Craft Brewing and Distilling News for August 16, 2021August 16, 2021
•Oregon-based Freeland Spirits has entered several new markets, partnering with Elenteny Imports in New York, RNDC in California, and Summit Spirits & Wine in Nevada. Freeland is also moving into the control states of Idaho and Montana, and is now present in seven states overall. The Freeland portfolio includes American gin ($36), London Dry gin ($36), Bourbon ($49), Genever-inspired Geneva ($44), and canned cocktails Gin & Rose Tonic and French 75 ($17 a 4-pack).
•Fort Worth, Texas-based Oak & Eden has released Rye & Rumba, the distillery’s summer-seasonal whiskey. The 45% abv whiskey takes Oak & Eden’s original rye and finishes it in the bottle with a rum soaked oak stave. Rye & Rumba was originally released in 2019 and fan demand caused the distillery to bring it back as a limited time offering. The whiskey is now available on Oak & Eden’s website for $60 a 750-ml. and throughout the company’s 22-state distribution footprint.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.