AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Deep Eddy Vodka, the fastest-growing spirits brand in the U.S., today announced its expansion with the purchase of a 194,000-square foot facility located just outside of Austin city limits in Buda, Texas. The company will build a new distillery on site, adding production capacity to the current Deep Eddy Vodka distillery in Dripping Springs, Texas. The two facilities will operate together, enabling the company to keep up with rapidly growing demand and increase production capacity to more than 5 million cases per year.
"Deep Eddy Vodka continues to grow at a rapid pace throughout the country and we are on track to ship 1 million cases this year," said John Scarborough, President of Deep Eddy Vodka. "We are investing in additional infrastructure and capacity to ensure we can keep pace with our tremendous growth. Austin and the Central Texas region are the foundation of our brand, and this investment represents our commitment to keeping it that way. Our roots are planted here, and we are grateful to our local employees and the consumers that helped shape Deep Eddy Vodka into the success that it is today."
The current Distillery located in Dripping Springs will continue to produce Deep Eddy Vodka and the Tasting Room, located within the Dripping Springs facility, will continue to be the home of the Deep Eddy Vodka brand experience. The company is now planning enhancements to the Tasting Room visitor experience that will add new amenities and capacity so that even more consumers can experience the brand's laid-back cool lifestyle.
"We've really enjoyed hosting our fans at our Tasting Room in Dripping Springs over the past two years," said Brandon Cason, Vice President of Marketing. "We look forward to enhancing the visitor experience with added capacity and the ability to host special events like live music shows."
ABOUT DEEP EDDY VODKA
Deep Eddy Vodka (70-80 proof), a premium spirits company based in Austin, Texas, is the #1 fastest-growing spirits brand in the US, according to IRI. As a recipient of the Impact Hot Brand Award for two straight years and Beverage Information Group Growth Brand Award each of the past three years, Deep Eddy Vodka is recognized for its unique production process and incorporation of real, natural ingredients in its flavors. All Deep Eddy Vodka products are distilled in small batches at its state-of-the-art Texas distillery. The company's line of products include: Deep Eddy Straight Vodka, Deep Eddy Sweet Tea Vodka, Deep Eddy Ruby Red, Deep Eddy Cranberry, Deep Eddy Lemon and Deep Eddy Peach. Deep Eddy Vodka is a part of the Heaven Hill Brands portfolio. More information on the company can be found at www.deepeddyvodka.com or www.facebook.com/deepeddyvodka.
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