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Bottle of Guardian Bourbon, Code Four Bourbon, and Leatherneck Rye Whiskey
"The Big Three" - 1350 Distilling Spirits distributed throughout Colorado.

Aurora, Colorado – October 30, 2023 – 1350 Distilling, a Colorado Springs distillery known for crafting award-winning spirits dedicated to each branch of military and first responders is delighted to announce a significant collaboration with Legacy Distribution Group, a multi-channel, full-service snack and beverage distributor. This partnership marks a pivotal moment for 1350 Distilling, as it allows them to bring their top-quality distilled spirits to a broader audience across the entire state of Colorado.

The distribution includes three signature offerings that have captured the hearts of spirits enthusiasts nationwide:

  1. **Code Four 115 Proof Cask Strength Straight Bourbon** - (115 Proof / 57.5% ABV) A robust high-proof bourbon that pays tribute to the dedication and bravery of law enforcement officers. At 115 proof, this cask strength bourbon delivers an authentic and intense flavor that has garnered recognition with a Double Gold Medal for The Best Bourbon 2023 by The Fifty Best.

  2. **Guardian Bourbon** - (80 Proof / 40% ABV) A three-year aged, 99% corn mash-billed bourbon created in honor of the U.S. Space Force, symbolizing the pioneering spirit and commitment to exploring new frontiers. This spirit was awarded a Gold Medal for The Best Bourbon 2023 by The Fifty Best.

  3. **Leatherneck Rye Whiskey** - (90 Proof / 45% ABV) A tribute to the United States Marine Corps, Leatherneck Rye Whiskey embodies the strength, resilience, and tradition of the Marines. Leatherneck is a “high-rye” with 75% rye mash-bill.

Starting in October, Colorado residents can look forward to finding these exceptional spirits on the shelves of their favorite liquor stores, bars, and restaurants. The partnership with Legacy Distribution Group will facilitate a seamless and widespread distribution network, ensuring that 1350 Distilling's products are readily accessible throughout the state.

"Legacy Distribution Group shares our commitment to quality, customer service, and a deep respect for the values and institutions we honor with our spirits," said Jake Weien, Owner and COO of 1350 Distilling. "This partnership is an exciting opportunity for us to reach more people and share the unique stories behind our products. We believe that these spirits are not just beverages; they represent our celebration of the American Spirit of our military and their loved ones."

Legacy Distribution Group is equally thrilled to work with 1350 Distilling. "We are delighted to partner with 1350 Distilling and to have the opportunity to distribute their exceptional products," said Brian Heffernan, Senior Sales Analyst of Legacy Distribution Group. "We have no doubt that these spirits will find a warm welcome in the Colorado market, and we look forward to a long and successful partnership."

1350 Distilling's strategic partnership announcement with Legacy Distribution Group is an exciting development for both companies, as they embark on a journey to bring the unique and award-winning spirits of 1350 Distilling to a wider audience. To learn more about 1350 Distilling and their offerings, please visit


About 1350 Distilling 1350 Distilling is a craft distillery located at 520 E. Pikes Peak Avenue in Downtown Colorado Springs that "Celebrates the American Spirit of our military and their loved ones, one drink at a time." They are veteran, teacher, and women owned. For more information, visit

About Legacy Distribution Group

Legacy Distribution Group is a multi-channel, full-service snack and beverage distributor, operating independently in Colorado, Wyoming, and parts of South Dakota and New Mexico. For more information, visit


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