Craft Brewing and Distilling News for October 5, 2017October 5, 2017
•Minnesota-based bitters producer Dashfire LLC has forged a new nationwide distribution agreement with Domaine Select Wine & Spirits (DSWS). Dashfire, which offers a lineup of single-flavor, specialty and barrel-aged bitters, joins DSWS’s Classic & Vintage artisanal spirits portfolio. Concurrently, Dashfire has announced plans to begin crafting spirits at its new Minnetonka distillery, with production slated to commence next year. Dashfire joins the Amaro Lucano, Cognac Paul Giraud, Diplomatico Rum and Don Ciccio & Figli brands, among others, in DSWS’s Classic & Vintage lineup.
•Pennsylvania-based Manatawny Still Works has released Espiritu de los Dioses, a gin rested in Tequila barrels. Translating to “Spirit of the Gods,” Espiritu de los Dioses is a variation on Manatawny’s Hidden River Barrel Rested Gin that is finished in used Tequila barrels for six months. Retailing at $43 a 750-ml., Espiritu de los Dioses is at 94 proof. The new entry is available at both Manatawny’s Pottstown distillery and its Philadelphia tasting room and bottle shop, as well as select on-premise locations.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.