Two New Ready-To-Drink Cocktail Flavors Now Available!

RTD Cans

We heard your thirst for more, and our distillers delivered. Joining the roster are two electrifying ready-to-drink cocktails, crafted for those summer adventures. 🍒 CHERRY VODKA LEMONADE (New) Lemonade infused with Central Standard’s Door County Cherry Vodka, lemon flavors from @leinenkugels Summer Shandy, and a kiss of raw Wisconsin honey. đŸ„ƒ BOURBON OLD FASHIONED (New) […]

Celebrating Moonshine Day With Our Corey Hart Moonshine Collaboration Release

Corey Hart Moonshine

Today is National Moonshine Day and we’re pumped to announce our collaboration with former Brewers star Corey Hart on the release of a smoked lemon vodka moonshine. The new spirit, Corey Hart’s #1 Ballpark Shine, is made with lemon-flavored vodka and smoked lemon. Hart played for the Brewers from 2004 until 2013. Hart signed a […]

New Product News – Our Brandy Old Fashioned In Cans Are Here!

Brandy Old Fashioned cans

We’ve done it….we have made the perfect Brandy Old Fashioned in a can!!!! Partnering with the legendary Godfather of craft beverages in the Midwest, Leinenkugels or Ready to Drink Brandy Old Fashioned is the ideal canned old fashioned. Using our award winning North Brandy, while combining the quintessential flavors of the MIdwest which are used in the […]

September Is Brandy Old Fashioned Month – Hall Of Fame Nominations Now Open

Brandy Old Fashioned Month

This September we’re launching a month-long campaign encouraging Wisconsinites to request hand-crafted brandy from local, family-owned distilleries in their Wisconsin Brandy Old Fashioned cocktails.   “We’d love for everyone to ask for our North Wisconsin brandy when ordering their Old-Fashioned cocktails,” McQuillan said. “But more importantly, we want to encourage people to drink locally, support […]

Our Lemon Honey Bourbon Smash will be served at Summerfest

Honey bourbon

Once again you’ll be able to enjoy Central Standard cocktails for the full run of Summerfest. This year our Pour Ready “Lemon Honey Bourbon Smash” at several Summerfest bar locations. Last year we were grateful to have our Pour Ready “Door Country Cherry Lemonade” featured during the festival and this year we’re even more excited […]

Inaugural Brandy Old Fashioned Hall Of Fame Inductees Announced

Brandy Old Fashioned

Creator of the World’s Largest Old Fashioned; a Former Wisconsinite Who Treks Home for Her Favorite Cocktail & a 90-Year-Old Grandpa, Who Died Before Today’s Announcement, Among the 2022 Honorees Today we unveil the inductees into the first-ever Brandy Old Fashioned Hall of Fame. In all, we received 90-plus nominations from all corners of Wisconsin […]

Central Standard releases beer brandy collab with HofbrĂ€u MĂŒnchen

Hofbrau Munchen

Central Standard Unveils 1st Global Collab in it Brewmasters Brandy Series Distillery Co-Founders Team with German Brewing Icon HofbrĂ€u MĂŒnchen to Release Special Limited-Availability Bottling of North Brandy Combined with HofbrĂ€u Winter Spezial Delicator. Central Standard Craft Distillery is going global with the unveiling of the next release in the distillery’s Brewmasters Brandy Series: a […]

Central Standard Crafthouse & Kitchen Launches New Guest Bartending-For-Charity Efforts

Cocktails For A Cause

Famed Wisc. Comedian Charlie Berens to Serve as 1st “Cocktails for a Cause” Guest Mixologist to Benefit the Near West Side Partners at the Crafthouse & Kitchen from 5-7 p.m. Sept. 13 Central Standard Co-Founders Evan Hughes and Pat McQuillan are unveiling an all-new monthly guest bartending-for-charity happy hour and the inaugural guest mixologist will […]

Brandy Old Fashioned Month kicks off Tuesday at Central Standard

Old Fashioned Month

Returning to work after a long weekend can be rough. But Central Standard co-founders Even Hughes and Pat McQuillan are helping folks to take the edge off with a very special happy hour that celebrates Wisconsin’s favorite cocktail: the brandy old fashioned. Having worked with the Wisconsin governor’s office to proclaim September Wisconsin Brandy Old […]