Michigan Craft Beverage Council Accepting Research Grant Proposals

The Michigan Craft Beverage Council (MCBC) announced it is accepting 2022 research grant proposals with a maximum grant award of $40,000.  While any research topic will be accepted, the Council has identified the following funding priorities: climate change impacts affecting Michigan’s craft beverage agricultural supply … Continue readingMichigan Craft Beverage Council Accepting Research Grant Proposals

California Legislature Votes to Make Cocktails To Go Permanent Through 2026

The California Legislature passed SB 389, a bill to extend cocktails to-go until December 31, 2026, which would increase consumer convenience and support hospitality businesses devastated by COVID-19. The bill now heads Governor Gavin Newsom for signature. “The COVID-19 pandemic continues to devastate California’s hospitality … Continue readingCalifornia Legislature Votes to Make Cocktails To Go Permanent Through 2026

Social Hour Releases Three New Canned Cocktails

Canned cocktail brand Social Hour announced the launch of three new cocktail expressions. Now offering a line of six ready-to-drink cocktails, Social Hour has added the Sunkissed Fizz (vodka, yuzu, peach, key lime, jasmine), the Strawberry Rhubarb Spritz (aperitivo, white wine, strawberry, rhubarb), and the … Continue readingSocial Hour Releases Three New Canned Cocktails

Novo Fogo Cachaça Releases New Old Fashioned/Highball Canned Cocktail

Novo Fogo Cachaça announced the release of its first aged, cachaça-based canned cocktail, Brazilian Old Fashioned Highball. Part of the Sparkling Caipirinha line, which launched in 2017, the cocktail drink is composed of Novo Fogo Chameleon cachaça (aged one-year), vanilla syrup, orange and aromatic bitters, … Continue readingNovo Fogo Cachaça Releases New Old Fashioned/Highball Canned Cocktail

LiveWire Announces Release of New Bottled Old Fashioned Cocktail

LiveWire Drinks recently debuted its first bottled cocktail, Alley Cat Old Fashioned, in collaboration with hospitality industry leader Chris Patino. LiveWire bills itself as a “bartender-first” company, operating much like a record label in working directly with bartenders to develop ready-to-drink version of their signature … Continue readingLiveWire Announces Release of New Bottled Old Fashioned Cocktail