Industry Spirits will always be a family, and we take a stand for our family and our industry. We have been created by being part of our bar family and all that our industry represents: Honor, integrity, diversity, hard work, trust and genuinely building a future as leaders to create and a safe place built on mutual trust for all around us.
For years the big brands have owned our wells. It’s long-since time that a group of bartenders who care about and are committed to our community and in giving back to our community created a new well option, one that provides assistance to our community.
Industry Spirits is a quality brand that bars and restaurants can be proud to use in their well. A brand that, unlike the big corporate brands, genuinely cares about our community.
A portion of every purchase will be saved in an account for the communities where Industry Spirits is sold. That money will be spent on educational or service to our community, with the council of the community at large.
Started in Seattle, WA, Industry Spirits has partnered with RNDC, and will be adding markets nationwide as fast as we can.
Andrew opened Liberty in 2006, a craft cocktail and spirits bar in Seattle. After 12 years of successful operation, the Liberty team having won numerous Best Bar awards both locally and nationally, Andrew sold Liberty to his staff and then started Scout Spirits, a liquor and wine distribution company, focusing on craft spirits and specialty-brand wines. He then started Industry Spirits, this bartender-owned well-spirits company.
Additionally, Andrew is one of the founders and President Emeritus of the Washington State Bartender’s Guild, and a founding member and Vice President Emeritus of the Washington Distiller’s Guild and former VP of Education for the United States Bartenders’ Guild.
United States National Brand Ambassador:
Ardbeg whisky (2017-Present)
Barrio, Seattle (2014-2017)
Bacardi Legacy National Winner 2017
CLEVELAND PUBLIC POWER (CPP)
Deputy CFO/Fiscal Manager
Portfolio Manager / Capital Markets Debt Syndication
Portfolio Manager / Middle Market Banking
Weatherhead School of Management
Case Western Reserve University
Degree/Concentration: MBA Finance
The American Graduate School of International Management
Degree/Concentration: MIM International Finance -- Southeast Asia & China