Spirits & Mixers

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

Cruzan Rum Celebrates Summer with ‘Cruzan Bucket List’

Just in time for the kickoff of summer, Cruzan Rum is excited to announce the launch of its “Cruzan Bucket List,” a multi-channel marketing campaign encouraging rum fans to celebrate the moment – no matter how big or small – with family and friends of legal drinking age this season.

Wesley Cullen Named General Manager of Casa Bacardi

CASA BACARDÍ, the brand home of the world’s most awarded rum, announces Wesley Elizabeth Cullen as its general manager responsible for the complete visitor experience and showcasing the more than 155-year history of the iconic BACARDÍ rum brand.

Social House Vodka to Launch this Summer in North Carolina

Founded by close friends and experienced trailblazers within the restaurant, hospitality and spirits industries, Cary Joshi, Mark Mullins and G Patel set out four years ago to activate the power of friendship and create a premium vodka made from farm-to-flask in North Carolina.

Prestige Beverage Group Launches KINKY Green Liqueur

Prestige Beverage Group is pleased to announce the launch of KINKY Green Liqueur – a tempting fusion of crisp green apple and bright pear flavors that’s mixed with super-premium vodka that has been distilled five times.

Goslings Rum To Debut America’s Cup Network Television Commercial

Goslings' advertising agency, Kelley & Company & Etc. developed the creative concept, wrote a script that juxtaposes the frenzied, whirlwind action of America's Cup racing with the slow, quiet pace of rum gathering dust as it ages in oaken barrels. The contrast is jarring but captivating.

Catoctin Creek Announces Acquisition of New Facility

The owners of Catoctin Creek Distilling Company are happy to announce the acquisition of an additional 15,000-square-foot building in Virginia. The new facility will initially be used for warehouse storage, but could serve as an additional base for future operations as business grows for the award-winning craft distillery, which produces premium spirits from organic grains in northern Virginia’s Loudoun Valley.

Seagram’s Releases Juicy Watermelon Flavored Vodka

Seagram’s Vodka, distillers of quality and tradition since 1857,is pleased to announce the launch of watermelon flavored vodka – a refreshing, aromatic addition to this American-made vodka’s award winning portfolio.

Brinley Shipwreck Launches New White Reserve Rum

Brinley Shipwreck Rums hail from the Caribbean island of St. Kitts, where Zach Brinley and his father Bob began hand-crafting Brinley Gold Vanilla Rum in 2002. All their rums are made with blackstrap molasses, which is more concentrated and far less sweet than regular molasses.

A. Smith Bowman Distillery Releases Sequential Series Bourbon

This limited release explores how flavor profiles are affected when bourbon, first aged in new charred white oak barrels, is then finished in different kinds of used barrels for its final years, and also explores how the barrel entry proof affects the finish.

Powell & Mahoney Gains National Distribution at Walmart

Powell & Mahoney is adding a major retailer to its nationwide distribution! The innovative brand of craft cocktail mixers is now available at Walmart stores throughout the country. Select favorites from its award-winning line, including Original Margarita and Sriracha Bloody Mary, will be hitting the shelves by Memorial Day, just in time for the prime cocktail-drinking summer months.

Eight Oaks Craft Distillers to Launch Non-GMO Bourbon

Eight Oaks Bourbon begins life as non-GMO corn, wheat and rye raised on Eight Oaks farmland in the Lehigh Valley. This mash is fresh milled on site the day we cook it and then double distilled and aged in American White Oak barrels. The mash bill creates a soft, smooth, grain forward bourbon with notes of nutmeg and spice.