Press Releases



Eastside Promotes Robert Manfredonia to President

december 6th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST) today announced the promotion of spirits industry veteran, Robert Manfredonia, to the position of President. Manfredonia has over 25 years of experience helping liquor companies drive new business growth, distributor focus and forging strong relationships with external business partners. As Eastside’s Vice President of National Accounts, Manfredonia has until now been in charge of selling the Company’s Redneck Riviera Whiskey product to ‘big box’ retailers including Costco, Kroger, Albertsons, Walmart, CVS, Winn Dixie, Spec’s (Texas), Jewel Osco, ABC Liquors (Florida) and other significant accounts. Manfredonia will begin maintaining his primary office in Portland, Oregon, during 2019.

John Rich Plans Three Day New York City Media Tour for Redneck Riviera Whiskey

December 3rd, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST) today announced that John Rich will be supporting Redneck Riviera Whiskey and the Folds of Honor with a three day media roadshow scheduled to begin Thursday, December 6th. Redneck Riviera Whiskey is a joint collaboration between Eastside and John Rich. Folds of Honor is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing educational scholarships to the families of American military killed or disabled in the line of duty. Eastside Distilling supports Folds of Honor with regular cash donations.

Eastside Announces Closing of Public Offering of Common Stock

November 30th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), a producer of craft spirits, announced that it closed an underwritten public offering of 1,235,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $6.50 per share on November 23, 2018. Eastside received net proceeds from this offering of approximately $7.2 million after deducting the underwriting discount and other estimated offering expenses. Eastside has granted the underwriters a 30-day over-allotment option to purchase up to 185,250 additional shares of common stock.

Costco to Add Four South Carolina Locations to Redneck Riviera Whiskey Trial

November 28th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST) today announced Redneck Riviera Whiskey will be available in four stores in South Carolina for “road show” market testing, adding to the two store test in Florida. The Redneck Riviera Whiskey limited release program will feature a value-add pack, which includes a bottle of Redneck Riviera and two Bags of Redneck Riviera Beef Jerky. The product will arrive in mid-December at the Myrtle Beach, Greenville, Mt. Pleasant and Charleston Costco locations.


Redneck Riviera Whiskey Now Available in All Jewel-Osco Locations in Illinois

November 26th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST) today announced that bottles of the 750 ml Redneck Riviera Whiskey are available in all Jewel-Osco locations throughout the state of Illinois. Additionally, selected stores will also be carrying the Redneck Riviera ‘Git Down Kit,’ a value-added pack (VAP) which includes a 750 ml bottle of Redneck Riviera Whiskey and 2 bags of Redneck Riviera Beef Jerky, available in time for the holiday season.

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), a producer of craft spirits, today announced that it has priced an underwritten public offering of 1,235,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $6.50 per share. Eastside expects the gross proceeds from this offering to be $8,027,500 before deducting the underwriting discount and other estimated offering expenses. Eastside has granted the underwriters a 30-day over-allotment option to purchase up to 185,250 additional shares of common stock. Eastside expects to close the offering, subject to the satisfaction of customary conditions, on or about November 23, 2018.


Eastside Announces Proposed Public Offering

November 19th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), a producer of craft spirits, today announced that it intends to offer and sell shares of its common stock in an underwritten public offering. Eastside also expects to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase additional shares of common stock offered in the public offering. The offering is subject to market conditions, and there can be no assurance as to whether or when the offering may be completed, or as to the actual size or terms of the offering.

Redneck Riviera Whiskey Expands into Arkansas

NOVEMBER 16th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), maker of craft spirits, today announced that Redneck Riviera Whiskey will be distributed by Central Distributors in the state of Arkansas. With the addition of Arkansas, Redneck Riviera Whiskey is now available throughout the entire Southeast U.S. region. Central Distributors is an Arkansas family owned Wholesale Wine, Spirits and Beer business started by the Hastings family in 1935. Redneck Riviera Whiskey is a joint collaboration between Eastside and John Rich, the multi-platinum country-music artist and one-half of the award-winning duo Big & Rich.


Eastside Adds Eight New States of Distribution with M.S. Walker

NOVEMBER 15th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), maker of craft spirits, today announced that Redneck Riviera Whiskey will be distributed by M.S. Walker throughout the eight major Northeastern states of New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.

