Spirits Industry Year in Review
With the craft spirits industry continuing to expand and become more competitive, it is important for craft distillers to understand what transactions have occurred, the rationale behind these investments, and how these deals may impact their business. Review the transactions that have occurred in 2018 and receive context as to the logic behind the deals. Supporting information will include relevant spirits industry market data, overall beverage alcohol growth trends, and updated distributor consolidation charts. Finally, we will contemplate the potential impact of cannabis legalization on the spirits industry, as data is showing legalization may have a consequential impact on the beverage alcohol category in general.