Spirits & Mixers

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

Woodford Reserve Names New Assistant Master Distiller

Woodford Reserve is proud to announce that Master Taster Elizabeth McCall has been promoted to Assistant Master Distiller, joining the ranks as one of the youngest female distillers in the U.S.

Tattersall Releases Straight Rye Whiskey

Announced today, and unveiled at a private invitation-only launch event, Tattersall Distilling introduces their long-anticipated 100 percent straight rye whiskey, distilled on-site in Northeast Minneapolis.

J.J. Corry Irish Whiskey Launches in US

Ireland’s first modern whiskey Bonder, has announced the launch of its award winning blended Irish Whiskey in the United States.

Ryan Reynolds Buys Aviation Gin

Davos Brands today announced that actor, writer, producer, and global fan favorite, Ryan Reynolds, has acquired an ownership interest in Aviation Gin.

Moonshine University Offers Course at Chicago Distilling

Spirit lovers in the windy city will be among the first to get a “high-proof education” at Moonshine University’s second off-campus course for the Stave and Thief Society’s Executive Bourbon Steward Training.

District Distilling Names New President and CEO

Michael Cummings, co-owner of District Distilling, Washington D.C.’s first distillery that houses a restaurant and bar, has tapped Eóin Connors as the new president to helm the company.

Bacardi Goes Back to the Bar

From London to Shanghai, Miami to Dubai and across the globe, Bacardi employees will ditch their desks to storm 100+ bars to get closer to consumers and cocktail trends

RIPE Juice Partners with Brescome Barton

Country’s only cold-pressed, 100% traceable bar mixer enters into partnership with spirit distributor; adds more than 1500 stores to retail account list

Powell & Mahoney Expands into Target

Powell & Mahoney is pleased to share that their new award-winning Ginger Beer and Sparkling Mojito will soon be available for purchase at Target stores throughout the country.