MGP Names First Lead Master Distiller

MGP Names First Lead Master Distiller

Filling the newly created position of lead master distiller, MGP Ingredients has announced the promotion of Matt Greeno. Greeno is now responsible for ensuring distillation quality and supporting new product development for contract distilling customers...
MGP Buys Luxco

MGP Buys Luxco

In a major business deal announced today, MGP Ingredients has agreed to buy Luxco. The total purchase price is reportedly $475 million. This transaction immediately increases MGP’s scale and market position in the branded-spirits sector, the company...
Woodford Reserve Double Double Oaked Bourbon

Woodford Reserve Double Double Oaked Bourbon Returns

Woodford Reserve has announced its annual release of Double Double Oaked Bourbon. This yearly expression is meant to celebrate Master Distiller Chris Morris’ innovation and craftsmanship. Woodford Reserve Double Double Oaked Bourbon has also become...
Founders All Day Vacay Brewing

Founders Brewing Introduces All Day Vacay Wheat Beer

In the first line extension of the best-selling All Day IPA, Founders Brewing has announced All Day Vacay — a wheat variant. The new label for All Day Vacay IPA takes All Day’s trademark station...
Rogue Ales & Spirits

Rogue Ales & Spirits Announces Winter Beer Releases

Winter is here and so are the days of darker beers. Rogue Ales & Spirits has unveiled a number of stouts for the cold days ahead. “Don’t get us wrong, stout season is year-round for...
Crown Royal Noble Collection Rye Aged 16 Years

Crown Royal Noble Collection Rye Aged 16 Years Hits Shelves

The latest release from Crown Royal is their Crown Royal Noble Collection Rye Aged 16 Years. This limited-edition expression is the fifth and newest addition in the brand's Noble Collection. Released on an annual basis, the Noble...

Podcast: How Kentucky Spirits Became a Global Powerhouse

Kentucky spirits were not always this hot. Not that long ago, distilleries could not give away bourbon. Now, fanatical fans of brown spirits post in private Facebook groups to help each other hunt down...
Superbird

Molson Coors to Distribute Superbird RTD Cocktail

As RTD cocktails continue to trend massively, Molson Coors Beverage Company has announced a partnership with CKBG to distribute Superbird. Superbird is a 100% blue agave tequila-based canned cocktail. The agreement marks Molson Coors first entry...
DISCUS Report

DISCUS Report: RTDs and Premiumization Boomed in 2020

The annual economic briefing by the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS), conducted virtually today, confirmed the grim state of on-premise in 2020, while highlighting areas of industry growth. One of the winners...
Maggie Kimberl

Interview: Bourbon Women Association President Maggie Kimberl

The Bourbon Women Association recently named its newest president in veteran spirits expert, speaker and journalist Maggie Kimberl. Founded in 2011, the association highlights and supports women in the world of whiskey. Kimberl moves into...