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Steeltown Welsh Vodka Filtered Through Anthracite for a Crisp, Clean Flavour from the Spirit of Wales Distillery in Newport, South Wales

Brighten the palette with a contemporary style blended Steeltown Welsh Vodka. The Spirit of Wales Distillery has a unique process when producing their Steeltown Welsh Vodka. Made with Welsh water and filtered once through Anthracite or Welsh coal from Ammanford in Carmarthenshire, Wales. - July 10, 2021 - Spirit of Wales Ltd.

Dragon's Breath Welsh Rum Here to Spice Things Up

Introducing the Spirit of Wales Distillery signature release Dragon’s Breath Spiced Welsh Rum Spirit. A thought-provoking spirit that captures the Celtic heritage of Wales and the essence of the red dragon, who provides and takes care of the Welsh. - July 10, 2021 - Spirit of Wales Ltd.

SolarCraft Completes Solar Power Installation at Heidrun Meadery - West Marin Sparkling Mead Winery Harvests the Sun

SolarCraft Completes Solar Power Installation at Heidrun Meadery - West Marin Sparkling Mead Winery Harvests the Sun

Novato and Sonoma based SolarCraft, recently completed the installation of a 33.4 kW solar power installation at Heidrun Meadery in Point Reyes Station, CA. Harnessing the power of the sun, the West Marin winery has increased the sustainability of their operations while cutting their operating costs by over $11,000 annually. - July 09, 2021 - SolarCraft

Huahua's 8 Year Anniversary Celebration

Huahua's 8 Year Anniversary Celebration

Huahua's Taqueria celebrates 8 wonderful years in Miami Beach. - July 06, 2021 - Huahua's Taquiera

FindMobileBars.com Brings Together Mobile Bar Services and Event Organizers for a Summer of Weddings, Graduations and Parties Galore

FindMobileBars.com Brings Together Mobile Bar Services and Event Organizers for a Summer of Weddings, Graduations and Parties Galore

A seasoned digital marketing specialist with over 15 years in the industry, Chris Pooley recently launched FindMobileBars.com to connect bars and event organizers in the same way that his successful slate of state food truck sites connects food trucks and event organizers. Mobile bars can claim a listing at no cost, while a suite of membership options offers prime placement in the directory, among a host of other features to make it easier for mobile bars to receive event bookings. - June 23, 2021 - Find Mobile Bars

Finally, MyLife Mobile Releases a Tool to Help Adults Navigate a Great Night Out

Finally, MyLife Mobile Releases a Tool to Help Adults Navigate a Great Night Out

MyLife Mobile, a location-based event and things to do social platform, has released a web portal for businesses. The new portal allows Arizona bars and restaurants to publish their unique features not listed on any other platform. Thus allowing consumers to quickly find new entertainment options post-COVID restrictions. - June 19, 2021 - MyLife Mobile, LLC

Announcing FemAle Brew FestTM 2021 - South Florida’s 4th Annual Beer Festival Celebrating Women in the Brewing Industry

In 2021, this pioneering festival celebrating women in brewing will be hosted at the newly opened Kimpton Goodland - Fort Lauderdale Beach. - June 16, 2021 - FemAle Brew Fest

Product Release: The Beer-Bell

Product Release: The Beer-Bell

The Beer-Bell: the Dumb-Bell that enthusiasts can drink from - June 11, 2021 - Beerco

Blue Shark Vodka & Atlantic Shark Institute Launch Research Project, Tag a Blue or Two

Blue Shark Vodka has partnered with The Atlantic Shark Institute to launch a shark-tagging mission this summer gathering critical data needed for blue shark conservation. Founder Mark Bloomquist will travel with Atlantic Shark Institute founder and executive director Jon Dodd and his team to tag... - June 03, 2021 - Daytoon, Inc.

