Series Celebrates the Unique Vision, Sense of Place that Help Create Exceptional U.S. Spirits

Atchison, KAN., March 6, 2024 —MGP is bringing back its popular Spirit of Home content series for a second season with new stories of craft distilleries in Philadelphia; Boston; Indianapolis; and Kansas City. Rooted in the belief that home is not just where you live, it’s who you are, Spirit of Home highlights the unique vision, passion, and sense of place that come together to create exceptional American spirits.

In 2024, Spirit of Home visits New Liberty Distillery in Philadelphia; Boston Harbor Distillery in Dorchester, Mass.; West Fork Whiskey Company in Westfield, Indiana and J. Rieger in Kansas City, Mo. The first episode is available now; new stories will be available in each quarter throughout the year.

“MGP has supplied exceptional spirits from the Heartland for more than eight decades. Our home and long heritage influence our collaborative approach,” said Amel Pasagic, Chief Commercial Officer. “That’s why we’re so proud to recognize the special spirits and special stories coming from local, craft distilleries.”

Viewers of the series will experience stories highlighting family heritage and deep local roots, peppered with examples of dogged determination and trail-blazing work, all resulting in unique and memorable spirits.

Learn more about each of the four Spirit of Home 2024 distilleries:

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Distilleries featured in the first season of Spirit of Home include Milam and Greene, Blanco, Texas; St. George Spirits, Alameda, Calif.; St. Augustine, St. Augustine, Fla., and Breckenridge Distillery in Breckenridge, Colo.  Season One is available below Season Two here:

Before producing Spirit of Home, MGP created the Rackhouse Roundtable video series that brought leading distillers together for honest conversations about the business. Those episodes are available here.

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About MGP 

MGP Ingredients, Inc. (Nasdaq: MGPI) is a leading producer of premium distilled spirits, branded spirits, and food ingredient solutions. Since 1941, we have combined our expertise and energy aimed at formulating excellence, bringing product ideas to life collaboratively with our customers.

As one of the largest distillers in the U.S., MGP’s offerings include bourbon and rye whiskeys and gins, which are created at the intersection of science and imagination, for customers of all sizes, from crafts to multinational brands. With U.S. distilleries in Kentucky and Indiana, and bottling operations in Missouri, Ohio, and Northern Ireland, MGP has the infrastructure and expertise to create on any scale.

MGP’s branded spirits portfolio covers a wide spectrum of brands in every segment, including iconic brands from Luxco, which was founded in 1958 by the Lux Family. Luxco is a leading producer, supplier, importer and bottler of beverage alcohol products. Our branded spirits mission is to meet the needs and exceed the expectations of consumers, associates and business partners. Luxco’s award-winning spirits portfolio includes well-known brands from four distilleries: Bardstown, Kentucky-based Lux Row Distillers, home of Ezra Brooks, Rebel, Blood Oath, David Nicholson and Daviess County; Lebanon, Kentucky-based Limestone Branch Distillery, maker of Yellowstone Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Minor Case Straight Rye Whiskey and Bowling & Burch Gin; Jalisco, Mexico-based Destiladora Gonzalez Lux, producer of 100% agave tequilas, El Mayor, Exotico and Dos Primos; and the historic Ross & Squibb Distillery in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, where Penelope Bourbon, Remus Straight Bourbon Whiskey and Rossville Union Straight Rye Whiskey are produced.  The innovative and high-quality brand portfolio also includes Everclear Grain Alcohol, Pearl Vodka, Green Hat Gin, Saint Brendan’s Irish Cream, The Quiet Man Irish Whiskey and other well-recognized brands.