Category Archives: Spirits

Smithworks Vodka Enters 5 New Markets in South, Midwest

Smithworks Vodka expands to five additional states, including: Iowa and Michigan in June, Louisiana in July, and Ohio and Nebraska in August. 

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DSC to PLCB: Don’t Raise Prices on Spirits

Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) was urged to suspend its plan to raise prices on distilled spirits products. As part of Act 39, the PLCB was granted ‘flexible pricing’ authority,

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Who & What —

Bardstown Bourbon Co. (BBCo), the largest new bourbon distillery in America, hired Pedro Gonzalez, the former Executive Director of Restaurant Operations for the Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, WV. Mr. Gonzalez will lead the development and operations of BBCo’s restaurant, … Continue reading

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Pernod Ricard’s J.P. Wiser’s: Even More Rye and Pot Still Wheat

Pernod Ricard thinks the unique blend of 60% column distilled rye and corn and column and pot distilled what “sets it apart from other whiskies.”   It’s matured in three types of barrels — Canadian whisky, American bourbon and Virgin oak

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Egan’s Intros Its First Single Grain Irish Whiskey

P&H Egan USA adds Vintage Grain to add to its collection of premium and award-winning whiskeys. The new expression will be the second to be released to the U.S. market following the successful launch of the brand’s Single Malt in … Continue reading

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New Amsterdam Vodka Unveils Two New Fruit Flavors

New Amsterdam Lemon hits shelves nationwide this month, followed by New Amsterdam Raspberry in September. Both premium vodkas are a blend of New Amsterdam Vodka and fresh fruit that is said to create a crisp, clean taste with unparalleled smoothness.

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