Brown-Forman Completes Sale of Early Times, Canadian Mist to Sazerac

A number of big-name brands in the world of brown spirits have officially changed hands.

Brown-Forman today announced that it has completed the sale of Early Times, Canadian Mist and Collingwood to fellow global alcohol company Sazerac.

The purchase price was not disclosed.

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The deal includes the Canadian Mist distillery in Collingwood, Canada, and was made official on July 31, according to the company release. Brown-Forman first disclosed this business move back in June.

Brown-Forman is now out of the Canadian whisky industry, shedding in Canadian Mist the third-highest selling Canadian whisky brand in the world. Instead, the company intends to focus on its American whiskey brands, which include Jack Daniel’s, Woodford Reserve and Old Forester.

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