Craft Brewing and Distilling News for September 5, 2018September 5, 2018
•FEW Spirits has launched an American whiskey blended from FEW’s Bourbon and rye, with a Cherrywood-smoked malt whiskey added. The 46.5%-abv whiskey is bottled without an age statement and the precise blend is undisclosed. FEW American Whiskey is officially launching next week at select retailers in New York City, Chicago, and the FEW distillery in Evanston, Illinois for a suggested price of $50.
•Founders Brewing Co. has expanded into the Colorado market. The Grand Rapids, Michigan-based brewer has partnered with distributors Rocky Mountain Coors, Coors Distributing, High Country Beverage, Mountain Beverage, B&K, High Country Western Slope, and A&L Coors to handle Founders’ brews in the state starting in October. The partnership will bring the brewery’s entire line—including specialty and Barrel-Aged releases—to bars, restaurants, and retailers throughout the state in bottles, cans, and on draft. Founders is partially owned by Spanish brewery group Mahou San Miguel.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.