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288 – How to Scale a Brand on Sourced Whiskey with McCauley Williams, CEO of Big River Distilling

Building a brand on sourced whiskey is difficult. When you’re not the one distilling the product, it’s hard to be price competitive. At the same time, you’re at the mercy of the market on barrel availability so it’s hard to determine the continuation of a … Continue reading288 – How to Scale a Brand on Sourced Whiskey with McCauley Williams, CEO of Big River Distilling

MGP Rolls Out 2021 Rossville Union Rye Program

MGP announce the release of its 2021 Rossville Union Single Barrel Program, with this year’s series including three different mashbills. MGP will offer the Rossville Union Single Barrel Rye Whiskeys at cask strength and will be available for pre-sale until March 15. Distributors can make … Continue readingMGP Rolls Out 2021 Rossville Union Rye Program

Distilled Spirits Council Names New Craft Advisory Council Appointments

The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States, or DISCUS, announced new appointments to the Craft Advisory Council for the 2021-22 term. The council elected Philip McDaniel, CEO and Co-Founder of St. Augustine Distillery, as council chair and Rob Cassell, President of New Liberty, as … Continue readingDistilled Spirits Council Names New Craft Advisory Council Appointments

KDA Names Sara Barnes Directory of Industry Responsibility and Sustainability

The Kentucky Distillers’ Association has named Sara Barnes as director of industry responsibility and sustainability. Barnes previously was managing director of the Bourbon Women Association, previously serving as marketing and events coordinator at Boone County Distilling Co. for four years, according to a new release. … Continue readingKDA Names Sara Barnes Directory of Industry Responsibility and Sustainability

Coalition Whiskey to Release Trio of 100% Straight Rye Whiskeys Finished in Bordeaux Barrels

Coalition Whiskey announced the release of Coalition Kentucky Straight Rye, a series of three whiskey expressions finished in three different Bordeaux wine barrels with a 100% rye mashbill. A new company, Coalition partnered with Kentucky Artisan Distillery’s Steve Thompson and veteran wine maker Ludwig Vanneron … Continue readingCoalition Whiskey to Release Trio of 100% Straight Rye Whiskeys Finished in Bordeaux Barrels

Westland Distillery to Release Two Whiskys as Part of 7th Annual Peat Week

Westland Distillery will celebrate its seventh annual Peat Week this year Jan. 26-28, complete with two new bottle releases, guided virtual tastings and cocktail classes. The two new releases are both American single malts aged more than seven years each. Cask No. 428 is a … Continue readingWestland Distillery to Release Two Whiskys as Part of 7th Annual Peat Week