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Batch & Bottle Lets You Enjoy Bar Quality Ready-To-Drink Cocktails Right at Home

Everyone loves a good cocktail, but not everyone can make a good one. So, William Grant & Sons, the owners of brands like Sailor Jerry and Tullamore D.E.W, is making it easier with their new Batch & Bottle line of ready-to-drink cocktails.

Available in four classic yet distinct cocktails, the Batch & Bottle offerings include the Monkey Shoulder Lazy Old Fashioned, the Reyka Rhubarb Cosmopolitan, the Glenfiddich Scotch Manhattan and the Hendrick’s Gin Martini. Each cocktail was created by their respective brand’s ambassadors (usually former bartenders who have a specific love for that spirit) and other industry experts.

“As consumer drinking occasions continue to rapidly evolve, and as Ready-To-Drink cocktails continue to explode in popularity across the US, we want to arm our fans with elevated and exciting cocktail options from the iconic brands they already know and love,” said Paul Basford, William Grant & Sons US President and Managing Director. “As Master Distillers, industry leaders and cocktail aficionados, we know our spirits best, so we wanted to offer our expertise, batched for people to be able to finally enjoy bar quality cocktails at home, without the hassle.” 

Learn a little more about each of the four Batch & Bottle expressions below:

  • Monkey Shoulder Lazy Old Fashioned: This Old Fashioned combines Monkey Shoulder Scotch Whisky’s blend with bitters and golden sugar to make the whiskey drinker’s classic cocktail.
  • Glenfiddich Scotch Manhattan: The Manhattan but make it with Scotch. Glenfiddich’s single malt soothes the sharp bitters and envelops the sweet vermouth, creating a cocktail both bold and delicate.
    Hendrick’s Gin Martini: Distilled with the unusual inclusion of cucumber and rose, the Hendrick’s Gin cocktail is full of floral, citrus and herbal notes.
  • Reyka Rhubarb Cosmopolitan: Reyka Vodka, made of Iceland, mingles rhubarb, blood orange and fresh lime to create the classic cocktail made famous in movies and TV shows.

Previously made available in the UK and Australia, Batch & Bottle is available nationwide for a $16.99 a bottle.

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Liquor Company Is Looking For Candidates To Travel The World In The Name Of Whisky

Traveling the world with only a suitcase full of whiskey may sound like a drunken “Amazing Race,” but Grant’s Whisky is looking to pay someone to do it — for a living!

Applications are now open for a few lucky souls to do a 10-day world tour which will serve as their interview to become Grant’s 2018 Global Brand Ambassador. Three final candidates will each travel to a trio of countries, ranging from India to Poland, equipped with the aforementioned suitcase to share with the friends they’ve never met.

The trip will parallel one taken by Charles Grant Gordon, the son-in-law of the founder of Grant’s Whisky, William Grant in 1909. Gordon, too, set sail with a suitcase of Grant’s to introduce it to the world. Grant’s chosen Global Brand Ambassador will follow in his footsteps throughout 2018.

The candidates will need a variety skills and wit to win. “The role goes way beyond being able to make great cocktails,” says Oliver Dickson, Global Brand Director. “We’re looking for somebody to embody the ‘Stand Together’ spirit of the brand and who can spearhead Grant’s into the next stage of its global journey.”

If you think you have what it takes, apply here.