TILL® American Wheat Vodka, George Remus® Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Rossville Union Straight Rye Whiskey and Eight & Sand Blended Bourbon Whiskey Launch in Maryland and the District of Columbia (D.C.)

MGP Partners with RNDC in Maryland and the District of Columbia (D.C.)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 22, 2019 (Atchison, KS) – MGP Ingredients (Nasdaq: MGPI) has partnered with Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC) in Maryland and District of Columbia (D.C.) to launch their proprietary spirits brands: TILL American Wheat Vodka, George Remus Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Remus Repeal Reserve Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Rossville Union Straight Rye Whiskey, and Eight & Sand Blended Bourbon Whiskey. All brands are wholly-owned by MGP Ingredients, a leading distiller with operations in Atchison, Kansas and Lawrenceburg, Indiana.

“We are proud to partner with RNDC to build awareness and sales of our growing spirits portfolio in the Mid-Atlantic region,” says Andrew Mansinne, Vice President of Brands, MGP Ingredients. “One of our brand namesakes, George Remus, got his pre-Prohibition start in Maryland. It’s time for a homecoming, and we look forward to working with the market experts at RNDC to help our brands make their mark in the dynamic DC area.”

This announcement follows MGP’s ongoing expansion for TILL American Wheat Vodka, George Remus Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Rossville Union Straight Rye Whiskey, and Eight & Sand Blended Bourbon Whiskey. All brands are available in Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, District of Columbia (D.C.), Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin. For more information, including management team interviews and product photography, please contact: Amanda Davis, amanda@gregoryvine.com or Helen Gregory, helen@gregoryvine.com.

About MGP

Founded in 1941, MGP (Nasdaq: MGPI) is a leading supplier of premium distilled spirits and specialty wheat proteins and starches. Distilled spirits include bourbon and rye whiskeys, gins and vodkas, which are carefully crafted through a combination of art and science backed by decades of experience. The company's proteins and starches are created in the same manner and provide a host of functional, nutritional and sensory benefits for a wide range of food products. MGP additionally is a top producer of high quality industrial alcohol for use in both food and non-food applications. The company is headquartered in Atchison, Kansas, where distilled alcohol products and food ingredients are produced. Premium spirits are also distilled and matured at the company’s facility in Lawrenceburg, Indiana.  For more information, visit mgpingredients.com.  

About George Remus® Straight Bourbon Whiskey

George Remus, a bourbon brand named after the legendary “King of the Bootleggers,” is crafted by MGP Ingredients at their historic Lawrenceburg, Indiana distillery. George Remus Straight Bourbon Whiskey is a high-rye blend of bourbon whiskies, aged over four years, with a hint of vanilla, a maple aroma, and a sweet-yet-characteristic rye flavor (SRP: $39.99/750-ml bottle). Series III of Remus Repeal Reserve is crafted from 2007/2008 reserve bourbons and is available in limited quantities (SRP: $84.99/750-ml bottle). Connect with us: GeorgeRemus.com, Twitter (@GeorgeRemus), Facebook and Instagram (@GeorgeRemusBourbon). G. Remus Distilling Co., Lawrenceburg, IN, 47% ALC/VOL. & 50% ALC/VOL. Be Legendary. Sip Responsibly.

About TILL® American Wheat Vodka 

TILL American Wheat Vodka is crafted by the expert distillery team at MGP Ingredients, based in Atchison, Kansas. Created from premium Kansas wheat sourced from the best farms in the region, TILL Vodka is distilled using a proprietary process perfected over 75 years. The result is a uniquely smooth premium vodka that showcases the best of Midwest craftsmanship (SRP $18.99/750-ml bottle). Connect with us: TILLVodka.com, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@tillvodka). Till Distilling Company, Atchison, Kansas. 40% ALC/VOL. Be Proud of your Legacy. Enjoy responsibly.

About Rossville Union Straight Rye Whiskey

For nearly 200 years, Lawrenceburg’s master distillers have been perfecting the original handcrafted rye blends in one of America’s last Prohibition-era distilleries. Exclusively from the masters of rye at MGP Ingredients, Rossville Union is a return to the golden age of rye with an authentic taste perfected in “Whiskey City.” Rossville Union Master Crafted Straight Rye Whiskey offers a balance of sweet oak with rye spice aged a minimum of four years (SRP: $39.99/750-ml bottle). Boldly bottled at 112.6 proof for indulgent sipping, Rossville Union Barrel Proof Straight Rye Whiskey (SRP: $69.99/750-ml bottle) is blended from the finest barrel reserves to deliver a full, but balanced cask-strength rye whiskey with a spicy, caramel-forward taste and a smoky finish. Connect with us: RossvilleUnion.com, Twitter (@RossvilleUnion), Facebook and Instagram (@RossvilleUnion). Rossville Distillery, Lawrenceburg, IN, 47% ALC/VOL. & 56.3% ALC/VOL. Sip Masterfully, But Responsibly.

About Eight & Sand Blended Whiskey

Eight & Sand Blended Bourbon Whiskey, the newest member of MGP’s Rack House Series, is a blend of incredible bourbon and whiskies married together to create a smooth and satisfying experience in every sip. The nose and palate deliver spicy rye and cinnamon notes, followed by a touch of caramel at the caboose. There are no additives or colors – just the good stuff: quality, blended bourbon whiskey. Offered at a SRP of $29.99 (750-ml), Eight & Sand is competitively priced for smooth sailing ahead. Eight & Sand Blended Bourbon Whiskey supports great American Railroad Museums and historic preservation. Connect with us: EightandSandWhiskey.com, and Facebook (@eightandsandwhiskey). Distilled and blended by MGP Distilling, Lawrenceburg, IN, 44% ALC/VOL. Keep it on the Rails. Enjoy Eight & Sand Responsibly.