News from the spirits, craft spirits, and beverage alcohol categories.

Global Spirits USA Launches New Website

As a result of it’s exponential growth over the past year, Global Spirits USA has launched it's own web domain, www.globalspiritsus.com.

Ancho Verde Available in New Markets in 2017

Following a successful New York launch in the autumn of 2016, Ancho Reyes Verde, has announced additional distribution in California, Texas, Arizona, Colorado, Illinois and Florida to begin in February 2017.

Manatawny Still Works Announces Double Barrel Reserve Whiskey

In the latest installment of Manatawny Still Works' Small Batch Whiskey Series, the suburban Philadelphia distiller has created BATCH13, a blend of several casks of the distillery's Keystone Whiskey finished in a 59-gallon port barrel from Gandona Estate Winery.

Don Cicco & Figli Introduces C3 Carciofo Artichoke Liqueur

Washington D.C.-based distillery Don Cicco & Figli will take its artisanal offerings national with the launch of C3 Carciofo artichoke liqueur. The new liqueur is available just in time for the spring months when Artichoke festivals mark the advent of spring in Italy, celebrating warmer weather and seasonal bounty.

Maui Brewing Company Partners with Monkey Rum

Maui Brewing Company is finalizing details on partnering with Monkey Rum, a portfolio of barrel aged, naturally sourced, award-winning premium rums to produce a very limited edition of barrel-aged craft spirits.

Michter’s Master Distiller Pamela Heilmann Releases Michter’s 10 Year Rye

Michter's Master Distiller Pamela Heilmann has approved the 2017 release of Michter's 10 Year Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Rye. It will go on sale in March. This special release marks the first one by Heilmann, who in 2016 became the first woman since Prohibition to serve as Master Distiller at a Kentucky Distillers' Association distillery.

Eastside Distilling Doubles Number of Tasting Rooms

Eastside Distilling, Inc., a producer of award-winning master-crafted spirits, announced the expansion of the Company's Oregon tasting room outreach with the addition of a kiosk at Washington Square Mall and a "pop up" tasting room at another location.

Dulce Vida Tequila Reaches Milestone Of More Than 25,000 Cases Sold In One Year

Dulce Vida Tequila, recently acquired by newly formed alcohol beverage investor, Milestone Brands LLC, is pleased to announce the brand has surpassed 25,000 cases sold in the past 12 months. Dulce Vida Tequila recently launched a new line of 80-proof tequilas, Blanco, Reposado and Añejo, and 70-proof Lime and Grapefruit infused tequilas, across 10 states in August 2016.

Southwest Spirits & Wine Releases Calamity Gin and Knockmore Irish Whiskey

Southwest Spirits & Wine, a joint venture between Southwest Distillery and Prairie Creek Beverages, has released Calamity Gin and Knockmore Irish Whiskey. In a journey to create a gin for the next generation that would appeal to non-gin drinkers it took the President and Master Blender of Southwest Spirits & Wine almost four years and ten different formulas to create something legendary.