Liquid Alchemy & Local Non-Profit Hosting First Ever Looney Tunes & Mead/Cider Pairing Event Fundraiser in Wilmington, DE

Saturday Morning Cartoon Throwback for a great cause. Come watch Looney Tunes cartoons, have a mead/cider pairing with your favorite 80’s cereals and participate in trivia and other contests/prizes to help gain awareness for local non-profit dedicated to improving the lives of the less fortunate. - May 31, 2021 - To Great Lengths, LLC

World’s Top Spirit Bottle Designers at Blue Shark Vodka Launch Special-Edition Pride Month Label

After taking home the top prize at the 2021 SIP Awards for package design series, the world’s top-rated spirit bottle designers at Blue Shark Vodka released a limited-edition Pride Month label. Blue Shark Vodka released its Be Colorful bottle featuring the vodka’s signature underwater... - May 30, 2021 - Daytoon, Inc.

Hijole Tequila Kicks Off New Florida Distribution with Godfrey Hotel Relationship in Tampa

Hijole Tequila, the new smooth tasting tequila with the fun name, is kicking off its new Florida distribution with a new relationship with The Godfrey Hotel in Tampa and Memorial Day weekend parties at the hotel’s WTR Pool party destination. Hijole will be available for patrons and revealers... - May 29, 2021 - Hijole

Wild Blueberry Gin with Heather Sweetness from Wales

Introducing the Spirit of Wales Distillery Heather and Forged Wild Blueberry Gin. The Spirit of Wales Distillery launches their second distillery release, Welsh Gin. A contemporary Pink Gin with bright citrus and heather honey aromas and familiar piney characteristics of juniper. The fifth premium Welsh Spirit in the Distillery Release Collection, along with the limited distillery release dry gin, vodka, white and spiced rums. - May 26, 2021 - Spirit of Wales Ltd.

The First Welsh Rum from the Spirit of Wales Distillery

The Spirit of Wales Distillery launches their first distillery release, Welsh Rum, after releasing a Welsh Gin and Vodka, The third in the Distillery Release Collection, a lightly spiced rum and the fourth limited release, a Caribbean style white rum with a taste of Wales. - May 25, 2021 - Spirit of Wales Ltd.

Blue Shark Vodka Wins Highest Marks of Any North Carolina Vodka at 2021 SIP Awards

The international SIP Awards announced results of their 2021 competition Tuesday, revealing Blue Shark Vodka has won its second consecutive Platinum award in the vodka category. In total the Wilmington distillery won six awards this year including being named “Best in Class” Platinum... - May 17, 2021 - Daytoon, Inc.

Aspen Brewing Announces Acquisition of Capitol Creek Brewing Co.

Aspen Brewing Announces Acquisition of Capitol Creek Brewing Co.

High Country Brewing, parent company of Aspen Brewing Company, to acquire Capitol Creek Brewery in Basalt, Colorado later this month. - May 14, 2021 - Aspen Brewing Company

Introducing the Spirit of Wales Distillery Virtual Tasting and Tour

Discover how the Spirit of Wales Distillery in Newport, Wales creates their premium Welsh Gin, Vodka and Rums with their virtual distillery tour and tasting. - May 01, 2021 - Spirit of Wales Ltd.

A New Contemporary Welsh Vodka in Newport, South Wales from the Spirit of Wales Distillery

After releasing their first distillery Welsh Gin, the Spirit of Wales Distillery, launch their first distillery release Welsh Vodka. Discover this contemporary Welsh Vodka that is both bright and cleansing. Filtered through anthracite “a tip of the hat” to Newport and Welsh Industry, inspiring the contemporary distilled spirit. - April 24, 2021 - Spirit of Wales Ltd.

