ABL Honors 21 Retailers at 2015 Annual Conference

Brown-Forman Retailers of the Year recognized for commitment to the beverage industry

Bethesda, MD – June 26, 2015 – American Beverage Licensees was pleased to recognize twenty-one beverage retailers for their success and dedication to the beverage alcohol industry at the 2015 ABL Annual Conference earlier this month. The 2015 Brown-Forman Retailer of the Year awards recognizes independent beverage business owners who engage in responsible sales and service of beverage alcohol and who are committed to their state associations. ABL congratulates all of the honored businesses and their proprietors for their outstanding contributions to the industry and their communities.

This year marks the 13th consecutive year that Brown-Forman, one of the world’s leading distilled spirits producers, has sponsored the awards and made the recognition a truly special event.

“Our continued partnership with Brown-Forman has given us a great opportunity to recognize licensees in the industry that embody the spirit of responsibility and commitment to their profession,” said ABL Executive Director John Bodnovich. “Independent beverage licensees, both on- and off-premise, foster a vibrant beverage marketplace for consumers while also upholding their resposibilities as licensed retailers.”

The 2015 Brown-Forman Retailers of the Year include:

JD’s Market & SpiritsTuscaloosa, AL The Party SourceBellevue, KY Sunny’s LiquorsPassaic, NJ
Alaskan Brewing CompanyJuneau, AK House of LiquorsWestminster, MD Lehigh Wines & LiquorsBronx, NY
Total BeverageThornton, CO Town Center MarketRiverdale, MD Gates Circle Wines & LiquorBuffalo, NY
ABC Fine Wine & SpiritsOrlando, FL Huntington Wine & SpiritsBoston, MA Bouharoun’s Fine Wine & SpiritsGreenville, SC
Legacy Beverage CenterLoganville, GA Freddie’s Fine SpiritsMeridian, MS Tony K’s Home of Fine SpiritsHouston, TX
The Dutchman’s TavernBreese, IL Joe BlogzLakeside, MT Bourbon Street Food & SpiritsGreen Bay, WI
Northside LiquorsSeymour, IN Northshore EntertainmentLas Vegas, NV Town & Country SupermarketCheyenne, WY

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