Eastside Reports Third Quarter 2018 Financial Results

NOVEMBER 14th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), a producer of craft spirits, reported third quarter 2018 financial results.


Redneck Riviera Whiskey at Costco Florida

NOVEMBER 13th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), maker of craft spirits, today announced Redneck Riviera Whiskey will be available in two stores in Florida for market testing. The Redneck Riviera Whiskey limited release program will feature a value-add pack, which includes a bottle of Redneck Riviera and two bags of Redneck Riviera Beef Jerky. The product will arrive before Thanksgiving at the 4067 Lagniappe Way, Tallahassee and 4901 Gate Pkwy, Jacksonville locations.

Eastside Schedules Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2018 Financial Results Conference Call for 11:30 am ET on Wednesday, November 14, 2018

NOVEMBER 8th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST) ("Eastside" or the "Company"), maker of craft spirits, plans to announce its third quarter fiscal year 2018 financial results on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 in a release issued before the market open, and will conduct a conference call at 11:30 am ET (8:30 am PT) that same day to discuss the Company's results, outlook and related matters.


Redneck Riviera Whiskey Now Distributed in Maryland and Washington D.C.

October 29th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), maker of craft spirits, today announced that Redneck Riviera Whiskey will be distributed by Republic National Distributing Company (“RNDC”) in the state of Maryland and in Washington D.C. RNDC is one of the leading distributors of premier wine and spirits and beer brands in the U.S. Redneck Riviera Whiskey is a joint collaboration between Eastside and John Rich, the multi-platinum country-music artist and one-half of the award-winning duo Big & Rich.

Eastside Distilling Elects David Holmes to its Board of Directors

October 24th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), makers of award-winning craft spirits, announced the appointment of David G.A. Holmes to its Board of Directors. David Holmes brings a history of spirits-industry innovation and success to Eastside Distilling. It is anticipated that Mr. Holmes will provide advice and leadership to EAST’s spirit RTD and CBD initiatives.


Eastside Distilling Elects Hollywood Film Producer Pat Crowley to its Board of Directors

October 17th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), makers of award-winning craft spirits, today announced the election of Patrick Crowley to its Board of Directors. Crowley was a producer of hugely successful Bourne and Jurassic World films, as well as numerous other Hollywood hits. Crowley will lend his experience to Eastside’s product strategy including its efforts with celebrity-endorsed or co-owned products.

Eastside Distilling Celebrates its 10-Year Anniversary by Introducing Burnside Buckman RSV 10-Year Aged Bourbon

October 15th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), makers of award-winning craft spirits, today introduced its newest craft distilled product – Burnside Buckman RSV Bourbon – in celebration of the Company’s 10-year anniversary.


Eastside Distilling Announces Expiration of Warrants (“EASTW”)

SEPTEMBER 28th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST) today announced that a total of 1,845,978, or 98.2%, of its warrants to purchase shares of common stock, which were sold in its public offering of units in August 2017 and the warrants sold in the note offering between March and June 2018 (collectively, the “Warrants”) were exercised prior to their expiration at 5:00 pm Pacific time on September 20, 2018. As a result of the exercise of the Warrants, Eastside received gross proceeds of approximately $9.97 million and issued a total of 1,845,978 shares of Common Stock. Part of the warrant exercises occurred during the first and second quarters, as previously reported, with the balance being exercised during the third quarter.

Walmart Authorizes Sale of Redneck Riviera Whiskey in Indiana Walmarts

SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), maker of craft spirits, today announced an authorization from Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, to add Redneck Riviera Whiskey to Walmart’s line-up of fine spirits in the state of Indiana. The Redneck Riviera Whiskey brand is a joint collaboration between Eastside and John Rich, the multi-platinum country-music artist and one-half of the award-winning duo Big & Rich. Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC), a leading liquor distributor, is working with Eastside Distilling to establish the brand in the state.


Indiana Joins Redneck Riviera Whiskey’s Growing List of Midwestern States

SEPTEMBER 19th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), maker of craft spirits, today announced that Indiana is the 29th state in which Redneck Riviera Whiskey is distributed. Launched in February of 2018, Redneck Riviera Whiskey is a joint collaboration between Eastside Distilling and John Rich, the multi-platinum country-music artist and one-half of the award-winning duo Big & Rich. Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC), a leading distributor of premier spirits brands, will lead the Indiana effort to establish the Redneck Riviera Whiskey brand.