Small Wine Company, Takes Big Steps in Promoting COVID Vaccinations by Creating a New Party Theme, “Vaccibrations”

Small Wine Company, Takes Big Steps in Promoting COVID Vaccinations by Creating a New Party Theme, “Vaccibrations”

With more and more people receiving their 2nd COVID vaccination, the Vaccibration (TM) is the new party trend. - April 13, 2021 - Class With Sass Wines LLC

ONUS Rides Joins Responsibility.org Corporate Partner Program

ONUS Rides Joins Responsibility.org Corporate Partner Program

ONUS Rides today joined the Responsibility.org Corporate Partner program as a Patron. As a Responsibility.org Corporate Patron, ONUS Rides demonstrates their commitment to ending all impaired driving and empowering adults to make a lifetime of responsible alcohol choices as part of a balanced... - March 31, 2021 - ONUS Rides

Hijole Tequila Awarded Gold Medal at Concours Mondial De Bruxelles

Hijole Tequila was awarded a Grand Gold Medal in the annual Concours Mondial de Bruxelles (CMB), one of the world’s most prestigious recognitions in the world of spirits. The competition was held the first week in March in Chihuahua, México. “We are very honored to receive such... - March 18, 2021 - Hijole

Glatt Kosher, Traditional Passover Seder 2021 at NYC Kosher Restaurant, Talia's Steakhouse & Bar in Manhattan, New York

Glatt Kosher, Traditional Passover Seder 2021 at NYC Kosher Restaurant, Talia's Steakhouse & Bar in Manhattan, New York

For over 19 years, Talia's Steakhouse, the premier Glatt Kosher restaurant on the Upper West Side, has been offering prepaid Passover (Pesach) Seders, lunches and dinners for Yom Tov and Shabbat. - March 03, 2021 - Talia’s Steakhouse & Bar House

CT Mom Brings Smiles in an Unconventional Way

CT Mom Brings Smiles in an Unconventional Way

CT mom brings smiles in an unconventional way with cheeky and unique wine labels and other party decor. - March 02, 2021 - Class With Sass Wines LLC

Lakewood, Ohio’s Newest Craft Brewery, Immigrant Son Brewery, Joins the Brewstubs Platform

BrewStubs® has continued its expansion into Ohio, with the signing Immigrant Son Brewery to their platform. With an anticipated opening by early summer of 2021, Immigrant Son Brewery, located in Lakewood, OH, is their second brewery in the state of Ohio on BrewStubs. Andrew Revy, Brewery... - February 14, 2021 - BrewStubs, Inc.

Local Choice Spirits Partners with Black-Owned Kentucky Distributor on a Mission to Champion Inclusivity in the Alcohol Industry

Local Choice Spirits (LCS) is proud to announce its historic partnership with minority-owned Kentucky distributor Legacy Wine & Spirits. Launched by Louisville entrepreneurs Kelvin Young and DJuan Ditto, Legacy brings underrepresented brands to the Kentucky market, including award-winning... - February 13, 2021 - Local Choice Spirits

BrewStubs(R) Partners with ETK Productions to Add a New Level of Benefits for Clients

BrewStubs is pleased to share that it has entered into a marketing and distribution partnership agreement with ETK Productions. “Our respective offerings combine to provide greater choice for our clients,” said Brad Wells, Co-Founder of ETK Productions. Based in Virginia Beach, ETK... - February 07, 2021 - BrewStubs, Inc.

Reaver Beach Brewing Company Announces Grand Opening

Reaver Beach Brewing Company will open a new location in Norfolk Virginia. - February 05, 2021 - Reaver Beach Brewing Co.

Black Infusions Receives "Superb" Wine Enthusiast Ratings for Black Fig and Gold Apricot Vodkas

Black Infusions Receives "Superb" Wine Enthusiast Ratings for Black Fig and Gold Apricot Vodkas

Both spirits brands are rated higher than any other vodka in 2020. - January 29, 2021 - Black Infusions

Design Firm Supports Distillers Who Made Sanitizer

Distillers and brewers who made hand sanitizer during COVID-19 pandemic can apply to receive a $12,000 branding package. - December 24, 2020 - Square Thunder!

