Castle Brands Announces Strong Case Sales Performance For its Fiscal Year ended March 31, 2019
Case Sales highlights for the Fiscal Year ended
- Case sales of
Jefferson'sBourbon grew to almost 90,000 cases (9L), an increase of 19% over the prior fiscal year. This makes Jefferson'sone of the top-five selling ultra-premium bourbons and the only leading ultra-premium bourbon not owned by a major spirits company.
- Within the
Jefferson'sportfolio, Jefferson'sOcean Aged at Sea Bourbon experienced even more dramatic growth, increasing over 60% to 20,000 cases. This performance by one of the higher-end expressions has helped Jefferson'sbecome the only leading ultra-premium bourbon brand that commands an average retail shelf price greater than $50per bottle.
Stormy Ginger Beer, the leading premium Ginger Beerin America, passed 2,000,000 cases in volume. The brand has continued its record of delivering rapid growth over the 10 years it has been in existence. Gains in sales and points of distribution have been achieved across all distribution channels in the US, including grocery stores, club stores, liquor stores, national account chains, bars, and restaurants.
- Goslings Rum resumed case sales growth in the fiscal year ended
March 31, 2019. This puts Gosling's rum in the top-ten premium imported rum brands in America; and, as with Jefferson's, it is the only brand in that group not owned by a major spirits company.
- Knappogue Castle Single Malt Irish Whiskey saw its best year ever, posting strong double-digit growth. New streamlined packaging and the release of unique limited expressions at higher price points contributed to this performance. These expressions include Knappogue Castle 21-year old and the Cask Finish Series with 12-year old expressions finished in
Marco De Bartoli Marsalacasks and Château Pichon Baroncasks.
"We are proud of Castle Brand's case sales performance in the fiscal year ended
"We expect that growth of these brands, particularly
"Crossing the 2,000,000 case sales level for Gosling's
"The growing popularity of ginger beer cocktails, including Goslings' trademarked "Dark 'n Stormy"® cocktail, has been an important growth driver of both Goslings Stormy Ginger Beer and Goslings Black Seal Rum. Goslings
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