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Bar Business Spirits Competition Kicks Off in August Bar Business Spirits Competition 2015By the Trade, for the Trade The inaugural Bar Business Spirits Competition will be held in Austin, Texas in August 2015. In partnership with The Alcohol Professor (, this competition is by the trade, for the trade, hosted by the industry’s leading B2B publication in Bar Business Magazine ( and judged by a panel of the top bartenders and mixologists in the country. Submissions are welcome from all spirits. In addition to receiving a medal, the winners from each category will… Read More
RumChata® Raises $151K for Lone Survivor Foundation This year’s RumChata Freedom Bottle program generated $151,245 for Lone Survivor Foundation (LSF). The not-for-profit organization restores, empowers, and renews hope for wounded service members and their families through health, wellness, and therapeutic support. The total raised for LSF from the first two years of the RumChata Foundation’s program is $289,800. RumChata’s limited-time collection of red, white and blue logoed bottles were on shelves from Memorial Day through the Fourth of July. Each bottle sold benefitted and supported LSF.  In conjunction with the program, the… Read More
Brockmans Welcomes Warmth With Summer Cocktails Brockmans Gin, a super premium, new-style gin, is targeting cocktail menus throughout the northeast with a refreshing array of seasonal drink recipes. After a cold and snowy winter in the brand’s five markets—CT, MA, NJ, NY, and RI— Brockmans Gin is ready to showcase its unique botanical recipe in summer concoctions. “Gin has long been a go-to base spirit for cocktails during the hot summer months,” explains Bob Fowkes, Director and Co-Founder of Brockmans Gin. “The wide range of botanicals and intensely smooth taste of… Read More
Perlick Rolls Out 52 New Tower Options As part of its continuing drive to provide the widest possible selection of draft towers to the growing  beer market, Perlick has announced the unveiling of a whopping 52—YES, 52—new decorative tower options to complement any decor! From new polished chrome Brew-Pipe-inspired towers to Cobra towers and several graceful new designs in both chrome and wood-tones, Perlick is taking form AND function to a new level.  Now you have more choices than ever for creating your own distinctive statement in the increasingly diverse beer market.… Read More
Woodford Reserve Donates $15K to Wounded Warrior Following Kentucky Derby 141 ®, Woodford Reserve has donated $15,000 to the Wounded Warrior Equestrian Program to continue developing equine therapy programs for wounded veterans. The donation stems from net proceeds raised from Woodford Reserve’s annual $1,000 Mint Julep Cup program. 2015 marked the tenth year of the program, with more than $410,000 total raised for equine and humanitarian causes to date. “The Wounded Warrior Equestrian Program is grateful for Woodford Reserve’s support and donation,” said Bridget Kroger, the organization’s founder and president. “It was a… Read More
Dos Equis® Celebrates Summer with Rising of the Moon Dos Equis is gearing up for a legendary summer with the debut of this summer’s retail and on-premise promotion designed to capitalize on the outdoor summer occasions that rise with the moon.  Running June 1st through the end of August, Dos Equis’ Luna Rising is a fully-integrated campaign that includes limited edition packaging, national TV, digital and social support along with events and sponsorships that will inspire LDA+ consumers to choose Dos Equis by showcasing that as the moon rises, so do the possibilities. “The… Read More
2015 Heering Sling Award Refines the Singapore Sling The Peter F. Heering Sling Award 2015 refines the Singapore Sling and raises money to save the world’s wild cats. To celebrate Singapore Sling’s 100th anniversary in 2015, Peter F. Heering invited bartenders all over the world to create exciting versions of the legendary Singapore Sling while adding a charity twist—Here’s to the Tiger—to the mix. The objective was to raise money for charitable organization Panthera in order to save the world’s tigers. The 2015 Sling Award consists of two parts. In the first stage… Read More

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July 30, 2015

Introducing the New Shot Glass Range

Strahl polycarbonate beverageware is known by many as the world’s best alternative to glass, combining elegance and strength with versatility. Strahl beverageware is now adding a new range of Shot Glasses to its extensive collection of...
July 30, 2015

New 12oz Tall and 14oz Short CapellaStack sizes

Strahl polycarbonate beverageware is known by many as the world’s best alternative to glass, combining elegance and strength with versatility. Strahl is now adding two new sizes to their CapellaStack stackable tumbler range a 12oz tall and a...
July 30, 2015


Whyte & Mackay have announced a new agreement, which will see the Glasgow-based drinks company distributing the award-winning RumChata rum cream brand in the UK on behalf of American tequila and rum producer Agave Loco Brands. RumChata is...
July 28, 2015

Anchor Brewing Releases California Craft-Pack

Anchor Brewing Company announces the release of the California Craft-Pack, a unique mixed 6-pack featuring two cans each of Anchor California Lager®, Liberty Ale®, and Anchor IPA™.Designed for beer fans to sample three legendary brews from...
July 23, 2015

Newcastle Introduces New Hop-Forward IPA

Newcastle Brown Ale announces the introduction of its second, limited-edition variety pack brewed in collaboration with Caledonian Brewery, one of the oldest and most respected breweries in the U.K. Newcastle’s new Fall Variety Pack will...
July 23, 2015


Ste. Michelle Wine Estates and BACK BAR USA have announced Zachary Patterson as this year’s “Shake The Vine” wine cocktail mixology competition winner which took place at “Tales of the Cocktail” in New Orleans on Wednesday, July 15....
July 23, 2015


The Breeders’ Cup, Thoroughbred racing’s most prestigious international event, and Maker’s Mark®, the original premium bourbon, have announced a new partnership that will aim to raise $1 million for charity over the next three years. Beginning...

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