Spirits & Mixers

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

Black Button Distilling to Release Lilac Gin

Black Button Distilling will launch their hand crafted, limited edition Lilac Gin on May 12, 2017, to commemorate the first day of Rochester’s annual Lilac Festival and mark the start of the spring season.

Jura 10, a Unique Island Whisky, Launches in U.S. Markets

Jura 10 is handcrafted on the Isle of Jura, a rugged, elemental island nestled a few miles off the West Coast of Scotland. Established in 1810, Jura whisky has been crafted on its island home for over two centuries.

Beso Del Sol Adds Rose Sangria to Successful Product Line

Like the highly successful Beso Del Sol Red and Beso Del Sol White, Beso Del Sol Pink is all-natural. It is 100% Tempranillo (Valdepeñas D.O.), with natural Spanish orange, lemon, peach, and mango along with a touch of Spanish cinnamon.

TYKU Sake Introduces New Packaging

Intended to highlight the brand’s integration of Japanese tradition with modern innovation, the redesign replaces the script logo font with vertically positioned contemporary block lettering emblazoned on a sleek matte finish. TYKU Sake’s iconic bottle shape has also been elegantly refined to be more consistent with the shape of a traditional Japanese sake carafe.

Rebel Yell Bourbon Launches 2017 Rebels Uncaged Motorcycle Contest

Rebel Yell bourbon is continuing and expanding its successful Rebels Uncaged motorcycle contest for the second consecutive year. The company increased this year’s partnership from four to six nationally-recognized custom motorcycle builders. Each builder fabricated a one-of-a-kind motorcycle to be awarded to winning consumers October 2017.

Hochstadter’s Rolling Whiskey Lounge Set to Tour U.S.

The Cooper Spirits Company and the Hochstadter’s brand are introducing the Slow & Low Rock and Rye “Whiskey Delivery Van”; a tricked-out 1978 Chevy G20 that has been fully customized as a rolling cocktail lounge.