The third release in the Lock Stock & Barrel series is double distilled from a mash bill of 1OO% rye grain, and it aged in new, charred, American oak barrels and was bottled unfiltered. Packaged in a black glass bottle with embossed label and wood cork closure. Suggested retail is... Read More
The first permanent addition to the Basil Hayden’s line is distilled from Kentucky straight rye whiskey and Canadian rye with some California port. Suggested retail is $4O. AVAILABLE FROM Horizon Beverage Company
LISA PANTELEAKOS has been appointed to the newly created position of National Field Director. Under this new structure she’ll work with Brockmans’ senior management and US market managers. Previously, Panteleakos was the company’s market manager for Connecticut and Rhode Island.
MARC HIRTEN has been named the new President and COO of Frederick Wildman and Sons. Prior to this he was with William Grant & Sons where he was General Manager of Commercial Strategy. He has held positions previously with Moët-Hennessy and Diageo that have spanned across general management, strategy, sales... Read More
ALBERT BALADI has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer and President of the Americas region for the drinks company. He succeeds TIM HASSETT who is leaving to run a startup business outside of the spirits industry. In his new role, Baladi will oversee Beam’s global commercial operations, as well as... Read More
JUAN MERIZALDE CARRILLO has been appointed Distillery Manager for the Old Forester Distillery. Carrillo’s whisky career began in the Brown-Forman research and development lab in 2OO7. Since then he’s worked in quality, operations and corporate engineering as well as management positions at Jack Daniel Distillery.
There are several new additions to the executive team at Anchor Distilling. GREGORY FITCH, formerly Vice President of East Coast Sales, has been appointed as Chief Sales Officer, and MORGAN ROBBAT, who was Vice President of Marketing is now Chief Marketing Officer. In addition, SHANNON TRACY has been hired as... Read More
MASS BAY BREWING CO., which is the parent company of Harpoon Brewery, has acquired Ipswich-based Clown Shoes Brewing. Under the deal, Clown Shoes’ employees will have the opportunity to become employee-owners, as Mass Bay Brewing became an employee-owned company in 2O14 by launching an employee stock ownership plan. “Clown Shoes,... Read More
BE FOREWARNED: If you’re visiting Amsterdam and planning to rent one of the city’s popular beer bikes, you’re out of luck. They are a thing of the past. In response to strong public outcry, the beer bikes have been banned in the city center as of November 1. The practice... Read More
IN GENERAL, too many drinks results in a distinct slurring of one’s speech, making it difficult to be understood. In an ironic twist, a new study suggests that one drink could actually aid in speaking a foreign language. Experts said one drink – either a small glass of wine or... Read More