CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 24, 2018--Cleveland Whiskey, a whiskey distillery in Cleveland, Ohio that uses Pressure Aging® to produce award-winning whiskies in a fraction of the time it takes to follow a traditional process, launched an equity crowdfunding campaign June 29 th and has been in the top 5 performers on Wefunder.com, a top equity crowdfunding platform, for the past two weeks. Today Cleveland Whiskey was named a ‘Top Deal’ on kingscrowd.com, a website of financial experts and technologists helping investors make more informed startup investment decisions.

"We are so excited people are getting on board with us. We achieved our minimum raise in record time," said Tom Lix, Founder and CEO, "but there is still an opportunity to be part of this company. With the minimum investment at $100 it is structured so even the smallest investor is welcome."

This year has brought many successes to Cleveland Whiskey including several gold medals at global spirits competitions. One of the most prestigious being a double gold award at the 2018 SIP Awards for Cleveland Underground finished with Black Cherry Wood. Known for being the spirits competition judged by consumers, this year the competition saw a large increase in competitors making this achievement even more impactful.

On the barbeque side of the business, the company has a network of retailers spanning 33 states and Canada carrying SmokerBRICX ( www.smokerbricx.com ), as well as several e-commerce outlets.

This campaign will support continued capacity expansion, marketing programs to accelerate growth, and the engineering work needed to not only improve on existing technology but develop the plans for the next move which will include a new, and much larger Cleveland Whiskey facility.

Additional information can be found at the equity crowdfunding investment site including the business plan and the potential investor presentation.

Named “Whiskey Distillery Innovator of the Year,” Cleveland Whiskey has won over sixty medals and counting at competitions around the world including twenty-four gold, double gold, and special Best-In-Class awards. Unique finishes with woods that include black cherry and apple, limited runs of coffee infusions plus local craft beer and maple syrup barrel aged bourbons.

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CONTACT: Cleveland Whiskey

Rebecca Harmon, Marketing Director, 216-881-8481

rharmon@clevelandwhiskey.com

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SOURCE: Cleveland Whiskey

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