Spirits

Savîle Rebrands Premium Rumtini as Tropical Rum Cocktail

Originally launched in 2015, Savîle came out of distribution in 2018 to enhance the formula, rebrand from Savîle Premium Rumtini to the new Savîle Tropical Rum Cocktail, and offer new size options, moving away from the original liter bottle.

Next Century Spirits Closes $6 Million Series C

Next Century Spirits completed its final closing of a $6 million Series C fundraising round this week. The most recent funding round was led by the Blue Hill Group, a private equity firm based in Chapel Hill.

Spirits News Roundup: Bacardi Acquires Stillhouse; Pernod Ricard CEO Defends Brand

In this Spirits News Roundup, Bacardi completes its acquisition of craft distillery Stillhouse following the dismissal of a lawsuit by the brand against it, while Glen Moray names its next lead whiskey creator. Elsewhere, Pernod Ricard's CEO responds to public testimony by ex-employees slamming the company's drinking culture.

Elevator Talk: Straightaway Makes Craft Cocktails Convenient

Straightaway Cocktails co-founder and CEO Cy Cain wants to help people enjoy quality craft cocktails at home and on-the-go. The company launched in 2018 and offers bottled ready-to-drink classic cocktails using house made zest, simple syrups and bitters.