FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Batch 206 Distillery partners with Wirtz Beverage to bring Seattle-Made Craft Spirits to Wisconsin
Seattle, May 5, 2015: Batch 206 Distillery and Wirtz Beverage are proud to announce a new partnership in the state of Wisconsin. Beginning July 1, Wirtz Beverage will officially launch Batch 206 Distillery’s Award Winning craft spirits portfolio – Barrel Raider Bourbon, Counter Gin, Barrel Aged ‘Old Tom’ Counter Gin, Batch 206 Vodka and Batch 206 Mad Mint Vodka across Wisconsin, with an additional commitment to distribute Batch 206’s house-made Bourbon, Old Log Cabin, when it releases this summer. Wisconsin marks the 19th state where Batch 206 Spirits can now be found.
Asked for reaction, owner Jeff Steichen commented “To find a partner as great as Wirtz Beverage to work with in Wisconsin is a big plus for us. They have a world class portfolio and possess a true dedication to the growing craft spirits industry. We are thrilled to be the first Washington Craft Distillery in their portfolio!”
Opened in March 2012, Batch 206 Distillery is an 8,000 square foot distillery located in the Interbay neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. Out of 120+ distilleries in the state of Washington, Batch 206 Distillery is currently one of the top 5 distilleries in the state for both production and sales. Batch 206 Distillery is a true small batch artisan facility, hand crafting their products in small batches on a 1,000 liter, handmade Kothe still. Batch 206 Distillery is owned and operated by Jeff Steichen and his wife Daleen. Batch 206 products are currently available in 19 states, parts of Canada and in Asia in Singapore and Hong Kong.
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About Wirtz Beverage Wisconsin
Wirtz Beverage Wisconsin is a statewide leader in the distribution of fine wine, spirits and beer brands. The company combines its time-honored tradition of execution excellence with a reputation for best-in-class service and brand building throughout Wisconsin. The company is a member of Wirtz Beverage Group, a leading wholesaler and broker with interests in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada and throughout Canada. A family-owned business, Wirtz Beverage Group has been serving Wisconsin since 1945.