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Rod & Hammer’s SLO Stills Launches New Canned Whiskey Cocktails

San Luis Obispo, California. – Rod & Hammer’s SLO Stills, California’s distiller of award-winning craft liquors, introduces its NEW line of ready-to-drink (RTD) canned cocktails at San Francisco’s WhiskeyFest, joining its line of liquors sold statewide.

Rod & Hammer SLO Stills Canned Whiskey Cocktails (11% ABV; 22 proof; MSRP $17.99/12 oz. four-pack) are potent and ready to drink straight from the can; no mixing is necessary. Simply serve chilled or pour over ice, making it a convenient cocktail for outdoor or indoor activities. Made with all-natural ingredients and Rod & Hammer’s SLO Stills whiskey that’s Cut With The Pacific™ using purified seawater, these unique twists on traditional cocktails are true, bold and authentic. Flavors include a Whiskey Margarita, Whiskey Mule and Whiskey Paloma.

The new cocktails are handcrafted and canned at Rod & Hammer’s SLO Stills Distillery in San Luis Obispo, founded when Rodney “Rod” Cegelski, a California surfer, met Hamish “Hammer” Marshall, an Australian jackaroo, and a friendship was born from a sharing. appreciation of quality spirits and the Central Coast. The distillery was a natural fit for Marshall, a beer-loving Australian who bought longtime California brewery SLO Brew in 2010 and has taken it to new heights ever since.

“We wanted to give classic cocktails a whiskey twist,” says co-founder Rodney Cegelski. “Their strength and handcrafted with our whiskey for a great cocktail on the go.”

Since earning 93 Wine Enthusiast points for its flagship Distiller’s Reserve Rye Whiskey, one of the few Californian spirits recognized by Wine Enthusiast in its “Top 100 Spirits of 2020”, Rod & Hammer’s SLO Stills has shown the world how California makes whiskey. With its new range of canned cocktails, it joins the growing RTD segment with three exceptional interpretations of classic cocktails.

Be the first to try the canned cocktails when they officially launch Dec. 3 at WhiskeyFest San Francisco at the Marriott Marquis, and keep an eye out for 4PK 12poz cans arriving at retailers across California just in time to ring in the new year. .

Rod & Hammer’s SLO Stills Canned Whiskey Cocktails:

Margarita Whiskey is made with SLO Stills Rye Whiskey blended with lime juice, agave and salt in SLO Stills’ flavorful take on the classic margarita. ($17.99/4 x 12oz cans)

Whiskey Mule is made with SLO Stills Bourbon Whiskey blended with lime juice and ginger for a twist on the traditional Moscow Mule that showcases the bold flavor of bourbon. ($17.99/4 x 12oz cans)

Whiskey Paloma presents SLO Stills Bourbon whiskey, blended with grapefruit, lime and agave in a unique take on the refreshing tequila cocktail. ($17.99/4 x 12oz cans)

Availability: Rod & Hammer SLO Stills Canned Whiskey Cocktails are available at select California retailers starting in December and online at slostills.com

About Rod & Hammer SLO Stills

Made by Californian surfer Rodney “Rod” Cegelski and Aussie jackaroo Hamish “Hammer” Marshall, SLO Stills was founded in 2019 to share a passion for quality craft whiskey and the Central Coast. Each handcrafted spirit is cut with the Pacific™ using purified desalinated seawater, capturing the soul and essence of the waters that united the duo. The SLO Stills line of California whiskeys has won numerous accolades, including being named one of the Top 100 Spirits of 2020 by Wine Enthusiast, and is available in stores across California.

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