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Phillips Distilling Launches First Bourbon, As Prairie Organic Continues To Surge

Minneapolis-based Phillips Distilling Co. is entering the Bourbon category with the launch of its new Douglas & Todd brand. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 22, 2018

Phillips Distilling Sees Prairie Organic Driving Growth, Eyes Turnaround For UV

As demand for flavored vodka continues to cool, Minneapolis-based Phillips Distilling—whose top seller has long been flavor-driven UV vodka—is ramping up focus on higher-end sister brand Prairie Organic. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 24, 2017

Interview: Mike Duggan, CEO Of Phillips Distilling Owner USDP

Mike Duggan came over from Diageo North America early last year to become CEO of Minneapolis-based United States Distilled Products Co. (USDP), including its subsidiary Phillips Distilling Co. Phillips had gone through five consecutive generations of Phillips family leadership, most recently with Dean Phillips, who remains chairman. Duggan has been given free rein to push the envelope in terms of new products and strategies, and to combat recent downward sales trends at Phillips. The company’s biggest brand, UV vodka, which rocketed to well over a million cases after launching in the early 2000s, has struggled lately, falling by 5.7% last year to 1.25 million cases. SND’s Lee Murphy recently interviewed Duggan at the Phillips headquarters in downtown Minneapolis.  Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 4, 2016