NEW YORK, June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Making its long awaited arrival to the Mid-Atlantic, the award-winning spirit of the Heartland expands its roots today in Pennsylvania, introducing Smithworks Vodka to its newest home. Since its launch in 2016, Smithworks has continued to grow and Pennsylvania marks the brand's second expansion since its debut.
"We are thrilled with the success Smithworks has seen over the last year and look forward to a continuation of that by bringing the spirit of the Heartland to new markets," said Troy Gorczyca, Brand Director, Smithworks. "As a key member of the Smithworks family, Blake Shelton has played an integral part in the development of the brand. We are proud to have him by our side as the award-winning spirit continues to grow and expand."
Recently winning a gold medal at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, Smithworks expansion to Pennsylvania provides fans an opportunity to enjoy the taste of the Heartland in the Mid-Atlantic. Made with corn from Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma and water from Lake Fort Smith, Arkansas, Smithworks is distilled three times and charcoal filtered for a smooth taste and clean finish.
"I'm proud to be a part of the award-winning Smithworks family and excited to bring the American made vodka to the Keystone state," said Blake Shelton, country artist and member of the Smithworks family. "Over the last year, I've enjoyed helping Smithworks grow, bringing its passion and values of the Heartland to new places throughout the country."
Available in select cities throughout Pennsylvania in early July, Smithworks will be available in the Greater Philadelphia area by the end of the summer. Smithworks Vodka has a suggested retail price of $19.99 for 750 mL and is available in select markets across the U.S. including Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee and now Pennsylvania. Smithworks is also available in 50 mL, 1L and 1.75L.
For more information and signature drink recipes, please visit www.SmithworksVodka.com and check out Smithworks on Instagram and Twitter by following @SmithworksVodka.
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SMITHWORKS® Vodka. Distilled from Corn. Made in the USA. 40% Alc. /Vol. (80 Proof). ©2017 Smithworks Vodka, Ft. Smith, AR.
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