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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...

Interview: Kaveh Zamanian, Rabbit Hole Founder and Whiskey Maker

As part of our look early in 2021 at this year's top whiskey trends, we recently interviewed Kaveh Zamanian, founder and whiskey maker of Rabbit Hole Distillery. Rabbit Hole remains one of the fastest...

MGP Opens 2021 Rossville Union, George Remus Single Barrel Programs

As the growing trend of single barrel store picks continues, MGP has officially kicked off their 2021 Rossville Union Single Barrel Program. MGP is the largest distiller of rye whiskey in America, and is world-renowned...

Country-music Star Thomas Rhett Launches Dos Primos Tequila

The trend of celebrities creating their own spirits brands continues with reigning ACM Awards “Entertainer of the Year” Thomas Rhett launching Dos Primos Tequila. Dos Primos is Spanish for "Two Cousins." Rhett built the brand...

Catoctin Creek Distilling Announces $1M Production Upgrade

Leading Virginia craft distiller Catoctin Creek Company will triple its capacity with a $1-million distillery production upgrade. Delayed due to COVID-19, expansion plans have been underway for over a year, and are set to be finalized...

10 American Whiskey Trends in 2021

While Covid-19 shut down most of the world in 2020, whiskey aged in rickhouses all the same. The market for American brown spirits hardly cooled off. The boom in consumer interest continued throughout the...

Balcones Announces New American Single Malt, Lineage

Balcones Distilling, an American single malt pioneer based in Waco, TX, has announced its newest release: Balcones Lineage. Lineage marries traditional Scotch single malts with "innovative approaches to grain and maturation to celebrate Texas provenance,"...

Luxco Launches Ezra Brooks 99 Bourbon

Luxco has unveiled the latest addition to its Ezra Brooks family of products: Ezra Brooks 99. This is Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey bottled at 99 proof. Charcoal filtered, the new Ezra Brooks 99 features the...

Devils River Whiskey Partners with 375 Park Avenue Spirits

375 Park Avenue Spirits, a division of the Sazerac Company, will entered into a supply-and-distribution agreement with Devils River Whiskey. The move is effective April 1, 2021. Under this new partnership, 375 Park Avenue Spirits will assume responsibility...

Interview: How Spirits Brands are Eco-Friendly

While there are numerous entrants to the sustainable spirits category each year, two suppliers that are actively promoting their sustainable practices are featured here. Brown Forman and Neft Vodka are each at different growth...