Eastside Distilling Extends Exercise Period of The Warrants (“EASTW”) Until September 20, 2018

SEPTEMBER 13th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (Nasdaq: EAST, EASTW) today announced that the warrant exercise period for its warrants to purchase shares of common stock, which were sold in its public offering of units in August 2017 and the warrants sold in the note offering between March and June 2018 (collectively, the “Warrants”), which was to expire at 5:00 pm Pacific time on September 14, 2018, has been extended by four business days to 5:00 pm Pacific time on September 20, 2018 (the “Redemption Time”). This announcement follows Eastside’s prior notice and extension to warrant holders of its call for redemption of the Warrants and is done to allow additional time for the remaining few warrant holders and their brokers to complete the paperwork needed to exercise the Warrants through DTC. This extension is being done to accommodate the holders of approximately 80,000 warrants that remain outstanding.


Eastside Distilling Extends Warrant Exercise Period of Warrants ("EASTW") Until September 14

SEPTEMBER 7th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (Nasdaq: EAST, EASTW) today announced that the warrant exercise period for its warrants to purchase shares of common stock, which were sold in its public offering of units in August 2017 and the warrants sold in the note offering between March and June 2018 (collectively, the "Warrants"), which was to expire at 5:00 pm Pacific time on September 10, 2018, has been extended by four business days to 5:00 pm Pacific time on September 14, 2018 (the “Redemption Time”). This announcement follows Eastside’s prior notice to warrant holders of its call for redemption of the Warrants and is done to allow additional time for warrant holders and their brokers to complete the paperwork needed to exercise the Warrants. To date, Eastside has received notices of exercise for more than 90% of the Warrants.

Eastside Reminds Holders of Call for Common Stock Purchase Warrants ("EASTW")

August 30th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling (NASDAQ: EAST, EASTW) today issued a reminder to registered holders of the Common Stock Purchase Warrants (“EASTW”) that they will have until September 10, 2018 to exercise each Common Stock Purchase Warrant for one share of common stock at a price of $5.40 per share, which were sold in its public unit offering in August 2017 and the warrants sold in the note offering between March and June 2018 (collectively, the "Common Stock Purchase Warrants"). Its anticipated the Common Stock Purchase Warrants will cease to be traded on the NASDAQ Capital Market at the close of the market on September 10, 2018.


Redneck Riviera Whiskey Now in Winn-Dixie’s Florida Stores

August 28th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), today announced that Winn-Dixie has added Redneck Riviera Whiskey to its spirits product lineup in 136 stores throughout the state of Florida. Winn-Dixie is a well-known presence in the southeastern United States and one of the largest supermarket chains operating in Florida. Launched in February of 2018, Redneck Riviera Whiskey is a collaboration between Eastside and John Rich, the multi-platinum country-music artist and one-half of the award-winning duo Big & Rich.

Eastside Reports Second Quarter 2018 Financial Results

August 13th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), a producer of craft spirits, reported second quarter 2018 financial results.


Arizona Becomes 28th State in Which Redneck Riviera Whiskey is Available

August 9th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), maker of craft spirits, today announced that Arizona will be the 28th state in which Redneck Riviera Whiskey will be distributed. Breakthru Beverage Group, a leading distributor of premier wine and spirits and beer brands, will work to establish the brand in the state. Redneck Riviera Whiskey is a joint collaboration between Eastside and John Rich, the multi-platinum country-music artist and one-half of the award-winning duo Big & Rich.

Eastside Schedules Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2018 Financial Results Conference Call for 11:30 am ET on Monday, August 13, 2018

August 9th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST) ("Eastside" or the "Company"), maker of craft spirits, plans to announce its second quarter fiscal year 2018 financial results on Monday, August 13, 2018 in a release issued before the market open, and will conduct a conference call at 11:30 am ET (8:30 am PT) that same day to discuss the Company's results, outlook and related matters.


EAST Calls Common Stock Purchase Warrants ("EASTW")

August 3rd, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling (NASDAQ: EAST, EASTW) today announced the call for redemption of the warrants to purchase shares of common stock, which were sold in its public unit offering in August 2017 and the warrants sold in the note offering between March and June 2018 (collectively, the "Common Stock Purchase Warrants"). Registered holders of the Common Stock Purchase Warrants will have until September 10, 2018 to exercise each Common Stock Purchase Warrant for one share of common stock at a price of $5.40 per share. The Common Stock Purchase Warrants will cease to be traded on the NASDAQ Capital Market at the close of the market on September 10, 2018.

