Spirits & Mixers

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

Templeton Rye to Expand Distribution in Canada

¾ Templeton Rye Spirits has announced an agreement with four exclusive agents for the distribution of the Templeton Rye American Whiskey Portfolio in Canada.

UFC Partners with Blackheart Premium Spiced Rum

UFC, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, today announced a new marketing partnership agreement with Blackheart Premium Spiced Rum, in which the distilled spirits brand will serve as the organization’s first-ever “Official Rum of UFC” in the United States.

J. Rieger & Co. to Open New Distillery and Hospitality Center

J. Rieger & Co. has announced plans for a large-scale expansion of its Kansas City facility through a renovation of its current distillery space and the adjoining historic Heim Brewery bottling house in the Electric Park neighborhood.

Powell & Mahoney Expands into Target

Powell & Mahoney, a leading natural craft cocktail mixer company in the United States, 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.

Old Elk Distillery Expands Distribution

Old Elk Distillery has experienced impressive distribution growth in 2018, expanding its presence from two states—Colorado and California—to 21 and counting.

KINKY Beverages Expands Distribution to Southern California

Prestige Beverage Group is excited to announce that KINKY Cocktails and X by KINKY Beverages are expanding distribution with Haralambos Beverage Company to Southern California counties and the Los Angeles metro area.

The Beach Whiskey Company Continues Expansion, Adds to Executive Team

The Beach Whiskey Company announced today that key national account placements for American Harvest Organic Vodka® and Beach Whiskey™ and are helping drive growth across the United States. Moreover, consumer demand and distributor support for the brands are continuing to attract top talent.

Hood River Distillers Launches Sinfire Vanilla Cinnamon Whisky

Sinfire Vanilla Cinnamon Whisky is an authentic whisky made with natural cinnamon and vanilla flavors and finished with glacier-fed spring water from Mount Hood. Available in both 50ml and 750ml sizes, Sinfire Vanilla uses premium balanced whisky, combining the flavor of toasted vanilla bean with the warm whisky and spicy notes of cinnamon. 

Sonoma Brands Invests in Vintage Wine Estates

Vintage Wine Estates, a fast-growing Santa Rosa based vertically integrated wine company with a portfolio inclusive of iconic national and international brands, announced today a new investment partner in Sonoma Brands.