Craft Brewing and Distilling News for April 1, 2022April 1, 2022
•Los Angeles, California-based Jiant has expanded to Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina, and Virginia. The hard kombucha and tea brand has partnered with distributors Atlanta Beverage, Ajax Turner, Tryon Distributing, and Specialty Beverage to expand to the southeast, including in chains like Whole Foods and Total Wine, among others. To support the expansion, Jiant has hired Eric Rogers, previously of Sierra Nevada, as its new national accounts manager.
•Delaware’s Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, part of the Boston Beer Company, has launched Mandarin & Mango Crush, the latest release in the brewery’s Off-Centered Art Series. The 6% abv fruit beer is made with its namesake fruits and is inspired by the Crush cocktail. The bottles feature art from Missoula, Montana’s Max Mahn and the beer is available in 6-packs of 12-ounce bottles nationwide. In addition, the brewery has released the latest batch of its 120 Minute IPA in 4-packs of 12-ounce bottles.
•Saratoga, Wyoming’s Brush Creek Distillery has expanded into Kentucky, the fourth state to sell the craft producer’s four-spirit portfolio. Brush Creek’s Bourbon blends whiskies from Kentucky, Indiana, and Tennessee, and the rye is sourced from Indiana. Both are at 47% abv and the Bourbon retails for $58 and the rye for $48. The company also produces New American gin, bottled at 44% abv, made with local botanicals, and retailing for $29; and a vodka, bottled at 40% abv and retailing for $27. Beyond Kentucky and the distillery’s home state, Brush Creek’s portfolio is available in Texas and Colorado.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.
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