Redneck Riviera Whiskey to Be Distributed in Nevada by Breakthru Beverage Group

July 30th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), maker of craft spirits, today announced that Redneck Riviera Whiskey will be distributed in the state of Nevada by Worldwide Beverage Group, a leading distributor of premier wine and spirits and beer brands. Redneck Riviera Whiskey is a joint collaboration between Eastside and John Rich, the multi-platinum country-music artist and one-half of the award-winning duo Big & Rich.


Redneck Riviera Whiskey Now Distributed in Colorado by RNDC

July 26th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), maker of craft spirits, today announced that its Redneck Riviera Whiskey is now distributed in the state of Colorado by Republic National Distributing Company (“RNDC”).

Redneck Riviera Whiskey Is Distributed in Kansas by Worldwide Beverage Group

July 23rd, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), maker of craft spirits, today announced that Redneck Riviera Whiskey is now available in the state of Kansas. Worldwide Beverage Group, a leading distributor of fine spirits, wine and beer in the state of Kansas, will provide product to retail, restaurant and bar accounts throughout the state. Redneck Riviera Whiskey is a joint collaboration between Eastside and John Rich, the multi-platinum country-music artist and one-half of the award-winning duo Big & Rich.


Albertsons and Safeway to Carry Redneck Riviera Whiskey in Washington

July 19th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), maker of craft spirits, today announced that all Safeway and Albertsons stores that carry spirits will add Redneck Riviera Whiskey to their product lineups in the state of Washington. Albertsons, and its subsidiary Safeway, combine to operate approximately 200 stores in Washington state and is one of the largest supermarket chains in North America. Redneck Riviera Whiskey is a joint collaboration between Eastside and John Rich, the multi-platinum country-music artist and one-half of the award-winning duo Big & Rich.

Redneck Riviera Whiskey Available in Michigan

July 17th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), maker of craft spirits, today announced that Republic National Distributing Company (“RNDC”) is now distributing Redneck Riviera Whiskey in the state of Michigan. Redneck Riviera Whiskey is a joint collaboration between Eastside and John Rich, the multi-platinum country-music artist and one-half of the award-winning duo Big & Rich. RNDC is the second largest spirits distributor in the U.S.


Redneck Riviera Whiskey Adds Illinois — Now Distributed in 23 States

June 26th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)---Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), makers of craft spirits, today announced that Breakthru Beverage Group will distribute Redneck Riviera Whiskey throughout the state of Illinois. With over 12 million residents, Illinois is the sixth largest state and significantly expands the distribution footprint for Redneck Riviera Whiskey.

South Carolina Becomes 22nd State for Redneck Riviera Whiskey

June 25th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)---Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), maker of craft spirits, today announced that Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC) is distributing Redneck Riviera Whiskey in South Carolina. RNDC is the second largest spirits distributor in the US and South Carolina is the 22nd state where Redneck Riviera Whiskey is in distribution since the initial product roll-out in February 2018.


Eastside Distilling (EAST) Now Part of Russell Microcap® Index

June 25th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)---Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), makers of craft spirits, joins the Russell Microcap® Index, effective immediately after the NASDAQ market opens for trading today.

Total Wine & More Picks up Redneck Riviera Whiskey in Florida and Texas

June 22nd, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)---Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), makers of craft spirits, today announced that its Redneck Riviera Whiskey has been authorized for sale at Total Wine & More in Florida and Texas. Founded in 1991 as a chain of two wine stores by two entrepreneurial brothers, Total Wine & More is an industry success story that has grown into being America's largest independent retailer of fine wine and spirits. The Company now operates 182 superstores across 22 states.


Eastside Distilling Expands Distribution of Redneck Riviera Whiskey to Alaska

June 18th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), makers of craft spirits, today announced that Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits (“Southern Glazer’s”), North America’s largest wine and spirits distributor, will distribute Eastside Distilling’s Redneck Riviera Whiskey throughout the state of Alaska.

Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin Join the List of States Where Eastside’s Redneck Riviera Whiskey Is Distributed

June 7th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), makers of craft spirits, today announced that Minneapolis-based Johnson Brothers Liquor Company, a leading provider of distribution services to the wine and spirits industries, is now distributing Redneck Riviera Whiskey throughout the states of Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin.


