney Vermouth is now available in the United States courtesy of A. Hardy USA, Ltd. Vermouth was discovered in Turin, Italy in the mid-1800’s as a natural evolution of liqueur wine.

Hope Springs Distillery Opens in Georgia

Located just east of Atlanta in the heart of Lilburn, Hope Springs Distillery launched its first products in 2017 and produces premium, small batch spirits made for the discerning drinker. The distillery currently produces Top Hat Vodka and Jetty Absinthe, with plans for several types of gin to be produced this summer.

Seedlip Announces New U.S. Offices

On a mission to solve the ever-growing dilemma of “What To Drink When You’re Not Drinking” today, Seedlip operates in over 15 cities around the world, employs a team of 60 and has seen year-over-year growth of more than 1,000 percent. Their first international office & new Culver City space houses sales, marketing and operations and marks the next major step forward for the brand as the unprecedented demand for sophisticated non-alcoholic options continues to grow. 

Sazerac Company Purchases Former General Mills Pillsbury Plant

Upon purchasing the 34.5-acre property in late 2016, the JV quickly auctioned off General Mills' excess equipment assets in order to clear the building and make the property more marketable to the next user. Additionally, the JV sold an adjoining 25-acre parcel adjacent to I-265 to a local developer that has begun construction on a self-storage facility.

Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America Partners with REQ

REQ will conduct extensive research on WSWA’s existing website and its target audiences in order to design a new website with intuitive architectural and functional capabilities that will inform and engage both members and non-members in a meaningful and sustained fashion.

Eastside Distilling Expands Distribution of Redneck Riviera Whiskey to Alaska

Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), makers of craft spirits, today announced that Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits (“Southern Glazer’s”), North America’s largest wine and spirits distributor, will distribute Eastside Distilling’s Redneck Riviera Whiskey throughout the state of Alaska.

Briggs Hard Seltzer Launches Rebranded Product Line

Briggs Hard Seltzer, the company behind last summer's hit hard seltzer made with 100% real fruit, Briggs Original Boston Cranberry, has rebranded and launched three new products this June.

Dogfish Head Distilling Releases 2 Bottled Cocktails

The result of a pair of hyper-local collaborations, Dogfish Head Distilling Co. is excited to announce the launch of its new bottled cocktails, Ginger’s Cold Brew Cocktail and Compelled to Drink Tea by the Sea, the winning libations from its 2017 Sonic Archeology Cocktail Competition.

Old Forester Distilling Opens in Louisville

Returning to the same building it once called home, Old Forester Distilling Co. opened to the public today at 119 W. Main Street in Louisville, Kentucky.