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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for October 3, 2019

October 3, 2019

•Lewisville, Texas-based Bendt Distilling Co. has launched No. 5 American Blended whiskey. Bendt No. 5 brings together five distinct whiskies that are blended together following their individual maturations. The brand distills Bourbon, rye, malt, wheat, and light whiskies and marries them to create a new flavor profile without adding neutral spirits or flavoring. Bendt No. 5 American Blended whiskey is now available for a suggested price of $25 a 750-ml. in Total Wine & More, Goody Goody Liquor, and Spec’s Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods throughout Texas. The brand is distributed by Southern Glazer’s.

•Schlafly Beer is releasing Old Fashioned Ale as part of its St. Louis Crafted Cocktail line, named for the brewery’s hometown. Brewed with blood orange juice and aged on Bourbon barrel chips, the 8% abv beer mimics the taste of the eponymous cocktail. Old Fashioned Ale is the fifth and final release in the Crafted Cocktails line for the year and will retail for $12 a 4-pack of 330-ml. bottles. Schlafly distributes to 12 states.

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