Eastside Award-Winning Burnside Oregon Oaked Rye Launched on West Coast

May 31st, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), a producer of award-winning craft spirits, today announced initial deliveries of its new Burnside Oregon Oaked Rye. This award-winning new rye whiskey joins Burnside West End Blend American whiskey, Burnside Oregon Oaked Bourbon, and Burnside Goose Hollow RSV Bourbon as the fourth member of the Burnside family to be distributed in Oregon and other West Coast states.

Missouri’s Lohr to Distribute Redneck Riviera Whiskey

May 29th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), makers of craft spirits, announced today that Lohr Distributing Company, a leading spirits and beer distributor in Missouri, will distribute Eastside Distilling’s Redneck Riviera Whiskey in the state of Missouri. Lohr Distributing Company, which is also the exclusive distributor of Budweiser beer in St. Louis, Missouri, will distribute Redneck Riviera Whiskey through its standalone division, Lohr Wine & Spirits. Redneck Riviera Whiskey, developed with John Rich, the multi-platinum country-music artist and one-half of the award-winning duo Big & Rich, is a small batch whiskey with vanilla honey smoothness and a subtle finish that was launched in January 2018.


John Rich to Celebrate Memorial Day and Folds of Honor on Fox & Friends on Monday, May 28

May 25th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

What better way to commemorate Memorial Day than to honor and support the families of our fallen and disabled veterans through the Folds of Honor Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing educational scholarships to the families of American military killed or disabled in the line of duty. That’s what John Rich, half of the musical duo Big and Rich, will be doing on the Fox News Channel’s Fox & Friends morning program on Monday, May 28.

Redneck Riviera Whiskey Taps Gretchen Wilson, Granger Smith and Colt Ford as Spirit Ambassadors

May 15th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST) has struck a chord with three of John Rich’s friends and fellow country artists – Gretchen Wilson, Granger Smith and Colt Ford. Rich has selected the three country stars to serve as Redneck Riviera Whiskey ambassadors, supporting the brand and its efforts to give back to veterans’ families through their social media channels, performances and beyond. For further information on the brand, please visit redneckriviera.com.


Eastside Reports First Quarter 2018 Financial Results

May 14th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), a producer of craft spirits, reported first quarter 2018 financial results.

Eastside Distilling Nabs 14 Medals in San Francisco at 2018 World Spirits Competition

May 9th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), makers of craft spirits, today announced that its craft spirits garnered an impressive 14 medals in the 2018 San Francisco World Spirits Competition (“SFWSC”). Of these 14 medals, Eastside won 9 and its subsidiary, Big Bottom Distilling ("BBD"), won 5.


Eastside Schedules First Quarter Fiscal Year 2018 Financial Results Conference Call for 11:30 a.m. ET on Monday, May 14, 2018

May 8th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST) ("Eastside" or the "Company"), makers of craft spirits, plans to announce its first quarter fiscal year 2018 financial results on Monday, May 14, 2018 in a release issued before the market open, and will conduct a conference call at 11:30 a.m. ET (8:30 a.m. PT) that same day to discuss the Company's results, outlook and related matters.

Kentucky Becomes 15th State for Redneck Riviera Whiskey

April 20th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), maker of craft spirits, today announced that Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC) is distributing Redneck Riviera Whiskey in Kentucky. RNDC is the second largest spirits distributor in the US and Kentucky is the 15th state where Redneck Riviera Whiskey is in distribution since the initial product roll-out in February 2018.


Eastside Hires Robert Manfredonia as V.P. of National Accounts

April 5th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), makers of craft spirits, today announced that Robert Manfredonia has been appointed Vice President of National Accounts. Until joining Eastside, Manfredonia was Vice President, National Off Premise Chains at Roust USA, the owner of Russian Standard Vodka, as well as prosecco, cognac and other alcoholic beverages.

Eastside Reports 2017 Financial Results

April 2nd, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), a producer of craft spirits, reported fourth quarter and year-end 2017 financial results. Management also addressed trends in Eastside’s business as of the end of Q1 2018.