Introducing SideBAR - The Ultimate Side Table

Introducing SideBAR - The Ultimate Side Table

Always on top of industry and consumer trends, Testrite HOME Designs, the newest division of Testrite, has launched SideBAR, a ground-breaking convenience product for those looking to take outdoor living to a whole new level. SideBAR is designed as the ultimate side table for drinks, food, and... - December 21, 2020 - Testrite Visual

Savage Support's MASK-A-RAVE Celebration 2020

Savage Support's MASK-A-RAVE Celebration 2020

Two hours of celebration, tributes to local business advocates, music, dance and fun! Coordinated by Oscar Winner John Ridley’s Nō Studios through a unique Vimeo channel. - December 18, 2020 - Savage Support Corp.

Jolly Roger Brewery Extends Taproom Hours and Adds New Beers

Jolly Roger Brewery extends Taproom hours and adds new beers. - December 16, 2020 - Jolly Roger Brew

Infuse Spirits Group LLC and Northstar Brands LLC Forge National Sales Partnership

Infuse Spirits Group LLC and Northstar Brands LLC Forge National Sales Partnership

Infuse Spirits Group (“ISG”) and Northstar Brands (“NB”) have reached an agreement to have ISG represent Vespertino Tequila Crema, NB’s one-of-a-kind cream liqueur across the majority of ISG’s 36 distributed states. This new partnership will give Vespertino... - December 09, 2020 - Infuse Spirits Group

A+W Realty Corp. Announces New Tenant at 60-East Warehouse in Newton, NC

Atlantic + Western Realty Corp. (A+W Realty) announces today it has leased warehouse and distribution space in its newly acquired building called “60 East” to D9 Brewing. - November 11, 2020 - Atlantic Western Realty Corp.

The Viking Alchemist to Host Mead and Mischief, for the Fifth Year in a Row, on October 31, in Smyrna, GA

The Viking Alchemist to Host Mead and Mischief, for the Fifth Year in a Row, on October 31, in Smyrna, GA

The Viking Alchemist Meadery will be hosting its annual Halloween event in Smyrna, this year, as the meadery expands the celebration to include other local, small businesses. Since moving to Smyrna, the meadery has had the opportunity to collaborate with local restaurants, food trucks and coffee... - October 22, 2020 - The Viking Alchemist Meadery

Blood Drive at Jolly Roger Brewery

Give a Pint, drink a Pint. - October 10, 2020 - Jolly Roger Brew

Pivot Coldbrew Launches "the World's First California Chill-Brew" at Erewhon Natural Markets

Pivot Coldbrew Launches "the World's First California Chill-Brew" at Erewhon Natural Markets

Premium Coffee + Nootropics + Adaptogens + Botanicals. Good energy for "the better buzz" - October 08, 2020 - Pivot Coldbrew

Siren Rock Announces Vertical Construction Phase of Rockwall, Texas New Brewing Facility

Siren Rock Announces Vertical Construction Phase of Rockwall, Texas New Brewing Facility

The 13k sq. ft. production brewery, taproom, kitchen and event space is the third new-build construction in DFW in the last decade. - October 07, 2020 - Siren Rock Brewing Company

Virtual Frogtown Artwalk Offers Free Workshops, Activities and Presentations

Virtual Frogtown Artwalk Offers Free Workshops, Activities and Presentations

The three-day festival, The Frogtown Artwalk, in its 12th year, kicks off on Friday, October 16 and runs until Sunday, October 18, with programming and activities for kids and adults including free workshops, artist talks, panel discussions, art exhibits, online art galleries, music and dance performances, video interviews, crafts and demonstrations. All activities will be live-streamed on one or more platforms including EVAC’s website, Facebook and Zoom. - October 02, 2020 - Elysian Valley Arts Collective

End of Addiction is Launching a Self-Assessment Tool in Honour of National Substance Abuse Prevention Month

