Craft Brewing and Distilling News for July 18, 2018July 18, 2018
•Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. has launched Geogr&phy Bi-Continental Brandewijn ($50), a new limited release. The 54%-abv offering is a blend of copper pot-distilled American and South African brandies (51%/49% respectively) aged an extra two years in ex-Bourbon barrels. The spirit is bottled without flavor additives or chill-filtering. Geogr&phy Bi-Continental Brandewijn is now available at the Copper & Kings distillery in Louisville, Kentucky and in select retail locations throughout the company’s distribution footprint. In January, Constellation Brands took a minority share in Copper & Kings.
•Inglewood, California-based Three Weavers Brewing has joined the Canarchy collective of craft brewers. Founded in 2013, Three Weavers’ core lineup includes Seafarer Kolsch-Style Ale, Deep Roots ESB, Stateside Session IPA, Expatriate IPA, Knotty Double IPA, and Midnight Flight Imperial Stout. Canarchy, which is backed by Fireman Capital Partners, now has a roster of seven breweries stretching across California, Colorado, Florida, Michigan, North Carolina, Texas, and Utah. In addition to Three Weavers, Canarchy added Dallas-based Deep Ellum to its portfolio last month. The collective also includes Oskar Blues, Cigar City, Perrin, Squatters, and Wasatch. Volume totaled 350,000 barrels last year.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.