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Interview, Part 1: Phillips Distilling CEO Mike Duggan

Minneapolis-based Phillips Distilling Co. has been in transition mode over the past few years, as it looks to boost growth for its Prairie Organic vodka brand while stemming the decline of its much larger UV vodka. Last year, Prairie Organic increased 3.6% to above 100,000 cases, while UV slipped 7% to 700,000 cases, according to Impact Databank. SND associate editor Shane English recently spoke with Phillips CEO Mike Duggan to get an update on those efforts. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 13, 2019

Impact’s “Hot Prospect” Vodkas Show The Way Forward For Category

While vodka has been overshadowed by the robust growth of brown spirits lately, the category continues to grow, having expanded its U.S. depletions by nearly 7 million cases over the past five years, according to Impact Databank. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 13, 2018

American Whiskies Stand Out On Impact’s “Hot Prospects” Spirits List

With U.S. consumers increasingly drinking across categories and drawing from a diverse repertoire of brands, Impact’s “Hot Prospects” list showcases the rising stars that are capturing their attention. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 6, 2018

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

Phillips Distilling’s Prairie Organic Offsetting UV’s Struggles

Long led by its flavor-focused UV vodka franchise, Minneapolis-based Phillips Distilling is now putting more focus on premium vodka label Prairie Organic, which has roughly tripled in size to 120,000 cases over the past two years. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 2, 2016