Spirits & Mixers

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

Kilbeggan Launches Small Batch Rye

Today, the Kilbeggan Distilling Company celebrates the limited-edition release of Kilbeggan® Small Batch Rye, the only modern Irish whiskey of record to feature such a high quantity of rye within its mash.

SLRRRP Alcohol-Infused Gelatin Shots Enter New Hampshire

SLRRRP, the ready to drink gelatin shot, is expanding its distribution with the announcement of their partnership with Third Generation Family owned Martignetti New Hampshire, kicking off in October.

FitVine Wine Debuts A Low Sugar, Low Sulfite Prosecco

FitVine Wine, makers of clean tasting rich wines with less sugar and fewer sulfites, introduces their newest varietal, FitVine Prosecco. The delicate bubbly wine boasts scents of fruity tropical flowers, ripe pear, green apple and citrus. Finishing with a clean light and elegant crisp acidity, a 5oz. glass of this Prosecco contains, 0.7 grams of sugar, 92 calories and 3 grams of carbs at 11% alcohol.

Treasury Wine Estates introduces Cavaliere d’Oro

This new portfolio of Italian wines is steeped in 500 years of heritage and represents the evolution of the Gabbiano wine label, a premium Italian wine produced in the heart of Tuscany’s Chianti Classico region at the iconic Castello di Gabbiano. Cavaliere d’Oro, which means “The Gold Knight,” blends the history of a property that has produced wines since 1480 with a range of wines designed to more simply and accessibly introduce consumers to the wines of Italian regions including Tuscany, Puglia and Sicily.

BeatBox Beverages Announces ‘World’s Tastiest Party Tour with GTA’

BeatBox Beverages, makers of the ‘World’s Tastiest Portable Party Punch,’ announces their first-ever national party tour with popular DJ group, GTA. The company first made history on ABC’s Shark Tank in 2014 by securing a $1M investment with Mark Cuban for 1⁄3 of their boxed party punch company.

Bluewater Organic Distilling Launches Wintersun Organic Aquavit

Bluewater Organic Distilling, the Pacific Northwest small-batch distillery known for it’s copper-distilled Bluewater Organic Vodka and Halcyon Organic Distilled Gin, is proud to announce the launch of Wintersun Organic Aquavit – The first certified organic Aquavit in America.

Tarnished Truth Distilling Co. Brings Virginia Made Bourbon to Market

Tarnished Truth Distilling Company, the Virginia-based distillery founded by locals Andrew Yancey and Josh Canada, releases its signature small batch bourbons to market on October 1. The finely crafted bourbons, helmed by veteran distiller Larry Ebersol, include Tarnished Truth 3 Year High Rye and Tarnished Truth 9 Year Single Barrel Bourbon.

Tom’s Town Distilling Co. Unveils Custom Deco Bottle and Updated Brand

The new bottle harkens back to Prohibition-era Kansas City when the wide-open town was controlled by political boss Tom Pendergast and was known as “Tom’s Town.” The iconic bottle calls to mind famous art deco buildings like the Kansas City Power and Light building and the Chrysler building in New York City.

Spirit Hound Distillers Launch Straight Malt Whiskey and Gin into Texas

Spirit Hound Distillers is distributing its small batch, Straight Malt Whisky and Spirit Hound Gin throughout the entire Lone Star State of Texas. The selectively distributed distillery made Texas an early priority with its award winning flagship spirits distributed by United, Wine & Spirits.

Pernod Ricard Renews Distribution Agreement with Republic National Distributing Company

Pernod Ricard USA, the U.S. unit of the world's 2nd largest wine and spirits company, announced today a renewed distribution agreement with Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC), the nation's second largest distributor of wine and spirits. The contract, effective as of July 1, 2018 extending through June 2024, reaffirms the long-lasting partnership between the two companies.

CH Distillery Purchases Jeppson’s Malört

CH Distillery announced today that it has purchased the Carl Jeppson Company and its iconic Chicago brand, Jeppson’s Malört.  The Chicago company CH Distillery located in Pilsen will begin in-house production and bottling of the legendary spirit Malort, in 2019.