New program aims to help craft distillers, brand owners
December 15, 2015
The Bardstown Bourbon Co., Bardstown, Ky., announced the creation of its Collaborative Whiskey, Bourbon and Rye Wholesale Distilling Program, which is slated to open this summer. The new program will offer wholesale customers the opportunity to create custom, authentic, Kentucky whiskey products, while also providing barrel financing, the company says. The program works to expand the growth of the craft distilling industry by providing craft distillers and brand owners high-quality whiskey to strengthen their supply, it adds.
Dry Fly Distilling, an American-made, small-batch distiller of vodka, gin and whiskies, is launching O’Danagher’s Single Barrel Whiskey, a ‘Hibernian’ Irish style whiskey in collaboration with local whiskey maker Tim Danaher.
Although every brand has its own story to tell, the history, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering craft approach of Tito’s Handmade Vodka, a brand of Austin, Texas-based Fifth Generation Inc., has made it the third fastest growing brand in the country.
Nashville-based Bonnie Rose, a new Tennessee white corn whiskey with a southern vibe, launched two new, natural flavors: Orange Peel and Spiced Apple, both with a suggested retail price of $18.99. Inspired by the legend of Bonnie Rose, the new brand makes its premiere in her favorite city, Nashville, and rolls out nationally immediately following, the company says.