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ADSA Announces the Appointment of Amanda Nguyen as its New President/CEO

ADSA is delighted to announce the appointment of Amanda Nguyen as its new President / CEO, succeeding Matt Dogali, the current President/CEO.

Amanda joins ADSA after seven years at the Fragrance Creators Association, where Amanda served as its Vice President, Government Affairs and Legal. Amanda previously worked for the Tennessee Attorney General’s Office. Amanda holds a JD from Vanderbilt University Law School and a BA in Political Science from Wichita State University.

Commenting on Amanda’s appointment, David Bratcher, current ADSA Chairman, said “we are thrilled to have Amanda join and lead ADSA through the next phase of its development into a leading beverage alcohol trade association. Amanda brings a wealth of experience in critical and relevant policy areas of health, regulation, and taxation, all of which will play an essential role in the future shape of the beverage alcohol industry.”

"I am honored and excited to join the American Distilled Spirits Alliance as President / CEO. This organization shapes the distilled spirits landscape, and I am committed to fostering innovation, collaboration, and sustainable growth within the industry. Cheers to a new chapter of partnership and prosperity" commented Amanda.

ADSA would like to thank Matt Dogali for his contributions to ADSA over the past six years, which has seen unprecedented growth in ADSA’s membership and recognition. We wish Matt the very best for future success as he transitions to his new business venture.


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Phillips Distilling Company

Phillips Distilling is proudly reinventing the Kamora brand. Full flavored, robust, and dark roasted, Kamora Coffee Liqueur is inspired by centuries of rich, invigorating Mexican flavors. Kamora is ready to electrify the nights and days ahead with a brand new look, now available in both large and small sizes.

Create a familiar favorite, the Espresso Martini, using Kamora!

Espresso Martini
1 oz Kamora Coffee Liqueur
1 oz Prairie Organic Vodka
1 oz Brewed Espresso
Coffee Beans, Optional

Add all ingredients to a shaker with ice. Shake well. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with 3 coffee beans as desired.

Wake things up and shake things up with the real taste of Mexican Coffee. Say Hola to Kamora.

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William Grant & Sons

Win a trip to Ireland!
Known as the very first triple blend Irish whiskey, Tullamore D.E.W. Irish Whiskey is the best spirit to help drinkers celebrate St. Patrick’s Day because it’s straight from the source. Founded in 1829 in the small town of Tullamore, Ireland, the brand has perfected the art of blending whiskey with over 30 Gold medal industry awards in the last five years alone. This year in celebration of St. Paddy’s Day, Tullamore D.E.W. is offering the chance for whiskey lovers to win a trip to Ireland! This adventure includes airfare and accommodation in Dublin as well as the ultimate VIP Distillery experience, which includes transportation to and from Tullamore D.E.W. Distillery & a VIP tour, tasting and $100 in cash for the Distillery gift shop. The contest is valid from now – April 1, 2023 and can be entered at

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a Tullamore D.E.W. Irish Coffee!
If you are looking for a way to celebrate stateside, may we point your attention to the Tullamore D.E.W. Irish Coffee. It’s no surprise the Espresso Martini is one of the top selling cocktails in the United States right now. It’s hard to resist the rich blend of espresso and spirit, but this St. Patrick’s Day, Tullamore D.E.W. Irish Whiskey is encouraging drinkers to turn to its Irish cousin - the Irish Coffee! According to Drinks Digest, Irish Coffee is one of the top 20 globally sought-after cocktails of 2023, and we think, is the perfect cocktail to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Sláinte!

Created by Kevin Pigott, Tullamore D.E.W. Irish Whiskey Global Brand Ambassador



  • Preheat a clear-stemmed glass with very hot water. Add the sugar and brewed coffee and stir well.
  • Once sugar has melted, stir in the Tullamore D.E.W. Irish Whiskey.
  • Gently whip the heavy cream by shaking it in a protein shaker with a blender ball – you want a still somewhat loose, not stiff consistency.
  • Pour the cream over the back of a hot teaspoon to top the drink (and prevent cream from penetrating the top of the drink).
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