Seattle, Wash. |February 5, 2018 – Back Bar Project is growing its U.S. distribution network through a new multi-state deal with Breakthru Beverage Group’s Trident Division of emerging craft brands. Back Bar Project, importer of premium and specialty spirits brands including Giffard Liqueurs, recently entered the Washington D.C., Florida, Delaware, Maryland and South Carolina markets through its new partnership with Breakthru.

Back Bar Project already partners with Breakthru for distribution in Illinois, Wisconsin, Nevada, and Minnesota.

For Breakthru, the deal marks an agreement to represent a nationally-recognized portfolio of brands in the burgeoning mezcal category including Agave de Cortés, Nuestra Soledad and El Jolgorio, in addition to a French portfolio of modifiers including category leader Giffard Liqueurs and Vermouth Routin, one of the oldest vermouth producers from the French town of Chambery.


Back Bar Project is based in Seattle and is the exclusive U.S. importer of a collection of premium spirits brands that meet the U.S. and global spirits industry’s demand for more specialized, high-quality ingredients. Back Bar Project currently imports nine premium liqueurs, nine specialty liqueurs, the flagship Menthe Pastille and two syrups, with plans to expand its range in 2018.


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