Arriving in Spring 2015 in Germany, the United Kingdom, and surrounding EU countries.
April 6, 2015, Purcellville, VA – Catoctin Creek has expanded its international distribution into Europe through Haromex Development GmbH. The products available in the EU will be:
- Roundstone Rye, 80 proof (40% ABV), 700 mL
- Roundstone Rye, 92 proof (46% ABV), 700 mL
- Roundstone Rye, CASK PROOF (58% ABV), 700 mL
- Roundstone Rye "Haromex bottling" (58% ABV), 700 mL
- Watershed Gin, 92 proof (46% ABV), 700 mL
Catoctin Creek's products will initially launch in the countries of Germany, the United Kingdom, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Denmark, and the Czech Republic. Distribution into other EU countries is available through Haromex's exclusive network of preferred partners.
"Welcome to Europe! We are happy to have our spirits reach the great people of Europe!" remarked Scott Harris, founder of the distillery. "Catoctin Creek has been visiting Europe for a few years now, both in Germany and in the UK, and we've always had such great reception to our products. We are very happy, therefore, to finally reach this deal and begin importing into the continent."
Owned by the van Soest family, Haromex Development GmbH is one of the leading alcohol niche suppliers in Germany, but also to numerous other EU countries through subsidiaries and a loyal network of partners. Located in the small German town of Brüggen, near the Dutch border, Haromex employs two generations of van Soests. The Company's founder and CEO is John van Soest. John has almost 50 years of experience as a spirits supplier and still enjoys life at the company helm. Harald van Soest is in charge of all commercial activities and his brother Roger is responsible for company finances & administration. Each year Haromex sells a staggering amount of some of the world's highest quality spirits to European shops and restaurants. Haromex provides drinks manufacturers worldwide with a specialized distribution channel for high-quality products.