KANSAS CITY, MO  June 10, 2019 – Tom’s Town Distilling Co. is pleased to announce the signing a distribution deal with MS Walker to rep Tom’s Town spirits in New York and New Jersey, effective July 1.

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This exciting announcement comes on the heels of other significant moments in 2019 for Tom’s Town. In April, Tom’s Town released their newest spirit, the Tom’s Town Double Oaked Bourbon, which has been widely covered by industry and trade media, including Whiskey Advocate, Distiller, and The Bourbon Review, among others. Also in April, Tom’s Town’s Barreled Gin won Best of Show and a Double Gold Medal at this year’s WSWA Annual Convention & Exposition.


“Tom’s Town spirits have arrived in New York…and we couldn’t be more thrilled,” said Co-Founder David Epstein. “I lived in New York City for 18 years, and I know one thing the people of Gotham deserve – delicious booze! We’re ready to help New Yorkers get through a long, hot summer with phenomenal gin, bourbon, and vodka.”

The distillery, named for the infamous Prohibition political boss Tom Pendergast, lives by his famous quote, “The people are thirsty.” Their award-winning spirits include Pendergast’s Royal Gold Bourbon, Tom’s Town Botanical Gin, Tom’s Town Barreled Gin, Tom’s Town Double Grain Vodka, and Tom’s Town Double Oaked Bourbon. In Fall 2018, Tom’s Town announced national distribution plans, branching out from the Kansas City area into twelve states, including California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Virginia.

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Founded in 2015, Tom’s Town Distilling Co. is the first legal distillery in downtown Kansas City since Prohibition. From its historic Crossroads district location, the distillery produces premium craft spirits and harkens back to the thriving era when infamous political boss Tom Pendergast controlled Kansas City. Its award-winning spirits include Pendergast’s Royal Gold Bourbon, Tom’s Town Double Oaked Bourbon, Tom’s Town Botanical Gin, Tom’s Town Barreled Gin, and Tom’s Town Double Grain Vodka. In addition to multiple spirit awards, Tom’s Town was voted Best Craft Vodka Distillery by USA Today in 2017. Tom’s Town promotes responsible drinking habits. For more information, visit


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