On September 19, 2022

8 Craft Distillers Share Their Guilty Pleasure Cocktails

In order to distill the finest craft spirits, craft distillers source fresh-grown ingredients from around the world. They handpick botanicals, partner with neighboring farmers to incorporate locally grown grains and get incredibly picky about everything from honey to orange zest. With all that attention to detail happening in the distillery, you’d think these distillers only […]
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On September 7, 2022

6 Woman-Owned Gin Distilleries to Visit Before the ADI Craft Spirit Conference

This month, the American Distilling Institute kicks off its annual Craft Spirit Conference & Vendor Expo in St. Louis from September 14 through 16. As always, spirits industry pros and experts gather for the event and get all the info they can around craft distilling, liquor innovations, new techniques and updated equipment. The 2022 event […]
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On August 17, 2022

Taking a Spirits Brand from Concept to Launch

Based along Florida’s scenic route that hugs the Gulf Coast, 30A Distilling Co. crafts rum, vodka and bourbon. The brand aims to celebrate the communities along the route with high-quality products.  Taking a brand from the concept phase to launch requires planning, strategy, design and content. It calls for a careful mixture of creativity and […]
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On May 9, 2022

Launch Your Spirits with a Mobile-First Strategy

Not everyone out in public who is looking at their phone is on a dating app. They may be researching a product, especially in liquor stores and restaurants: 81 percent of people research a product online before making an in-store purchase, according to GE Capital Retail Bank’s second annual Major Purchase Shopper Study. Since nearly […]
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On March 17, 2022

There Are More Women in Distilling Than You May Think!

The earliest recorded sour mash whiskey recipe was crafted by a woman. In fact, Catherine Spears Frye Carpenter supported her family by raising cattle and distilling spirits in Kentucky during the early 1800s. Back then, society considered distilling “women’s work.” But after the industrial revolution, it became a male-dominated industry. Here in the 2000s, we’re […]
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