Podcast: How Kentucky Spirits Became a Global Powerhouse

Kentucky spirits were not always this hot. Not that long ago, distilleries could not give away bourbon. Now, fanatical fans of brown spirits post in private Facebook groups to help each other hunt down any bottles made by Buffalo Trace, or other super-trendy producers. How did we get here? How did Kentucky spirits become the center of the drinking universe? For a deeper dive into this remarkable rise by the state’s distilling industry, we turned to…

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Podcast: Alcohol Gifts for 2020

On & Off is a podcast that covers the alcohol industry with a focus on retailers and bars and restaurants. Do you need ideas for what to buy someone this holiday season? In our latest podcast episode, Beverage Dynamics and Cheers Editors Kyle Swartz and Melissa Dowling discuss some of their favorite alcohol gifts. Kyle picks out the two best deals in American whiskey from 2020. Both are phenomenal bottles you can find on the shelf right now, at an…

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Podcast: Whiskey Trends in 2020

In our latest podcast covering the on- and off-premise alcohol industries, and where they overlap, we delve into the top whiskey trends of 2020. What whiskey cocktails have captured the attention of the at-home mixology crowd? Are store-pick single barrels the next big thing? And why is younger whiskey suddenly tasting better? Editors Kyle Swartz and Melissa Dowling dive into these key topics and more in this recent episode. Check out our whiskey trends podcast episode…

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Call For Holiday Recipes!

With autumn about to officially begin, it’s time to start thinking about the holiday season. Cheers is looking for unique holiday cocktail recipes and entertaining ideas. You can submit drink recipes and photos via our website or email to mdowling@epgmediallc.com. Don’t forget to specify ingredient quantities (oz., tsp., etc.) as well as mixing instructions and relevant glass/garnish info. Cheers! The post Call For Holiday Recipes! first appeared on Cheers. Go to Source Author: Melissa Dowling…

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Bacardi Acquires Stillhouse

Bacardi Limited on Nov. 15 acquired all the assets of Stillhouse, LLC. Bacardi made an initial investment in Stillhouse in 2014 and has provided additional funding and strategic support to the company through the years. This acquisition brings the brand fully into the Bacardi portfolio. The brand will be under the leadership of Pete Carr, president of Bacardi North America. Brad Beckerman, Stillhouse’s founder and CEO, will step away from the business to pursue other…

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