Vol. 365

From the editors of CRAFT SPIRITS magazine, Craft Spirits Weekly is produced by the American Craft Spirits Association for its members. Not a member? Join our community of craft spirits producers.

This week we're focusing on:

  • ACSA's election to fill five board seats
  • Plans for a new location for Ironton Distillery & Crafthouse
  • New RTDs from J. Rieger & Co.
  • And more!


ACSA Election Opens to Fill Five Board Seats

In case you missed it, the election for new members of the ACSA Board of Directors is now open with a deadline of April 8. Which leaders will best change our economic landscape? Which leaders can most influence legislative and regulatory reform? Which leaders will represent your vision of where our industry should be in five years, 10 years and beyond? EXERCISE YOUR RIGHT TO VOTE!

Are you missing the ballot?

Voting members should have received an online, electronic ballot from [email protected]. If you do not see the ballot, please check your spam filter. If you did not receive it, please contact [email protected].

Please vote now, but no later than midnight Eastern Time on Monday, April 8.

Thank you to everyone who has already voted!

Now Accepting Nominations for Best Craft Spirits Bars in America

In an upcoming issue of CRAFT SPIRITS magazine, we will recognize the most dynamic, craft spirits-friendly bars in the United States. We'd like you—the community of craft spirits producers, suppliers and imbibers—to nominate the best bars that can't be missed. Please nominate your picks by no later than March 31.

Nominate Now

Webinar: Making a Mark with Amaro

As consumers continue to develop a taste for bitterness, we take a deep dive into the hottest segment within the liqueurs category. Our panel of amaro producers will explore ingredient trends, production methods and overall best practices in amaro making and marketing.

When: Thursday, March 21 at 3 p.m. ET

Cost: All webinars are complimentary to ACSA members and $59 for non-members.

Sign Up

Ironton Distillery & Crafthouse Announces Plans for New Location

Ironton Distillery & Crafthouse is excited to announce the next chapter of growth for the Colorado-based spirits producer with the upcoming construction of a new state-of-the-art distillery and tasting room in Louisville, Colorado. (CRAFT SPIRITS magazine)

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J. Rieger Partners with University of Missouri on Two New RTDs

Kansas City, Missouri-based J. Rieger & Co. has deepened its partnership with the University of Missouri with the launch of two new ready-to-drink canned cocktails under the Electric Park Canned Cocktails brand. (CRAFT SPIRITS magazine)

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Driftless Glen Unveils Pineau-Finished Bourbon

Driftless Glen Distillery of Baraboo, Wisconsin, announced the upcoming release of its Pineau-Finished Bourbon. (CRAFT SPIRITS magazine)

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New Riff Distilling Expands Distribution to North Carolina

New Riff Distilling of Newport, Kentucky, announced it will be distributing its Kentucky-made bourbons and ryes across North Carolina in the coming weeks. (CRAFT SPIRITS magazine)

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Customs and Border Protection and Treasury Issue Final CBMA Rule

Per a final rule in the Federal Register, the responsibility for administering refunds, reduced tax rates, and tax credits on imported alcohol moved from U.S. Customs and Border Protection to the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

Read Federal Register Notice


Buzzard’s Roost Sipping Whiskey of Louisville, Kentucky, is launching a new customer loyalty program.

The United States Bartenders’ Guild announced the release of its first book.

The Glencairn Glass announced the winners of its crime short story competition.

Barrell Craft Spirits of Louisville, Kentucky, announced that it has launched its portfolio in the United Kingdom.


Read the Latest Issue of CRAFT SPIRITS Magazine

The latest issue of CRAFT SPIRITS magazine includes:

  • A cover story exploring low- and no-alcohol spirits and cocktails
  • A look at how new wood varieties and processes are opening up new possibilities for craft distillers
  • An article about adventures (and misadventures) with alternative grains
  • And much more!
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