Spirits & Mixers

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

Angel’s Envy Bourbon Releases 2017 Cask Expression

Angel’s Envy starts as a super-premium bourbon of uncompromising quality, aged up to seven years for the perfect level of richness and maturity. However, only a few of these barrels meet the brand’s incredibly high Cask Strength standards. The hand-selected barrels are then blended and receive an extended finish in Portuguese port wine casks.

Clyde May’s Whiskey Announces First Distillery In Alabama

The company will build an artisan distillery, rackhouses and a bottling hub in Troy, Alabama, alongside a tasting and experience center and a replica of the original still that Clyde May used when first distilling his whiskey in the hills of Alabama in the 1940s.

Salute American Vodka Partners with Burke Distributing Corporation

Salute American Vodka, an award-winning craft vodka company, has announced a new partnership with Burke Distributing Corporation, a family-owned full-service beverage distributor based in Randolph, Mass. The partnership will introduce Salute American Vodka to the state of Massachusetts, making the charitable spirit available in restaurants and retailers across the Commonwealth.

Rebecca Running Joins Santo Mezquila Team as General Manager

Effective September 11, 2017, Rebecca Running will join Los Santos, LLC, to fill the new position of General Manager, solely responsible for Santo Mezquila. Rebecca will work under the direction of the Los Santos, LLC partners Jack Daniels, Marco Monroy, Sammy Hagar and Adam Levine. Running is moving to Santo from Infinium Spirits, where she was a Vice President of Sales.

Rabbit Hole Joins Kentucky Distillers on Bourbon Capital Compass

Rabbit Hole Distilling, the modern NuLu (New Louisville) distilling brand known for innovation in both craft and ethos, lead by Founder and Whiskey Maker Kaveh Zamanian, joins the ranks of many prestigious distillers in Bourbon Country as a member of the Bourbon Capital Compass.

Kentucky Owl Enters Rye Whiskey Category with Batch #1

This unique offering is produced from a collection of barrels blended and brought to proof to accentuate both the delicate profile and the full-flavored body of the whiskey. Master Blender, Dixon Dedman, crafted the small batch rye with the same passion and high quality that goes into his family's award-winning bourbon

Black Infusions Adds Three New Markets for Black Fig Vodka

Boston-based Black Infusions, LLC has expanded the distribution of Black Fig Vodka to three new statewide markets. The brand has partnered with NYNJ Beverage Company for its debut in New Jersey, in addition to expanding its partnership with MS Walker to Maine and Vermont.

ONE ROQ Spirits to Launch Lifestyle Platform for Spirits Lovers

ONE ROQ Spirits, maker of ONE ROQ luxury vodkas, announces plans to introduce a new business segment designed to offer consumers a highly differentiated lifestyle experience that large brands, according to the company, would rather not.

Flor de Caña Sponsors Annual PGA Open in Nicaragua

The tournament is sponsored by Flor de Caña, Nicaragua’s world-renowned super premium rum brand. Flor de Caña, the country’s #1 exported brand, is present in over 40 markets worldwide and is one of the fastest growing premium rum brands in the United States.

District Distilling Co. Introduces New Embassy Row Spirits Label

Washington, DC based District Distilling Co. is bringing a new brand to the District with the launch of its new Embassy Row spirits label. A revival and celebration of heritage regional liqueurs from around the world, Embassy Row is an exploratory series of small-batch internationally-loved spirits.

Lily Pulitzer and KEEL Vodka Team Up for New Drink

KEEL Partners LLC, the nation’s first premium light spirit at 58 calories, is pleased to unveil 'Lilly’s Even KEEL,' a collaborative cocktail with designer Lilly Pulitzer, debuting on Sunday, September 10th at the Ocean House Beach Polo Classic in Watch Hill, RI.