Arriving Autumn 2015 in Australia.
August 17, 2015, Purcellville, Virginia / Gold Coast, Australia – Catoctin Creek has expanded its international distribution into Australia and New Zealand through Challenger Beverages Pty Ltd. The products available in Australia will be:
- Roundstone Rye, 80 proof (40% ABV), 750 mL
- Roundstone Rye, 92 proof (46% ABV), 750 mL
- Roundstone Rye, CASK PROOF (58% ABV), 750 mL
- Watershed Gin, 92 proof (46% ABV), 750 mL
- and limited quantities of Catoctin Creek's line of brandies and Mosby's Spirit
Catoctin Creek's products will initially launch in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth. Distribution into other regions of the country is available through Challenger Beverages' network of preferred partners.
"We are delighted to have our spirits reach the continent of Australia, and we are thrilled to be partnered with Challenger Beverages," remarked Scott Harris, founder of the distillery. "Catoctin Creek continues to grow our international export business, as American craft spirits continue to be very hot abroad. Our hand-crafted, small batch products have received numerous international awards, and this order is further proof of the excellence of our products."
Challenger Beverages is a specialty supplier of premium liquor products in Australia and New Zealand. "We are excited to have the range of Catoctin Creek products in our portfolio," remarked Scott Garnett, founder of Challenger Beverages. "We've tasted a lot of whiskey in our search for the brand we’d like to represent, and Catoctin Creek's Roundstone Rye is amazing and clearly stood above the crowd. We knew we had a winner! The Watershed Gin, not to be outdone, adds a dynamic new American style gin, which we are confident will be of great appeal across the bars and liquor stores of Australia."
The Catoctin Creek products are in transit by sea, and expected to be in country by mid-September 2015.