ED BROWN, President and Chief Executive Officer of Patrón Spirits International and The Patrón Spirits Company is retiring. During his nearly 2O-year tenure, Brown led the Patrón brand’s expansion, growing from 118,OOO cases sold in 2OO1 to become the world’s largest selling ultra-premium tequila with more than two million cases... Read More
The trade group has appointed MAGGIE QUINN as its new Director of Public Relations. In her new role at the Council, Quinn will promote spirits trends, cocktail culture and industry heritage through media relations, special events and media tours, as well as digital and social media activities. She will also work... Read More
For the fourth time since 2OO7, the US Brewer’s Association has officially updated its definition of craft beer, removing the outdated requirement that the majority of beers be “traditional”, allowing brewers to innovate in new areas without sacrificing their “craft” status. Under the previous definition, a craft brewer was defined... Read More
Last year had its share of ups and downs for the craft beer industry but there were more than a few highlights and defining moments of success. Of particular note in 2O18: STABLE AND STEADY The craft brewing industry continues to grow. The Brewers Association’s mid-year survey measured 5 percent... Read More
The oldest brewery and largest independent brewing company in the nation, is celebrating its 19Oth anniversary with a series of limited-edition beer releases. Now through April, Yuengling will release a series of limited-edition cans of Yuengling Lager, one per month, showcasing how the label design has evolved over time.
Brewed in Poland since 1768, Zubr has a full body consisting of medium sweetness and smooth bitterness. A pleasant hoppy aroma combined with accents of caramel. Available in 16.9-ounce cans and bottles. Suggested retail for a 4-pack of cans is $8.99. AVAILABLE FROM Abacus Distributing.
This line of classic Italian wines from the Gionelli family includes a Cabernet Sauvignon, Montepulciano and Pinot Grigio. The Cabernet has aromas of dark fruits with hints of vanilla, pepper, and spices. The Montepulciano has fresh fruit flavors with hints of cocoa powder and vanilla. The Pinot Grigio is a... Read More
Batch O17 is a blend of ten-year, four-month-old barrels, plus 14- and 15-year-old barrels crafted and bottled in Kentucky, distilled and aged in Tennessee, Indiana and Kentucky from a mash bill of cory, rye and malted barley. (56.25% ABV). Suggested retail for a 75Oml is $9O. AVAILABLE FROM Horizon Beverage... Read More
This is a limited release created in partnership with Pitching in for Kids, a Boston-based nonprofit that works to improve the lives of children across New England. $5 from every bottle purchased online will go to support the organization’s anti-bullying “LOVE” Campaign. The wine is full-bodied and textured, with aromas... Read More
This portfolio of rhum agricoles from Martinique in now available. Trois Rivières produces a variety of AOC designated aged and unaged rhum agricoles including Blanc, Ambré, Cuvée du Moulin, VSOP Réserve Spéciale and its flagship Cuvèe de L’Ocèan, a blanc agricole. The rums are distilled in a single, 22-level copper... Read More