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Aviation American Gin’s New Distillery Opens its Doors in Portland, Oregon

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Friday, September 23, 2022

Today, Aviation American Gin celebrates the grand opening of the highly-anticipated Aviation American Gin Distillery and Visitor Center in its hometown of Portland, Oregon.

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  • Today, Aviation American Gin celebrates the grand opening of the highly-anticipated Aviation American Gin Distillery and Visitor Center in its hometown of Portland, Oregon.
  • Were thrilled to announce that the Aviation American Gin Distillery is officially open for business in Portland, Oregon and everyone (21 years and older) is welcome, said Ryan Reynolds, Aviation American Gins Co-Owner.
  • Were proud to be opening the Aviation American Gin Distillery in the company's hometown, said Christina Choi, Senior Vice President at Diageo.
  • Created by a unique bartender / distiller partnership, Aviation American Gin operates a distillery, packaging facility and visitor experience in Portland, OR.

Aviation American Gin's New Distillery Opens its Doors in Portland, Oregon

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Friday, September 23, 2022

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Aviation American Gin celebrates the grand opening of the highly-anticipated "Aviation American Gin Distillery and Visitor Center" in its hometown of Portland, Oregon. The state-of-the-art, nearly 33k sq. ft. facility features an intimate tasting room, exceptional draft cocktail bar and gift shop. As part of the interactive experience, visitors can get a sneak peek at co-owner Ryan Reynolds' office, which doubles as an escape room, inviting guests to solve a series of puzzles and identify various Easter eggs to get out.

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  • PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Aviation American Gin celebrates the grand opening of the highly-anticipated "Aviation American Gin Distillery and Visitor Center" in its hometown of Portland, Oregon.
  • We're thrilled to announce that the Aviation American Gin Distillery is officially open for business in Portland, Oregon and everyone (21 years and older) is welcome," said Ryan Reynolds, Aviation American Gin's Co-Owner.
  • We're proud to be opening the Aviation American Gin Distillery in the company's hometown," said Christina Choi, Senior Vice President at Diageo.
  • Created by a unique bartender / distiller partnership, Aviation American Gin operates a distillery, packaging facility and visitor experience in Portland, OR.

Diageo North America Named to the Top 10 Best Companies for 2022

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220921005923/en/
    Seramount (formerly Working Mother Media), part of EAB, announced its list of 2022 100 Best Companies, including Diageo North America in its Top 10.
  • In addition to this honor, Diageo North America has been recognized by Seramount as a Top Company for Executive Women, a 2022 Best Company for Multicultural Women and a 2022 Best Companies for Dads.
  • We are committed to having market leading policies and practices that support all our people and help them thrive, said Laura Watt, EVP, Human Resources, Diageo North America.
  • Follow at Twitter and Instagram for news and information about Diageo North America: @Diageo_NA.

GEORGE DICKEL AND SOCIAL HOUR BRING BACK AWARD-WINNING, AUTUMNAL INSPIRED WHISKEY SOUR OFFERING

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Tuesday, September 20, 2022

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- With the official kick start of fall right around the corner, people are looking forward to the return of seasonal cocktails. While there traditionally have not been many fall-inspired takes on classic cocktails available for people to enjoy at home, George Dickel and Social Hour, the pioneering craft canned cocktail brand, are bringing the Harvest Whiskey Sour canned cocktail back to make enjoying an autumn-inspired craft cocktail from home easier than ever before. With the return of this release, fans of craft cocktails don't have to sacrifice quality for convenience, as this offering exemplifies the high standard expected from these brands. This year, the Harvest Whiskey Sour received a score of 95 points from the prestigious Ultimate Spirits Challenge Competition, being designated as a Top 100 Spirit and earning the Chairman's Trophy for best ready-to-drink whiskey cocktail.

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  • Uniquely, Harvest Whiskey Sour is made using 13-year-old George Dickel Tennessee Whisky (from distilling season Spring 2007) and makes it easy to enjoy a seasonal craft cocktail at home.
  • "Releasing the Whiskey Harvest Sour with Social Hour was our first venture in the canned cocktail space.
  • "Fall-centric spins on the whiskey sour were always one of the most popular seasonal cocktails when I was bartending.
  • The Harvest Whiskey Sour is designed to give a craft cocktail experience from the comfort of home," said Tom Macy, Co-Founder and CEO at Social Hour Cocktails.

A Greener Tomorrow For All The People: Smirnoff to Work Towards A Sustainable Future With New Recycling Program

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Tuesday, September 20, 2022

CHICAGO, Sept. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Following World Cleanup Day on Sept. 17, Smirnoff announced today it will embark on a mission to develop more sustainable packaging and systems by 2030.

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  • As part of its mission to build a more sustainable future, Smirnoff is heading to the Windy City, to partner on an initiative to collect used glass for processing into new bottles for future Smirnoff products.
  • "We're thrilled to be partnering with Smirnoff on this initiative, a brand that clearly values sustainable practices and bettering our communities for future generations."
  • However you decide to enjoy Smirnoff, be sure to drink responsibly and always remember to reduce, reuse and recycle.
  • 21 Vodka and Smirnoff Ice, a line of flavors in North America and ready-to-serve flavored malt beverages including Smirnoff Seltzer and Smirnoff Ice Smash.