Eastside Schedules Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Results Conference Call for 4:30 p.m. ET on Monday, April 2, 2018

March 28th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST) ("Eastside" or the "Company"), makers of award-winning craft spirits, plans to announce its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2017 financial results on Monday, April 2, 2018, in a release issued after the market close, and will conduct a conference call at 4:30 p.m. ET (1:30 p.m. PT) that same day to discuss the Company's results, outlook and related matters.

Backpack Wine to be Canned by Eastside for Source Code Beverages

March 27th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), a producer of award-winning spirits, along with canning and bottling capabilities through its MotherLode subsidiary, today announced an agreement with Source Code Beverage to begin canning their full lineup of Backpack Wine varieties.


Eastside Appoints Tom Wood V.P. of Production

March 22nd, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), makers of award-winning craft spirits, announced today that Tom Wood has been appointed Vice President of Production effective immediately. Wood will work with Master distiller and EVP, Mel Heim, and oversee all manufacturing and production operations of the Company.

Spec’s to Rollout Redneck Riviera Whiskey in Texas

March 12th, 2018

HOUSTON & PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), maker of craft spirits, today announced that Spec’s, one of the largest retailers of beer, wine, liquor in America and the largest in the state of Texas, is now selling Redneck Riviera Whiskey. Spec’s, a fixture in Texas since its founding in Houston in 1962 by Carroll B. “Spec” Jackson and his wife Carolyn, in a family owned chain with more than 150 locations throughout Texas.


Redneck Riviera Whiskey to be Distributed in California by Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits

March 8th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), makers of craft spirits, announced today that Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits, North America’s largest wine and spirits distributor, will distribute Eastside Distilling’s Redneck Riviera Whiskey throughout the state of California.

Eastside to Can Wine for Oregon-based Dear Mom Wine Co.

March 6th, 2018

Eastside Distilling, Inc. (Nasdaq: EAST), a producer of award-winning spirits, along with canning and bottling capabilities through its MotherLode subsidiary, today announced an agreement with Dear Mom Wine Co. to begin canning their full lineup of wines.


Eastside Distilling to Present at 30th Annual ROTH Capital Conference on March 12, 2018

March 5th, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), makers of award-winning craft spirits, will be presenting at the 30th Annual ROTH Capital Conference. The conference is being held on March 11-14, 2018 at The Ritz-Carlton in Dana Point, CA.

Redneck Riviera Whiskey’s John Rich Throws a Party with Top Accounts in South Dakota at the Deadwood Mountain Grand Event Center at Deadwood Mountain Grand Resort

March 1st, 2018

Eastside Distilling, Inc. (Nasdaq: EAST), makers of award-winning craft spirits, today that it (or John Rich) will host a launch party to celebrate Redneck Riviera Whiskey (“RRW”) being available in South Dakota. Republic National Distributing Company (“RNDC”) has recently commenced distribution of Redneck Riviera Whiskey in South Dakota.


Eastside Distilling Introduces Hue-Hue Coffee Rum

FEBRUARY 26th, 2018

Eastside Distilling, Inc. (Nasdaq: EAST), makers of award-winning craft spirits, today the introduction of Hue-Hue Coffee Rum. Hue-Hue (pronounced “way-way”) is a fine, coffee-infused rum that starts with Arabica coffee beans grown at the Finca El Paternal Estate in Huehuetenango, Guatemala. This fine free trade coffee is custom light roasted by Portland Roasting Company, then small-batch cold brewed by Eastside by hand, following a proprietary process that has been optimized for spirits by Eastside’s Master Distiller, Mel Heim.

John Rich to Perform at the Deadwood Mountain Grand Resort to Celebrate Redneck Riviera Whiskey in South Dakota

FEBRUARY 20th, 2018

Eastside Distilling, Inc. (Nasdaq: EAST), makers of award-winning craft spirits, today that it (or John Rich) will host a launch party to celebrate Redneck Riviera Whiskey (“RRW”) being available in South Dakota. Republic National Distributing Company (“RNDC”) has recently commenced distribution of Redneck Riviera Whiskey in South Dakota.


RNDC to Distribute Redneck Riviera Whiskey in North Dakota, Nebraska and Oklahoma

FEBRUARY 15th, 2018

Eastside Distilling, Inc. (Nasdaq: EAST), makers of award-winning craft spirits, today Republic National Distributing Company (“RNDC”) will distribute Eastside’s newly launched Redneck Riviera Whiskey (“RRW”) in North Dakota, Nebraska and Oklahoma. Redneck Riviera Whiskey is a collaboration between Eastside Distilling and John Rich, the multi-platinum country-music artist and one-half of the award-winning duo Big & Rich.

