News Briefs for May 18, 2020May 18, 2020
•A crowd-sourced whiskey from Whistle Pig, a 13-year-old Bourbon from Widow Jane, a rye from Chicken Cock, and a new Bourbon from Washington D.C.-based Republic Restoratives are among the offerings featured in Whisky Advocate’s latest roundup of new releases. The magazine’s website has all the details.
•San Jose, California-based LibDib has named Rob Foss as vice president of revenue. Foss joins LibDib from Young’s Market Company, where he served for 22 years, most recently as vice president of digital commerce. Foss has decades of experience in the industry, including as Young’s vice president of IT business development and vice president of sales, national accounts, on-premise. Prior to his tenure at Young’s, Foss spent time with Delicato and Diageo.
•Lucas Bols has relaunched its Bols Liqueurs range with a new formula and packaging. The line, which includes Blue Curaçao, Apricot Brandy, and Peach flavors, among numerous others, is now made with natural botanicals. The Bols Liqueurs bottles have been updated as well: they now feature a new logo, and are more in line with the look of the Bols Genever lineup.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.