Sazerac Company Purchases 19 Brands from Star Industries and Black Prince Distillery

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The Sazerac Company owners of Buffalo Trace Distillery and marquee bourbon brands like Pappy Van Winkle, E.H. Taylor, Eagle Rare, Blanton’s and many more has acquired 19 additional brands from Star Industries and Black Prince Distillery.

R.J. Hodges - Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

R.J. Hodges – Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.

The brands purchased include a variety of gin, vodka, whiskey, bourbon and liqueurs. The following brands were included in the transaction.

  1. Georgi – Vodka and Gin
  2. Majorska – Vodka
  3. Llord’s – Schnapps
  4. Alexis – Vodka
  5. Alexi – Vodka
  6. Black Prince – Blended Scotch Whisky
  7. Blansac – Brandy
  8. Caribaya – Rum
  9. Carnaby’s – Gin
  10. Clyde’s – Gin
  11. Devil Springs – Vodka
  12. Donegal – Irish Whisky
  13. Dorado – Tequila
  14. Duncan’s – Gin
  15. Little John – Gin
  16. McColl’s – Blended Scotch Whisky
  17. J. Hodges – Bourbon and American Whiskey
  18. Sir Francis – Flavored Whiskey
  19. Wild Flame – Flavored Whiskey

Star Industries was founded in 1934 in a small store in Sunnyside, Queens, New York. The company has grown into one of America’s finest importers and suppliers of wine and spirits.

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As part of the acquisition, Black Prince Distillery will continue to produce the purchased brands for Sazerac for a transition period of up to six months.

In November 2018, Sazerac announced it was purchasing 19 brands from Diageo for $550 million. You can read more about that transaction here – Diageo Sells 19 Brands to Sazerac for $550 Million – Includes Whiskey, Rum, Vodka, Tequila & Liqueurs. That deal closed in late December 2018.

The purchase price for the Star Industries and Black Prince Distillery products was not disclosed.

The Sazerac Company of brands include products from Buffalo Trace DistilleryBarton 1792 DistilleryA. Smith Bowman Distillery and Glenmore Distillery.

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