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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for August 8, 2022

August 8, 2022

•Jackson, Mississippi’s Cathead Distillery has launched Sparkling Sunsetters, a new line of canned RTDs. The vodka-based cocktails are all at 5% abv and come in Raspberry, Mango, Ginger Pineapple, and Cucumber Mint flavors. Cathead’s Sparkling Sunsetters are now available in variety 8-packs across Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee. In addition to the new line of RTDs, Cathead also produces canned vodka sodas in flavors like Cranberry, Limeade, Satsuma Mandarin, Strawberry Lemonade, and Grapefruit.

•Colorado’s Breckenridge Distillery, owned by cannabis group Tilray, has announced two new whiskies in the Mile High series, a collaborative project with the Denver Broncos. The whiskies—named Orange Blend and Blue Blend—are bottled at 43% abv and were blended with input from former Broncos players. The Orange Blend was made by Breckenridge founder Bryan Nolt and Karl Mecklenburg, and the Blue was made by Breckenridge distiller Hans Stafsholt and Jake Plummer. Both whiskies will be available in select locations throughout Colorado for a limited time.

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