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Podcast: What’s Next for Hard Seltzer?

In our latest podcast about the on- and off-premise alcohol industries, Editors Kyle Swartz and Melissa Dowling discuss the ongoing boom in hard seltzer, and what's next for this red-hot category.

Diageo Acquires Chase Distillery

Global drinks giant Diageo has reached agreement to acquire Chase Distillery, the owner of Chase GB Gin and Chase Original Potato Vodka. Founded in 2008 by entrepreneur William Chase,...

Barrell Craft Spirits Introduces Newest BCS Bourbon

Barrell Craft Spirits has unveiled the most recent release from its Barrell Craft Spirits Line, a blend of straight bourbon whiskeys matured for 15 years. Distilled in Indiana,...

Teeling Whiskey Releases Peated Single Malt Blackpitts

Teeling Whiskey has released Blackpitts, a peated single malt Irish whiskey. The production of Blackpitts uses smoke created by burning peat while malting the barley. This was a...

Smirnoff Vodka Brings Back Spicy Tamarind

In celebration of Día De Muertos, Smirnoff Vodka has announced the return of its Spicy Tamarind, a style made popular in Mexico. Fitted in a new colorful, Día De...

Yuengling Hershey’s Chocolate Porter Returns

D.G. Yuengling & Son has announced the return of its beer collaboration with Hershey's. Yuengling Hershey's Chocolate Porter will be available in bottles and draft throughout Yuengling's entire 22-state footprint, beginning late-September 2020.

Founders Brewing Announces KBS Maple Mackinac Fudge

The KBS line from Founders Brewing continues to expand with new innovations. KBS Maple Mackinac Fudge is the second variant to come from the brewery’s Kentucky bourbon stout brand,...

The Macallan Reveals Sixth and Final Edition Release

The Macallan has unveiled Edition No.6, a new limited-edition single malt whisky that celebrates the River Spey. Each of the Edition releases is meant to highlight a different portion...

Few Launches Rye Whiskey Proofed With Tea

Craft distilling pioneer Few Spirits has unveiled their latest innovation: Few Immortal Rye. This is cask-strength Few straight rye whiskey proofed to bottling strength with cold-extracted “8 Immortals” tea from the Denver-based...

Tequila Sales Are Rising on Drizly in 2020. Why?

The tequila boom has gained momentum during the pandemic. Sales continue to impress at retail and ecommerce platforms like Drizly — while celebrities including The Rock and Pitbull have gotten into the...