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Jacksonville small-craft distillery among first in Florida to enter canned cocktail market


Portable Cocktails

Manifest Distilling of Jacksonville is now selling a line of canned cocktails, making it among the first of Florida’s small craft distilleries to do so.

Manifest President David Cohen says consumers want more portable, lower-alcohol, lower-calorie drinks. The distillery was able to enter the canned cocktail market rapidly because it has partners in the canned beverage industry.

Manifest’s canned cocktails include Classic Daiquiri, Vodka Mule and Vodka Spritz. All have less than 6% alcohol and fewer than 200 calories per can.

Manifest’s canned cocktails are available at the distillery and initially at vendors from the Florida-Georgia state line to Daytona Beach, including Total Wine & More. It’s planning a statewide expansion.


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