Spirits & Mixers

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

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.

Glenrothes Announces “New Age” of Scotch Products

Award-winning Speyside Scotch distillery The Glenrothes has unveiled a striking new range celebrating the rich and colorful origins of the whisky-making journey and its most defining part, the sherry seasoning of the oak casks.

Old Forester Launches 1910 Old Fine Whisky

Old Forester, America’s First Bottled Bourbon, will release the fourth and final expression in the Whiskey Row Series this month: the double barreled, 1910 Old Fine Whisky.

Chicken Cock 10-Year-Old Double Barrel Bourbon

Grain & Barrel Spirits (“G&B”), an innovation-driven craft spirits company, brought Chicken Cock Whiskey back to its rightful place as a heritage-driven American Whiskey in 2012, when CEO Matti Anttila discovered the “Famous Old Brand.”

CÎROC Ultra Premium Vodka Launches New Limited Edition CÎROC Black Raspberry

Sean "Diddy" Combs and the Makers of CÎROC Ultra-Premium Vodka have unveiled CÎROC Black Raspberry, the newest addition to the successful liquid portfolio. CÎROC Black Raspberry is a rich tasting spirit made with vodka five times distilled from fine French grapes, finished in a tailor - made copper pot still in Southern France.

Sonoma Distilling Company Looks Ahead with Evolution of Craft Brand

Now in its eighth year, Northern California grain-to-glass whiskey pioneer, Sonoma Distilling Company (formerly Sonoma County Distilling Co) announces several key company developments in the final quarter of the year, speaking to the brand’s continued growth and evolution in the national craft spirits arena.

Suntory Launches Japanese Gin and Vodka in U.S.

Beam Suntory announces the introduction of Roku Japanese Gin and Haku Japanese Vodka to the United States. Created from Japanese ingredients by the master artisans at the House of Suntory, the Founding House of Japanese Whisky, Roku Gin and Haku Vodka represent the nature and spirit of Japan.

Riverbend Malt House Announces Same Day Shipping

Riverbend Malt House today announced improved delivery times for its entire line of malt products. Effective immediately, eligible orders which are received by noon, Monday through Thursday, will be shipped on the same day the order is received. Orders received at any time on Friday, Saturday or Sunday will ship the following Monday.

Woodford Reserve Announces New Expressions for Master’s Collection

Woodford Reserve, the world’s leading super-premium bourbon, today announced the release of two different expressions for its fall Master’s Collection™ – Woodford Reserve American Select Oak and Woodford Reserve Oat Grain Kentucky Bourbon.

Still Austin Whiskey’s Reports “Exemplary Growth” After First Year

Austin’s first urban whiskey distillery, Still Austin Whiskey Co., opened its doors to the public in September 2017 with a steadfast commitment to a fully grain-to-glass approach. With a mission to produce authentically-crafted whiskeys using all Texas-grown grains, Still Austin has achieved a considerable amount in just one year, including a strong launch, four products on shelves and an unprecedented amount of product in barrels.

Copper & Kings Launches ‘via chicago’ American Brandy

Louisville-based Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. announces its latest innovation – "via chicago." Super-premium, pure copper pot-distilled American Brandy matured in Rye Whiskey barrels from the famed Chicago distillery FEW Spirits.