Oregon Liquor Control Commission (“OLCC”) Chief Financial Officer Joins Eastside Distilling

FEBRUARY 13th, 2018

Eastside Distilling, Inc. (Nasdaq: EAST), makers of award-winning craft spirits, today the appointment Kim Davis as the company’s Controller. Ms. Davis was most recently the Chief Financial Officer of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC), the state agency responsible for regulating the sale and service of alcoholic beverages in Oregon. The OLCC is by law the sole distributor of liquor products for the State of Oregon.


Eastside Distilling’s Redneck Riviera Whiskey Commences Distribution in South Dakota

FEBRUARY 12th, 2018

Eastside Distilling, Inc. (Nasdaq: EAST), makers of award-winning craft spirits, today that Republic National Distributing Company (“RNDC”) has submitted orders and commenced distribution of EAST’s newly launched Redneck Riviera Whiskey in South Dakota.

Eastside Distilling Begins to Benefit from the 2017 Craft Modernization and Tax Reform Act

FEBRUARY 7th, 2018

Eastside Distilling, Inc. (Nasdaq: EAST), makers of award-winning craft spirits, today announced that it has begun benefiting from the Craft Modernization and Tax Reform Act of 2017 (the “Tax Act”). Enacted by Congress as part of the 2017 tax legislation package, the Tax Act reduced the Federal Excise Tax (“FET”) from $13.50 to $2.70 per gallon for the first 100,000 proof gallons per year, an 80% tax reduction.


Rouses Markets in Louisiana to be “Launch Customer” for EAST’s Redneck Riviera Whiskey

FEBRUARY 1ST, 2018

Eastside Distilling, Inc. (Nasdaq: EAST), makers of award-winning craft spirits, today announced one of the largest independent supermarkets in the gulf coast area, Rouses Markets, has ordered the newly launched Redneck Riviera Whiskey.

Walmart Authorizes Eastside’s Redneck Riviera Whiskey in Florida, Louisiana and California

January 30TH, 2018

Eastside Distilling, Inc. (Nasdaq: EAST), makers of award-winning craft spirits, today announced that Walmart has initially authorized Redneck Riviera Whiskey for Florida, California and Louisiana for 2018. 

 

Eastside Distilling and John Rich to Ring the Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell on January 31, 2018

January 25TH, 2018

Eastside Distilling, Inc. (Nasdaq: EAST), makers of award-winning craft spirits, today announced that Chairman and CEO Grover Wickersham and John Rich, the multi-platinum country-music artist and one-half of the award-winning duo Big & Rich, will ring the Closing Bell of the Nasdaq Stock Market on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.

Republic National Distributing Company (“RNDC”) to Distribute Eastside’s Redneck Riviera Whiskey on the Gulf Coast

January 23RD, 2018

Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), makers of award-winning craft spirits, today announced that Republic National Distributing Company (“RNDC”) will distribute Eastside’s newly launched Redneck Riviera Whiskey in the six initial gulf coast states including Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Florida as well as North Carolina.

 

Eastside Distilling’s Burnside Bourbon Added to Spirits Selection at Portland’s Q Restaurant and Bar

January 18th, 2018

Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), a producer of award-winning craft spirits today announced that its Burnside Bourbon has been added to the bar at the Q Restaurant and Bar, TripAdvisor.com’s number one rated restaurant in Portland, Oregon.

West Tennessee Crown Distributing Co. to Distribute Redneck Riviera Whiskey

January 12th, 2018

Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST) today announced its intent to distribute Redneck Riviera Whiskey through West Tennessee Crown Distributing Co. (“WTCD”)...

 

Tennessee’s Lipman Brothers to Distribute Redneck Riviera Whiskey

January 10th, 2018

Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST) today announced its intent to distribute Redneck Riviera Whiskey through Lipman Brothers...

John Rich Throws a Redneck Riviera Whiskey Kick Off Party at His Nashville Home

January 9th, 2018

Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), makers of award-winning craft spirits, and John Rich, multi-platinum country-music artist and one-half of the award-winning duo Big & Rich, kicked off the Southeastern states launch of their new product, Redneck Riviera Whiskey...