September 5, 2017--John Drew Brands announced today its distribution deal with Georgia Crown Distributing Co. in Georgia. John Drew Brands was founded by Jonathan Drew in 2015, while maintaining his post as Founder & President of Drew Estate Cigar Company.
John Drew Brand’s portfolio currently offers three premium spirits – Brixton Mash Destroyer, Dove Tale Rum, and John Drew Rye. Brixton Mash Destroyer is a mash up of Kentucky Bourbon and Florida Rum, utilizing craft sourced, core products (90°; SRP: $39.99 for 750ml). Dove Tale Rum is true Florida Rum that is sweet and vibrant, yet dark and mysterious due to its Florida Everglades origin Black Strap Refiners Grade Molasses that’s distilled carefully and then aged in bourbon barrels (80°; SRP: $34.99 for 750ml). John Drew “Rye Whiskey” is distilled in Canada, then aged in Toasted Oak Barrels for 4 years. The flavor is rich with caramel, clove, vanilla, honey, oak, and orange peel with a soft lingering finish, indicative of the flavor profile that Jonathan Drew envisioned (90°; SRP: $49.99 for 750ml).
From the Wynwood Safehouse, Founder, Jonathan Drew, “The movement for John Drew Brands has been like a tidal wave building up for the past six years. When we announced to the world our intention to get busy-wizzy in this space, people didn’t realize the level of belligerence that we were bringing with the release of Brixton Mash Destroyer, the first mash-up of bourbon and rum. I sincerely thank Georgia Crown for believing in us, recognizing our style, and standing with us in pioneering creativity forward spirits.”
From Atlanta, Georgia, Don Leebern III, President of Georgia Crown Distributing Co., “JD is a visionary and master-craftsman who has touched the hearts and souls of millions of premium cigar consumers across the globe. Witnessing him transcend into the spirits world is fascinating, as his dedication to quality and innovation is deeply personal and relentless. It brings me great pride to have connected so well with him and his team, and bring the Georgia Crown distribution resources to the table.”
For more details to attend the John Drew Brands Georgia Launch Party please visit: www.johndrewbrands.com
About Georgia Crown Distributing Co.
Founded in August 1938 by the late Fate D. Leebern, Georgia Crown Distributing Company is a family-owned business. First known as Columbus Wine Company Distributors, the company unloaded the first carload of legal liquor in Columbus following the end of Prohibition. Georgia Crown Distributing Co. is a full service beverage distributor with wholesale operations in Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee, selling imported and domestic spirits, wines, beers and specialty products.
About John Drew Brands
Founded in 2015, John Drew Brands is an authentic lifestyle company, initially focused on the alcohol beverage category. Headquartered in Wynwood, Florida, the intitial brands, Dove Tale Rum, Brixton Mash Destroyer, John Drew Rye had their market introduction at WSWA 2016, with formal launch planned for August 2017.