27 Mar, 2018, 10:00 ET
VICTORIA, March 27, 2018 /CNW/ - Victoria Caledonian Distillery & Brewery (Vic. Caledonian) is pleased to announce the launch N. America's first combined spirts-beer CMO service at the American Distilling Institute (ADI) Craft Spirits Conference.
Graeme Macaloney, President, Vic. Caledonian said: "With the explosion in craft spirts and continued strong growth in craft beer, there is a real need for contact services to help new and aspiring distillers & brewers. We offer hands-on training, design and production of their 'own-label' product for their use in fund-raising or early opening of their visitor center, and early liquor store sales while they build their own facility and mature product. Our hands-on training encompasses brewing, distilling, maturation, equipment selection, regulatory, product costing, etc. With one of N. America's largest single malt whiskey distilleries we also offer large volume private label spirits and craft beer production".
Bill Owens, President, ADI said "From my deep knowledge of N.American craft distilling, it is clear there is an unmet need for the services being offered by the Vic Caledonian. Not available anywhere else is their breadth and depth of whiskey distilling and maturation expertise embodied by 3rd generation ex-DIAGEO Master Distiller Mike Nicolson (18 distilleries from Lagavulin to Glenkinchie), the late-great Dr. Jim Swan's maturation expertise that led Kavalan to the 2015 world's best whiskey after just 4 years, and Whisky Maker Dr. Graeme Macaloney whose 1 year old spirit has already scored a remarkable 87 points."
ADI (www.distilling.com), is the oldest, largest organization of independently-owned distillers in the USA. ADI has grown to more than 1,000 paid members, including over 74 Canadian distillers. ADI offers members a range of services including Annual Craft Spirits Conference & Expo, Distillers Resource Directory, Distiller Magazine, etc.
Victoria Caledonian Distillery & Brewery provides whiskey, rum, brandy & craft beer design-maturation in 1-2 years, small batch distillation, bulk private label whisky & beer production services, and training via 5-day hands-on Academy. It's President has 12 years' experience in contract manufacture and custom process-product development. Vic. Caledonian has a state-of-the-art 5,500L & 3,600L pot still distillery-brewery with 50HL brew-house and world-leading expertise in distillation & maturation. Contact us at: https://victoriacaledonian.com/whisky-contract-production/, or via Twitter & Instagram @VCaledonian, and Facebook @VictoriaCaledonian.
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For further information: Media contacts: Victoria Caledonian: Graeme Macaloney, (250) 634-2276, [email protected]; ADI: Bill Owens, (510) 886-7418, [email protected]
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