Spirits & Mixers

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

Shackleton Whisky Launches in US Markets

Whyte & Mackay, the world’s fifth largest producer of Scotch whisky, announced the launch of Shackleton Blend Malt Scotch Whisky in the U.S. markets.

Basil Hayden’s Announces Permanent Extension of Dark Rye

Basil Hayden’s, the fastest-growing super-premium bourbon on the market, continues to deliver approachable and unexpected flavor to the whiskey community with the release of a remarkable new expression – Basil Hayden’s Dark Rye, the first-ever permanent addition to the Basil Hayden’s portfolio.

Mad River Distillers To Release Second Edition of Hopscotch Whiskey

Mad River Distillers of Vermont is proud to announce the upcoming release of the second edition of its extremely limited Hopscotch Vermont Single Malt Whiskey on Friday, November 17 at select Vermont and Massachusetts retailers and bars.

Hudson Whiskey Announces First-Ever Private Barrel Program

American craft whiskey pioneer, Tuthilltown Spirits has just completed its first-ever private barrel program where bars, restaurants, and retailers across the country personally-selected single barrels of Hudson Whiskey to be bottled and sold in their individual outlets.

Rebecca Creek Distillery to be Distributed in 20+ States

San Antonio-based Rebecca Creek Distillery, one of the largest craft distilleries in North America, is increasing its national footprint with a distribution agreement in-place with Republic National Distributing Company for 20+ U.S. states by the end of 2018.

District Distilling Co. Offers Bottle-Your-Own Spirit Program

Handmade gifts reign supreme during the holiday season, secondary only to spirits. This holiday season, Washington, DC’s District Distilling Co. introduces a handmade gift loved ones will actually want with a new Bottle-Your-Own-Spirit program with personalized labels.

Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. Distills 1495 Guelders Gin

Louisville-based Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. is going back to the future. The company has distilled the world’s oldest gin recipe, first documented in 1495, by a wealthy merchant from the Duchy of Guelders (in what we now know as Germany).

Tinto Amorío Launches Spanish Wine Cocktail

Tinto Amorío announced today that it is releasing its first sparkling wine cocktail - Red Wine of the Summer - with limited availability in New York and online.

The Sazerac Company Invests in John Distilleries

John Distilleries Private Limited, a leading Indian spirits company, today announced that The Sazerac Company ("Sazerac,”) the largest family-owned spirits company in the United States, has acquired an equity stake in JDPL from Gaja Capital, who will continue to remain partially invested in the Company.

Eastside Distilling Unveils Burnside Bourbon

Eastside Distilling announced first deliveries of its new Burnside Bourbon, a bourbon with five different carefully selected and complementary components that has been finished in rare Oregon Oak.