Spirits & Mixers

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

Rebecca Creek Distillery Announces $15 Million Raised In Capital

San Antonio's Rebecca Creek Distillery announced today that an investment group led by Dr. Henning Kreke, board chairman of Düsseldorf–based beauty retailer Douglas GmbH, has acquired a minority stake in the South Texas distillery.

Uncle Nearest 1856 Premium Whiskey Launches in Portland

Uncle Nearest 1856 Premium Whiskey, a national whiskey brand inspired by the best whiskey maker the world never knew, Nathan “Nearest” Green, will officially launch in Portland, Oregon July 19, 2017. The aged whiskey debut in Portland will be followed by Nashville, Tennessee.

Albany Distilling Re-Releases Tenth Pin Apple Brandy

The Albany Distilling Company announced the re-release of their “Tenth Pin” apple brandy. This creation is the end result of a collaborative effort by two Albany-based craft beverage producers, Albany Distilling and Nine Pin Cider Works.

Constellation Brands Elects Susan Somersille Johnson to Board

Constellation Brands announced today that its board of directors increased the size of the board from 10 to 11 members. In addition, the board elected Susan Somersille Johnson, corporate executive vice president and chief marketing officer of SunTrust Banks, Inc., to serve as a member of the board.

Glen Moray Celebrates 120th Anniversary with Special Release

Imported into the U.S. by Prestige Beverage Group, Glen Moray is celebrating the 120th year of operation at their iconic Elgin distillery with a limited edition Mastery Blend and a continued culture of excellence.

Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. Launches Destillaré Liqueurs Orange Curaçao

Louisville-based Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. is launching a new line of alembic distilled liqueurs to complement its core American Brandy products. Named Destillaré, the liqueurs are non-chill-filtered, copper pot-distilled brandy base infusions without the addition of sugar or colorants.

KEEL Partners LLC Announces Expansion and Series A Funding

KEEL Partners LLC, the nation’s first premium light spirit, owned by Rhode Island businessmen Bill Dessel and Tom McGowan and former New England Patriot, Matt Light, is pleased to announce the successful completion of multimillion dollar Series A Funding and the expansion of its management team.

CIL US Wines & Spirits Expands Glencadam Single Malt Portfolio in the U.S.

CIL US Wines & Spirits, the American subsidiary of independent and family-owned Camus Wines & Spirits, announced today it is expanding the Glencadam Single Malt Scotch Whisky presence in the United States with the addition of the limited edition Glencadam 13 Year Old.

Captive Spirits Distilling’s Big Gin Now Distributing in 25 States

Seattle gin company Captive Spirits Distilling is now distributing its spirits in Montana. The company’s flagship product – a juniper-forward, American-made dry gin called “Big Gin” – is now available at select stores, restaurants, and bars in throughout Montana.

Stillhouse Spirits Names G-Eazy as Partner/Co-Creative Director

When hustle recognizes hustle, great things are possible. Stillhouse, the breakout spirits company best known for its award-winning clear American whiskey, announced today that Oakland-bred multi-platinum rapper and producer Gerald "G-Eazy" Gillum has been named Partner and Co‑Creative Director alongside CEO & Founder Brad Beckerman.