CROWN ROYAL TEAMS UP WITH UBER EATS AND NFL LEGEND ED REED TO KICK OFF THE NFL SEASON BY MATCHING GAMEDAY TIPS TO COURIERS ACROSS THE COUNTRY

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Monday, September 19, 2022

NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Royal kicked off year two as the first-ever whisky sponsor of the NFL with an Uber Eats partnership to give back to couriers who help fans celebrate gameday. This season the award-winning Canadian whisky brand will be matching customer tips to couriers, 21+, one hour before Sunday kickoff for 1:00 p.m. ET games in select cities*. Crown Royal brought the campaign to life with long-time partner and NFL Legend Ed Reed who surprised lucky delivery drivers with tickets to their favorite team's regular season openers.

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  • Crown Royal brought the campaign to life with long-time partner and NFL Legend Ed Reed who surprised lucky delivery drivers with tickets to their favorite team's regular season openers.
  • All season long, fans can head to crownroyal.com and @crownroyal on Instagram to hear the stories of couriers who help make gameday great.
  • "This season, we're proud to partner with Uber Eats and give back directly to the delivery drivers who work tirelessly to make gameday happen."
  • Uber Eats will match tips by consumers under 21 years old and tips made to couriers under 21 years old.

A Thirst for Doing Good

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Thursday, September 15, 2022

NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Since 1759, Guinness has been serving more than just beer, and for all of us, the time to serve is now.

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  • Burrow will join forces with Guinness, alongside the original "Joe Cool," legendary quarterback Joe Montana, who has been working with the brand since 2020.
  • Burrow first inspired millions in his 2019 Heisman Trophy speech, where he delivered an impactful message about poverty and food insecurity in his hometown in Southeast Ohio.
  • "Teaming up with a brand like Guinness, who has 'giving back' at the core of what they do, just makes sense."
  • "But it's also inspiring to see what he's doing off the field by giving back and investing his time for good causes.

Blade and Bow Re-Releases Rare 22-Year-Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

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Tuesday, September 13, 2022

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Sept. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Blade and Bow has re-released its highly sought-after 22-Year-Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. Aged and bottled at the historic Stitzel-Weller Distillery, this iconic American bourbon is available in 14 markets and at the Stitzel-Weller Distillery and Garden & Gun Club in Louisville, KY., while supplies last.

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  • LOUISVILLE, Ky., Sept. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Blade and Bow has re-released its highly sought-after 22-Year-Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.
  • Blade and Bow's 22-year-old Kentucky Straight Bourbon is released annually in September, in time for National Bourbon Heritage Month.
  • About Blade and Bow Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey:
    Blade and Bow pays homage to the artful passion and renowned craftsmanship of the legendary Stitzel-Weller Distillery in Louisville, Kentucky.
  • Blade and Bow whiskey is currently available in two variants: Blade and Bow Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey and Blade and Bow 22-Year-Old Limited Release Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.

BAILEYS INTRODUCES NEW LIMITED TIME OFFERING, BAILEYS S'MORES, AND OFFERS S'MORE WAYS TO TREAT YOURSELF THIS FALL!

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Thursday, September 8, 2022

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- S'mores galore! Move over pumpkin spice, s'mores is set to be the latest fall flavor trend as temperatures cool off and the cozy vibes officially kick in. This season, Baileys is giving you s'more ways to treat yourself with the new, limited time offering Baileys S'mores Irish Cream Liqueur, an indulgent take on the classic campfire treat. So don't worry about dusting off those hiking boots and brushing up on your fire-making skills. Baileys S'mores makes it easier than ever to kick back and indulge with friends and family from the comfort of your own home (or backyard) – no gear necessary.

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  • This season, Baileys is giving you s'more ways to treat yourself with the new, limited time offering Baileys S'mores Irish Cream Liqueur, an indulgent take on the classic campfire treat.
  • Whether enjoyed neat, with whipped coffee or even in a marshmallow shot, Baileys S'mores gives you more ways to enjoy the classic treat anytime, anywhere!
  • "We encourage consumers to celebrate the 'season' responsibly and treat themselves to Baileys S'mores with friends and family."
  • Baileys S'mores is available nationwide for a limited time wherever spirits-based beverages are sold for a suggested retail price of $24.99 for a 750ml bottle.

SMIRNOFF IS RECRUITING FOR "THE BEST JOB IN AMERICA:" BE THE FIRST-EVER COCKTAIL COORDINATOR*

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Wednesday, September 7, 2022

NEW YORK, Sept. 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Dust off those jerseys and gameday party tricks, because Smirnoff is recruiting for its first-ever Cocktail Coordinator – an honorary position that requires unrivaled passion for the love of football, hosting and gameday cocktails. This season, millions of fans will gather across the country to cheer on their favorite teams, but when the final whistle blows, only one will land "The Best Job in America."

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  • Disclaimer: While this isn't an official job at Smirnoff, in a lot of ways it's even better.
  • "To be the Cocktail Coordinator, we're looking for fans who not only serve the best Smirnoff cocktails but curate the best gameday experience for their friends and families."
  • Thousands will apply but only one will be named the first-ever Smirnoff Cocktail Coordinator, scoring "The Best Job in America" and board a private plane bound for Super Bowl LVII as Smirnoff's guest of honor.
  • Stay up-to-date on the Cocktail Coordinator job search and delicious gameday cocktails all season long at BestJobInAmerica.Smirnoff.com and follow @Smirnoff on Instagram and @SmirnoffUS on Twitter.