Brandy Rand

Thirsty Writer, Libations Marketer

Every Bourbon Has a Story

September is National Bourbon Heritage Month and my latest story in Beverage Media talks about the authenticity behind many of the leading brands and families that have proudly distilled America’s native spirit for centuries. The … Continue reading

September 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Minimalist Mixology

Originally published in the April 2013 issue of Beverage Media. Simple can be better – in life and in cocktails. As someone who appreciates my spirits neat or with little … Continue reading

April 9, 2013 · 1 Comment

What Women Want: Whiskey

Originally published in the April 2013 issue of Beverage Media. This is my favorite subject to write and speak about! Check out my previous posts here and here as well as the lovely … Continue reading

April 9, 2013 · 2 Comments

A Drink With….

I write a regular feature for our local beverage trade publication  called “A Drink With…” As the name suggests, I sit down with some of Boston’s most influential and interesting … Continue reading

January 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

2013 Boston Bar Trends

Published in the January 2013 issue of Masachusetts Beverage Business We’ve asked and they’ve answered. Are craft brands taking over?  Is everything going to end up on tap?  From what … Continue reading

January 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bourbon’s New Frontier

Published in the September 2012 issue of Beverage Media – It’s hardly news that American whiskey is on fire. Fueled by supplier innovation and a broader consumer demographic thirsting for … Continue reading

September 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

The State of Whisk(e)y in Massachusetts

I recently interviewed several industry experts about what they’re seeing when it comes to whisk(e)y – who’s drinking and buying what brands, and where they see the category heading. It’s … Continue reading

March 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Tapping in to Beer Cocktails

Published in June 2011 issue of Massachusetts Beverage Business – Take a close look at beverage menus around the country, and you may start noticing an interesting ingredient in cocktails … Continue reading

June 1, 2011 · Leave a comment

Seen & Sipped Around the Globe: Trends That Are Taking Off

Published in the May issue of MA Beverage Business – Read more…

May 5, 2011 · Leave a comment

Retailer Roundup

Published in the April 2011 issue of MA Beverage Business – Massachusetts retailers have had a few tough years weathering the economic downturn and a state-imposed alcohol tax – all … Continue reading

April 1, 2011 · Leave a comment
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