At the start of “Sober October 2020,” the National Substance Abuse Prevention Month, Abundance Behavioural Health and Careteam Technologies are proud to announce they have partnered together alongside caring individuals to collaborate to see the End of Addiction. A grassroots movement, the hopes are to have others join to end the needless suffering and pain felt by so many. As part of the launch, the coalition has developed a free anonymous self-assessment tool. - October 01, 2020 - Abundance Behavioural Health

Muddy River Distillery Named USA TODAY 10Best Readers' Choice Best Craft Rum Distillery

Muddy River Distillery ranked 2nd among U.S. Craft Rum Distilleries. - September 28, 2020 - Muddy River Distillery

True Brew San Jose, Formerly Growler USA, a New Taphouse in San Jose"

True Brew San Jose, Formerly Growler USA, a New Taphouse in San Jose"

True Brew San Jose is a taphouse and kitchen that offers a variety of food, craft beer and wine. - September 25, 2020 - True Brew San Jose

BIBO Beverage Group, LLC Forms to Help Small Producers Succeed

Two beverage industry powerhouses, Terri White and Mark Lester have joined forces in creating BIBO Beverage Group, LLC, an agency specializing in helping boutique and family-owned wine, beer and spirits producers find strategic success in key markets. - September 23, 2020 - BIBO Beverage Group, LLC

UniteUs Group Produced Greater Fort Lauderdale Beer Week Returns September 12 – 20, 2020 to Continue to Highlight and Support the Local Craft Beer Scene

The craft beer industry has been hard hit by the pandemic and highlighting and continuing to support this incredible community is important as we live through this new normal. - September 12, 2020 - UniteUs Group

Herischi & Associates LLC Files Lawsuit Against Burka’s Fine Wines & Liquors for Alleged Wrongful Death of Maryland Teen

Herischi & Associates LLC Files Lawsuit Against Burka’s Fine Wines & Liquors for Alleged Wrongful Death of Maryland Teen

Herischi & Associates LLC files a lawsuit in the District Court of Maryland against Burka’s Fine Wines & Liquors for the alleged wrongful death of Maryland teen resulting from the sale of alcohol to a minor. - September 11, 2020 - Herischi & Associates LLC

Jolly Roger Brewery Offers Limited Release of RoY’all (Rest of Y’all) Championship Ale

Just in time for college football kick-off, Jolly Roger Brew is offering a limited release of it’s RoY’all Championship Ale at their Mooresville tasting room. - September 11, 2020 - Jolly Roger Brew

PourMyBeer Secures Major Investment From Coca-Cola & Affiliates for Their Self-Serve Beverage Technology

PourMyBeer, the innovative company changing the standards of self-serve, has secured a major investment from CCEP Ventures, the investment arm of Coca-Cola European Partners. CCEP has acquired a 25% stake in Innovative Tap Solutions (ITS) dba PourMyBeer – the creators of technology that... - September 11, 2020 - PourMyBeer

Local Choice Spirits Takes Center Stage at NY International Spirits Competition

Local Choice Spirits Awarded Producer Of The Year, Boone’s Bourbon Ranked World’s Top 6 - September 11, 2020 - Local Choice Spirits

Buzz Pop Cocktails Receives Approval of Its Utility Patent to Freeze Alcohol Homogeneously

Buzz Pop Cocktails Receives Approval of Its Utility Patent to Freeze Alcohol Homogeneously

Buzz Pop Cocktails is pleased to announce that its Utility Patent (15,335,224) for producing Stable Cocktails & Sorbets with a high alcohol content has been approved by the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO). According to Joseph Isaacs, CEO, “This patent will allow us to... - September 08, 2020 - Buzz Pop Cocktails

VoiceStar.ai Releases VoiceINV 2.0

VoiceStar.ai Releases VoiceINV 2.0

First-to-market Voice + AI enabled app takes bar and food inventory for restaurants. - September 03, 2020 - VoiceStar.ai

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