PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - Oct 21, 2015) - Eastside Distilling, Inc. (OTCQB: ESDI), a producer of award-winning master-crafted spirits, has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with one the nation's top five liquor distribution companies to distribute and sell its full portfolio of master crafted spirits across the state of Nevada.
Nevada is the 22nd ranked liquor consumption state by volume. It is also ranked in the top five states visited by overseas tourists according to the U.S. Department of Commerce with Las Vegas ranked in the top five destination cities in the country by Trip Advisor. With the addition of Nevada, Eastside Distilling's award winning spirits are now available for sale in 13 states as its national sales rollout moves forward.
"We are extremely pleased to be adding Nevada to the list of states where Eastside spirits are now available, especially with the support of one of the nation's top liquor distributors," said the company's CEO, Steven Earles. "It is one of the most active liquor consumption markets in the country and is world famous for its party atmosphere. We also see Nevada as an important market for building our brand, as it is a top tourist destination both nationally and globally. We believe there is a real opportunity to capture tourist interest while visiting the state and hopefully causing them to seek out Eastside brands on their return home. Nevada is the 13th state where our award winning products are now available for sale and we look forward to adding more states as we build out our national sales footprint."
About Eastside Distilling
Eastside Distilling, Inc. has been producing high-quality, master crafted spirits since 2008 and is located in Southeast Portland's Distillery Row. Makers of award winning spirits, the company is unique in the marketplace and is distinguished by its highly decorated product lineup that includes Burnside Bourbon, Barrel Hitch American Whiskey, Below Deck Rums, Portland Potato Vodka and a distinctive line of infused whiskeys. All Eastside spirits are master crafted from natural ingredients for unparalleled quality and taste. The company is publicly traded under the symbol (OTCQB: ESDI). For more information visit: www.eastsidedistilling.com or follow the company on: Twitter & Facebook.
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