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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...